Hope does not dare raise its head even as a white flag of surrender- Vistasp Hodiwala

On some days the mind’s tank is empty. There is just nothing left to say. Outrage has been expended. Disgust has far out sailed the shores of grief. Hope does not dare raise its head even as a white flag of surrender. These are days one must guard against with every fibre of our being. Lie low if you must but only for that fraction … Continue reading Hope does not dare raise its head even as a white flag of surrender- Vistasp Hodiwala

Bombay High Court grants Teesta Setalvad bail, says she is no threat to National Security – Mayank Saxena

Bombay High Court grants Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand bail, says Setalvad is no threat to National Security. Bombay High Court rejected CBI’s  appeal for custodial interrogation of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand. Justice Mridula Bhatkar observed that  opposing Government and opposing Nation are two different concepts. Justice Mridula Bhatkar also stopped the interference of five external lawyers in this matter. A Lobby of lawyers … Continue reading Bombay High Court grants Teesta Setalvad bail, says she is no threat to National Security – Mayank Saxena

Teesta Setalvad explains her expenses ‘again’, says she is not tired to fight Zakia Jafri Case

PPT for Court [Compatibility Mode] Concerning the allegations of embezzlement of funds by Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand by the Gujarat police, presented below are some facts  about her organizations and her work- 1) CITIZENS FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE: Primary Activity: Legal Aid to victims of mass crimes (communalism, terrorism) Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) was formed in April 2002 by 11 prominent, law-abiding … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad explains her expenses ‘again’, says she is not tired to fight Zakia Jafri Case

Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand respond to Sabrang Trust Vs Government of Gujrat controversy

Q1-The state government of Gujarat has written a letter to Union Ministry of Home Affairs that the Sabrang Trust and the Sabrang Communication media company received three separate grants from Ford Foundation in 2004, 2006 and 2009 for what it calls highly questionable activities, all bordering on if not outrightly political. Your comments? Ans- 4-member team from the FCRA department of the Union Home Ministry, headed by a Dy. … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand respond to Sabrang Trust Vs Government of Gujrat controversy

Teesta Setalvad extends full support to FCRA officials in inspecting accounts and records of both Sabrang and CJP

Following the letter from the Gujarat Government to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, a team of four senior officers from the Monitoring Unit of the FCRA department, New Delhi visited the registered offices of Sabrang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) for an inspection of the accounts and records of both the trusts. The inspection team was led by a Deputy Secretary … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad extends full support to FCRA officials in inspecting accounts and records of both Sabrang and CJP

CPI(M) condemns the Gujarat Police move to arrest Teesta Setalvad

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement: The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) condemns the Gujarat Police move to arrest Teesta Setalvad and her husband, Javed Anand in Mumbai. The arrest of Teesta Setalvad has been stayed for 24 hours at the intervention of the Supreme Court. The Gujarat Police have targeted Teesta Setalvad because of her … Continue reading CPI(M) condemns the Gujarat Police move to arrest Teesta Setalvad