Deconstructing CBI FIR (Economic Offences Wing, CBI) against Teesta Setalvad and her team

 Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand assert they are aware of the provisions of the laws of the land and have, in fact, whenever legally necessary applied for permission from the MHA for receipt of foreign awards etc. We at Hillele.org deconstruct CBI charges against them in the FCRA case. One: Section 3 of FCRA, 2010 bars certain ‘persons’ (political parties and its office bearers, government … Continue reading Deconstructing CBI FIR (Economic Offences Wing, CBI) against Teesta Setalvad and her team

It’s Teesta – Javed Haazir Ho on 3rd Feb, 2017

February 3, 2017 Javed Anand and Teesta Setavad will appear in response to a summons before the CBI Court (Kila Court) Mumbai. They have been charge sheeted for ‘violating provisions of the FCR Act’ a charge they have consistently denied. The case relates to a Consultancy with Ford Foundation and Sabrang Communications & Publishing Pvt Ltd. The CBI charge sheet follows the raid on their … Continue reading It’s Teesta – Javed Haazir Ho on 3rd Feb, 2017

वो “ग़ैर” जो इंसान से कुछ कम है – Anamika

“आपका पोस्ट पढ़ा . जिसमे आपके मित्र मेरे घर का पता मांग रहे हैं – “एड्रेस दिजिए, उनको लाल कर आते हैं”.एक और मित्र जो पूछ रहे हैं “एक चिड़िया होती है जिसका पिछवाड़ा लाल होता है क्या उन्हें भी हम लाल सलाम वाले कह सकते हैं कृपया बताये” ! मैं आपसे ये नहीं पूछूँगी की दो प्यारी बेटियों के पिता होने के नाते, अगर … Continue reading वो “ग़ैर” जो इंसान से कुछ कम है – Anamika

We must expand our notion of equality to encompass all around us: Teesta Setalvad

  23 This is what IIMB’s website reported on Teesta Setalvad- 23rd September, 2016: Teesta Setalvad, civil rights activist and journalist, urged young people to contribute towards building an inclusive and equal society. As one of the speakers at Vista 2016, the annual business fest organized by the FII Club at IIM Bangalore, she remarked that India and the south Asian region had gained a … Continue reading We must expand our notion of equality to encompass all around us: Teesta Setalvad

Dalits Media Watch

Dalits Media Watch News Updates 05.08.16 Dalit Man Dies In Custody In Kanpur, Entire Police Post Suspended – NDTV http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/dalit-man-dies-in-custody-murder-case-filed-against-all-14-local-cops-1440381 Is a Young Dalit Girl’s Rape by Upper Caste Men Going Unnoticed? – The Quint http://www.thequint.com/india/2016/08/04/is-young-dalit-girls-rape-by-upper-caste-men-going-unnoticed-tamil-nadu Upper caste moms-to-be refuse food served by Dalits in UP anganwadis – The Times Of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Upper-caste-moms-to-be-refuse-food-served-by-Dalits-in-UP-anganwadis/articleshow/53549255.cms Villagers try to torch officials in Bhadohi – The Times Of India … Continue reading Dalits Media Watch

Happy Father’s Day India

While people talked and wrote about their fathers all day on social networking sites  today there was one daughter far away from her land of birth who wished the rest of India a very happy Father’s Day. This was none other than Nishrin Jafri Husain, daughter of slain Ahsan Jafri in whose house the entire Gulberg society had sought refuge . That day  a communal … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day India