Gujarat Government moves HC to cancel Setalvad’s anticipatory bail application

Gujrat Government and Police move to curb Teesta Setalvad’s personal freedom through cancellation of ABA (anticipatory bail) granted in 2011, push for her incarceration. Matter in Gujarat High Court today. In a fresh affidavit filed before the Gujarat High Court, CJP secretary, Teesta Setalvad has filed a reply to the State of Gujarat’s affidavit seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail. In the reply Setalvad denies all … Continue reading Gujarat Government moves HC to cancel Setalvad’s anticipatory bail application

Zakia Jafri Case: Criminal Revision Application Partly Allowed

Judge Sonia Gokhani of the Gujarat HC has partly allowed the criminal revision application filed by Zakia Jafri. Zakia Jafri’s application challenged Magistrate BG Ganatra’s Order of December 26, 2013 which accepted the SC appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) ‘s closure of February 8, 2012. The order had refused to order Further Investigation. The Court has said that the Magistrate was wrong in holding that … Continue reading Zakia Jafri Case: Criminal Revision Application Partly Allowed

FREE HADIYA – Pinjda Tod

AN APPEAL TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA: In defense of the freedom and citizenship of women and a plea against Islamophobia #freehadiya   ​ Your Lordship, We write to you, to bring to your notice a recent judgement of the Kerala High Court which has annulled a consensual marriage of an adult Muslim woman. The judgement also makes many other remarks which can completely … Continue reading FREE HADIYA – Pinjda Tod

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

Teesta Setalvad gets relief for two weeks, Judge says there is no need for custody

Report. 24th July, 2015 Teesta Setalvad’s interim bail was extended at Bombay High Court for two weeks. Activist was given relief again. Lawyers representing CBI requested the Judge to reduce the duration of relief. To which the Judge repeated the relief will be for two weeks. The Judge asked CBI categorically what was the need for custody and where will Setalvad go. Setalvad’s lawyer offered … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad gets relief for two weeks, Judge says there is no need for custody