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Who is Siddique Kappan?

Siddique Kappan is a journalist working for the Malayalam news portal Azhimukham and secretary of the Delhi unit of Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ). He was arrested along with three others in Uttar Pradesh in October 2020. He was on his way to Hathras to report on the gang rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman. Kappan was booked under the Unlawful Activities … Continue reading Who is Siddique Kappan?

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BREAKING| Journalist Siddique Kappan granted bail by Supreme Court To In Hathras Conspiracy Case

Journalist Siddique Kappan has been granted bail on Friday, 09/09/2022, by Supreme Court in the Hathras Conspiracy Case. Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan has been under the custody of UP Police since October 6, 2020 in Hathras conspiracy case. Siddique Kappan was arrested in October 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh where a Dalit woman had died after allegedly being gang-raped. A … Continue reading BREAKING| Journalist Siddique Kappan granted bail by Supreme Court To In Hathras Conspiracy Case

तीस्ता को ज़मानत न मिलने पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल -Ravish Kumar

सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल और कपिल सिब्बल की दलील के सामने आज सोलिसिटस जनरल तुषार मेहता सिर्फ एक ही बिन्दु के सहारे टिके नज़र आए कि इसकी सुनवाई हाईकोर्ट में हो रही है तो वहीं होनी चाहिए लेकिन सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने हाईकोर्ट में सुनवाई की तारीख को लेकर ही गंभीर सवाल उठा दिए। UPDATED: 1 सितम्बर, 2022 11:08 PM नई दिल्ली:  सुप्रीम कोर्ट में आज … Continue reading तीस्ता को ज़मानत न मिलने पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल -Ravish Kumar

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Interim bail due to peculiar fact, says Supreme Court on Teesta Setalvad ruling

The Supreme Court on Friday ie 02/09/2002 granted interim bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and directed her release by Saturday on the condition that she surrenders her passport and cooperates with the investigation into the case accusing her of falsifying evidence in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases. “The essential ingredients of investigation, custodial interrogation having been completed, the matter assumes a complexion where the matter of interim bail … Continue reading Interim bail due to peculiar fact, says Supreme Court on Teesta Setalvad ruling

Must Watch: ZAKIA JAFRI’s counsel to know the background of the case

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0fwo_aN7Uo Part 1: Want to Know About the Background of the Zakia Jafri Case, Listen to her Counsel, Mihir Desai In the first of a four part interview, senior counsel, Mihir Desai traces the background of the famed Zakia Jafri case that began with a 119-page criminal complaint to the Gujarat police on June 8, 2002. This complaint was backed with 2,000 pages of solid … Continue reading Must Watch: ZAKIA JAFRI’s counsel to know the background of the case

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

SUPREME COURT ADMITS CURATIVE PETITION ON SECTION 377, REFERS IT TO 5 JUDGE BENCH

In a huge victory for LGBT Rights, Supreme Court referred the curative petition on Section 377 to a larger 5 judge constitutional bench. Mr. Kapil Sibal appeared on behalf of Voices Against 377. The matter was heard by three senior most judges of the court, including Chief Justice TS Thakur in an open court and the bench today agreed that the case needed to be relooked at … Continue reading SUPREME COURT ADMITS CURATIVE PETITION ON SECTION 377, REFERS IT TO 5 JUDGE BENCH

“Waiting for Justice”, says the Indian Queer

Will the Queer community in India finally get justice in the apex court of India? Social Networking sites are abuzz today with the queer community anticipating some sense of justice to finally prevail. Some of facebook status go like this-   Dhrubojyoti In a few hours, the supreme court will decide on whether it wants to right the wrong committed in 2013. But it’s important … Continue reading “Waiting for Justice”, says the Indian Queer

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

तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के खिलाफ प्रचारित मिथक

मिथक 1 – तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ ने साम्प्रदायिक ताक़तों के खिलाफ लड़ाई 2002 में शुरु की।   तथ्य 1 – तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ और उनके पति जावेद आनंद ने अपनी पत्रिका, कम्युनलिज़्म कॉम्बेट 1992 में मुंबई दंगों के बाद शुरु की। 1992 में साम्प्रदायिक ताक़तों के खिलाफ उनकी मीडिया पक्षधरता की शुरुआत हुई। मिथक 2 – तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ ने सिर्फ गोधरा के बाद हुए दंगों के पीड़ितों के … Continue reading तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के खिलाफ प्रचारित मिथक