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

BBC Hard Talk: Teesta Setalvad on politics of communalism

This is Teesta Setalvad’s interview on BBC Hard Talk by Karan Thapar on 16.01.2004. She spoke on the driving force behind battling communalism, majority and minority, starting Sabrang, Communalism Combat with husband-colleague Javed Anand. To develop an understanding of hatred and divisive politics, peacemakers at the grassroots Communalism have little to do with religion but the manipulation of faith in the pursuit of power. Teesta … Continue reading BBC Hard Talk: Teesta Setalvad on politics of communalism

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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

Active Citizenship not any angelic leader will save us- Rukmini Sen

In one of her interviews Teesta Setalvad told me that only active and alert citizenship will bring change in this country. Not leaders but people movements will transform India. Be it the Farmers against three bills, Indians against CAA+NRC , student’s struggle for scholarship these are all people’s movements.Yes the powerful will orchestrate riots. They will fabricate stories via media and show that universities are … Continue reading Active Citizenship not any angelic leader will save us- Rukmini Sen

दलित ट्रेड यूनियन कार्यकर्ता नवदीप कौर की रिहाई के लिए CJP ने दायर की ऑनलाइन याचिका

23 वर्षीय नवदीप कौर करीब एक महीने से करनाल जेल में हैं और उनके परिवार ने आरोप लगाया है कि उनके साथ हिरासत में मारपीट भी की गई थी, उसी जेल में जिसमें उन्हें फिलहाल रखा गया है। CJP ने अब ऑनलाइन याचिका दायर कर पंजाब और हरियाणा हाईकोर्ट  में ऑनलाइन के मुख्य न्यायाधीश रवि शंकर झा से गुहार लगाई है कि वे नवदीप कौर … Continue reading दलित ट्रेड यूनियन कार्यकर्ता नवदीप कौर की रिहाई के लिए CJP ने दायर की ऑनलाइन याचिका

Teesta Setalvad honoured with medal of courage

Visiting social justice activist from India Teesta Setalvad was honoured with medal of courage by Radical Desi publications and Indians Abroad For Pluralist India at an event organized in commemoration of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on Friday, April 13. Held at the Surrey Central Library, the event was organized to launch the Punjabi edition of Foot Soldier of the Constitution. Originally, authored by Setalvad in … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad honoured with medal of courage

UP Police sides with the ABVP, prevents CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News

 In an instance of gross intimidation, members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), have threatened human rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad against conducting a workshop at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. The workshop titled, “Mainstream journalism in the age of Social Media” was scheduled to take place at 2 pm on February 27, 2018. The move, is yet another example of bullying and strong … Continue reading UP Police sides with the ABVP, prevents CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News

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