आपको ढेर सारा प्यार और ख़ूब ताकत मिलती रहे तीस्ता – Ila Joshi

प्यारी तीस्ता, ये आपके लिए: लगभग 3 साल पहले जब पहली बार तीस्ता से आमना सामना हुआ तो मैं बस उन्हें सुनना चाहती थी, कि जितना अभी तक अख़बार की ख़बरों में उनके बारे में पढ़ा या टीवी पर देखा उससे इतर वो क्या हैं। और अब 3 साल बाद ये किताब पढ़ी तो इस बीच की सारी मुलाक़ातों और अनुभवों के बाद भी लगा … Continue reading आपको ढेर सारा प्यार और ख़ूब ताकत मिलती रहे तीस्ता – Ila Joshi

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

Interesting reads on Sabrang

Some interesting articles on Sabrangindia- Premeditated Conspiracy: Re-visiting the Assassination of Gandhi https://sabrangindia.in/column/premeditated-conspiracy-%E2%80%8Bre-visiting-assassination-gandhi Daal and Eggs critical to stem hunger in drought areas: Swaraj Abhiyan https://sabrangindia.in/article/daal-and-eggs-critical-stem-hunger-drought-areas-swaraj-abhiyan Azeez Basha: The Ghost that hovers above the Aligarh Muslim University https://sabrangindia.in/article/azeez-basha-ghost-hovers-above-aligarh-muslim-university Clean Chit to Rahul Sharma: CAT https://sabrangindia.in/article/clean-chit-rahul-sharma-cat The Right to Worship my God https://sabrangindia.in/article/right-worship-my-god Rohith’s death: We are all to blame  https://sabrangindia.in/article/rohith%E2%80%99s-death-we-are-all-blame The Death of Merit: Dalit … Continue reading Interesting reads on Sabrang

Answering some questions about Teesta Setalvad and Gulberg Case – Rukmini Sen

When was this Gulberg trust set up and why? Survivors of the 2002 carnage at Gulberg society for obvious reasons could not think of living there any longer. They were trying to sell their flats/bungalows at Gulberg but all they were being offered were prices far below the market rates. In this context, in 2007 Sabrang  Trust mooted the idea of trying to raise funds to … Continue reading Answering some questions about Teesta Setalvad and Gulberg Case – Rukmini Sen

Pandit Vikash Maharaj on playing Sarod and breaking barriers!

Pandit Vikash Maharaj, born in 1957 as 14th generation of musician in prestigious and oldest musician family of Banaras Gharana (traditional Music School) in Varanasi, India. He got his early education from his Gharana as Tabla performer but apart from that, his mother saw his natural inclination towards Sarod and inspired him to become Sarod player. Vikash Maharaj started his Sarod lesson from Guru Sri … Continue reading Pandit Vikash Maharaj on playing Sarod and breaking barriers!

To President With Concern for Teesta Setalvad

  The Advocates for Human Rights wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee and Justice Balakrishnan on the 13tth of June to express its support for Human Rights activist Teesta Setalvad. The letter requested “to take over the investigation of criminal charges brought against Ms. Setalvad and her colleagues so as to ensure that criminal charges are not used to harass and intimidate Ms. Setalvad … Continue reading To President With Concern for Teesta Setalvad

PUCL seeks NHRC’s Urgent intervention in Teesta Setalvad Case

New Delhi (Press Note/ 17th June 14) : People’s Union for Civil Liberties today filed a petition with the National Human Rights Commission seeking an independent review and intervention in respect of continuing persecution and prosecution of human rights defenders, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand of Citizens for Peace and Justice and others.     The petition stressed that CJP and its office bearers Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand and … Continue reading PUCL seeks NHRC’s Urgent intervention in Teesta Setalvad Case

JUDGMENT DAY OF ZAKIA JAFRI CASE- DECEMBER 26 2013 (Teesta Setalvad)

GRAVITY OF CHARGES:- CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST MODI Introduction:- The Zakia Jafri (supported by Citizens for Justice & Peace) Criminal Complaint against Narendra Modi and 59 Others was ordered to be investigated by the Supreme Court. Zakia Jafri & CJP have been attempting to get serious criminal charges registered and investigated since 8.6.2006. The Special Investigation team (SIT) originally asked to further investigate Nine Major Trials … Continue reading JUDGMENT DAY OF ZAKIA JAFRI CASE- DECEMBER 26 2013 (Teesta Setalvad)