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

DEVELOPING NEWS: Setalvad’s updates on being detained by Benaras Police

25th September, Benaras, India, 6:20pm- Teesta Setalvad was asked to give in writing that she wouldn’t visit Benaras Hindu University to show solidarity with the protesting students. Setalvad  refused to sign any such thing. She asked the police and the administration how can her freedom be curtailed? How can her movement be restrained in her own country? and how can she be stopped from showing … Continue reading DEVELOPING NEWS: Setalvad’s updates on being detained by Benaras Police

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

Update: India – Continuous judicial harassment against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

6 January 2017 Update: India – Continuous judicial harassment against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand On 31 December 2016, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge sheet to the Mumbai special court against human rights defenders Ms Teesta Setalvad, Mr Javed Anand  and their publishing company Sabrang Communications and Publishing Private Limited (SCPPL) for alleged violation of the Foreign … Continue reading Update: India – Continuous judicial harassment against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

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