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The politics of NRC is dividing people: Teesta Setalvad Times of India

National Citizens Register is a politics of division which putting states, communities and classes against each other, human rights activist and social worker Teesta Setalvad said in Kolkata on Saturday. She also said that her organisation Citizens for Justice and Peace will provide legal aid to those people in Assam whose names have been left…

Kasganj violence report released The Hindu

Deliberate bias against Muslims in the FIR, investigation: civil rights activists Prominent civil rights activists converged here on Wednesday to release a report on the Kasganj violence of January 26 in Uttar Pradesh, alleging a deliberate bias against Muslims in the FIR and investigation. A youth, Chandan Gupta, was killed in the spiral of violence…

“Thoothukudi firing is another Jallianwala Bagh!” Vikatan

தீஸ்தா செடல்வாட் – இந்தியாவில் இயங்கும் மனித உரிமைச் செயற் பாட்டாளர்களில் முக்கியமானவர். 2002 குஜராத்தில் நடைபெற்ற இனப்படுகொலைகளுக்கு எதிராக சட்டரீதியாக உறுதியாகப் போராடியவர். இந்தியாவின் முதல் அட்டர்னி ஜெனரல் எம்.சி.செடல்வாடின் பேத்தியும்கூட. தூத்துக்குடி ஸ்டெர்லைட் துப்பாக்கிச்சூட்டுச் சம்பவம் தொடர்பாக மனித உரிமைப் பாதுகாப்புக் குழுவின் ‘உண்மை கண்டறியும் அறிக்கை’ புத்தக வெளியீட்டுக்காகத் தமிழகம் வந்தவரிடம் பேசினேன்… “தமிழகத்தில் நிகழும் பொது நிகழ்ச்சிகளில் நீங்கள் அவ்வளவாகப் பங்கெடுக்காதவர். ஸ்டெர்லைட் போராட்டம் தொடர்பான நிகழ்வில் மட்டும் குறிப்பாகப் பங்கெடுக்கக்…

Teesta Setalvad likens Tuticorin police firing to Jallianwala Bagh massacre The Economic Times

CHENNAI, July 13: Likening the Tuticorin police firing in which 13 people were killed to the Jallianwalah Bagh massacre, civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad has said that courts should take cognisance of such incidents on their own to ensure that they do not recur. She said the High Courts and the Supreme Court very rarely…

Information sought regarding the custody of two tribal women Live Hindustan

इलाहाबाद हाईकोर्ट ने सोनभद्र की दो आदिवासी महिलाओं को अवैध हिरासत में रखने के बारे में राज्य सरकार से नौ जुलाई तक जानकारी मांगी है। यह आदेश न्यायमूर्ति पी के एस बघेल एवं न्यायमूर्ति राजीव जोशी की खंडपीठ ने लड़कियों की तरफ से दाखिल बंदी प्रत्यक्षीकरण याचिका पर अधिवक्ता एसएफए नकवी को सुनकर दिया है।…

Allahabad HC seeks information on two missing tribal women Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court on Friday directed the UP government’s counsel to provide information with regard to alleged illegal detention of two tribal (Adivasi) women of Sonbhadra district, who have been missing and their whereabouts are not known since they were forcibly taken away by police on June 18. Hearing a habeas corpus writ petition filed…

Targeting an activist Frontline (Print Edition June 22, 2018)

There is no end in sight to the cases against human rights activist and lawyer Teesta Setalvad who has rubbed the authorities the wrong way with her fight for the victims of the Gujarat pogrom. SUCH is the success of the vilification campaign against Teesta Setalvad that even an editor known for his integrity once…

Teesta relief extended till June 13 The Telegraph

Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Monday extended the protection from arrest to activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand till June 13 in a Rs 1.4-crore fund embezzlement case.   Earlier in the day, Justice A.Y. Kogje, in whose court the matter had been listed, recused himself from hearing it, saying “not before me”. The…

“Obvious Political Agenda” Says Teesta Setalvad Of Rejected Anticipatory Bail Application The Citizen

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, May 23, a Special Sessions Court of Ahmedabad denied the Anticipatory Bail Application (ABA) of Teesta Setalvad, the Citizens of Justice and Peace (CJP) Secretary and her partner Javed Anand. “There has been relentless hounding every month, we are faced with one case or another and this is obviously got a political…

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