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Using Bold Headlines And Attributing Her To Be ‘Modi Baiter’ Is Out Of Context, Lacks Neutrality: NBDSA On Times Now’s Debate On Teesta Setalvad’s Visit To Shaheen Bagh livelaw.in

The News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) has ruled that a show aired by Times Now on activist Teesta Setalvad‘s visit to the Shaheen Bagh protest site were ‘devoid of objectivity‘ and violated Fundamental Principles as enumerated in the Code of Ethics and Broadcasting Standards and various Guidelines and Advisories issued by NBDSA. Accordingly,…

Zakia Jafri SLP: More skeletons tumble out of the SIT’s closet Intel provided by senior cops and wireless messages ignored

During the November 17 Supreme Court hearing of the Special Leave Petition (SLP) by Zakia Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), petitioners continued to offer more examples of evidence that was available with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the wider conspiracy behind the Gujarat carnage of 2002. This evidence could have aided…

Dhalpur Firing Deceased's Families

असम की कलह फ्रंटलाइन में प्रकाशित तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के लेख का हिंदी अनुवाद

भाजपा के नेतृत्व वाली सरकार द्वारा हाल ही में असम में ‘अतिक्रमणकारियों’ के नाम पर मुसलमानों को बेदख़ल करने का काम और उन्हें मताधिकार से वंचित करने का काम किया जा रहा है। यह मुसलमानों को बाहर निकालने और उन पर व्यवस्थित तरीके से हिंसा करने के इरादे को उजागर करता है। 28 वर्षीय मोइनुल…

Only SC can bring to life the cold print of the Constitution: Sibal in Zakia Jafri SLP Lack of preventive action, hurried post mortems at Godhra raised during Nov 17 hearings

November 17 marked the sixth day of the hearing in the Zakia Jafri-CJP Special leave petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and CT Ravikumar. Senior Counsel Mr. Kapil Sibal appearing for both petitioners, Zakia Jafri and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) through its secretary Teesta Setalvad, continued…

Times Now’s show on Teesta Setalvad devoid of objectivity: NBDSA Channel warned and asked to remove video of the debate

The News Broadcasting and Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) has ruled that a debate on Times Now, where the channel had assigned dubious motives to CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad’s visit to Shaheen Bagh, was “devoid of objectivity”. It issued a warning to the channel, and also ordered it to take down the video from its website,…

The Importance of Zakia Jafri’s Protest Petition EPW

It is not often that the battle against aggressive communalism, the sustained mobilization that precedes brute and targeted violence and includes hate speech and hate writing, the deliberate debilitation and paralysis of preventive and pro active measures of law and order that minimize the spread of reprisal violence and protect lives and properties, gets sustained…

Gujarat Violence: Why Zakia Jafri Wants the SC to Look Into SIT’s Clean Chit to Modi, Others The Wire

All the evidence on a ‘larger conspiracy’ submitted to the SIT merited a thorough probe, the petitioners argue, yet a closure report was filed without proper investigation. Zakia Jafri. Photo: PTI/Files New Delhi: Appearing before the Supreme Court, Zakia Jafri’s lawyer Kapil Sibal has been arguing that the special investigation team’s closure report into whether…

आतंक और क़ानून राजनैतिक हथियार बन के रह गया है UAPA

कुछ ऐसे विनाशकारी लम्हे, जिनके होने की एक संभावना होती है। भले ही वे कुछ रूढ़ियों और अनसुलझे सवालों को पूरी तरह से नहीं बदलते हों पर कुछ ज़रूरी गुत्थियाँ खोलने और महत्वपूर्ण बदलावों के शुरुआत की वज़ह बन जाते हैं। दशकों से मानवाधिकार की रक्षा के लिए समर्पित चौरासी वर्षीय जेसुइट पुजारी फादर स्टेन…

Bullets cannot kill Gauri Lankesh's Legacy

Bullets cannot kill Gauri Lankesh’s legacy A webinar hosted in honour of Gauri Lankesh

Watch this exclusive webinar where young student activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha pay homage to Gauri Lankesh on her fourth death anniversary and discuss the challenges faced by the country at present. Followed by a special lecture delivered by Senior Counsel Mihir Desai on Terror Laws under a Proto-Fascist Regime. Co-organized…

UAPA must go – lock, stock and barrel: Senior Counsel Mihir Desai Young leaders paid tribute to Gauri Lankesh, followed by a lecture on the draconian anti-terror laws

Gauri Memorial Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) had been organising a series of webinars since August 15, and yesterday on September 5, the last event titled, Bullets cannot kill Gauri Lankesh’s legacy was hosted in honour of the human rights defender. The webinar saw young student activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal…

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