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Call for setting up equal opportunities commission The Hindu

‘Time to stop marginalisation of backward communities’ The Centre must set up an equal opportunities commission to prevent socially-backward communities from being further marginalised, civil rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad said here on Saturday. Such a body is required to ensure that they are not sidelined in government jobs and policies. It is also…

Teesta Setalvad Case: Supreme Court Expresses Astonishment at Gujarat High Court Judgement NewsClick

The apex court bench issued notice, stayed the high court’s observations, and directed tagging of the case with an earlier and related matter. “How could the Gujarat High Court simultaneously grant anticipatory bail, and allow the police the liberty to take activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand into custody?” an astounded CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led bench…

Who is Teesta Setalvad? The Daily Eye

She’s simple, strong and she talks straight. She’s also one of the very few among us, who remains committed to fighting for the survival of India’s democracy in a toxic environment where, when you question the government, you’re called antinational, when you question the poor economic policies of the government, you’re tagged as one who hates…

Communal hatred being spread since last 4 years: Ex-Bombay High Court judge The Free Press Journal

Mumbai: Communal hatred is spreading across the country, especially since last four years, lamented Justice (retired) Abhay Thipsay of the Bombay High Court, on Thursday. The former judge further appealed to citizens to come together and ensure there is peace in our nation. Justice Thipsay, who joined Congress party last year, was speaking at an event…

खोज केस: गुजरात हाई कोर्ट ने तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ और जावेद आनंद को दी अग्रिम ज़मानत न्याय और सच्चाई की हुई जीत

पत्रकार, शिक्षाविद् और मानवाधिकार कार्यकर्ता तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ को गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय से एक बड़ी जीत हासिल हुई है. गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय ने मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय के सर्व शिक्षा अभियान कार्यक्रम के तहत तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के एनजीओ खोज को प्रदत्त धन का दुरूपयोग करने के मामले में अग्रिम ज़मानत दी है. अदालत ने उनके सहयोगी पत्रकार और…

Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand get Anticipatory Bail in Khoj Case Truth wins as Guj HC provides relief to Human Rights Defenders

In a huge victory, the Gujarat High Court has granted anticipatory bail to journalist, educationist and human rights activist Teesta Setalvad in connection to a case of alleged misappropriation of funds obtained by her education NGO Khoj from the Ministry of Human Resources Development under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. The court also granted bail to her…

Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand Granted Relief From Arrest The Wire

The Gujarat high court has asked the two human-rights activists to cooperate and appear when summoned on the embezzlement case against them. New Delhi: The Gujarat high court allowed anticipatory bail pleas of Mumbai-based activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand on Friday. The two are facing arrest in a case of embezzlement of Central government funds.…

Facing the Threat of Imminent Arrest Dr Anand Teltumbde speaks to Teesta Setalvad

Following police raids at his home last year, well known author, activist and Dalit intellectual Dr Anand Teltumbde now faces the threat of imminent arrest. His name figures in the largely discredited ‘Bhima Koregaon’ case of the Pune Police which makes a link between the Elgar Parishad held in Pune on 31st December 2017, activities…

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