Teesta Setalvad

  • Gulbarg fund case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 23 04-04-2014 03:11 PM

    In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's son Tanvir, the Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed their arrest till April 23 in connection with the Gulbarg fund embezzlement case. The High Court extended the stay after the state government...
  • Gulbarg fund embezzlement case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 4 28-03-2014 11:47 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed till April 4 the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir, in connection with the alleged fund embezzlement case involving the riot-ravaged Gulbarg Society. Justice Anant Dave sent a notice...
  • Gulbarg Society fund case: Teesta Setalvad faces arrest as court rejects bail plea 25-03-2014 06:17 PM

    Social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir were on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a local court in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case. Ahmedabad city sessions court judge HC Vora also rejected anticipatory bail plea of two others who...
  • Court reserves order on Teesta Setalvad, husband's bail plea 18-03-2014 06:39 PM

    A local court on Tuesday concluded the hearing and reserved its order on social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand's anticipatory bail pleas in connection with the Gulbarg society fund embezzlement case. Ahmedabad city sessions court judge H C Vora reserved the order which is likely to be...
  • Teesta cheated 2002 Godhra riots victims: Gujarat police to HC 11-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Mumbai: Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police on Tuesday told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and "embezzled funds" collected in their name....
  • SC refuses to grant anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad, husband 24-02-2014 04:00 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant anticipatory bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand but extended interim protection from arrest till March end in a case lodged against them in Ahmedabad for alleged embezzlement of funds. The couple had approached the apex court against...
  • Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri files for anticipatory bail 16-01-2014 11:26 PM

    Tanvir Jafri, son of Zakia Jafri, has filed an application before a metropolitan magistrate's court here, seeking anticipatory bail in the alleged cheating case lodged by Gulbarg Society residents against activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand. Chief public prosecutor Sudhir Brahmbhatt informed magistrate S P Vora that it...
  • FIR against Teesta, husband for allegedly usurping money 06-01-2014 11:25 AM

    An FIR has been lodged against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri and two others for allegedly usurping Rs 1.51 crore collected by them for turning Gulbarg Society into a museum, police said. "An FIR has been lodged under Sections 120(B), 406 and...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan case: Sources 24-12-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close confidant Amit Shah, the CBI has given a clean chit to him in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, say sources. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the supplementary chargesheet filed by...
  • BJP attacks Gujarat DGP Sreekumar, rakes up ISRO spy case 07-11-2013 05:06 PM

    BJP, on Thursday, alleged that former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar levelled charges of fake encounters against the Narendra Modi's government as a quid pro quo for the UPA dispensation giving him a clean chit in ISRO spy case "fabricated" by him. At a press conference held in New Delhi, BJP...
  • BJP accuses policeman who took on Modi of cooking up ISRO spying case 07-11-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has launched an all out attack on former Gujarat IPS officer RB Sreekumar accusing him of cooking up the 1994 ISRO spying case. BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi has alleged that the anti-Narendra Modi policeman was part of the Intelligence Bureau team which illegally detained...
  • Ishrat Jahan was a dedicated student, not a terrorist: Family 06-07-2013 05:53 PM

    The family of Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in a fake encounter in Gujarat, has once again said that she was not a terrorist. "She was somebody who used to be scared of cockroaches and lizards. How could she be a terrorist and kill people? She was dedicated to her...
  • Narendra Modi never said 'go and kill people': SIT 26-04-2013 08:53 AM

    Ahmedabad: The lawyer of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has given a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2002 post-Godhra riots case after investigating complaint filed by Zakia Jafri, on Thursday said that "Modi has never said that go and kill people". Opposing the...
  • Gujarat Lokayukta appointment row: Teesta welcomes SC ruling 02-01-2013 12:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Justice RA Mehta as the Gujarat Lokayukta, in a blow to the Narendra Modi government. ...
  • Bhatt's arrest was vindictive: Teesta Setalvad 17-10-2011 11:59 AM

    Speaking on Sanjeev Bhatt's bail, Teesta Setalvad said that the independence of the lower judiciary in this case has been reaffirmed. ...
  • SC order on Gujarat riots a breather for Modi 12-09-2011 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: In what is being seen as a breather to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass any order on his alleged inaction to contain the 2002 Gujarat riots and referred the matter back to the trial court in Ahmedabad for a decision....
  • SC order not a clean chit to Modi: Teesta 12-09-2011 11:07 AM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Teesta Setalvad said the the Supreme Court has accepted the investigations done so far and sent the case to the trial court. ...
  • SC stays proceedings against activist Teesta 29-07-2011 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed criminal proceedings against social activist Teesta Setalvad for her alleged role in a case of exhuming the bodies of post-Godhra riot victims in 2006 at Pandarwada in Gujarat. A bench of justices Aftab Alam and RM Lodha also issued notice to the...
  • Setalvad misguided me: Best Bakery witness 29-04-2011 01:55 PM

    Mumbai: Shaikh Yasmeen Bano, a key prosecution witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case, has moved the Bombay High Court alleging that she was "lured and misguided" by a social activist into giving false testimony against 17 accused persons, of which nine were sentenced to life imprisonment. Yasmeen filed the...
  • Teesta Setalvad welcomes IPS officer's affidavit 22-04-2011 03:27 PM

    Teesta Setalvad, the Secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace, welcomed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's affidavit on the 2002 Gujarat riots. Bhatt's affidavit filed before the Supreme Court has implicated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riot cases. ...
  • Gulbarg case: Teesta demands FIR against Modi 19-02-2011 08:08 AM

    Jalna, Maharashta: Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad has demanded that an FIR be lodged against Gujarat Chief Minister Narandra Modi and others in the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case in which hundreds of people including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri were killed by a rioting mob. Setlvad, who was here...
  • Supreme Court pulls up Teesta Setalvad 20-01-2011 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up convenor of NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace, Teesta Setalvad, for sending communications addressed to the special investigating team (SIT) probing the 2002 Gujarat riots to the UN Human Rights Commission. The SIT, headed by former CBI director RK Raghavan, is...
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