TEHELKA

  • Sexual assault case: SC grants bail to Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: In what comes as huge relief for Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted him bail in the sexual assault case. Tejpal has told the court that he will not tamper with evidence or threaten witnesses. The Goa government had earlier opposed the grant of...
  • Sexual assault case: SC extends Tarun Tejpal's interim bail June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's interim bail was on Friday extended by the Supreme Court till July one when it will hear his regular bail plea in a sexual assault case. The order was passed by a bench comprising justices Vikramajit Sen and Shiv Kirti Singh. The Goa...
  • Sexual assault case: SC to hear Tarun Tejpal plea on June 27 June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court will hear the regular bail plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case on June 27, the day when his interim bail expires. A bench of justices Vikramajit Sen and SK Singh posted the case for hearing on June 27 after senior...
  • Sexual assault case: SC extends Tejpal's interim bail till June 27 June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's interim bail till June 27 in a sexual assault case. A bench comprising justices J S Khehar and C Nagappan extended the interim bail, saying, "He had already been granted this relief earlier". Former External Affairs Minister and...
  • SC to hear Tejpal's plea for extending interim bail today June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking extension of his interim bail in a sexual assault case. A bench comprising justices JS Khehar and C Nagappan will hear the plea. Tejpal is seeking extension of his interim bail by six weeks on...
  • Tarun Tejpal misses mother's cremation despite being granted bail May 20, 2014

    Panaji: Tehelka's foundereditor Tarun Tejpal failed to attend his mother's cremation despite being granted threeweeks interim bail on Monday by the Supreme Court, apparently due to delay in completion of formalities. Tarun's mother Shakuntala Tejpal passed away on Sunday evening. She was suffering from a brain tumour. Her last...
  • SC grants 3 weeks interim bail to Tejpal to attend mother's cremation May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday granted three weeks interim bail to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is behind the bars in a rape case, to enable him to attend the cremation of his mother who died in Goa on Sunday. Appearing before a bench of justices BS...
  • Tarun Tejpal moves SC for release to attend mother's cremation May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is behind the bars in a rape case, on Monday sought from the Supreme Court his release to enable him to attend the cremation of his mother who died in Goa on Sunday. Appearing before a bench of justices BS Chauhan and...
  • Tarun Tejpal's mother dies in Goa, lawyers to move court to allow him to perform the final rites May 19, 2014

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's mother Shakuntala Tejpal died after being ill for sometime, his lawyer said on Monday. She was 87. Shakuntala was suffering from brain tumour and was living in Tejpal's house at Moira in North Goa. "She expired on Sunday evening at Tejpal's Goa residence. The...
  • Tarun Tejpal to get unedited CCTV footage May 3, 2014

    The Goa Police Crime Branch has been directed by a fast track court on Saturday to submit copies of all evidence, including unedited CCTV video footage, to former Tehelka editorinchief Tarun Tejpal, who faces charges of rape. Additional Sessions Judge Vijaya Pol in her order directed the investigating officials to hand...
  • Reply in 4 weeks why Tejpal shouldn't get bail: SC to Goa government April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Goa government on Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the rape and sexual assault case against him. The apex court has asked Goa to reply in four weeks on why Tejpal should not be given bail. Tejpal had applied...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal seeks information on expenses to prosecute him in rape case April 19, 2014

    Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal who has been chargesheeted for raping a junior woman colleague in Goa last year has sought information under Right to Information (RTI) relating to the money spent on the entire exercise of investigating and prosecuting him in the case. Tejpal has filed an application in this...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal moves SC seeking bail after HC's refusal April 10, 2014

    Founder editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal who has been charged with allegedly raping a junior female journalist colleague during an event in Goa, has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail. "The bail plea was filed yesterday before the Supreme Court," his advocate Sandip Kapoor told on Thursday. The Goa bench...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal permitted to meet ailing mother on Thursday April 2, 2014

    A local court on Wednesday allowed Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping his woman colleague, to meet his ailing mother on Thursday. Fast track court judge Vijaya Pol, while allowing the application filed by Tejpal, put several conditions which he will have to abide to meet his mother at...
  • Court reserves order on Tejpal's plea to meet his mother March 29, 2014

    A local court on Saturday deferred its order till April 2 on plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is in jail in rape case, seeking to meet his ailing mother twice a week at his North Goa residence. Tejpal, who is accused of raping his colleague in a starred...
  • Bombay HC rejects Tarun Tejpal's bail plea, Goa court permits him to meet his mother March 14, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court has rejected Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the sexual assault case. This even as a Goa court granted permission to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, currently in jail on rape charge, to meet his ailing mother. Tejpal had moved...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Goa court to hear Tejpal's bail plea today March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The bail plea of founder of the Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal, accused in a sexual assault case, will come up for hearing at a Goa court on Friday. The order of the court is expected at 2.30 pm. Tejpal was arrested in November 2013 and charged with rape and...
  • Tarun Tejpal moves plea to meet mother in hospital March 14, 2014

    Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, currently in jail on charges of raping a colleague, moved a plea before the court on Thursday to permit him to visit his ailing mother who is in a hospital in Panaji. The application along with attached copies of Tejpal's mother's medical certificates was submitted before...
  • Sexual assault case: Court to hear Tejpal, CBI's applications on March 21 March 6, 2014

    A local court on Thursday fixed the hearing on four different applications filed by Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior woman colleague, and the Crime Branch to March 21. The Fast Track Court ordered that it will hear the three applications by Tejpal and an application...
  • Tarun Tejpal's bail plea hearing begins in-camera March 4, 2014

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday began in-camera hearing on the bail petition of Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague in a lift of a star hotel in Goa. The single bench of justice U V Bakre agreed for the in-camera hearing of the...
  • Former BJP chief Bangaru Laxman, convicted in arms deal case, dies March 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman died on Saturday in Hyderabad after a prolonged illness. The 73-year-old was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad. Bangaru had to step down as the president of the BJP after a sting operation by Tehelka and was convicted by a court in...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal booked for using mobile phone in prison February 28, 2014

    Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has been booked for possession of a mobile phone inside prison premises, an official said on Friday. Tejpal is one of the seven inmates at Vasco's Sada sub jail, located 35 km from Panaji, who were found with a mobile phone during a surprise raid Sunday (February...
  • Plaint filed against Tejpal for keeping mobile phone in jail February 25, 2014

    Goa jail authorities on Monday filed a formal police complaint against Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal and six others after mobile phones were found allegedly in their possession inside the Sada Sub jail. During a surprise inspection in the jail on Sunday, the authorities had found Tejpal possessing a mobile phone with...
  • Tehelka case: Mobile phone found from Tejpal's cell during prison raid February 24, 2014

    Prison authorities on Sunday seized a mobile phone during a surprise inspection of the cell in which Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal is lodged at the Sada sub-jail in Goa's Vasco city. ...
  • FTP: Does Tarun Tejpal have a valid case to project himself as a victim? February 19, 2014

    After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka foundereditor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening alleging political vendetta. Tejpal has also got no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March...
  • Rape case: Court accepts Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking CCTV footage February 19, 2014

    Panaji: Tehelka FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal's plea for access to the CCTV footage of the hotel has been accepted by the Goa Court. The application was not contested by the prosecution. Both the defence and the prosecution will be given the tapes by Wednesday evening. Tejpal had alleged that there is...
  • Rape case: Tejpal alleges political vendetta, bail plea adjourned February 18, 2014

    Panaji: Tehelka FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused by a woman journalist of sexual assault, has now alleged that the case against him is political vendetta. This comes as he gets no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March 4. Tejpal was on Monday charged...
  • Sexual assault case: Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal charged with rape February 17, 2014

    Panaji: Almost three months after a woman journalist working in Tehelka accused its EditorinChief Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her, he was on Monday charged with rape by Goa Police. Tejpal has also been slapped with charges of sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman. Police reportedly filed the...
  • Chargesheet against Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal to be filed today February 17, 2014

    Panaji: Goa police will on Monday file charge sheet against Tehelka foundereditor Tarun Tejpal who was accused of sexually assaulting his woman colleague during the 'Think Fest'. The charge sheet would be filed before Principal Additional Sessions court judge Anuja Prabhudesai, sources said. Tejpal (50) has been accused of raping the woman...
  • Goa police to file charge sheet against Tejpal on February 17 February 15, 2014

    Panaji: Goa police will file charge sheet on Monday against Tehelka foundereditor Tarun Tejpal who was accused of sexually assaulting his woman colleague last year. The charge sheet would be filed before Principal Additional Sessions court judge Anuja Prabhudesai, sources said on Saturday. Tejpal (50) has been accused of raping the woman...