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Teesta Setalvad walks out of jail day after SC grants interim bail in riots case
Setalvad was arrested on June 25 and had been lodged in the Sabarmati Central Jail. Her bail plea was rejected by a city court in Ahmedabad on July 30.
Published on Sep 03, 2022 08:37 PM IST
Teesta Setalvad given interim bail by top court
The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and directed her release by Saturday on the condition that she surrender her passport and cooperate with the investigation into the case lodged against her by Gujarat police accusing her of falsifying evidence in the 2002 riots cases.
Updated on Sep 03, 2022 12:51 AM IST
, New DelhiAbraham Thomas
SC grants interim bail to activist Teesta Setalvad in Gujarat riots case
Teesta Setalvad bail: The Gujarat high court has been asked to decide the final bail plea, but Setalvad will be released in the meantime, the SC said.
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 05:17 PM IST
Reported by Abraham Thomas | Written by Sohini Goswami
Supreme Court gives Gujarat government two days to reply on Teesta bail plea
Activist Teesta Setalvad was arrested on June 25 by the Gujarat police for allegedly fabricating evidence, and tutoring witnesses, in the 2002 Gujarat riots case to secure conviction against the accused.
Updated on Aug 26, 2022 02:09 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, New DelhiAbraham Thomas
Supreme Court to hear bail plea of activist Teesta Setalvad
A bench presided over by CJI-designate, Justice UU Lalit, will hear Setalvad's plea on August 22.
Published on Aug 17, 2022 04:23 AM IST
Teesta Setalvad moves SC seeking bail in Gujarat riots case
An SC bench, led by Justice UU Lalit, will the plea of the activist arrested for allegedly fabricating evidence to frame "innocent people" in the 2002 riots cases on August 22.
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 09:56 PM IST
2002 Gujarat riots: Teesta, Sreekumar’s bail pleas rejected
Denying relief to the accused, additional principal judge DD Thakkar in his order said the accused apparently aimed to “destabilise” the Gujarat government and defame the state for their ulterior motives.
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 12:57 AM IST
Teesta Setalvad, ex-DGP Sreekumar denied bail in Gujarat riots case
Teesta Setalvad and former DGP RB Sreekumar are behind bars since last month for allegedly fabricating documents to frame innocent people in the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Updated on Jul 30, 2022 10:10 PM IST
No relief for Teesta Setalvad in Gujarat riots case, bail hearing on Thursday
Additional Principal Judge DD Thakkar was scheduled to pronounce the order on Tuesday but said it will be done on Thursday as it (order) was not prepared yet.
Updated on Jul 26, 2022 07:58 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
Vivek Agnihotri says 'someday will know why Bollywood...' amid Ahmed Patel row
As a Gujarat SIT claimed late Congress leader Ahmed Patel paid Teesta Setalvad ₹30 lakh to destabilise the then state government in 2002, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri said someday it will be revealed why Bollywood was part of anti-CAA and farmers' protest.
Published on Jul 17, 2022 08:39 AM IST
Congress, BJP lock horns over Gujarat SIT’s charges against Ahmed Patel
The Congress described the charges labelled against the late politician as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “systematic strategy to absolve himself of any responsibility for communal carnage” unleashed during his term as chief minister of Gujarat.
Updated on Jul 17, 2022 05:03 AM IST
HT Correspondent, New Delhi, Ahmedabad
‘Initially offered ₹5 lakh, then…’: Teesta's ex-aide talks of meet with Patel
Pathan had said earlier this year in a tweet that he had left working with Setalvad due to ethical reasons.
Published on Jul 16, 2022 09:53 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
‘His name still holds weight…’: Ahmed Patel's daughter amid Setalvad charges
Mumtaz Patel, in a tweet, questioned the ruling BJP government on why the charges over the 2002 Gujarat riots involving Congress veteran Ahmed Patel were not brought up till 2020 when he was still alive.
Published on Jul 16, 2022 03:03 PM IST
Cong refutes Ahmed Patel-Teesta charges: 'Vilifying deceased obviously as…'
The Congress said the allegation that Teesta Setalvad received ₹30 lakh from Ahmed Patel to destabilise the then Gujarat government is part of the prime minister's strategy to 'absolve himself of any responsibility for the communal carnage' of 2002.
Published on Jul 16, 2022 11:08 AM IST
Teesta got ₹30 lakh from Ahmed Patel to destabilise Gujarat govt: SIT
In its affidavit in the Ahmedabad civil sessions court on Friday, challenging Setalvad’s bail plea, the SIT cited statements of a witness and said the conspiracy was carried out at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
Updated on Jul 16, 2022 04:52 AM IST
Teesta, Sreekumar remanded in judicial custody for 14 days
The two were arrested last month on charges of criminal conspiracy and forgery regarding 2002 Gujarat riots cases. The action came a day after the Supreme Court upheld a clean chit by the SIT to then chief minister Narendra Modi in the riots.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 01:37 AM IST
India rejects criticism by UN rights agency over arrest of Teesta
The UN human rights agency had said in its tweet: “We are very concerned by the arrest and detention of #WHRD @TeestaSetalvad and two ex police officers and call for their immediate release. They must not be persecuted for their activism and solidarity with the victims of the 2002 #GujaratRiots.”
Published on Jun 30, 2022 03:10 AM IST
HT Correspondent, New Delhi
'Unwarranted': India on UN rights agency's criticism of Teesta Setalvad's arrest
The trio must not be ‘persecuted’ for their activism and solidarity with the victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots, the agency said in a tweet last night.
Published on Jun 29, 2022 01:57 PM IST
HT News Desk, New Delhi
‘Those who dare to protest…’: Mamata on Mohd Zubair, Teesta Setalvad's arrests
The West Bengal chief minister alleged that those who create 'misleading narratives' and cheat the public get away with it but those who protest the ruling government are shown as 'criminals'.
Published on Jun 28, 2022 06:55 PM IST
Teesta, Sreekumar remanded in police custody, SIT formed
Activist Teesta Setalvad and former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar were remanded in a case registered against them on charges of forgery and criminal conspiracy
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 08:26 AM IST
Evening brief: Crime branch seeks 14-day remand of activist Teesta Setalvad
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Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:58 PM IST
Activist Teesta Setalvad, ex-DGP Sreekumar in police custody till July 2
Teesta Setalvad: Officers said if the activist has any complaints about being assaulted by the Gujarat Police, she should complain before the metropolitan magistrate.
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 09:29 PM IST
Gujarat ATS detains Teesta Setalvad, day after SC ruling on 2002 riots
The Gujarat Anti-Terror Squad reached activist Teesta Setalvad's house in Mumbai on Saturday in connection with a foreign fund case. Setalvad's lawyer Vijay Hiremath claimed police barged into her house and assaulted her.
Updated on Jun 25, 2022 08:34 PM IST