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'Super birthday gift': Devangana Kalita's mother elated over HC verdict, says it's a victory for democracy

Devangana's birthday is on June 18 and the bail could not have come at a better time, her mother Kalpana Kalita said.

published on : 16th June 2021

NE Delhi riots conspiracy case: Here are High Court's significant observations

Rules invoking stringent UAPA against them in connection with the Delhi riots was illegal

published on : 16th June 2021

North East Delhi riots conspiracy case: HC says legitimate dissent a key feature of democracy

In the bail orders of Narwal and Kalita, it also observed that “if such blurring gains traction, democracy would be in peril.”

published on : 16th June 2021

‘UAPA should be nixed’: Activists, experts welcome release of Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Asif Iqbal Tanha

Activist Sudhir Katiyar said it is saddening that a regime could stoop so low to destroy lives, but heartening that one of the pillars of the constitutional setup is standing firm. 

published on : 16th June 2021

Asif Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita get bail in Delhi riots case

The three accused were arrested in May last year in connection with the riots in north east Delhi.

published on : 15th June 2021

Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal arrested for demanding equal citizenship for all: Pinjra Tod

Narwal and Kalita were arrested in May 2020 for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy behind the communal violence that broke out in northeast Delhi in February that year.

published on : 9th June 2021

Delhi riots: Court takes cognisance of offences of sedition, others in UAPA case

The court said the supplementary charge sheet should be supplied to all the accused persons in pen drive and put up the matter for further hearing on March 12.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Delhi riots: Court rejects Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita's bail plea in UAPA case

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat, in his order passed on Thursday, said the allegations against Kalita prima facie seem to be true.

published on : 29th January 2021

Post MP hooch tragedy, BJP woman wing leader arrested after seizure of illicit liquor from her house

Identified as Lalita Raje, the BJP Mahila Morcha head in Shivpuri district has been arrested and booked under the provisions of the Excise Act.

published on : 14th January 2021

Delhi riots: Police tells HC plea for giving videos of protests against CAA not maintainable

The issue regarding maintainability of the plea was raised before Justice Suresh K Kait by Additional Solicitor General S V Raju, appearing for the Delhi Police.

published on : 14th January 2021

Three Indian feature films part of IFFI's international competition lineup of 15 movies

Three Indian films, 'Bridge' by Kripal Kalita, 'A Dog And His Man' by Siddharth Tripathy and Ganesh Vinayakan's 'Thaen' have made it into the list.

published on : 7th January 2021

Justice, but at what cost?

Since last year, every time Pinjra Tod activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita secured bail, the Delhi Police promptly rearrested them on new charges.

published on : 7th January 2021

Delhi riots: It is end of rule of law if probe is carried on basis of media reports, cops to court

Police also argued that there was allegedly another narrative of "inscrutable indolence" created by the accused to show the prosecution in a bad light.

published on : 14th December 2020

Delhi riots: Police carried out "insidious" prosecution, JNU student to Court

The submissions were made before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat during hearing of her bail plea in the case related to larger conspiracy in the communal violence.

published on : 5th December 2020

Hemanta Kalita contender for BFI secretary post

Talk of BJP MLA Shelar entering the fray changes mood in boxing fraternity

published on : 18th November 2020