Siddique Kappan

Lawyer, family of Kerala scribe Siddique Kappan can meet him in jail, UP govt tells Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was critical of some media reports of November 16 and termed them 'unfair', observing that they said that the apex court denied relief to the journalist.

published on : 20th November 2020

Scribe Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras to create divide, disturb law & order, Yogi government tells SC

Opposing the plea filed by Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) questioning Kappan's arrest and seeking his bail, the state has said it is 'not maintainable' and the petitioner has 'no locus'.

published on : 20th November 2020

No bail to Kerala scribe yet; SC seeks UP government response

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for KUWJ, emphasised that they cannot go to the high court as Kappan is not being allowed to meet anyone.

published on : 17th November 2020

SC issues notice on plea against arrest of journalist Siddique Kappan on way to Hathras

Journalist Siddique Kappan was arrested on October 5 while he was on his way to Hathras, home to the young Dalit woman who died after being gang-raped.

published on : 16th November 2020

Not spoken to him since arrest, says wife of Kerala scribe arrested by UP police

Siddique Kappan and three others were booked by the Uttar Pradesh police on sedition and other serious charges at Maant police station in Mathura last month.

published on : 10th November 2020

Protect media freedom, journalists working in UP: Editors Guild to Yogi Adityanath

It urged the UP government to free jailed journalists, withdraw cases under review and to ensure safety of all journalists in the state.

published on : 10th November 2020

'Conspiracy' against Yogi government: Row in UP judicial circle over hearing case against Kerala scribe

Mathura Chief Judicial Magistrate Anju Rajput remanded the four accused in STF's custody for two days, said prosecution counsel Brijmohan Singh.

published on : 5th November 2020

Mathura court defers plea to November 4 for STF custody of four men held on way to Hathras

Those arrested include a Kerala journalist, Siddique Kappan, who has not filed any bail application so far.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Congress has become 'synonymous' with anti-national forces, alleges BJP

Kappan's wife Raihanath presented a memorandum to Gandhi, the Lok Sabha MP from Wayanad in Kerala, demanding "justice" for him.

published on : 21st October 2020

Alleged conspiracy against Yogi Government: Mathura SDM orders Kerala journalist, three others to furnish peace bond

SDM Suresh Kumar of Mathura's Mant sub-division remanded journalist Siddique Kappan and three others to judicial custody for 14 days.

published on : 20th October 2020

Press Association, IWPC condemn arrest of Hathras-bound scribe by UP police

Siddique Kappan and three others were arrested in Mathura while they were on their way to Hathras, where a Dalit woman was assaulted and allegedly gangraped on September 14.

published on : 7th October 2020

Kerala journalist arrested on his way to Hathras, colleagues approach Yogi Adityanath for his release

Siddique Kappan, secretary of KUWJ Delhi unit and a senior Delhi-based journalist working for several Malayalam media houses including, had gone to Hathras on Tuesday morning.

published on : 6th October 2020