Tarun Tejpal

Supreme Court​ judge recuses from hearing Tarun Tejpal's plea in sexual assault case

The court had granted Tarun Tejpal the 'benefit of the doubt' in the absence of corroborative evidence to support the allegations made by the complainant.

published on : 21st January 2022

SC to hear plea of journalist Tejpal for in-camera hearing of appeal in sexual assault case

The acquittal of the former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, who was accused of sexually assaulting his then-woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013.

published on : 20th January 2022

Lawyer tests positive for Covid, Tarun Tejpal case hearing postponed by Goa HC

Advocate Raunaq Rao told a division bench that a lawyer briefing senior counsel Amit Desai had tested COVID-19 positive, and requested a postponement, which was granted.

published on : 6th December 2021

Tarun Tejpal case: Victim named and shamed, trial court order 'fit for 5th century', Goa govt tells HC

On May 21 this year, a sessions court acquitted Tejpal, the former editor-in-chief of the Tehelka magazine, in the case where he was accused of sexually assaulting his then colleague.

published on : 27th October 2021

Bombay HC to hold virtual hearing in Tarun Tejpal case on October 27

The hearing into the matter would be held virtually as Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta, representing the Goa government, will participate in the court proceedings from Delhi.

published on : 20th September 2021

Tarun Tejpal case: Bombay HC adjourns hearing till September 20 

Earlier this month, Tejpal in a submission before the HC sought an 'in-camera' hearing of the Goa government's petition challenging his acquittal in the case.

published on : 31st August 2021

Tarun Tejpal urges HC for 'in-camera' hearing of Goa govt's plea against his acquittal in sexual assault case

Tarun Tejpal's lawyer Amit Desai requested the high court's bench at Goa to hold the hearing “in-camera”, as was done in the past during the trial of the case in the lower court.

published on : 10th August 2021

SC closes plea on trial in sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal, says court rendered verdict

On May 21, a trial court of Mapusa town of Goa acquitted Tejpal in the case where he was accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague.

published on : 28th June 2021

HC to hear Goa govt's appeal against Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in sexual assault case on July 29

On May 21, Sessions Judge Kshama Joshi acquitted Tejpal, the former editor-in-chief of the Tehelka magazine, in the case where he was accused of sexually assaulting his then colleague in a lift.

published on : 24th June 2021

Verdict is survivor’s worst nightmare

While the State of Goa has appealed the verdict, the judgment exemplifies why sexual assault survivors choose to remain silent rather than report the crimes.

published on : 8th June 2021

Bombay HC issues notice to Tarun Tejpal, criticises lower court’s handling of sexual assault case

The Goa government, in its appeal, said it was a case fit for re-trial, citing the trial court’s alleged lack of understanding of a victim’s post-traumatic behaviour and the censuring of her character

published on : 3rd June 2021

Victim shaming order acquitting Tarun Tejpal in sexual assault case contested

The appeal, filed before the Goa bench, was amended to bring on record the judgment and include further grounds against the acquittal of ex-Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Goa government seeks retrial in Tejpal case; cites trial court's observations

The appeal, filed before the HC's Goa bench, was amended this week to bring on record the judgement and to include further grounds against the acquittal of Tejpal.

published on : 1st June 2021

Tejpal case: HC asks sessions court to redact references to victim's identity in judgement

A vacation bench of Justice S C Gupte was hearing an appeal filed by the Goa government, challenging the May 21 judgement passed by sessions judge Kshama Joshi acquitting Tejpal in the case.

published on : 27th May 2021

Bombay HC to hear Goa government's appeal against Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in sexual assault case on May 27

The court relied on the CCTV footage of the woman after the alleged incident to question the prosecution's case.

published on : 26th May 2021
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