Teesta Setalvad

SC asks CBI, Gujarat why they want activist Teesta Setalvad, husband back in jail

The top court was hearing a batch of pleas filed by Setalvad, Anand, the Gujarat police and the CBI arising out of three FIRs lodged against the couple.

published on : 25th January 2023

'I felt fear and loneliness', activist Teesta Setalvad recounts time spent in jail

Teesta also said the media establishment has completely succumbed to corporatization, to authoritarianism and has become a virtual lackey of the government.

published on : 7th January 2023

2002 Gujarat riots: Gujarat HC grants interim bail to ex-DGP RB Sreekumar

Sreekumar's counsel submitted that he may be granted the relief in view of his age and considering that the charge sheet has been filed.

published on : 28th September 2022

Chargesheet against Teesta, two others in Gujarat riots case

The Supreme Court early this month granted interim bail to Teesta who was arrested in Mumbai on June 26.

published on : 22nd September 2022

SIT files charge sheet against Teesta Setalvad, two others in Gujarat riots case

Activist Teesta Setalvad, retired Director General of Police R B Sreekumar and former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt were accused of alleged fabrication of evidence in connection with the Gujarat riots.

published on : 21st September 2022

2002 Gujarat riots: Activist Teesta Setalvad walks out of jail after over two months

She had been lodged in the Sabarmati Central Jail here since her arrest on June 26. As per the SC order, she was produced before sessions judge V A Rana for bail formalities.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Congress welcomes grant of interim bail to Setalvad, say many other activists deserve such relief

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh claimed cases have been foisted against many activists who are critics of the present dispensation.

published on : 2nd September 2022

2002 Gujarat riots: SC grants interim bail to Teesta Setalvad, asks to surrender her passport

The Supreme court noted that the relief was granted as it was a peculiar case and that she happens to be a lady. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

Apex court questions delayed listing of teesta plea

A bench comprising Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and justices S Ravindra Bhat and Sudhanshu Dhulia posted the plea of Setalvad for further hearing on Friday.

published on : 2nd September 2022

'She has been made an exception': SC questions delayed listing of bail plea of activist Setalvad by Gujarat HC

It wondered why the high court listed the bail prayer for hearing on September 19, six weeks after it sent a notice to the state government seeking a response to her application.

published on : 1st September 2022

SC disposes of pleas seeking probe on pending Gujarat riot cases; calls it 'infructuous'

The top court said, "The matters are therefore disposed of as being infructuous". However, it added that the Naroda Gaon trial must be taken to the conclusion in accordance with the law.

published on : 30th August 2022

'Setalvad enacted conspiracy at behest of senior political leader, received money': Gujarat to SC

A bench headed by Chief Justice U U Lalit is scheduled to hear Setalvad's plea on Tuesday.

published on : 29th August 2022

Supreme Court seeks Gujarat government's response on activist Teesta Setalvad's bail plea

The Gujarat High Court, on August 3, issued a notice to the state government on the bail plea of Setalvad and fixed the matter for hearing on September 19.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Teesta Setalvad moves SC for bail in Gujarat riots case, hearing on Aug 22

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt is also an accused in the case.

published on : 17th August 2022

Gujarat court quashes bail plea of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar in 'fabrication of evidence' case

The Special Investigation Team formed to probe the case alleged that the duo were part of a larger conspiracy carried out at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

published on : 30th July 2022

Gujarat riots case: Ahmedabad court defers order on bail pleas of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar

SIT revealed that Teesta, Sreekumar and Sanjeev Bhatt had accepted Rs 30 lakh from late Ahmed Patel to allegedly frame then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi and destabilise his government.

published on : 26th July 2022

Arrest of Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar: Writers call for protest

The nation honoured her by conferring Padma Shri.

published on : 26th July 2022

Setalvad was part of conspiracy to frame then-Gujarat CM Modi in 2002 riots cases: SIT to court

Setalvad was arrested last month by the Ahmedabad crime branch along with former DGP RB Sreekumar and ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for allegedly fabricating evidence.

published on : 21st July 2022

'Setalvad was part of conspiracy to frame then-Gujarat CM Modi in 2002 riots cases', claims SIT 

Setalvad used to meet the leaders of a "prominent national party in power at that time in Delhi to implicate names of senior leaders of the BJP government in riot cases", the SIT said.

published on : 21st July 2022

Chimanlal Setalvad did not give clean chit to Gen Dyer for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Historians

The issue of the Hunter Commission and Setalvad's role came back into the spotlight with several verified social media accounts attacking him.

published on : 20th July 2022
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