Tarun Tejpal News
The sessions court had last year acquitted Tejpal of all charges, following which the state government filed a petition before the High Court challenging the order. Tejpal had challenged the maintainability of the application
The acquittal of Tejpal, former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine by a sessions court in May 2021 was challenged in the Goa bench of the high court by the state government
The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine stands accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013
The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine had been accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague in 2013; in May, he was acquitted by a sessions court
At heart of Tarun Tejpal judgment is issue of consent, which is central to rape law, this case, and how courts deal with it
This judicial trapeze of a reasoning on consent is by no means a pathological vice of the Goa court that ruled on the Tejpal case alone.
Tarun Tejpal rape case: Remove references to complainant's identity in judgment, Bombay HC slams Goa trial court
The Solicitor General told the HC that the observations made in the judgement and most of the findings with regard to the prosecutrix were "astonishing"
Tarun Tejpal rape verdict: Complainant did not behave like sexual assault victim, says judge in acquittal order
The court also observed that there was no medical evidence on record to prove sexual assault due to the delay in lodging of FIR
In the 500-page order, the court has observed that the Investigating Officer (Crime Branch officer Sunita Sawant) did not conduct investigation on vital points of the eight-year-old case
What Goa court's acquittal of Tarun Tejpal in 2013 rape case could mean for Tehelka's former editor-in-chief
When it comes to reinstating a public figure, the question is how much the public memory is willing to forget.
The Goa chief minister said he 'personally discussed' the matter of challenging the verdict in the High Court of Bombay at Goa with the public prosecutor and the investigating officer of the case
The founder-editor of Tehelka magazine was accused of sexually assaulting a colleague in 2013 on the sidelines of a conference at a five-star resort in Goa
The court was to pronounce its judgment on Wednesday, but the verdict was delayed on account of lack of staff due to the coronavirus pandemic
The additional district court was to pronounce the verdict on Tuesday. Judge Kshama Joshi, however, adjourned the verdict to 12 May
Amid landmark verdict in Priya Ramani vs MJ Akbar case, incremental gains for survivors of sexual harassment
In light of the euphoria surrounding Priya Ramani vs MJ Akbar, and what many are hailing as a landmark judgment, it is perhaps important to take stock of exactly what the verdict in favour of Ramani has achieved.
Attorney General KK Veneugopal criticises reportage in pending cases, say it may amount to contempt of court
During the hearing in the 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan and Tarun Tejpal, Venugopal said that TV reports can be very "damaging for the accused" in big cases and may influence the court
Justice Arun Mishra, who is part of the Bench and is retiring on 2 September, noted that there wasn't enough time to hear the matter
The court said it would like to hear arguments on what should be the process in contempt cases where allegations are being levelled against judges
Prashant Bhushan contempt case: SC says 'need to check statements regarding corruption'; next hearing on 17 August
The Supreme Court on Monday said further hearing was required in the 2009 criminal contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal and adjourned the matter till 17 August
The hearing was adjourned to 4 August after Bhushan and Tejpal's lawyers said they were finding it difficult to present arguments through video conferencing and asked for more time
Paatal Lok creator Sudip Sharma and actors Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishek Banerjee on making the gritty Amazon Prime show
Paatal Lok is loosely based on former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's book The Story Of My Assassins.