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Bombay HC admits Goa govt's plea challenging acquittal of Tarun Tejpal in 2013 rape case
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Bombay HC admits Goa govt's plea challenging acquittal of Tarun Tejpal in 2013 rape case

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

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

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

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing
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Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing

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

Bombay High Court to virtually hear Goa government's plea challenging Tarun Tejpal's acquittal
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Bombay High Court to virtually hear Goa government's plea challenging Tarun Tejpal's acquittal

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
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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
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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
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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

Goa court gives benefit of doubt to Tarun Tejpal in sexual assault case, finds fault with probe
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Goa court gives benefit of doubt to Tarun Tejpal in sexual assault case, finds fault with probe

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
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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.

Goa govt will challenge Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in 2013 rape case in HC, says Pramod Sawant
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Goa govt will challenge Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in 2013 rape case in HC, says Pramod Sawant

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

Tarun Tejpal, ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief, acquitted of rape charges by Goa court
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Tarun Tejpal, ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief, acquitted of rape charges by Goa court

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

Tarun Tejpal rape case: Goa sessions court to pronounce its verdict on 19 May
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Tarun Tejpal rape case: Goa sessions court to pronounce its verdict on 19 May

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

Tarun Tejpal rape case: Goa sessions court to pronounce verdict on 12 May
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Tarun Tejpal rape case: Goa sessions court to pronounce verdict on 12 May

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
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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
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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

SC to refer 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal to another bench
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SC to refer 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal to another bench

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

SC to consider larger questions on contempt in 2009 case against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal
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SC to consider larger questions on contempt in 2009 case against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal

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
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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

SC adjourns hearing in 2009 contempt cases against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal
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SC adjourns hearing in 2009 contempt cases against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal

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
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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.