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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

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.

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

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

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.

SC dismisses Tehelka magazine founder Tarun Tejpal's plea for quashing charges in sexual assault case; Goa court to resume trial from 23 September
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SC dismisses Tehelka magazine founder Tarun Tejpal's plea for quashing charges in sexual assault case; Goa court to resume trial from 23 September

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra of the Supreme Court dismissed Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking to quash the charges alleged against him in a sexual assault case

ED opposes former Tehelka editor Upendra Rai's bail plea, says he 'is influential, may destroy evidence'
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ED opposes former Tehelka editor Upendra Rai's bail plea, says he 'is influential, may destroy evidence'

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday opposed the bail application of journalist Upendra Rai, arrested in a money laundering case related to alleged extortion and dubious financial transactions.

Decade-long investigation into Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh unveils crime story stranger than fiction
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Decade-long investigation into Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh unveils crime story stranger than fiction

Journalist Anurag Tripathi puts together notes from his Tehelka investigation and later findings to explain how Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insan turned into a powerful criminal | #FirstCulture

Tarun Tejpal case: Rape-accused former Tehelka editor goes on trial in Goa court, says 'truth' will come out soon
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Tarun Tejpal case: Rape-accused former Tehelka editor goes on trial in Goa court, says 'truth' will come out soon

The in-camera trial into the allegations of rape involving former editor-in-chief of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, got underway in a Goa court on Thursday

Bombay High Court dismisses Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking quashing of rape, other charges
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Bombay High Court dismisses Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking quashing of rape, other charges

High Court of Bombay at Goa dismissed a petition filed by Tehelka's former editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal seeking the quashing of rape and other charges.

Naroda Gam riot: SIT court to watch video of sting operation where accused admit to killing Muslims
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Naroda Gam riot: SIT court to watch video of sting operation where accused admit to killing Muslims

A special SIT court in Ahmedabad which is hearing the 2002 Naroda Gam massacre case will watch the video of a sting operation related to the post-Godhra riots.

Sonia Gandhi stepped in to shield Tehelka, says former Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly
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Sonia Gandhi stepped in to shield Tehelka, says former Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly

Sonia Gandhi wrote to P Chidambaram asking him to ensure that the financers of Tehelka are not meted out "unjust or unfair treatment", claims former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly.

Sonia Gandhi wrote to P Chidambaram to help Tehelka, urged him to end 'unjust and unfair' treatment to its financiers
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Sonia Gandhi wrote to P Chidambaram to help Tehelka, urged him to end 'unjust and unfair' treatment to its financiers

Two English television channels on Monday reported that four months after the UPA came to power in 2004, Sonia Gandhi wrote to the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram on a petition by financiers of Tehelka news portal that had conducted a sting operation on a fake defence deal that cost late Bangaru Laxman his job as BJP President and got him convicted.

Tehelka controversy: P Chidambaram seeks release of his reply to Sonia Gandhi's letter 'influencing probe'
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Tehelka controversy: P Chidambaram seeks release of his reply to Sonia Gandhi's letter 'influencing probe'

Former finance minister P Chidambaram suggested that the media ask the government for his reply to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in relation to the controversy of Tehelka's finances.

Tarun Tejpal rape case: Bombay HC refuses to stay framing of charges against former Tehelka editor
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Tarun Tejpal rape case: Bombay HC refuses to stay framing of charges against former Tehelka editor

The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the framing of charges against former <em>Tehelka </em>editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal in a lower court, but also directed that the trial could begin only after the consent of the high court.

Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: Goa court to resume hearing, will frame charges on 28 September
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Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: Goa court to resume hearing, will frame charges on 28 September

A sessions court in Goa resumed hearing in the rape case against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal on Thursday.

Director’s Cut: Anurag Kashyap on Raman Raghav, violence & Tarun Tejpal
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Director’s Cut: Anurag Kashyap on Raman Raghav, violence & Tarun Tejpal

In an extensive Q&A Anurag Kashyap discusses 'Raman Raghav 2.0' and an unspoken “hierarchy” in violence against women.

Tarun Tejpal not the inspiration: Director of film about journalist accused of sexual assault
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Tarun Tejpal not the inspiration: Director of film about journalist accused of sexual assault

A new film by a former Tehelka cameraman bears a striking resemblance to its founder Tarun Tejpal and the sexual harassment case against him

Rana Ayyub's 'Gujarat Files' did not meet editorial standards: Shoma Chaudhury
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Rana Ayyub's 'Gujarat Files' did not meet editorial standards: Shoma Chaudhury

In response to the claims made by Rana Ayyub, Shoma Chaudhury, who was then the managing editor of Tehelka, said that Ayyub's work did not meet the editorial standards