MPs write to Rajnath over govt action against Teesta Setalvad

A group of parliamentarians belonging to different parties expressed concern over the "wild charges" levelled against activist Teesta Setalvad and her organisation by the government, and dubbed it as an attempt to "silence" the voice of justice for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots.

US envoy Richard Verma expresses concern over 'challenges faced by NGOs in India'

The US envoy to India Richard Verma on Wednesday voiced "concern" over reports about "challenges faced by NGOs operating in India", as the government has put the US-based Ford Foundation under the scanner.

Ford funding to non-FCRA NGOs, Setalvad's Sabrang Trust

Ford Foundation has funded several NGOs, which were not registered under the FCRA, and another organisation with which activist Teesta Setalvad is associated.

U.S. voices concern over India action against Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

The United States has expressed concern that India`s crackdown on the activities of the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India could limit "necessary and critical debate" in the world`s largest democracy and is seeking "clarification".

Teesta's fund embezzlement case: SC to hear plea in July

The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to hear in July the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Teesta Setalvad fund embezzlement case: SC constitutes 3-judge bench

The Supreme Court has constituted a three-judge bench to hear afresh the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Teesta Setalvad used funds to spread communal discord, alleges Rajni Patel

Gujarat Minister of State for Home Rajni Patel on Wednesday accused Teesta Setalvad of misusing funds given to her NGO by the US-based Ford Foundation and said a report of the same has been sent to the Central government.

Gujarat govt wants Teesta's NGO probed for misuse of foreign funds

The Gujarat government has sought a probe into the role of activist Teesta Setalvad's NGO alleging that it misused funds received from a foreign donor to create 'communal disharmony'.

Experts question SC order on Teesta's anticipatory bail plea

Terms such as "unusual", "blunder," "non-commentable," "surprise" and "unfair" were used by experts on the Supreme Court's decision to refer to a larger bench the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds.

SC extends stay on Teesta Setalvad's arrest, refers anticipatory bail plea to larger bench

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the stay on arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in connection with a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

SC asks Gujarat police to share details of documents with Teesta Setalvad

 The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Gujarat Police to give social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband the list of documents needed from them in the probe against them in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Gujarat Police submits in SC list of documents sought from Teesta Setalvad

The Gujarat Police has provided to the Supreme Court a list of documents, including those related to personal expenditure of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, it needed in its probe against them in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Setalvad's plea given to new bench after judge's recusal: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the row over the transfer of activist Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea to a new bench, saying it was done after one of the judges of the previous bench recused from the case.

Teesta Setalvad issue: AMU Teachers' Association criticises Gujarat govt

The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) on Thursday alleged that the Gujarat government was attempting to harass human rights activists who have been fighting for minority rights in the country.

Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: Relief for Teesta Setalvad as SC extends stay on arrest
Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: Relief for Teesta Setalvad as SC extends stay on arrest

In a big relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed her arrest in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum in Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Steps against Teesta Setalvad taken due to political vendetta: Manish Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Friday said activist Teesta Setalvad had played an important role in exposing the perpetrators of Gujarat pogrom and bringing them to justice and added that the steps taken against her were out of a sense of political vendetta.

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Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: SC stays Setalvad's arrest till Feb 19
Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: SC stays Setalvad's arrest till Feb 19

In a temporary relief for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed her arrest in connection with the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case till February 19.

Withdraw 'concocted' case against Setalvad: CPM to Guj govt

 Condemning Gujarat police for seeking to arrest social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, CPI(M) on Thursday demanded that the state government withdraw its "concocted" case against her.

Teesta Setalvad grilled by cops in Gulberg society funds case

Activist Teesta Setalvad was today questioned by city crime branch officials here on Monday in connection with the alleged Gulberg Society fund misuse case.