Reporters are welcome to disagree with editors’ evaluation of their stories but it is highly unfortunate when they ascribe false motives to hard editorial decisions taken in good faith.
The chargesheet says Tejpal told Chaudhury that both he and the victim had consumed “several drinks” on November 7.
A woman journalist had alleged that Tejpal had sexually assaulted her inside the lift of a five-star hotel during an event in Goa in November last year.
Tarun Tejpal has been accused of raping his junior colleague during an event in Goa.
Investigators are taking Tejpals November 20 apology letter to the victim on record.
Shoma was accused by the victim- journalist of “cover up” and “not standing her feminist positions”.
All the three witnesses,who had arrived in Goa on Thursday,came to the court at 11 AM.
Tejpal is expected be taken to ‘crime scene’ after statements of the witnesses are in order.
Earlier,Tarun Tejpal was taken for a second round of medical examination.
Jolly told Commission that it was a spur of moment agitation,but was questioned about how he sought permission from party leaders for a agitation.
He presented himself before the Commission and apologised for what he had done.
Even as the law takes its course in the Tehelka case,media and political leaders need to introspect.
EVEN as Parliament lags behind,the judiciary has come out with path-breaking guidelines and verdicts to protect the fundamental rights of women. The Justice Verma committees recommendations on how to deal with sexual offences were accepted by the government and largely incorporated in the strong anti-rape law. People are already witnessing the effects of these laws. […]
Tarun Tejpal was good at promoting himself,and has been for at least a decade the darling of Lutyens liberals.
Lekhi has said that her account was misused.