Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

Siddique Kappan


Tavleen Singh writes: Punishment without proof

September 18, 2022 1:50 pm

Tavleen Singh writes: An excellent start for redeeming India’s image could be made by releasing Umar Khalid and Siddique Kappan on bail. Neither of these two men deserved to be in jail in the first place.

Journalist Siddique Kappan to remain in jail

September 13, 2022 2:43 pm

While ordering his release, Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Anurodh Mishra had directed Kappan to furnish two sureties of Rs 1 lakh each and a personal bond of the same amount.

From the Urdu Press: Of Bharat Jodo Yatra, T-shirt vs suit, Siddique Kappan bail, BJP’s ‘Mission Mumbai’ & TMC under cloud

September 13, 2022 1:36 pm

In the case of Siddique Kappan, who was trying to seek justice for the Hathras girl victim through his reporting, laws were misused to put him behind bars, Siasat writes, pointing to the apex court’s observation that protests are sometimes necessary to highlight certain deficiencies in the system

How we fought for Siddique Kappan

September 12, 2022 9:55 pm

The Malayalam journalist's detention was an attack on freedom of speech and press

How Kerala journalists’ union kept fight for Siddique Kappan alive

September 10, 2022 12:30 pm

At the time of his arrest, Kappan was the Secretary of the Delhi unit of the KUWJ. Soon after his arrest, the union filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court challenging Kappan's custody.

Siddique Kappan’s wife speaks: ‘Had truth on my side… he struggled a lot’

September 09, 2022 4:45 pm

Kappan and others were arrested on October 5, 2020 from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh on their way to Hathras, where a Dalit girl had been raped and murdered

He raised voice on Hathras victim... Will this be a crime: SC gives bail to Kappan

September 10, 2022 8:41 am

The CJI, heading a bench that included Justices S Ravindra Bhat and P S Narasimha, made these remarks after Senior Advocate Mahesh Jethmalani, who appeared for the State, said that Kappan and others were going to Hathras with a “toolkit” to create riots.

UP opposes Siddique Kappan bail plea, tells SC: He is PFI think tank, advised hit squad

September 07, 2022 6:58 am

The STF also accused him of suppressing facts in his bail plea.

Siddique Kappan’s bail plea: Supreme Court seeks UP govt's response

August 30, 2022 2:20 am

A bench of Chief Justice U U Lalit and Justice S Ravindra Bhat fixed the matter for final disposal on September 9 and asked the state to file its reply by September 5. It gave Kappan three days after that to reply to the government's affidavit.

CJI Lalit-led bench will hear pleas of Siddique Kappan & Gautam Navlakha, PILs on Monday

August 29, 2022 7:54 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice Lalit is scheduled to hear a number of fresh PILs on various issues.