July 29, 2021 10:05 pm
The Goa government had earlier this month carried out amendments to its appeal against the acquittal of Tejpal in a 2013 case of rape and sexual assault that took place at a prominent hotel in Goa.
July 03, 2021 8:53 pm
On June 24, the Bombay High Court had granted the Goa government time to make further amendments to its appeal against the order of a Sessions Court acquitting Tejpal in a case of rape and sexual harassment.
June 28, 2021 12:34 pm
On May 21, a trial court of Mapusa town of Goa acquitted Tejpal in the case where he was accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in a lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013 when they were attending an event.
June 25, 2021 9:05 am
Sessions Judge Kshama Joshi on May 21, had acquitted former editor-in-chief of the Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal in a 2013 rape case, while questioning the victim's conduct.
June 06, 2021 8:39 am
The 2013 criminal law amendments widened the definition of rape and amended procedural laws to make rape trials more victim-friendly. But laws do not justice make.
June 03, 2021 7:48 pm
How a judgment fails Bhanwari Devi and countless other survivors of sexual violence whose experiences brought significant changes to laws and precipitated a social norm change in India.
June 03, 2021 7:16 am
The sessions court had on May 21 acquitted Tejpal, who was accused of raping and sexually assaulting his then colleague in a hotel elevator on November 7, 2013, and November 8, 2013.
June 02, 2021 5:23 am
High Court of Bombay expected to hear amended appeal on Wednesday
May 29, 2021 7:58 am
In a 527-page judgment, Additional Sessions Judge Kshama Joshi, has cited the woman’s sexual relationships in the past, her views on consensual sex, drinking, smoking, among other things.
May 28, 2021 7:11 am
The state government Thursday pushed for its early hearing, saying “we owe it to our girls” and that the acquittal order is “erroneous in law” and “unsustainable”.