October 28, 2020 1:49 am
Tejpal is alleged to have sexually assaulted a former woman colleague inside an elevator of a five-star hotel in Goa in 2013. He has denied the allegations levelled against him.
October 02, 2020 4:12 am
The court is on a deadline set by the Supreme Court to finish the trial.
September 10, 2020 7:02 am
The warrant was issued with a bond of Rs 5,000, with sufficient sureties for the victim’s attendance in court for her cross-examination.
August 18, 2020 1:38 am
The court was hearing criminal contempt charges against Bhushan and Tarun Tejpal, former editor of Tehelka magazine, for alleged remarks against the judiciary in an interview to the publication.
July 24, 2020 2:15 pm
Senior advocate Shanti Bhushan, who is an intervener in the case, said he found it very difficult to advance arguments through video conferencing and it would be better if the case was heard after normal hearing begins. He said he was not comfortable with the virtual court hearings.
January 16, 2020 6:05 pm
On Thursday, the High Court asked the Mapusa fast-track court to not cross-examine the victim till the petition is heard and resolved.
October 22, 2019 3:04 am
Both the prosecution and the defence lawyers did not comment on the cross-examination, though they confirmed the proceedings have started.
October 07, 2019 12:32 pm
The trial needs to be completed in six months from August after the Supreme Court passed a fresh deadline dismissing Tejapl's plea to quash the charges against him in the case.
August 20, 2019 4:45 am
Tejpal had initially moved the Bombay High Court which declined to interfere in the matter.
August 19, 2019 11:09 am
Tejpal is facing charges of sexually assaulting a junior colleague inside a lift at a five-star hotel in Goa during an event in 2013. He was arrested on November 30, 2013 by the crime branch after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the court, and has been out on bail since May 2014.