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Tarun Tejpal


Not allowing Goa to appeal Tarun Tejpal acquittal may not be an option: SG to HC

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.

Goa govt further amends appeal against acquittal of Tarun Tejpal

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.

SC closes plea on trial in sexual assault case against Tejpal, says court rendered verdict

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.

Sexual assault case: HC to hear Goa govt's appeal against Tarun Tejpal's acquittal on July 29

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.

The State's attitude towards rape law reform has been historically reactionary

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.

Tarun Tejpal judgment: Putting the survivor on trial

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.

Tarun Tejpal case: Trial court verdict like ‘manual for rape victims’, says HC

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.

Tarun Tejpal acquittal: Goa says order ‘coloured by prejudice, patriarchy’

June 02, 2021 5:23 am

High Court of Bombay expected to hear amended appeal on Wednesday

Tejpal case: Goa court cites chats, photos, puts question marks on woman

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.

Tarun Tejpal verdict astonishing, erroneous, says Goa, seeks early appeal hearing

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”.