Articles about Teesta Setalvad

Gujarat court rejects Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar's bail pleas

30 Jul 2022

India
Gujarat court rejects Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar's bail pleas

An Ahmedabad sessions court denied bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and ex-Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar in a case of evidence fabrication linked to the Gujarat riots on Saturday.

Teesta Setalvad, Ahmed Patel tried to topple Gujarat government: Police

16 Jul 2022

India
Teesta Setalvad, Ahmed Patel tried to topple Gujarat government: Police

The Gujarat Police has alleged that activist Teesta Setalvad was part of a "larger conspiracy" to depose the BJP administration in Gujarat during the 2002 riots at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar sent to 14-day judicial custody

02 Jul 2022

India
Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar sent to 14-day judicial custody

Activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP RB Sreekumar were sent to 14-day judicial custody by a magisterial court following the end of their police remand on Saturday.

Mohammed Zubair's arrest: Journalists shouldn't be jailed, says UN

29 Jun 2022

India
Mohammed Zubair's arrest: Journalists shouldn't be jailed, says UN

In response to the arrest of journalist and co-founder of the fact-checking platform Alt News, Mohammed Zubair, the United Nations (UN) on Tuesday said, "Journalists should not be jailed for what they write, tweet and say."

1,222 NGOs asked to validate bank accounts or face action

14 Sep 2017

India
1,222 NGOs asked to validate bank accounts or face action

The Home Ministry has asked 1,222 NGOs to validate their foreign funds' bank accounts. If they fail to do so, they will face penal action under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010.

Misappropriation of funds by Teesta Setalvad: Gujarat Govt. to SC

06 Jul 2017

India
Misappropriation of funds by Teesta Setalvad: Gujarat Govt. to SC

Gujarat Government's counsel on Wednesday accused noted social activist Teesta Setalvad for spending the money meant for Gujarat riots victims on liquor and her personal expenses.

NGO funding: Government submits stringent draft guidelines to Supreme Court

07 Apr 2017

India
NGO funding: Government submits stringent draft guidelines to Supreme Court

Government of India submitted draft guidelines on regulating NGO funding to the Supreme Court. The guidelines are intended to bring accountability to NGOs and voluntary organizations which receive up to Rs. 1000 crore from the government.

US raps India over alleged human rights violations

04 Apr 2017

World
US raps India over alleged human rights violations

The US State Department has rapped the Indian government over alleged human rights violations, corruption and lack of transparency.

MHA alleges system hack in clearing NGO licenses

15 Dec 2016

India
MHA alleges system hack in clearing NGO licenses

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stated that it is likely that its computers have been hacked.