Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicTarun Tejpal

Topic: Tarun Tejpal

Trial court’s judgment in Tarun Tejpal case ‘fit for 5th century’, Goa govt tells Bombay HC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Goa govt, stated before the bench that the victim of the 2013 rape case, in which Tejpal has been acquitted, was 'named & shamed'.

‘Sick mindset’, lawsuit threat: Nothing off-limits as MPs Chaturvedi & Tewari battle over Tejpal

The row between Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi & Congress’ Manish Tewari started after the latter sought to plug a ‘new book’ by Tarun Tejpal. Both parties are coalition allies.

SC closes plea on trial in Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case

SC declared Monday that since the trial court in Goa had concluded the case with the acquitral of Tejpal, no extension is needed beyond the 31 March 2021 deadline it set last year.

Bombay HC to hear Goa govt’s appeal against Tarun Tejpal’s acquittal in rape case on 29 July

A division bench of Justices M S Sonak and M S Jawalkar allowed the government to amend their appeal and serve a copy of the same along with all related documents to Tejpal.

Goa court’s verdict acquitting Tarun Tejpal like a ‘manual for rape victims’, says Bombay HC

The high court issued a notice to Tejpal and posted the appeal filed by the Goa govt against the sessions court's order acquitting him in the rape case for 24 June.

Tejpal verdict exposes fault lines in Indian judicial system. It favours powerful people

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Verdict ‘coloured by prejudice, patriarchy’: Goa govt seeks retrial in Tarun Tejpal case

Goa govt also claimed the trial court completely ignored the most telling piece of evidence (apology e-mail) 'which established the guilt of the accused beyond a shadow of doubt'.

Remove references to victim’s identity in Tarun Tejpal verdict, Bombay HC tells Goa court

Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta Thursday told the HC that the observations made in the judgement and most of the findings with regard to the victim were ‘astonishing’.

Victim’s evasive answers, lack of medical evidence — why Goa court acquitted Tarun Tejpal

The court also noted that the victim did not demonstrate any kind of normative behaviour that a victim of sexual assault might show.

Family dealt with catastrophic fallout of false allegations, Tarun Tejpal says after acquittal

The former Tehelka editor-in-chief thanked the court for a rigorous, impartial and fair trial in the 2013 rape case and said that it affected every aspect of his life.

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