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Alleged victim’s testimony in the Tarun Tejpal case at variance with CCTV footage

Four months in jail without bail, and with testimony that has visible loopholes, certainly requires a case to be examined thoroughly, not just by the courts but also democracy’s watchdog, the media. Tehelka’s editor Tarun Tejpal, facing a rape charge levelled by a young colleague, is languishing in a Goa jail with bail being repeatedly …

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Goa Police to file 2700 page chargesheet in sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal

Breaking news being tweeted right now is that Goa police will be filing a 2700 page chargesheet against Tarun Tejpal for sexual assault. For a sense of proportion for those wondering how normal this is, the chargesheet against the Delhi Gang Rape (that gave birth to the law amendment that qualifies Tarun Tejpal as alleged …

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Tehelka Rape Case: Disclosure of my stand and some questions asked

The sheer number of posts on this blog about the alleged rape of a Tehelka journalist by Tarun Tejpal have raised eyebrows. For me, the posts have actually been several different kinds of posts, though around the same incident. My own stand has changed considerably during the process as well. I began blogging because it …

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Shoma Chaudhary’s letter of acceptance of #TehelkaRapeCase victim’s resignation

From: Shoma Chaudhury <shoma@tehelka.com> Date: 27 November 2013 8:13:35 pm IST To: ****** Cc: Editors <editors@tehelka.com> Subject: RE: Resignation with immediate effect Dear ******, It is unfortunate that your resignation from Tehelka comes under these circumstances. As you have said, we have stood together for women’s rights, and today for me to be seen in …

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Tarun Tejpals informal letter of apology to the victim #TehelkaRapeCase

With letters getting leaked only to go missing all through this Tehelka Rape Scandal, I have decided to post copies of new ones here, just to be sure that they don’t go missing or change after factoring into public perception in specific ways, like the original one. This is the letter Tarun Tejpal wrote to …

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