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Siddique Kappan

Jailed Journalist Siddique Kappan’s Mother Passes Away

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He had visited his ailing mother in February after the Supreme Court granted him five-day bail.

UP Court Drops Breach Of Peace Charge Against Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan, Others

Jun 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Kappan and his alleged associates, who were suspected to be linked to the radical group Popular Front of India (PFI), were arrested on October 5 when they were on their way to the Hathras village after the gangrape-murder of a girl.

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‘Unable To Meet Husband, Unaware Of His Medical Condition’: Siddique Kappan’s Wife Approaches Court

May 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Last week, Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan was shifted to AIIMS, New Delhi from Mathura Jail for medical treatment

SC Directs UP Govt To Shift Arrested Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan To Hospital In Delhi

The Supreme Court makes clear that scribe Siddique Kappan will be sent back to Mathura jail after recovery. 

28 April, 2021

Can Siddique Kappan Be Shifted For Treatment Outside State: SC Asks UP Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to seek instructions from the state government on its suggestion and posted the plea of Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) and Kappan's wife for further hearing at 1 pm.

27 April, 2021

Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Submit Medical Records Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

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Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot in the hospital he was admitted to after falling in the bathroom and later testing positive for Covid-19.

15 February, 2021

Big Relief, Grateful To SC: Siddique Kappan’s Wife On Granting Interim Bail

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Siddique Kappan gets bail on his birthday

15 February, 2021

SC Grants 5-Day Interim Bail To Journalist Siddique Kappan To Visit Mother In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

Siddique Kappan was arrested in October while he was on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh to report on the alleged gang-rape of a Dalit woman.

22 January, 2021

SC Allows Kerala Journalist Kappan To Talk To His Mother Through Video Call

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that the mother of Kappan was unconscious and was wanting to see her son.

22 January, 2021

UP Government Tells SC It Will Consider Allowing Video Chat Between Kerala Journalist And Mother

Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal, appearing for the journalists' body, said that the mother of Kappan was unconscious and was wanting to see her son.

24 December, 2020

Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan's Case Transferred To Additional District And Sessions Judge


Journalist Kappan and three others were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 when they were on their way to a village in Hathras to meet the family of gangrape victim.

02 December, 2020

'Shocking Findings' In Probe Against Journalist Siddique Kappan, UP Govt Tells SC


'Investigation conducted so far has found some shocking findings,' Solicitor General Tushar Mehta tells the bench.

20 November, 2020

Lawyer, Family Can Meet Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan, UP Govt Tell SC


Law officer says the meeting was not denied earlier also and even now, the lawyer can go and meet him in jail.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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