Long before the #MeToo campaign began, a woman journalist at Tehelka had the courage to speak up against it’s powerful editor. She accused him of rape on November 7, 2013. She alleged that Tejpal assaulted her in the elevator of the Grand Hyatt in Panaji, where Tehelka held its annual Think Fest.
Status: Tejpal’s army of high-profile lawyers manage to get the trial proceedings stalled for five years by filing all sorts of applications. Last month, the Supreme Court again stayed the proceedings in the trial court until October 30.