Indira Jaising

Indian lawyer

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Indira Jaising is an Indian lawyer who is noted for her legal activism in promoting human right causes. In 2018 she was ranked 20th in the list of 50 Greatest Leaders of the World by Fortune magazine. She also runs an NGO with the name of Lawyers' Collective, the license of which was permanently cancelled by the Home Ministry for violations of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. The central government of India accused the NGO of using foreign funds in a manner not mentioned in the objectives of the NGO. However, the Bombay High Court has passed the order to de-freeze the domestic accounts of her NGO..


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Bid to tarnish our image: Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising and Dushyant Dave

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PFI mobilised Rs 120 crore during anti-CAA protests, Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising among recipients: Report

In a shocking revelation, evidence have been unearthed suggesting that the Popular Front of India (PFI) mobilised funds to the tune of Rs 120 crore during to anti-CAA protests that occured in December..
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Jaising should be 'ashamed'; we aren't as 'large-hearted' as Sonia: Nirbhaya's father

Nirbhaya's father on Saturday said senior lawyer Indira Jaising should be "ashamed" of herself for suggesting pardon for the four death row convicts in his daughter's gangrape case and said his family..
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Who is Indira Jaising to suggest that I forgive my daughter's rapists: Nirbhaya's mother

"I met her many times over the years in Supreme Court, not even once has she asked for my well being and today she is speaking for the convicts. Such people earn their livelihoods by supporting..
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Advocate Indira Jaising urges Nirbhaya's mother to follow Sonia Gandhi's example, forgive convicts

Senior advocate Indira Jaising urged the mother of Nirbhaya to pardon the men on death row who were convicted for the 2012 gang rape of her daughter. Jaising took to Twitter to make the request shortly..
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Sabarimala will get precedence, CAA and Article 370 can wait: Supreme Court

The CJI’s observation came when senior advocates Indira Jaising and Rajeev Dhavan said deferring the hearing on faith vs fundamental rights issue could clash with the hearing on petitions challenging..
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SC upholds Bombay HC's shield from arrest for Indira Jaising & Anand Grover

The Supreme Court on Thursday continued the Bombay high court order protecting senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover from arrest in connection with alleged Foreign Contribution Regulation..
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FCRA case: SC issues notice to Anand Grover, Indira Jaising on CBI plea against HC order

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CBI moves SC to arrest advocates Indira Jaising, Anand Grover

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Indira Jaising, Anand Grover get relief against arrest

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Bombay high court restrains CBI from taking any coercive action against Anand Grover, Indira Jaisingh of Lawyers Collective

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Bombay HC gives interim relief to lawyers Anand Grover, Indira Jaising in FCRA violation case

The court also stated that no coercive steps can be taken on the basis of the case registered by CBI under FCRA violation case.The probe agency had last month, registered a case against the NGO Lawyers..
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Targeted for human rights work: Indira Jaising

The home ministry alleged in its complaint that funds received through foreign contributions were spent on media advocacy with 67 MPs in March-April 2010 and with 99 MPs in August 2010 for drafting of..
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CBI raids offices, residence of Anand Grover, Jaising, NGO

Apart from Grover, the CBI has booked the president of Lawyers Collective, unidentified office-bearers of the organisation, some private individuals and a few public servants in the FIR lodged on a..
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Raids at senior advocates' premises nothing but 'gross abuse of power': Opposition to PM

The opposition parties on Thursday came out in support of senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, condemning the ongoing raids at their homes and offices by the CBI early this morning.
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Being targeted due to our work on human rights: Indira Jaising on CBI raids

Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising alleged on Thursday that she and her husband were being "targeted" by the CBI due to their work in the field of human rights, after sleuths from the central agency..
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CBI raids: Opposition MPs write to PM accusing government of 'intimidation', 'coercion'

Accusing the government of "gross abuse of power" over the CBI raids at the residence of noted lawyer Indira Jaising and offices of Lawyers Collective, a group of opposition MPs Thursday wrote to Prime..
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CBI raids Indira Jaising, Anand Grover's house in foreign funding case

The CBI on Thursday carried out searches at residence of Supreme Court lawyers Indira Jaising and Anand Grover and their Mumbai-based voluntary organisation, Lawyers Collective in connection with..
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CBI FIR baseless, it has been filed to silence organisation: Lawyers Collective

Lawyers Collective (LC) is run by Grover and his wife, lawyer Indira Jaising. In a statement Grover, Jaising and the LC said that the FIR is solely based on proceedings under the Foreign Contribution..
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CBI files FIR against Indira Jaising's NGO Lawyers Collective for FCRA violations, names Anand Grover

The CBI has filed an FIR on the basis of a complaint from the MHA, which has alleged several discrepancies in the utilisation of foreign aid received by the group.
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