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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Sexual Harassment at Workplace


Action against IIT-Kanpur teacher after student complains of 'inappropriate conduct'

September 10, 2019 4:26 pm

"Last week, a complaint was filed by a girl student against a faculty member for inappropriate conduct," the premier institution said in a statement.

What is sexual intent in sexual harassment? Here’s what courts have said

November 03, 2017 5:14 pm

The two guests giving an analogy, reverted that they enjoyed playing cricket in the playground of Eden though the playground Eden did not allow them to play cricket at a time, while one played in the morning, another played in the evening.

Government launches 'SHe-box' online portal for sexual harassment complaints

July 24, 2017 6:45 pm

The sexual harassment Act mandates that all workplaces with more than 10 workers constitute an internal complaints committee for receiving complaints of sexual harassment. "We are not treading on anybody's toes. The idea of this portal is to remedy the cases before they reach the level where legal action may be warranted," Maneka Gandhi told.

Sexual harassment case: Delhi HC asks ED to follow up on recommendations

September 11, 2015 2:29 am

The woman officer, who is at present posted at the legal department of the ED in Mumbai, had approached the Delhi High Court last year after the CAT issued a stay on the recommendations of the ICC.

Foreign airlines need to comply with sexual harassment law: Delhi High Court

March 30, 2015 6:26 pm

"If any of such foreign airline does not comply with the law, it shall do so at its own peril," the court said.

Magistrate held for sexual harassment

January 26, 2014 12:25 am

The judicial magistrate of a Valsad court and his friend were arrested Friday following a sexual harassment complaint filed by a stenographer working in the same court.

Some judges have asked Chief Justices to remove female staff,says Jaising

November 26, 2013 1:02 am

There is a need to identify the various points of attrition and guard against the inevitable backlash,said Jaising.


MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.

MJ Akbar better positioned to speak on allegations of sexual harassment: Smriti Irani

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.