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Sexual harassment claims: SFS expels member, issues ‘triggering’ statement

April 16, 2021 5:14 pm

The committee Thursday released a statement "based on accounts of survivors only”.

Chennai: Singer alleges her daughter was harassed by kin, pastor

April 14, 2021 11:10 am

The crime had occurred during the girl's stay at her aunt's house and when her mother was away.

Believe her, support her: what India’s sexual harassment law needs

April 06, 2021 8:12 pm

Eight years into a law on sexual harassment at the workplace, we are still miles away from a “survivor-centred” approach

Delhi: 3 beat up man, sexually assault his sister who intervened; held

March 21, 2021 3:31 am

Police said the woman was inside her house when she heard her brother screaming and found the accused thrashing him inside their Scorpio car. When she intervened, the accused held her and allegedly tried to rape her, police said.

Courageous battles in bleak legalscapes

March 02, 2021 5:53 pm

Twenty-three years after Vishakha guidelines, and seven years after enactment of the law against sexual harassment, the fight continues

Why women stay silent about sexual harassment in public spaces

February 15, 2021 12:14 pm

On most occasions, the victim may not be believed

Holding minor’s hand, unzipping pants not sexual assault under POCSO: Bombay HC

January 29, 2021 12:27 am

The court on January 15 held that such acts would be liable for punishment for sexual harassment under Section 354-A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 12 of the POCSO Act.

Ali Zafar faces harassment lawsuit from Pakistani artist Leena Ghani

January 14, 2021 5:26 pm

"I have moved the court to stop Mr. Zafar and his army of trolls from harassing me further." Pakistani makeup artist Leena Ghani wrote on Twitter

Googlers unite

January 06, 2021 8:59 am

The first workers’ union in Silicon Valley frames a moment of scepticism about the big tech utopia.

Sexual harassment probe: Akhilesh Gundecha dropped from MP’s Tansen Samaroh

December 27, 2020 4:12 am

Since October, an Internal Complaints Committee has been investigating allegations of sexual harassment against Akhilesh Gundecha and Ramakant Gundecha, two of the three Gundecha brothers who run the Dhrupad Sansthan in Bhopal.


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.

Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

At least 6 women journalists, who have previously worked with MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, accused him of sexual harassment during his time as a journalist and editor.