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Court closes case against former SC staffer who complained against CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Naveen Kumar had earlier told The Indian Express, “It is my personal matter and decision. I don’t want any further action and there is no pressure on me. It is my personal choice, no one should worry for me.”

Sexual harassment cloud over Goa University gender studies staffer

The victim has now written to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, who is the university's Chancellor, pointing to more "complaints from within the State Resource Centre on the continuance of inappropriate behaviour" by As'ad Shah.


Sexual harassment case: Curbs in place in J&K, Mumbai police say trying to contact actor

On December 9, 2017, the then 17-year-old actor had alleged on social media that while she was travelling with her mother in a flight, the accused, seated behind her, kept his foot on the armrest of her seat and repeatedly touched her back.

Madras University bans ‘sexual harassment in any form’ on campus

“The University campus is a place of knowledge and no act of sexual harassment of any sort would be permitted inside the campus,” said a circular issued by the registrar of the University of Madras, stating that faculty members are not permitted to call students to their homes.

Gujarat: 56-yr-old teacher accused of sexual harassment suspended

The parents initially approached the school’s principal who then raised the issue with the board’s chairman Dilip Gohil. The board, too, has not been unable to contact the accused teacher.

Sexual violence and harassment at workplaces needs Parliament's attention

ILO convention on the human right to freedom from sexual harassment expands and deepens the rights of working people. The issue needs Parliament’s attention.


Maharashtra: State women commission launches online course on sexual harassment

The Maharashtra State Commission for Women launched the certification course on August 14 and so far 300 people have registered.

Madras HC judge takes back controversial observation against Christian educational institutes

The judge had made the comment while hearing a petition to quash an ongoing internal sexual harassment committee’s proceedings against a faculty member of the Madras Christian College (MCC).

Emma Watson backs workplace harassment helpline launched in England and Wales

As a first-of-its-kind phone line, the aim of the free helpline is to help plug a gap in the availability of specialist legal advice so that women can get the right assistance they need to hold their employer and harasser to account.

Man behind FIR against woman in CJI Ranjan Gogoi case can’t be found: Police

When The Indian Express had visited Kumar’s Jhajjar home in April, his mother Meena (50) had said that her son left for Chandigarh at 7 am on April 20, and his phone was switched off thereafter.

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MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

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

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

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.

Sexual Harassment In Workplace: Jaitley Rejects Maneka's Proposal

Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley has turned down his cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi’s request to make it mandatory for companies to reveal whether they have put in place an Internal Complaints Committee to inquire into sexual harassment complaints of women employees. In his letter, Jaitley objected to Maneka’s suggestion on the ground that […]