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Gujarat: Charges of sexual harassment against forester level officer

May 13, 2020 7:31 pm

When contacted, the officer against whom the complaint has been made, refuted the allegations of sexual harassment.

Supreme Court upholds compulsory retirement of R&AW officer

April 25, 2020 12:04 am

Bhatia, who joined R&AW in February 1988, had levelled sexual harassment complaints against colleagues Ashok Chaturvedi and Sunil Uke. On her complaint in August 2007, a committee was set up after three months.

Truecaller: One out of five Indian women get sexually inappropriate calls, only 12 pc report

March 09, 2020 12:12 pm

The Truecaller survey, in its third edition now, was expanded to go beyond the Indian market, adding Brazil, Colombia, Egypt and Kenya. The study is not just based on Truecaller users, but talks to women across the board.

For some, reputation may be more valuable than their life: Akbar’s lawyer to court

March 01, 2020 3:12 am

Luthra, who was arguing before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja, submitted, “Educated people like journalists have to act responsibly.

Sexual harassment at Gargi College: FIR filed after protest by students

February 11, 2020 5:05 am

Students of the all-women’s college recalled a nightmarish afternoon as they spoke of dozens of men breaching security and sexually harassing them.

Gargi College 'molestation': Delhi Police count on 32 CCTVs to track down suspects

February 11, 2020 2:29 am

CCTV footage shows some men entering campus along with some girls after showing passes, while some others entered illegally in the presence of college staff but were not stopped.

Delhi: Students tell Gargi College to increase security on campus

February 11, 2020 2:09 am

On the third day of the annual festival at the all-women’s college, hundreds of men allegedly broke into the campus and sexually harassed students.

Swami Chinmayanand gets bail in sexual harassment case

February 03, 2020 4:33 pm

The Allahabad high court had reserved the order last year on November 16 on a bail application filed by Chinmayanand.

Athlete-coach relations have bordered on a feudal paternalism that can foster predators

January 23, 2020 10:41 am

The sports coaching centre and the coach should act as a fulcrum between society that throws up talent via schools or private associations, and athletes, who emerge not just as champions winning laurels for the country but as individuals who receive the right nurturing, and are committed to their sport.

Sports Minister steps in: Clear sexual harassment cases in SAI in 4 weeks

January 18, 2020 8:18 am

Stressing that there is “zero tolerance” for sexual harassment at SAI centres, Rijiju promised to make the system of addressing harassment cases “more robust”.


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.