Speaking to The Indian Express, Laxman Singh Negi, a senior assistant with the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, said that his request to defend the complainant was ignored and the woman was not “given an opportunity” to defend herself.
Whatever may be the background circumstances that led to the filing of the affidavit, a judge has to act as a judge. Alleging conspiracy theories for which they themselves have furnished no evidence does not befit a judge
According to the complaint filed by the woman, when the yoga teacher started taking an interest in her personal life and urged her to leave her husband and live with him, she decided to discontinue her classes and joined another yoga class recently.
Top Democrats, including a number of presidential hopefuls and most of Virginia's congressional delegation, swiftly and decisively turned against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who stands to become the state's second black governor if Northam quits.
Of the 653 women recruited across these centres, 346 completed the survey and as many as 291 women reported at least one challenge they faced. As many as 228 reported work-life balance issues, 154 reported gender discrimination and 160 reported sexual harassment or assault.
Two Rajya Sabha officials — secretary general Desh Deepak Verma and secretary P P K Ramacharyulu — said the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 has had less than desired impact.
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.
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.