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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”.

Punjab University syndicate mulls comprehensive sexual harassment policy

January 13, 2020 1:47 pm

In the Punjab University (PU) syndicate meeting scheduled for Saturday, members are set to discuss the formulation of a consolidated policy on sexual harassment on campus.

Video games and online chats are ‘hunting grounds’ for sexual predators

December 08, 2019 3:14 pm

Sexual predators are meeting youngsters online through multiplayer video games and chat apps, with many of the interactions leading to crimes of “sextortion", in which children are coerced into sending explicit imagery of themselves.

Bengaluru college student takes video of man flashing her; helps police arrest him

November 14, 2019 4:46 pm

According to the police, the incident took place on Monday afternoon, when the woman had gone to the Pattandur Agrahara lake for a college assignment.

MRVC gender survey: 46% women travelling on Western Railway face incidents of harassment

November 08, 2019 2:20 am

70 per cent of these women did not complain to railway police, 50 per cent were unaware of helpline numbers.

UP: Boy ‘sodomised’ by four seniors, principal held

October 01, 2019 4:50 am

The matter came to light when the boy’s mother sought the help of the local block chief, who faxed her complaint to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and then the area police detained all the four accused and arrested the principal.

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

September 19, 2019 8:13 am

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

September 10, 2019 7:07 am

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

September 06, 2019 7:07 am

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.


MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

October 16, 2018 6:17 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

October 12, 2018 2:52 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

October 10, 2018 4:50 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.