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.”
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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 […]