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Madras HC directs TN govt to provide helpline to report sexual harassment in schools

April 10, 2019 1:39 pm

Justice SM Subramaniam gave the direction recently on a petition by R Renganathan, a government school headmaster, seeking to quash the order passed by the Commissioner of Coimbatore Municipal Corporation, transferring him to another school.

Florida: Indian-origin restaurant franchise owner accused of sexually harassing women employees

March 21, 2019 7:43 am

The EEOC filed a lawsuit saying that the restaurant franchise violated federal laws when its owner and general manager subjected a class of female employees to sexual harassment. It said such conduct violates the provisions of the Civil Rights Act.

Jharkhand man dies after being beaten up, one held

March 14, 2019 11:19 am

Palamu SP Indrajit Mahatha said no complaint has been filed so far regarding any kind of sexual harassment. “An FIR was earlier registered under murder charges and the police later added molestation charge,” he said.

DU student files FIR after harassment on bus

February 13, 2018 2:24 am

The complainant, an English (Hons) student, claimed that no one came forward to help her even after she raised an alarm. Although an FIR in the matter was registered at Vasant Vihar police station on February 8, no arrest has been made so far.

Maharashtra: More cases of eve-teasing, stalking now reaching courts

October 30, 2017 4:15 am

Experts say more awareness and encouragement needed for victims to report all forms of sexual harassment

Can IIT withhold result? SC on student charged with sexual harassment

July 16, 2017 1:55 pm

The petitioner, before being terminated, was a final-year student of Department of Physics after being admitted to the institute in July 2012. He was expelled from the institute in April 2016 after he was found guilty of sexually harassing a girl student.

Girl shot dead by sexual harasser in Uttar Pradesh

February 23, 2016 3:02 pm

According to the victim's sister, Kuldeep soon took out a gun and shot at Prinki, police said.

Govt’s new sexual harassment guidelines: ‘Can transfer accused, give paid leave to complainant’

July 19, 2015 12:58 am

'The leave will not be deducted from her leave account,' the guidelines said.

Indians apologise to UK woman over sexual harassment in Mumbai

May 21, 2015 2:17 pm

Lucy Hemmings, a British woman was left shaken after a man publicly masturbated while staring at her at a Mumbai bus stop during her trip to India.