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SEXUAL HARRASSMENT NEWS

Chandigarh: Tuition teacher acquitted of charges of sexually harassing 12-yr-old boy

June 14, 2020 2:18 am

The accused, a Chandigarh resident, was acquitted of Section 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act, by the Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Rajeev Goyal.

Law topper skips event to protest Supreme Court’s handling of CJI charges

August 19, 2019 12:53 pm

Surbhi Karwa cited the manner in which sexual harassment allegations made by a female employee at the Supreme Court against CJI Ranjan Gogoi was handled by the court as the reason for not wanting to receive the award from the CJI.

Faridabad : FIR against 3 from Faridabad college for ‘sexual harassment’

May 17, 2019 4:43 am

The Haryana Higher Education Department has also taken note of the incident and suspended the three accused on the basis of a "primary report". The high-level inquiry committee formed to probe the matter has also been directed to submit its report within a week.

Delhi HC pulls up JNU for withholding degree over woman’s complaint

May 17, 2019 2:29 am

Justice J R Midha directed JNU to hand over the degree to the student in two weeks, observing that it would not be appropriate to withhold it even if the complainant is at fault.

Chandigarh: Acquitted in sexual abuse case, man commits suicide

May 06, 2019 3:41 am

He had been acquitted in a sexual harassment case around two months ago. Police initiated inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code after recording statements of his family members.

Listen to your own

May 06, 2019 1:25 am

In case against the CJI, SC should address disquiet expressed by a senior judge, desist from ex parte probe

Harassment complaint against JNU prof: HC seeks police report

May 04, 2019 2:27 am

JNU’s Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has already given a clean chit to Johri, saying he posed “no threat” to the complainants, and instead it was the complainants who, along with others, had threatened Johri and his family.

Kochi Biennale Foundation drops inquiry against artist Riyas Komu, accused in #MeToo movement

March 28, 2019 9:33 pm

An art world professional in a post on the Instagram account 'Scene and herd' accused Riyas Komu, who hails from Kerala, of sexual misconduct in October last year.

St Stephen’s can take 1,000 more controversies: Valson Thampu

July 20, 2015 1:23 am

Thampu, who studied at St Stephen's and later served the college as a lecturer and officiating principal, took over as the college principal in 2008.

Pachauri asks HC to check media from reporting on his case

May 09, 2015 1:27 am

Currently, Pachauri is on anticipatory bail, granted by the trial court on March 21.