Sexual Harassment: News | Page 1

24 Jul 2019

Maneka Gandhi

Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment

At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

16 Jul 2019


Has Bollywood forgotten #MeToo allegations against Vikas Bahl already?

We all remember Vikas Bahl: The man who directed Queen, a film on women empowerment, and the man who was also named in #MeToo.

13 Jul 2019

Donald Trump

Trump's ex-aide claims he kissed her forcibly, his lawyers disagree

President of United States, Donald Trump, has been accused of forcibly kissing a woman, who campaigned for him before the 2016 Presidential elections.

10 Jul 2019

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra's Bumble App owner accused of misogyny, sexism

US-based dating app Bumble has come under fire as the founding partner of the app allegedly built the parent company on the foundation of misogyny, sexism, and racism.

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

People often shift the onus of sexual misconduct onto the victim, demanding explanations, justifications, and action.

30 Jun 2019

Crime Against Women

UP: Jealous cousins rape Class-VIII student for topping exams

In a horrifying incident, a Class-VIII student was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by four of her cousins on a government school campus in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh.

29 Jun 2019


US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.

20 Jun 2019


CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.

11 Jun 2019


Expelled IIT-Guwahati scholar arrested in Bihar for stalking woman

A 30-year-old man has recently been arrested for stalking and harassing a Ph.D. scholar at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Powai police said on Monday.

11 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

Centre retires 12 senior tax officials over sexual-harassment, bribery charges

Less than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his second term, the Centre cracked down on corrupt officials of the Finance Ministry.

01 Jun 2019


#MeToo: Vikas Bahl gets clean chit in sexual assault case

Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has been cleared of all charges after an investigation into the sexual assault allegations leveled by a former employee of Phantom Films, a production house co-founded by Bahl. Phantom Films was dissolved in the wake of the allegations.

31 May 2019


Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return

After news of music director Anu Malik's return as a judge on singing reality television show Indian Idol's season 11 emerged, singer Sona Mohapatra voiced her discontentment with the decision, citing the sexual harassment allegations against the former.

25 May 2019


Weinstein to settle with sexual assault accusers for $44 million

Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women, has reportedly reached a tentative $44 million deal with his accusers and creditors.

24 May 2019

All India Bakchod

Here's what All India Bakchod founders are up to now

Seven months after the comedy collective went quiet amid a #MeToo storm, All India Bakchod has released a statement.

20 May 2019


US Navy sailors ranked female crew in secret 'rape lists'

US Navy sailors aboard a submarine created and distributed a disgusting, sexually explicit list, ranking female crew members, an investigative report reveals.

16 May 2019

Mumbai Police

Pancholi says Kangana's lawyer threatened him with false rape case

Kangana Ranaut is back in news, and the allegations against her are serious.

15 May 2019


AI pilot alleges senior asked, 'Don't you need sex everyday?'

Air India initiated a high-level inquiry on Wednesday after one of its pilots accused her colleague and commander of sexually harassing her.

13 May 2019


Mumbai: Man flashes penis at woman inside ATM, now arrested

In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old man was arrested for allegedly flashing a woman inside an ATM kiosk in Navghar, Mumbai.

09 May 2019


#SupremeInjustice: Kavanaugh and Gogoi's episodes show women are rarely heard

The temple of justice, India's Supreme Court, turned out to be a big disappointment in the last couple of days.

09 May 2019


I've lost everything, says woman after CJI was given clean-chit

The woman who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment is staring into darkness.

CJI sexual harassment: Judge reminds CJI he isn't above law

In the last couple of weeks, three distasteful events have happened in Supreme Court: A former employee accused CJI Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, CJI rubbished the claims, and the panel formed to probe the allegations gave him a clean chit.

07 May 2019


Section-144 imposed outside SC after protests against clean-chit to CJI

In what serves as a reminder of an Orwellian era, peaceful protesters were forcefully taken into police vans from Supreme Court premises on Tuesday. They were raising voice against the clean chit given to CJI Ranjan Gogoi in the sexual harassment case.

07 May 2019


'Dejected and terrified', says complainant after CJI gets clean chit

The former Supreme Court employee who leveled sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi said she was terrified and felt dejected after he was cleared of all the charges by the top court on Monday.

06 May 2019


SC panel gives clean chit to CJI in sexual-harassment case

The Supreme Court in-house committee, which was probing a case of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, submitted its report today, giving the CJI a clean chit.

05 May 2019


Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

04 May 2019

Defamation Case

MJ Akbar deposes in defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

Former Union minister MJ Akbar on Saturday recorded his statement in the defamation case he filed against journalist Priya Ramani.

Sexual harassment case: CJI Gogoi appears before committee, answers questions

On Wednesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi appeared before the committee probing sexual harassment charges leveled against him, a day after the accuser pulled out of the investigation.

01 May 2019


CJI sexual harassment case: Woman walks out of inquiry panel

The former Supreme Court employee, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual misconduct, said late Tuesday evening that she won't be part of panel probing the allegations as she is "unlikely to get justice".

Delhi-HC rejects plea restricting media from publishing allegations against CJI

The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing allegations of sexual-harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former Supreme Court employee.

28 Apr 2019


CJI sexual harassment case: Complainant appears before committee

The former Supreme Court employee, who leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, appeared before an in-house committee to record her statement.

26 Apr 2019


Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

After Supreme Court was rocked by sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, claims of a lawyer made the case murkier.

25 Apr 2019


Justice Ramana exits panel probing sexual harassment allegations against CJI

Justice NV Ramana, the third senior-most judge in Supreme Court, recused himself from the panel formed to investigate sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

24 Apr 2019


CJI sexual-harassment case: SC summons CBI, IB, Delhi police chiefs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued summons to Joint Director of CBI, Director of Intelligence Bureau and Chief of Delhi Police after a lawyer claimed that sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi were part of "larger conspiracy".

24 Apr 2019


Three-judge panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI Gogoi

On Tuesday, a three-judge panel, led by Justice SA Bobde was formed to investigate the sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former staffer.

22 Apr 2019


SC benches started hearings at 10:45 AM, 15 minutes late

On Monday, all benches of the Supreme Court commenced at 10:45 AM, 15 minutes past the actual time.

20 Apr 2019


Judiciary under threat: CJI Gogoi denies sexual harassment allegations

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday dismissed the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a former staffer and said independent judiciary was under threat.

20 Apr 2019


Woman accuses CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment, Secretary General responds

In a shocking incident, a 35-year-old woman accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment on Friday.

10 Apr 2019

Defamation Case

#MJAkbarCase: Defamation charge framed against journalist Priya Ramani

A Delhi court today framed defamation charge against journalist Priya Ramani in a case filed by ex-Union minister M J Akbar after she leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

20 Mar 2019


Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old woman, along with a printing press owner, was arrested for allegedly killing and disposing the body of a magazine editor.

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