One woman professor working in a private university here was allegedly sexually harassed by the university's chancellor and two others, following which a case has been registered on Tuesday against the three in this connection.
Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty on Wednesday said he might have been killed had not the police come to his rescue by forcibly lifting the gherao, shortly after the 35 arrested students were freed by the police early today.
The vice-chancellor and registrator of Jadavpur University were today gheraoed by agitating students as they protested against the conduct of a probe into an alleged case of sexual harassment and molestation of a girl student on its campus.
A sexual harassment complaint has been filed with the gender sensitisation committee of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against two students holding positions in the university students` union.
Spelling more trouble for retired apex court judge Asok Kumar Ganguly, the Supreme Court on Monday quashed two petitions seeking a stay on Centre`s move to remove him as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) in connection with sexual harassment allegations made against him by a law intern.
Over 100 Calcutta High Court advocates Wednesday took out a silent march here showing solidarity with ex-judge AK Ganguly amid a growing chorus for his removal as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman.
With Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising making excerpts from the law intern`s affidavit public, former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing the intern, Monday refused to quit and questioned how could a confidential statement be made public.