Woman lodges police complaint against Delhi immigration official

A woman resident of the city on Saturday filed a complaint with Delhi police against an immigration officer who allegedly verbally sexually harassed her at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.

Immigration official's alleged harassment of woman, suspended

 A woman resident of Bengaluru was allegedly verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at Delhi's IGI airport, after which the Home Ministry placed him under suspension.

MHA suspends immigration officer for allegedly harassing woman at IGI airport

The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions, adding that a departmental action has also been taken against the accused.

Sexual harassment case: Relief for Pachauri as court grants bail with conditions

TERI Director-General RK Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment allegations from a woman employee, was on Saturday granted anticipatory bail by a Delhi court which rejected the request of police for his custody.

Sexual harassment: Govt tells biz chambers to submit report

Taking strong exception to most of the private companies in the country not having internal committees to address sexual harassment cases, the Centre has asked leading business chambers to submit monthly compliance report and said strict action will be taken against violators.

Fine for not following anti-sexual harassment guidelines

Employers are liable to pay Rs.50,000 as fine if they fail to adhere to anti-sexual harassment guidelines at the work place, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Don't call or contact students on social media: UP govt to teachers

 The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a circular asking teachers and school staff not to interact with pupils on social media, phone or through e-mails, a move which it said is intended to check "sexual harassment" of students.

Congo national arrested for making sexual advances

An African national was on Sunday arrested for allegedly making sexual advances to a woman in AECS Layout under Mahadevpura police station limits, a top police official said.

US calls on China to release detained women's rights activists

The United States called on China on Thursday to immediately release five women`s rights activists, who were detained for apparently planning to demonstrate against sexual harassment on public transport.


Professor held for sexually harassing PhD scholar

A professor of Sambalpur University was on Monday arrested for allegedly sexually harassing and assaulting a PhD scholar.

Afghan artist in hiding after sexual harassment protest

A young Afghan artist who walked through the streets of Kabul wearing a suit of armour featuring large breasts and buttocks in protest against sexual harassment has gone into hiding after receiving death threats.

58 Rajya Sabha MPs give notice for impeachment of HC judge

58 MPs of Rajya Sabha have given a notice for impeaching Justice SK Gangele of Madhya Pradesh High Court who is facing allegations of sexual harassment of a woman Additional District and Sessions Judge of Gwalior.

UN climate panel looks ahead after Pachauri controversy

The UN panel on climate change has said it cannot ignore the sexual harassment allegations against its former chairman RK Pachauri but stressed that the organisation is well prepared for the future as it seeks to focus on involving developing countries more closely in its work.

Sexual harassment case: PM Narendra Modi accepts Pachauri's resignation
Sexual harassment case: PM Narendra Modi accepts Pachauri's resignation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accepted resignation of noted environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused of sexual harassment, from PM's Council on Climate Change.

Rajendra Pachauri told to stay away from TERI after harassment claim

A court on Thursday ordered Rajendra Pachauri, a leading global voice on climate change, to stay away from his Delhi thinktank after a female employee accused him of sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri's arrest stayed till March 27
Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri's arrest stayed till March 27

TERI director-general Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment allegations from a woman employee, was on Thursday barred from entering the office premises by a Delhi court which extended interim protection from arrest granted to him till March 27.

Activists demand Pachauri's resignation from TERI

A number of activists on Wednesday demanded the resignation of TERI director general RK Pachauri, who has been accused of sexually harassing a colleague. He has already stepped down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and taken leave from TERI.

RK Pachauri, facing charges of sexual harassment, hospitalised

A day after quitting as chairman of UN's prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), TERI director general RK Pachauri has been admitted to a city-based hospital.

Four booked for harassing woman employee

Four persons including the vice president of a prominent mobile company have been booked for allegedly harassing a woman employee at her workplace in Naupada here, police said on Wednesday.

Activists urge fair probe after Pachauri quits over sexual harassment complaint

Activists have called for a fair and time bound probe after The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) chief RK Pachauri quit as chair of the UN panel of climate scientists following a sexual harassment complaint against him.