Delhi HC denies Pachauri permission to travel abroad

The Delhi High Court on Thursday denied permission to environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, to travel abroad to attend a Global Water Summit.

RK Pachauri moves Delhi HC seeking permission to travel abroad

Days after a court refused to hear his plea, TERI Director General RK Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment allegations from a woman employee, on Wednesday moved Delhi High Court seeking permission to travel abroad for next week's Global Water Summit in Greece.

Minor girl sexually harassed by hostel warden in Andhra Pradesh

A minor girl was sexually harassed allegedly by a hostel warden of an orphanage here, police said on Wednesday.

DNA: RK Pachauri denied plea to travel abroad for Global Water Summit

A Delhi court has refused to hear TERI Director General R K Pachauri's plea to travel abroad for the Global Water Summit.

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Saudi beheaded for murdering Indonesian maid

Saudi authorities executed a citizen today after convicting him of sexually harassing and brutally murdering his Indonesian maid.

Hamid Ansari forms panel to probe sexual charges against HC judge

 Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has set up a three-member panel to investigate sexual harassment charges against SK Gangele, a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, nearly a month after admitting a motion supported by 58 Rajya Sabha members to impeach him.

School begins probe into molestation charges against teachers in Maharashtra

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, where at least 49 girl students had last week complained of sexual harassment by their teachers, has launched an internal probe into the alleged offence.

Uganda sex abuse whistleblower Moses Kipsiro fears for life
Uganda sex abuse whistleblower Moses Kipsiro fears for life

Ugandan star distance runner and Commonwealth Gold medalist Moses Kipsiro says he may have to flee the east African country after receiving threats stemming from sexual harassment claims he made against a coach.

College Professor arrested for sexual harassment

 27-year-old Assistant Professor of a private engineering college has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a 17-year-old girl of the same college, police said on Saturday.

55 school girls allege sexual harassment against two teachers in Maharashtra

Two teachers of a government school in Maharashtra's Akola district were booked on charges of outraging the modesty of a woman, after as many as 55 girl students accused the duo of sexually harassing them, police said on Thursday.

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.