People have to stand up to defend their rights: Ashok Ganguly

Retired Supreme Court judge and former West Bengal Human Rights Commission Ashok Ganguly on Friday criticised the present situation in West Bengal and said people have to stand up to defend their rights.

West Bengal rights panel a symbol of oppression: Activists

The West Bengal Human Rights Commission, which was hailed last year for setting a benchmark in rights activism because of its proactive role, is now drawing the ire of activists who are terming it a "symbol of oppression".

Educationists express support for Justice AK Ganguly

A group of educationists and intellectuals came out in support of former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly, claiming that he was a victim of a conspiracy to make him resign as the chairperson of West Bengal Human Rights Commission.

WB Governor accepts Asok Kumar Ganguly`s resignation as rights panel chief

Reeling under intense pressure to quit from the state`s rights panel in wake of sexual harassment allegations by a woman law intern, Justice Ganguly yesterday submitted his resignation.

SC rejects PILs seeking to stop action against justice AK Ganguly

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.

Sexual harassment case: Justice AK Ganguly mulls quitting as WBHRC chief

Former Supreme Court Justice (retd) AK Ganguly, accused in a sexual harassment case involving a law intern, on Sunday reportedly decided to resign as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman.

Ganguly has the right to remain in office: Altamas Kabir

Supporting Justice AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing intern, former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said he had right of not stepping down as chairman of WBHRC.

Former SC judge AK Ganguly resigns as NUJS honorary professor

Beleaguered WBHRC chairman Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly resigned from post of honorary professor of National University of Juridical Sciences, student of which made allegations of sexual harassment.

Union Cabinet clears note for presidential reference against ex-SC judge AK Ganguly

In a major embarrassment for former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, the Central government on Thursday cleared the proposal for Presidential reference for his removal as head of West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) in connection with sexual harassment allegations made against him by a law intern.

Kirti Azad for early removal of Justice Ganguly from WBHRC

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday said that former Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly should have been removed from the West Bengal Human Rights Commission immediately after he was accused of molesting a law intern.

NGO stands by Justice Ganguly, writes to President, PMO

Terming any move to remove Justice (retd) AK Ganguly as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission a violation of the Right to Life and Liberty guaranteed by the Constitution, an NGO has written to the President and the PMO seeking "justice".

Kolkata lawyers march to protest witch-hunt against Ganguly

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.

Justice Ganguly refuses to quit, questions motive to leak girl`s affidavit to media

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.

Protests outside former justice A K Ganguly`s office

President Pranab Mukherjee was petitioned by an NGO to consider whether AK Ganguly who has been accused of sexually harassing an intern could be arrested.

Will do whatever I have to: AK Ganguly on resignation

Amidst the growing clamour for his resignation as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Tuesday said, he will do whatever he has to.

TMC asks WBHRC chairman to step down on Human Rights Day

Trinamool Congress has asked West Bengal Human Rights Commission Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Ashok Ganguly, indicted by a Supreme Court panel in a sexual harassment matter, to step down on World Human Rights Day on Tuesday, saying "violators cannot be guardians."

Justice AK Ganguly case: BJP to raise issue in Parliament

Facing criticism for allegedly sexually harassing a law intern, retired Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly has gone on leave.

Justice AK Ganguly seeks privacy as calls for action against him grow

Facing criticism for allegedly sexually harassing a law intern, retired Supreme Court justice AK Ganguly on Friday said that he had suffered a lot and sough privacy.

TMC calls for Ashok Ganguly`s resignation

Trinamool Congress on Wednesday demanded the resignation of former Supreme Court Judge Ashok Ganguly as chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) in the wake of allegation of sexual harassment by a woman law intern.

Justice AK Ganguly "undecided" on resignation as pressure mounts

Under scanner for allegedly sexually harassing a law intern, the pressure is rising on retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly to quit as the chief of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC).