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Sexual harassment case: 14-day judicial custody for Odisha cop

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:30

The bail plea of a police inspector accused in a sexual harassment case was on Thursday turned down by a local court which remanded him to 14 days` judicial custody.

NCW to be given powers to arrest?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 23:26

Government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to NCW in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place.

HP wins dismissal of lawsuit linked to ex-CEO Hurd's ouster

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 23:51

Hewlett-Packard Co has won the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the computer maker of securities fraud for misleading shareholders about its commitment to ethics while its chief executive was allegedly engaging in sexual harassment.

HP wins dismissal of lawsuit linked to ex-CEO Hurd's ouster

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 09:49

The lawsuit stemmed from the sudden August 2010 departure of CEO Mark Hurd amid allegations that he had harassed an independent consultant, Jodie Fisher.

IWPC calls for harassment-free working environments in media

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:20

The Indian Women`s Press Corps (IWPC) today strongly condemned work-related harassment of women in the media industry and stressed on the need to establish and ensure harassment-free working environments to enable woman journalists to work freely and fearlessly.

HC seeks Centre`s reply on Vishaka norms in foreign airline

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:00

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and Srilankan Airlines on a plea by a Indian woman employee of the carrier for action against it over non-implementation of Vishaka guidelines on dealing with cases of sexual harassment at workplace.

SLA refutes allegations of inaction in sexual harassment case

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 23:11

SriLankan Airlines on Thursday refuted allegations of inaction in a "sexual harassment" case filed by one of its Delhi-based woman employees, saying a competent committee set up under the Vishaka guidelines has already investigated the matter before closing it in 2012.

Airline employee moves HC for implementing Vishaka guidelines

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:37

An Indian woman employee of Srilankan Airlines here moved a petition in the Delhi High Court today for action against the air carrier for alleged non-implemention of the Vishaka guidelines which deals with cases of sexual harassment at workplaces.

Sexual harassment: man pleads guilty, gets lesser punishment

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:31

A 30-year-old man, convicted for sexually harassing a minor girl, has been sentenced to nearly six months in jail, a period he has already spent behind the bars, after he voluntarily pleaded guilty.

Prof accused of sexual harassment gets 2-day police custody in Maha

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 20:31

Dr Shaileshwar Natarajan, a professor at Rajiv Gandhi Medical College here, arrested for allegedly molesting or misbehaving with several female students, was today remanded in a two-day police custody by a local court.

CIA cites officers for harassment

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 19:15

Fifteen CIA employees were found to have committed sexual, racial or other types of harassment last year, including a supervisor who was removed from the job after engaging in "bullying, hostile behaviour," and an operative who was sent home from an overseas post for inappropriately touching female colleagues.

Geelani for fair probe into allegations of sexual harassment

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 01:19

Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Sunday expressed concern over rising incidents of crime against women and demanded an impartial probe into allegations of sexual harassment.