A stalemate prevailed on Thursday in Jadavpur University as the students hardened their stand against the vice-chancellor vowing not to attend classes till he resigns, a day after 35 students were arrested for gheraoing him.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea filed by an advocate and a former RAW woman officer against the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), alleging sexual harassment by him.
Hundreds of students angrily demonstrated outside the campus of prestigious Jadavpur University in West Bengal on Tuesday here, demanding a fresh probe into a molestation incident in which a girl student of the university had alleged that as many as ten male students dragged her into the boys hostel and molested her.
A day after filing of a police complaint by the father of a girl student of the Visva Bharati, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, the university on Tueswday "unequivocally" denied the allegations.
Twenty eight volunteers from amongst experienced as well as young lawyers in the Supreme Court have been chosen to be trained to deal with issues of sexual harassment and to act as bridge between the victims and the committee dealing with such cases in the apex court premises.
Days after a sexual harassment case was reported from renowned Visva Bharati University, another case of molestation of a second year History (Hons) student of prestigious Jadavpur University in West Bengal has hit the headlines.
A case of rape was registered against the son of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on a complaint by a woman who claimed that she is married to him, even as his engagement ceremony took place on Wednesday.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to provide any relief to a Vice-Principal of a school here who had challenged disciplinary proceedings against her for levelling "unsubstantiated" allegations of sexual harassment in 2013 against then Principal and three other teaching staff of the institution.