Presidency University students express solidarity with Jadavpur University

Students of Presidency University on Friday took out a rally in the city to express solidarity with their counterparts in Jadavpur University who were allegedly beaten up by the police, and demanded an impartial probe into the incident.

Jadavpur University students to boycott classes till VC resigns

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.

Jadavpur University VC should resign: Adhir

Demanding the resignation of Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty, West Bengal PCC president Adhir Chowdhury on Thursday condemned the 'police attack' on JU students.

Delhi HC to hear plea against Justice Dattu's appointment as CJI

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.

Jadavpur University molestation case: Police end gherao, release 36 students

The West Bengal Police freed 35 students, who were arrested this morning for protesting the molestation of a student on the campus of Jadavpur University.

Molestation case: Students protest outside Jadavpur University, demand fresh probe

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.

Headmaster arrested for sexually harassing 9-year-old girl in TN

The headmaster of a panchayat school in the district has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a nine-year-old girl.

Harassment case: Visva Bharti denies allegations

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.

Sexual harassment of women at work place: Govt to amend rules

Rules are being amended to widen definition of sexual harassment and to make work place more conducive for women to work, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.

West Bengal Police wants women to 'dress decently, not go out at night, avoid crowded buses'
West Bengal Police wants women to 'dress decently, not go out at night, avoid crowded buses'

A West Bengal Police advisory to women to dress decently, avoid going out at night and behave well among other things has led to outrage.

28 lawyers picked as volunteers to deal with sexual harassment cases within SC

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.

Visva Bharati rally for fellow student, UGC team to visit

Visva Bharati students on Friday took out a rally on the campus to express solidarity with the girl student who had been allegedly harassed and molested by three male seniors.

Girl student of Jadavpur University dragged, molested in boys hostel in West Bengal
Girl student of Jadavpur University dragged, molested in boys hostel in West Bengal

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.

Visva Bharati suspends three students accused of alleged sexual harassment

The prestigious Visva Bharati University has suspended three students for their alleged involvement in the sexual harassment of a girl student, as per news reports on Saturday.

Visva Bharati lodges complaint on student's sexual harassment

The Visva Bharati University authorities on Saturday lodged a police complaint against four persons, including three students, in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of a girl student.

Visva Bharati student complains of sexual harassment

The Visva Bharati University authority is looking into a complaint by a girl student of Kala Bhavan that she was "sexually harassed" by three students of the same department.

Varsity probes alleged sexual harassment of northeast student

The Visva Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan is looking into a sexual harassment complaint by a student from the northeast, an official said on Friday.

Sexual harassment: SC issues notice to Madhya Pradesh HC judge
Sexual harassment: SC issues notice to Madhya Pradesh HC judge

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the probe into allegations of sexual harassment by a former Gwalior district judge against a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's son booked on rape charge

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.

Why two young girls with 'American dream' ended their lives in Rohtak

This town in Haryana - the state infamous for skewed sex ratio – has yet to come to terms with the death of two teenage girls earlier this week.