Rise in sexual harassment cases at workplace: Govt

 The number of compalints registered with the National Commission for Women (NCW) concerning sexual harassment of women at workplaces has been showing an increasing trend lately, the government today said.

Sexual harassment has variety of fine connotations: SC

Sexual harassment has a "variety of fine connotations" and depends upon "sensitivity and perception" of harassed person, the Supreme Court on Thursday said.

Gwalior judge sexual harassment: Supreme Court quashes probe panel
Gwalior judge sexual harassment: Supreme Court quashes probe panel

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Thursday divested an Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge, accused of sexual misdemeanour, from undertaking administrative and supervisory role.

Headmaster arrested for sexual harassment of tribal student in Odisha

Headmaster of a government-run primary school has been arrested in Nabarangpur district of Odisha for allegedly sexually exploiting a Class fifth tribal girl student.

WBNUJS offers sexual harrassment prevention course for executives

As women's safety continues to be deliberated upon at different levels, an academic programme aims to help in better implementation of the law in the workplace.

Woman alleges rape in Shamli

A woman was allegedly raped for six months by a man on the pretext of marrying her at Shamli, police said here.

Bangalore: Man fakes sex assault case against son’s school, held

The father of a four-year-old boy was arrested on Monday for trying to extort money from his child's school after falsely claiming that his son had been sexually abused on campus.

'Humiliating treatment' may amount to sexual harassment: Govt

Humiliating treatment of women that is likely to affect their health and promise of preferential or detrimental treatment can now amount to sexual harassment under amended service rules for government employees.

`Humiliating treatment' may amount to sexual harassment: Govt

Humiliating treatment, which is likely to affect women government employees' health or safety, may amount to sexual harassment, the government said on Wednesday.

National daily withdraws invite to Tarun Tejpal to Litfest

A national daily has rescinded an invitation to former editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping a colleague, to its literature festival following opposition from the twitterati.

Rajasthan: Chargesheet filed against mercy home owner and his wife

A chargesheet has been filed against the owner of a mercy home and his wife, who had allegedly sexually harassed two minor girls staying at their place in Tara Nagar area, police said on Friday.

Former AAP leader faces sexual harassment case

A complaint of sexual harassment was on Thursday filed against Mansukh Dhokai, a former AAP leader, at Porbandar.

Father arrested for allegedly molesting teenage daughter

A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting his teenage daughter at his house on the outskirts of the city, police said.

Mercy home owner arrested for sexually harassing minor girls in Rajasthan

A 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing two minor girls staying at his mercy home in Tara Nagar area, police said on Thursday.

Constable, clerk arrested for sexually harassing woman cop

A constable and a clerk in a Bellary police station have been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman colleague.

Youth clicks obscene photos of girl; booked

A youth has been booked for allegedly clicking obscene photographs of a girl and blackmailing her, police said on Monday.

Normalcy will return soon: Jadavpur VC

Amid continued boycott of classes by agitating students, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti on Tuesday said normalcy will soon return to the campus, rocked by frequent protests over alleged sexual harassment of a girl student.

Afghanistan urged to fight sexual harassment

 Afghanistan`s new government should take urgent steps to combat sexual harassment of women in education, employment and public life, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

PRO Jadavpur University VC submits resignation

The Pro VC of Jadavpur University, Siddhartha Dutta, has submitted his resignation, official sources said.

Bengal Guv says outsiders brought trouble to Jadavpur University

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi, who is also the Chancellor of Jadavpur University, Thursday said "outsiders" had fomented trouble inside the prestigious institution.