Aam Aadmi Party govt to discuss women's security in Delhi Assembly today
Aam Aadmi Party govt to discuss women's security in Delhi Assembly today

Amid its standoff with the Delhi Police, the AAP government will discuss threadbare the issue of women security and propose setting up of a Commission of Enquiry to probe alleged police inaction in cases of sexual harassment, during a special session of the Assembly on Tuesday.

Children miss school, fear abuse after Nepal quake: Aid groups

 

London: Inadequate shelter, school closures and a lack of safe water and sanitation are the three biggest concerns of Nepali children affected by two huge earthquakes, said a major survey published on Saturday, the three month anniversary of the first quake.

RK Pachauri removed as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur to replace him

Days after being granted permission to return to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) premises, environmentalist RK Pachauri was reportedly sacked as the director general of the institute on Thursday.

Legal activists slam TERI for 'delayed' removal of RK Pachauri

Legal activists on Thursday slammed the Governing Council of TERI for delaying the removal of its controversial chief RK Pachauri while terming the statement issued by the organisation as 'scandalous'.

Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri sacked as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur set to replace him
Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri sacked as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur set to replace him

Days after being granted permission to return to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) premises, environmentalist RK Pachauri​, who is battling charges of sexual harassment levelled by a woman colleague, was sacked as the director general of the institute on Thursday.

Will work to ensure sensitivity to gender: RK Pachauri

Expressing "delight" over a court order allowing him to enter his office, TERI Director General RK Pachauri, accused of sexual harassment, on Friday said he will work towards ensuring a safe workplace for women.

Shocking! 19-year-old Delhi girl stabbed 35 times for resisting eve teasing, dies
Shocking! 19-year-old Delhi girl stabbed 35 times for resisting eve teasing, dies

In a shocking incident of crime against women, a 19-year-old girl was stabbed to death by two youths in Delhi's Anand Parbat area, police said on Friday.

Sexual harassment victims allowed three months paid leave: Govt

A complainant in sexual harassment case will be allowed three months paid leave and she or the charged government employee can be transferred to other department during the inquiry, according to a fresh set of strict instructions by the Centre in such cases.

Sexual harassment case: Delhi court allows RK Pachauri to work but with restrains
Sexual harassment case: Delhi court allows RK Pachauri to work but with restrains

In a minor relief to RK Pachauri - accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee – a Delhi court has allowed him to visit TERI offices outside Delhi and Gurgaon.

St Stephen's sexual harassment row: Have been denied stipend, alleges victim

The St Stephen's research scholar who has alleged sexual harassment charges against college principal Valson Thampu, has reportedly said that she was denied payment of her stipend and access to the laboratory.

RK Pachauri influencing witnesses, cancel bail: Police to Delhi HC

Police on Thursday sought cancellation of anticipatory bail to TERI director general RK Pachauri, accused of sexual harassment, saying he was influencing witnesses and misusing the liberty of bail, a charge denied him.

TN school Headmaster held for sexually harassing girl students

A government school headmaster was today arrested for allegedly sexually harassing girl students here, police said.

Four in 10 women in UK Army victims of sexual harassment

As many as 40 per cent of female British soldiers were victims of sexual harassment last year, a new survey has claimed, prompting the UK army to launch a new code of leadership.

Sexual harassment case: SC declines St Stephen's College plea against its teacher

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea of St Stephen's College management against a Delhi High Court order granting interim stay on the proceedings by a fact-finding team of the college against one of its teachers.

Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri quizzed for the third time

Former TERI head RK Pachauri on Sunday faced third round of police questioning at his residence in the alleged sexual harassment case registered against him by a woman researcher.

Motivated campaign against our college, principal: St Stephen's

The 'Supreme Council' of Delhi's St Stephen's College on Wednesday said a "motivated campaign" was on against the institution with regard to a sexual harassment case involving its teacher and fully backed principal Valson Thampu.

St Stephen's molestation row: Principal ​Thampu offers to resign

Facing criticism over handling of the research scholar molestation case, St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu on Monday said he would resign if it was proved that "he was a cause of embarrassment to the institution".

St Stephen's row: Thampu's role should be investigated, demands women's rights activist

Women's rights activist Jagmati Sangwan on Monday demanded a probe to investigate the role of St. Stephen's College principal Valson Thampu's alleged role in shielding a professor accused of sexual harassment.

Providing info on sexual harassment panel to be made mandatory

Government has set off the process of making it mandatory for private companies to inform about constitution of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) on sexual harassment in their annual disclosures made under the Companies Act after they did not show requisite interest in the matter.