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A national daily has rescinded an invitation to former editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping a colleague, to its literature festival following opposition from the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

No question of removing Jadavpur University VC, says Bengal minister

West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said that there was no question of removing Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarty unless he himself so desired and made a fresh appeal to the agitating students to return to their classes.

Jadavpur University molestation case: West Bengal govt​ announces 5-member probe committee

The West Bengal government on Monday announced a five-member committee to investigate the alleged harassment of a girl student in Jadavpur University and will submit its report 'as soon as possible'.

AAP's Mayank Gandhi booked for abetting sexual harassment

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi was among the six persons booked here after a 21-year-old female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them, police said on Saturday.

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.

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment at Asiad: OCA
Zero tolerance for sexual harassment at Asiad: OCA

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Wednesday issued a zero tolerance policy for any cases of sexual harassment, if and when they come up at the Asian Games to be held here from Sep 19 to Oct 4.