The UN panel on climate change has said it cannot ignore the sexual harassment allegations against its former chairman RK Pachauri but stressed that the organisation is well prepared for the future as it seeks to focus on involving developing countries more closely in its work.
TERI director-general Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment allegations from a woman employee, was on Thursday barred from entering the office premises by a Delhi court which extended interim protection from arrest granted to him till March 27.
A number of activists on Wednesday demanded the resignation of TERI director general RK Pachauri, who has been accused of sexually harassing a colleague. He has already stepped down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and taken leave from TERI.
Activists have called for a fair and time bound probe after The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) chief RK Pachauri quit as chair of the UN panel of climate scientists following a sexual harassment complaint against him.
The UN on Tuesday made it clear that it will not conduct any inquiry into accusations of sexual harassment against RK Pachauri, who resigned as the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as the case is being probed by national authorities.
Delhi Police may soon call R K Pachauri, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), following registration of a case of molestation and sexual harassment against him on a complaint from a research associate working in his office.
Surat-based Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) suspended its two of its faculty members today, after an internal committee gave adverse reports against them, in an alleged case of sexual harassment of girl students.
A youth convicted for sexually harassing a 15-year-old girl by stalking her and passing lewd comments at her has been released on probation by a Delhi court which noted that he was a first time offender.