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Sexual harrasment

Sonam Kapoor lists simple ways to deal with #MeToo

Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who believes that the #MeToo movement has been "as eye-opening and devastating as it has been exhilarating", will galvanise people into action and into a redemption of rights long awaited for the disempowered. This, she believes, may seem complex, but can be achieved in a simple way.

Nov 13, 2018, 23:42 PM IST

HC judge supports MeToo, says judiciary also plagued with 'rampant sexism'

Justice Gautam Patel of the Bombay High Court has come out in support of the ongoing #MeToo movement currently sweeping the country's landscape, saying the patriarchal world does not allow women to speak freely.

Oct 12, 2018, 12:33 PM IST

Ali Zafar files defamation suit against Meesha Shafi

Actor-singer Ali Zafar has filed a defamation suit in a district court here against singer Meesha Shafi, who accused him of sexual harassment two months ago on social media. The suit claims damages of Rs 1 billion.

Jun 24, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

Sushmita Sen opens up on facing sexual harassment, reveals how a 15-year-old misbehaved with her

The actress revealed how months ago, a 15-year-old boy tried to misbehave with her.

May 22, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

Supreme Court seeks ideas to enforce sexual harassment law at workplace

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the NGO Initiative for Inclusion Foundation (IIF) to give suggestions for the effective implementation of a law to curb sexual harassment of women at workplaces, particularly in the private sector.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Man arrested for killing father

During the course of the investigation, it was found that the complainant had killed his father. He has confessed to his crime, the SP claimed.

Aug 22, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Israel's vice premier resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

Israeli Vice Premier Silvan Shalom, a veteran politician in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s right-wing Likud party, resigned on Sunday following allegations that he had sexually harassed several women during his career.

Dec 21, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

I feared for my life: Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor

Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti, who was rescued by the police after being held hostage by students, on Wednesday said he feared that he would have been killed had the police not come.

Sep 17, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

MHA issues new directives for harassment complaints in forces

Union Home Ministry has issued a set of new directives to paramilitary forces for getting regular monthly updates on sexual harrasment cases in their formations nationwide.

Dec 31, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Non-bailable warrant against AMU professor for assaulting girl

A non-bailable warrant has been issued by a court here against a law department professor of Aligarh Muslim University accused of sexually assaulting a post-graduate girl student.

Dec 12, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

Police on lookout for 2 teachers for sexual harrasment of kids in Tamil Nadu

Police are on the lookout for two teachers, a man and a woman, for allegedly sexually harassing students of a government higher secondary school at Veeranam in the district.

Nov 24, 2013, 23:42 PM IST

Women continue to be harassed at work places: SC

Expanding the ambit of its 1997 Vishaka verdict, the Supreme Court today directed all regulatory bodies like BCI and MCI, which regulate different professions, to set up a committee to deal with all cases of sexual harassment.

Oct 19, 2012, 13:39 PM IST

SAI probe rules out sexual harassment of jr women wrestlers

The SAI`s inquiry committee on the alleged sexual harassment of junior women wrestlers has concluded that no such incident has happened.

Jun 22, 2012, 18:28 PM IST

Greek boss ‘chased employee naked’, ‘forced tongue into her mouth’

A Manhattan woman has claimed that her boss ‘chased her around his house naked’ and once ‘forced his tongue into her mouth’.

Oct 31, 2011, 16:59 PM IST

Maid drops charges against Indian diplomat

A former domestic help who accused Indian Consul General in New York Prabhu Dayal of making sexual advances, has now dropped the "sexual harassment" charges in an `amended complaint` filed in a US court here.

Aug 16, 2011, 18:38 PM IST