Sexual Harassment

  • 'X-Men' franchise director Bryan Singer accused of sexual harassment 17-04-2014 03:28 PM

    Honolulu: A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. The lawsuit filed Wednesday says the prominent director of the forthcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past" forced Michael Egan III into...
  • 61-year-old Indian arrested in US for sexually harassing co-passenger 04-03-2014 12:38 PM

    Washington: A 61-year-old Indian national has been arrested in the US on charges of sexually assaulting a fellow woman passenger aboard a domestic flight. Devender Singh, who lives in Baton Rouge, was arrested on Sunday by the FBI after the plane arrived in Newark. He appeared in New Jersey Court...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today 04-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is...
  • Women can e-mail, post complaints to SC sexual harassment cell 19-02-2014 07:05 PM

    The committee set up in the Supreme Court to deal with instances of sexual harassment within its precincts has decided that aggrieved women can send their complaints to it by post or e-mail. "The aggrieved women as defined in clause 2(a) of the Gender Sensitisation and Sexual Harassment of Women...
  • Rape case: Court accepts Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking CCTV footage 19-02-2014 01:26 PM

    Panaji: Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's plea for access to the CCTV footage of the hotel has been accepted by the Goa Court. The application was not contested by the prosecution. Both the defence and the prosecution will be given the tapes by Wednesday evening. Tejpal had alleged that there is...
  • Full text: Charged with rape, Tarun Tejpal asks for CCTV footage 19-02-2014 07:48 AM

    Panaji: After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening saying that political vendetta had been unleashed against him. Tejpal, who has been accused by a woman journalist of...
  • Sexual assault case: Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal charged with rape 17-02-2014 01:00 PM

    Panaji: Almost three months after a woman journalist working in Tehelka accused its Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her, he was on Monday charged with rape by Goa Police. Tejpal has also been slapped with charges of sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman. Police reportedly filed...
  • Thane: 60-year-old man rapes minor, girl gets pregnant 16-02-2014 10:30 AM

    Thane: A teenage girl was raped allegedly by a 60-year-old man following which she became pregnant, Thane rural police said on Sunday. The 13-year-old victim, hailing from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district, used to stay with the family of the accused at Jogesh Park locality on Mira Road and do petty jobs...
  • AMU professor, accused of sexually harassing student, sent to jail 28-01-2014 03:07 PM

    Suspended chairman of Department of Law Aligarh Muslim University was sent to jail after his bail plea was rejected. Professor M Shabbir's bail plea was rejected by Additional Chief Judicial magistrate Vinay Kumar on Monday. The matter is now scheduled to be taken up in the court of the Additional...
  • AP: Women thrash teacher for sexually harassing girl student 26-01-2014 07:49 AM

    Visakhapatnam: A 45-year-old teacher of a government school was beaten by the activists of a women's organisation for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage student, police said. Activists of Progressive Organisation for Women (POW) beat up the accused Kolli Simhachalam, a secondary teacher, after trapping him and handed him over to...
  • 30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots 18-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village in...
  • Remove defamatory news on SC ex-judge sexual harassment case: Delhi HC 16-01-2014 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked meda outlets to remove all defamatory content related to the sexual harassment case against a former Supreme Court judge removed within 24 hours. The court in its order on Thursday said that no statements which are defamatory against the retired judge...
  • Sexual harassment: SC notice to government, A-G, Swatanter Kumar 15-01-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday started hearing the sexual harassment case against former judge Swatanter Kumar after allegations were made by a former intern against him. The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Government of India, the former judge and the Attorney General on the issue. The...
  • German woman alleges molestation in Chennai-bound Mangalore Express 14-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Chennai: In yet another case of crime against foreign nationals, a German woman has alleged that she was molested in the Chennai-bound Mangalore Express. The Railway Police has filed an FIR in the case and sent the woman for medical examination. The accused has been identified and traced down to...
  • Sexual harassment: Law intern moves SC against ex-judge 13-01-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: The law intern who has accused a former Suprme Court judge of sexual harassment has now moved the Supreme Court seeking action in the case. The apex court will now hear her petition on Wednesday. The intern has sought that a committee be constituted to look at her...
  • Former SC judge named in sexual harassment case 10-01-2014 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: Yet another former Supreme Court judge has been named in a sexual harassment case. After justice AK Ganguly's case got highlighted in the media, another law intern alleged that she was sexually harassed by a former Supreme Court judge. In her complaint, the law intern has mentioned that...
  • Another law intern alleges she was sexually harassed by a SC judge 10-01-2014 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: Another law intern has alleged that she was sexually harassed by a Supreme Court judge, according to an Indian Express report. This comes just days after former SC Judge AK Ganguly stepped down as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief following charges that he sexually harassed a...
  • The Last Word: Are Justice Ganguly's claims justified or unwarranted? 09-01-2014 09:53 PM

    Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in...
  • Sexual harassment: Ganguly blames WB government, SC panel 08-01-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its...
  • Read: Justice AK Ganguly resignation letter 07-01-2014 07:31 PM

    Kolkata: Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Tuesday resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission. Justice Ganguly was accused of sexually harassing a law intern. Justice Ganguly said he is stepping down from the post to save his dignity. Here is the full text of the...
  • Resigned to save my dignity, says Ganguly in resignation letter 07-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief Justice Ganguly, who is under fire for an alleged sexual harassment of a law intern, says he is stepping down from the post to save his dignity. Ganguly, a former Supreme Court judge. had on Monday tendered his resignation to Governor ending days...
  • WB Governor accepts Ganguly's resignation, sends it to Chief Secretary 07-01-2014 03:48 PM

    Kolkata: Accepting the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human rights Commission, Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has forwarded his resignation to the state chief secretary. The governor is also learnt to have forwarded the resignation to the office of...
  • Deploy women cops in every police station, HC tells government 07-01-2014 12:41 PM

    Jharkhand High Court has directed thestate government to post at least one policewoman at everypolice station to deal with the problem of eveteasing. Disposing off a PIL urging protection of girls from eveteasers, a division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi andJustice Aparesh Kumar Singh also directed the state governmenton...