Harrasment

  • Bihar: Woman harassed for protesting husband's conversion to Islam September 8, 2014

    Sitamarhi: A dalit woman has lodged an FIR against seven persons for harassing her and family members for protesting her husband's conversion to Islam at Rampur Khurd in Sitamarhi district, police said on Monday. Yashoda Devi lodged the FIR against seven persons, including a former mukhia (village head) Jiaur Rahman, under...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 8, 2014

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • 'X-Men' director Brian Singer accused of sexual harassment; Plaintiff gives details of the purported assault April 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: A man who claims he was sexually abused by 'X-Men' franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued. With his voice occasionally wavering, Michael Egan III described abuse he said began...
  • Tainted filmmaker Subhash Kapoor quietly starts shooting for 'Guddu Rangeela' March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Kapoor, lately beleaguered by charges of sexual harassment, has quietly started shooting for his next film 'Guddu Rangeela'. Kapoor and his cast comprising Arshad Warsi, Amit Sadh and others left for Shimla last week where the director is valiantly trying to piece back his scattered life by focusing...
  • Northeast women most harassed in 4 metros, maximum in Delhi: Survey January 25, 2014

    The national capital has earned the dubious distinction of meting out maximum discrimination and harassment to women from northeast, a survey has said. Around 60 per cent women from northeast have faced harassment and discrimination in the four metros -- New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore. While 23 per cent of...
  • NUJS to have policy against sexual harassment of interns January 13, 2014

    Hit by successive complaints by two of its ex-students about sexual harassment during internship, the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WB NUJS) on Monday said they were giving final touches to a policy to handle such cases. WB NUJS spokesperson Ruchira Goswami told that the premier legal varsity s...
  • Cabinet set to decide on Justice Ganguly's fate as WBHRC chief January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is all set to decide on former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly's fate as West Bengal Human Rights Panel chief. The Ministry of Home Affairs note has listed three allegations against Ganguly including sexually harassing a law intern, according to sources. The allegations also include his...
  • Six Army officers booked for harassing junior December 30, 2013

    Six Army officers, including two Brigadier rank officials, have been booked by Ajmer Police for allegedly harassing a junior officer and trying to prove him mentally ill after he raised his voice against certain irregularities. In his complaint, Lt Col Arun Kumar of Composite Artillery Brigade in Nasirabad cantonment alleged that...
  • Law intern hits out at Justice Ganguly's claim of innocence December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The law intern who has accused former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly of sexually harassing her has hit out at his claim of innocence to Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam. She has has said that she will go to the police but her autonomy should be...
  • Justice Ganguly complains to CJI, says he wasn't addressed correctly December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Caught in the line of fire in an alleged sexual assault case, retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has approached the Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam saying that his side of the story is not being heard. "I have been distressed by some recent happenings. I am...
  • Justice Ganguly writes to CJI, says his side of story unheard December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern, has written to Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam saying that his side of the story is not being heard. In his letter, he has also protested against the leaked affidavit before the Supreme Court...
  • UP govt official commits suicide after harassment October 28, 2013

    A village development officer committed suicide in Badaun after being allegedly harassed by his seniors, police said on Sunday. The VDO Pradeep Kumar, who was posted in Samrer block of the district, had consumed poisonous substance on Friday night and he died at a hospital in Bareilly on Saturday, they said. The...
  • Om Puri lying about being out of town, alleges wife August 29, 2013

    Journalist-columnist Nandita Puri, who filed a police complaint of domestic violence against her husband and actor Om Puri, on Wednesday claimed he was lying when he said he was out of town when he allegedly beat her. "All lies... He is lying and he was in Mumbai. After the incident, he...
  • CJ Show: Safety concerns of women working night shifts August 26, 2013

    Three working women turn citizen journalists to conduct a reality check of safety norms for women working late night shifts. CJ Sunita Koul, RJ Rochie and CJ Kiran Chopra tell us how unsafe they feel while returning from work at night. ...
  • CJs fight for a safe public transport for women August 26, 2013

    CJ's Swati Shahi and Shruti Gupta reveal how safety rules for women are being openly flouted in Delhi metro and DTC buses. They appeal for a safer public transport for women. ...
  • CJ Show: How safe is Mumbai for women? August 26, 2013

    A victim of sexual harassment in Mumbai narrates her story of how she was subjected to sexual advances on a Mumbai street. She believes that women shouldn't hesitate in reporting such incidents to police and their parents. ...
  • CJ Show: A Women photojournalists ordeal August 26, 2013

    Anshika Verma-A photojournalist based in Delhi has faced harassment while on assignments in the city. Watch the story as she narrates her ordeal. ...
  • The CJ Show: Womens Safety Special August 25, 2013

    After the horrific rape of a young woman in Mumbai, our focus returns on the issue of women's safety. In this show, we hear from women who encounter street harassment and other safety related issues. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist show August 23, 2013

    After the horrific rape of a young woman in Mumbai, our focus returns on the issue of women's safety.In our upcoming show, we hear from women who face street harassment and other right violations. Also, watch out for our Google+ hangout with CJ's, your pictures and videos and much...
  • Four arrested for allegedly gangraping a woman in Howrah August 16, 2013

    A woman was allegedly gangraped by four persons, including a juvenile, when she went to visit her undertrial husband at Howrah correctional home, police said on Thursday. The woman, who is in her thirties, had gone to the correctional home on August 13 but as she did not have the...
  • Woman commits suicide over blackmail by sister-in-law August 14, 2013

    A 20-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide after being threatened by her sister-in-law of implicating her in a case of dowry harassment, police said in Kanpur on Tuesday. Aarti hanged herself in her room on Monday, police said. A suicide note has been recovered in which she has blamed her sister-in-law Shweta...
  • School-bus attendant gets 7 years in jail for molesting a four-year-old girl July 30, 2013

    A school bus attendant was on Monday sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment for molesting a four-year-old girl by a local court. It is the first conviction under `Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act' (PCSOA) 2012 in any case for the Mumbai police. Judge SD Tulankar of the special...
  • Delhi: JNU students protest over Kerala Navy sex assault complainant's arrest July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: JNU students are on protest after a forgery case was filed against the wife of a navy officer who levelled allegations of sexual harassment and wife swapping against her husband. However, Sujata Sahoo's lawyer told CNN-IBN that she is being targeted and is under pressure to drop the...
  • Meghalaya police officer Nurul Islam escapes from custody June 3, 2013

    Shillong: A police officer arrested for raping two minor girls escaped from police custody in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district on Sunday, a district official said. "Nurul Islam, who was in charge of the Ampati police station, and was arrested yesterday (Saturday) on charges of raping two sisters, escaped from police...
  • Delhi: Harassed by in-laws, man commits suicide May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old man committed suicide in Delhi on Tuesday, depressed over being beaten by his in-laws and his wife's refusal to return home from her parents' house. Lokesh, a makeup artist got married in 2012 to Sheetal, who works in a tour and travel company. However, differences started...
  • CJ Streets: Social media buzz on street harassment May 20, 2013

    At CJ we asked our viewers if they face any street harassment. Here are some of the comments from viewers about harassment they face on the roads. ...
  • Three arrested for gangraping two minors in Gurgaon May 11, 2013

    Gurgaon: Three people were arrested on Friday for gang-raping two minor girls and shooting videos of the scene to blackmail them, police said. The two girls, both aged 15 and class 10 students, were gang-raped by the three youths of village Seinka Gudana under Pataudi police station, some 26 km...
  • Rajasthan: Man poisons wife to death over dowry demands April 28, 2013

    Jaipur: A woman was allegedly poisoned to death by her husband and in-laws in the Mahaveer Nagar area in Jaipur over demands for dowry, police said on Saturday. Sunita Ajmer died on Friday at the Sawai Man Singh hospital following which her father registered an FIR at the Bajaj Nagar...
  • India gets new law against sexual harassment of women at workplaces April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to a bill under which cases of sexual harassment at workplace, including against domestic help, will have to be disposed of by in-house committees within 90 days failing which a penalty will be imposed. Repeated non-compliance of the provisions of the...
  • Hang child rapists within a month, says Uma Bharti April 24, 2013

    Nagpur: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday demanded that child rapists be hanged within a month after fast-tracking trials in such cases. "The government should set up fast track courts to try rape cases within 15 days and the rapist should be hanged within a month. Government...