SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION

  • US: sexual discrimination case against L&T upheld February 29, 2012

    New York: A US court has upheld a class claim of sex discrimination filed against Larsen and Turbo Infotech, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate L&T, by its former employee who has alleged she was fired from her job after she informed the company she was pregnant. The lawsuit has been brought...
  • Woman IFS officer alleges sexual discrimination March 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Disappointed at being ignored for three key posts, a senior woman IFS officer has accused the Government of having "genderbias" and "extraneous considerations" rather than professionalism in deciding highlevel appointments. Secretarylevel officer Veena Sikri has written a stronglyworded letter to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, saying that she had...