Sexual Harassment Case

  • AMU professor, accused of sexually harassing student, sent to jail January 28, 2014

    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 District...
  • Remove defamatory news on SC ex-judge sexual harassment case: Delhi HC January 16, 2014

    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...
  • Former SC judge named in sexual harassment case January 13, 2014

    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...
  • Sexual harassment: Ganguly blames WB government, SC panel January 8, 2014

    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...
  • Should there be a criminal investigation in Justice Ganguly case? January 6, 2014

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern in December 2012, has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, said sources. Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan and submitted his resignation, according to sources. ...
  • AK Ganguly decides to quit as WBHRC chief: sources January 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Sunday decided to resign as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, sources said. Justice Ganguly is accused of sexually harassing a law intern and has been indicted by the Supreme Court panel. "Justice Ganguly has decided to resign and he has...
  • MLA Usha Thakur in trouble for performing ‘aarti’ of Asaram's photo January 3, 2014

    BJP MLA Usha Thakur has kicked up a controversy after she reportedly performed aarti of controversial godman Asaram Bapu's photograph, who was jailed in an alleged sexual harassment case. Thakur, an MLA from Indore III constituency, had taken part in a religious (Bhajan) programme organised by the disciples of Asaram on...
  • Law intern case: Justice Ganguly refuses to resign despite Cabinet move January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Justice AK Ganguly has refused to step down as the head of West Bengal Human Rights Commission in spite of the Union cabinet clearing the proposal for Presidential reference against him. "I don't want to comment now. I need some time to decide. Please give me some time, later on...
  • Have not taken any decision: Ganguly on his resignation January 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Continuing his defiant stand over his resignation, former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Thursday said that he is yet to decide on his resignation. "I have seen media reports about my removal. I have not taken any decision about resignation. I'm watching the situation now," Ganguly told CNN-IBN. Meanwhile,...
  • After Tarun Tejpal case, HR heads review security of women employees December 25, 2013

    After Tarun Tejpal sexual harassment case, the HR heads of companies are taking definitive steps to ensure security to women employees. ...
  • NUJS faculty says Justice Ganguly undermined ideals, demands his exit December 25, 2013

    Kolkata: In more embarrassment for retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly in the sexual harassment case, the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) faculty has demanded that the institute disassociate itself from him. In a letter written to NUJS administration, the faculty has said that he undermined the ideals of...
  • Harish Salve hits out at Ganguly, says don't cast aspersions on intern January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Harish Salve on Tuesday hit out at retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly should not cast aspersions on the law intern. Justice Ganguly is accused of sexually harassing a law intern. Salve tweeted, "Justice Ganguly's intemperate allegations against the intern are absurd. While some of those nailed...
  • Despite mounting pressure, Justice AK Ganguly refuses to resign December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has reiterated his stand that he will not resign as the Chairperson of West Bengal Human Rights Commission even as the pressure is mounting on him. A law intern has named Justice AK Ganguly as an accused of allegedly sexually harassing her. Justice...
  • AK Ganguly put his hand on my back, tried to embrace me: Law intern December 16, 2013

    Kolkata: In further embarrassment for Justice AK Ganguly in the sexual harassment case, the complainant has alleged that Ganguly propositioned her and asked her to stay in his same room. "The judge informed me that it may not be possible to have a separate room arranged for me, and asked...
  • Sexual harassment: Addl S-G asks PM to act against Justice Ganguly December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Trouble seems to be brewing for retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly as Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought action against the former. She has also demanded Justice Ganguly's resignation as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights...
  • NCW takes suo motu cognizance of AK Ganguly sexual harassment case December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Commission of Women on Friday took suo motu cognizance of the law intern case in which retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly was named as an accused for allegedly sexually harassing a girl. The NCW has sent two notices on the matter. One of the notices has...
  • SC seems to be washing its hands off Ganguly case: Sibal December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal has criticised the Supreme Court for not acting against its former judge AK Ganguly for allegedly sexually harassing a law intern. Sibal said the Supreme Court had a larger responsibility after it constituted a committee to investigate the allegations. "I am worried...
  • Justice Ganguly's conduct is of sexual nature: SC panel December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The three-judge committee of the Supreme Court has indicted Justice AK Ganguly of committing an "act of unwelcome behaviour" and "conduct of sexual nature" towards a woman law intern but dropped any further action since he was a retired judge on the day of the incident. Chief Justice of...
  • MPCA sexual harassment case: HC restrains police from arresting Alpesh Shah December 5, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday restrained police from arresting state Cricket Association's former Joint Secretary and Women Under-19 selection committee's convener Alpesh Shah in a sexual harassment case till the probe is completed. Justice NK Modi also directed Shah to fully cooperate with the police. Shah has approached the...
  • Should Justice Ganguly step down as chief of WB HRC? December 3, 2013

    Even since retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has been named as an accused in the sexual harassment case, there are many who has demanded his resignation as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. A law intern has named Justice Ganguly as an accused for allegedly sexually...
  • Justice Ganguly unhappy by allegations, yet to decide on resignation December 3, 2013

    The debate over the demand of resignation of Supreme Court Judge Justice AK Ganguly from the Chairmanship of the WB Human Rights Commission has refused to die down after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled against him by an intern. Justice Ganguly who is unhappy with the allegations is yet...
  • Justice Ganguly should resign as chief of WB HRC: Sushma December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj on Monday said retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly should step down as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission in view of sexual harassment allegations. She tweeted, "I strongly feel that Justice AK Ganguly should...
  • The Last Word: What should CJI do in Justice Ganguly case? December 2, 2013

    A law intern has accused retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of allegedly sexually harassing her. However, Justice Ganguly has denied all the charges saying he's a victim of circumstances. He said, "I am shocked and shattered. I deny all the charges." CNN-IBN's raised the question to a panel of...
  • IFFI sexual harassment case: I&B ministry assures justice November 23, 2013

    The Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said that the ministry has zero tolerance to allegations of misdemeanor and indiscretion and assured of speedy justice. He also said that strict action would be taken against those guilty. ...
  • Kerala: HC stays proceedings against MLA Thettayil in sexual harassment case July 9, 2013

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed all further proceedings against former Left Democratic Front minister Jose Thettayil in a sexual harassment case. The order was issued by Justice P Bhavadasan on a petition by Thettayil seeking to quash the FIR registered against him in the case. The court also...
  • Navy officers approach HC to quash proceedings June 14, 2013

    Kochi: At least three Naval officers on Friday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to quash proceedings against them in the complaint filed by the estranged wife of a naval officer who levelled charges of sexual harassment against her husband and his superior officers. In the petition, the officers also...
  • iGate ex-CEO Phaneesh Murthy removed from company's board June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Majority of shareholders removed former CEO Phaneesh Murthy for 'cause' from the iGATE Corp board by written consent in lieu of a meeting. Murthy's removal will be effective from June 7, 2013. Murthy was sacked after a company sexual harassment investigation revealed that he had not disclosed a relationship with...
  • Navy starts probe into Karwar sexual harassment case May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A Naval Board of Inquiry on Friday started probe into the charges made by the wife of a senior Navy officer that she was being forced by her husband into getting "sexually involved" with his colleagues. The BoI venue was shifted from Karwar in Karnataka to Delhi and during...
  • Phaneesh Murthy, victim may settle out of court May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Phaneesh Murthy, sacked a few days ago as iGATE president, will be sued by Araceli Roiz for sexually harassing and for making her pregnant. Roiz's lawyer Randall Aiman-Smith told Network18 that she is exploring an out of court settlement with Murthy. Murthy is being sued for sexually harassing Roiz,...
  • iGATE President sacked for not reporting relationship with colleague May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Information and technology outsourcing service provider iGATE has sacked President and CEO Phaneesh Murthy for not informing the company board about his relationship with a subordinate employee. He was required to do so under the company's HR policy. The US-listed company, which has bulk of its employees in India,...