Sexual Harassment

  • Mumbai Sessions Court judge suspended over sexual harassment charges by staffer 21 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court judge MT Gaikwad has been suspended after a preliminary inquiry found prima facie evidence against him in a case of sexual harassment of a staff member. The complaint was filed to the registrar by the female staff member a month ago. Gaikwad, a judge of the...
  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen Yesterday

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • French woman harassed in Rameswaram, three arrested 3 days ago

    Rameswaram: A 35-year old French woman, residing in Puducherry for the past 25 years, was harassed by three fishermen allegedly in an inebriated state while taking bath in sea on Sunday. The fishermen, in the age group of 18-30, have been arrested and booked under the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Eve...
  • Vishakha guideline report finds Meerut DIG guilty of sexual harassment 3 days ago

    Meerut: In an embarrassment for Meerut Police, the Vishakha guideline report found the Deputy Inspector General of Police prima facie guilty of sexual harassing a woman police officer. A chargesheet has been filed in the case under sections of molestation and criminal intimidation. Earlier this year, the DIG was booked on...
  • Odisha: School head arrested for sexually harassing Class 3 student 4 days ago

    Baripada: The head of a school in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district was arrested on charge of sexually harassing a minor girl student, police said on Saturday. Father Santosh Geoger of St Joseph's Convent School at Udala was arrested on Friday on the basis of a complaint lodged by the father of...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly molests Kindergarden student in school 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student allegedly molested a girl in Kindergarden inside a school in Delhi on Wednesday. The school is in civil lines in North Delhi. The kindergarden student was waiting to be picked up by her family when she was taken to an empty classroom by another student...
  • UP government employees to face strict action for sexual harassment 1 week ago

    Sexual harassment of women colleagues at workplaces in government departments of Uttar Pradesh will now invite stringent punitive actions including withholding of increments for a specified period and bad entry in service book. In a bid to check such incidents of sexual harassments at workplace, the state government has amended the...
  • Alleged sexual harassment of Gwalior woman judge raised in Rajya Sabha August 12, 2014

    The issue of alleged sexual harassment of a woman judge in Gwalior was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with senior lawyer and nominated member KTS Tulsi demanding immediate action on her complaint saying it would otherwise demoralise lady judges in the country. Complaining of sexual harassment by a judge...
  • Watch: A brave Bangalore woman chased and beat up a man who sexually harassed her while she was jogging in the morning August 11, 2014

    Have you ignored a lecherous man on the streets? This brave woman from Bangalore did not. Veena Ashiya Chindlur was jogging in the morning when a man made a pass at her with lewd gestures. Instead of ignoring his advances, Veena chased the guy, made him kneel down and kicked...
  • TWTW: Are laws against sexual assault being misused? August 10, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on laws against sexual assault. ...
  • WBHRC without a chaiperson since Justice AK Ganguly quit over sexual harassment allegations August 8, 2014

    Kolkata: It has been over six months that the West Bengal Human Rights Commission still does not have a chairperson since Justice AK Ganguly had to quit following sexual harassment allegations. Since January 2014 not a single order has been passed or been made public as per the WBHRC website...
  • Former Addl S-G demands impeachment against the accused HC judge August 4, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge accused of sexual harassment has said that he is ready to face death penalty if found guilty. He has written to the High Court Chief Justice after a woman Additional Judge in Gwalior resigned alleging sexual harassment by him. ...
  • Ready to face death if found guilty of sexual harassment, says MP HC Judge August 4, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge accused of sexual harassment has said that he is ready to face death penalty if found guilty. He has written to the High Court Chief Justice after a woman Additional Judge in Gwalior resigned alleging sexual harassment by him. "I am ready to face...
  • Gwalior Additional Sessions Judge accuses MP HC Judge of sexual harassment August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A Gwalior Additional Sessions Judge has accused a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge of sexual harassment. The Additional Sessions Judge has written to the Chief Justice of India complaining about the incident. The Chief Justice of India has assured action once he receives the complaint. In her complaint the...
  • Navy court martials officer facing sexual harassment charges August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Navy has court martialed an officer facing charges of sexual harassment by a junior lady officer and reduced his seniority by 18 months. The officer of the rank of Commander (equivalent to Lieutenant Colonel) was posted in Navy's Shipwright school in Vishakhapatnam and the lady officer of the...
  • Mumbai: DIG Sunil Paraskar calls model's rape allegations baseless July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Monday called the rape allegations 'baseless' while recording his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office. Paraskar in his statement said that he knows the complainant and interacted with her quite often. Three cases...
  • The darker side of Comic-Con: Harassment amid the fantasy July 28, 2014

    San Diego: Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online...
  • 99 per cent women face sexual harassment, 70 per cent do not fight back: Survey July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: "Those boys in my school tried to pull my skirt down. When I rebuked them, they scoffed at me and nonchalantly walked out of the classroom," recalled a woman as she described her experience on sexual harassment, during a recently conducted survey by a Delhi-based NGO. The survey, conducted...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore July 23, 2014

    Bangalore: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from Bangalore while her parents were away from home, police said on Tuesday. "The incident occurred on Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents' absence from home at Thatteguppe...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case July 22, 2014

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Thane: 21-year-old held for raping minor girl July 21, 2014

    Thane: A youngster was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in a slum area of the city, police said on Monday. The 21-year-old accused, identified as Nanhe alias Ketan Kadam, who has past criminal record, called the girl in his chawl situated on Ambedkar road of...
  • Delhi: Man gets 15-year jail for raping and cheating girl July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 31-year old man, who deceitfully had physical relations with a girl and tied the knot with her while concealing that he was already married, has been sent to jail for 15 years by a Delhi court which said he also cheated the victim's parents by falsely taking...
  • Delhi HC upholds life term of man for raping five-year-old girl July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday upheld the life term awarded to a man for raping a five-year-old girl saying that the minor's statement had a "ring of truth" and there was no reason to disbelieve her. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the appeal...
  • NCW holds CBDT guilty in I-T officer sexual harassment case July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After an Income Tax officer from West bengal alleged that she was sexually harassed by her superior and her complaints to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) were ignored, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has held the CBDT guilty. The NCW said that the lady officer was...
  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim commits suicide; family, BSP protest July 15, 2014

    Hathras: There is no end to the rape horror in Uttar Pradesh. A Dalit woman, who was allegedly gangraped, reportedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze. Her family and BSP workers protested on Tuesday. The woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped near Etawah on July 12. She set herself ablaze on...
  • Meerut: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment to Facebook July 15, 2014

    Meerut: A woman sub-inspector from Meerut has now taken her fight against sexual harassment to social media. The 29-year-old woman police official had registered a complaint alleging sexual harassment by a DIG-rank officer. She said that her superiors failed to act on her complaint and has accused them of shielding...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Law intern refuses to depose in Justice Ganguly sexual harassment case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry that it cannot register a case against former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly who has been accused of sexual harassment. The police say that the complainant in the case has so far refused to record her statement. Justice Ganguly...
  • Government considers proposal to give power to arrest to NCW July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to National Commission for Women (NCW) in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place and plans to extend NCW's jurisdiction to Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Women and Child Development...