SEXUAL HARRASMENT

  • 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...
  • NUJS to have policy against sexual harassment of interns January 13, 2014

    Hit by successive complaints by two of its exstudents 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Three arrested for gangraping two minors in Gurgaon May 11, 2013

    Gurgaon: Three people were arrested on Friday for gangraping 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 gangraped by the three youths of village Seinka Gudana under Pataudi police station, some 26 km...
  • 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 inhouse committees within 90 days failing which a penalty will be imposed. Repeated noncompliance 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 fasttracking 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...
  • Father arrested for rape and murder of minor daughter April 15, 2013

    Thane: Police on Sunday arrested a 42yearold father for allegedly raping his 15yearold daughter and killing her in Tembivili village of the district. The accused, Kashinath Varku Hatal has been booked under sections 376, 302 and 201 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Bhiwandi division Police Inspector KR Khairnar said. ...
  • Man charged with sexually harassing visually challenged girls April 8, 2013

    Warangal: Four teenaged girls studying at a private institute for the visually challenged in Hanamkonda have claimed that they were sexually harassed by the husband of the institute's owner, police said on Sunday. B Bhaskar sexually harassed the girls aged between 14 and 16 years in April at the institute's...
  • Saudi Arabia beheads man for sexual assault July 16, 2011

    Riyadh: Saudi authorities have beheaded a man convicted of attacking a woman and snapping nude photos of her in order to blackmail her for sex. A Saudi Interior Ministry statement carried in national papers on Saturday says the man broke into the woman's apartment and attacked her husband before turning on...
  • UP: Harassed principal burns self to death January 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Principal of St Xaviers, Jaunpur set herself on fire on Thursday. She had claimed that she had been sexually harassed by the college manager for the past one and a half years. The woman said she college authorities had been threatening her sons if she complained. The college principal...
  • Talking point: What constitutes sexual harrasment in skies? November 18, 2009

    The National Commission for Women (NCW) has ruled out a case of sexual harassment as was alleged by Air India air hostess Komal Singh on board Air India plane on October 3. The NCW report, which was submitted to Civil Aviation Minster Praful Patel and Women and Child Development Minister...
  • Anand Jon's sentence gets mixed reactions September 2, 2009

    Fashion designer Anand Jon's family alleges that the IndianAmerican fashion designer who has been sentenced to 59 years in jail for sexually assaulting aspiring models, was a victim of "complete racism and bias" in the US court. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Women's empowerment, myth or reality July 19, 2009

    The Indian woman is celebrated today for being at par with her male counterpart. ...
  • Anand Jon fires lawyer, will fight case on his own July 13, 2009

    Washington: Having lost a prolonged court battle, the high profile Indiaborn fashion designer Anand Jon has petitioned a California court seeking permission to dismiss his attorney and defend himself. The California court, which convicted him for sexually assaulting upcoming models, has scheduled hearing on the petition on Monday, news reports said....
  • Jaipur: Molestation attempt on US tourist, ten arrested February 14, 2009

    Jaipur: Ten college students were arrested Saturday, hours after they allegedly tried to molest a US visitor in this tourist city of Rajasthan, the police said. The 10 accused, who live in a boys hostel here, stopped the victim when she was riding on a motorcycle with her friend Friday night...
  • Watch: Designer Anand Jon's mother claims he is innocent January 3, 2009

    Indian born, USbased Fashion designer Anand Jon was convicted of 16 out of 23 counts of sexual abuse on 13th November 2008 in Beverly Hills. His mother Sashi Abraham however claims that all the charges are false. The sentence will be given out on 13th January. ...