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  • 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...
  • WB Governor accepts Ganguly's resignation, sends it to Chief Secretary January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Accepting the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human rights Commission, Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has forwarded his resignation to the state chief secretary. The governor is also learnt to have forwarded the resignation to the office of...
  • News 360: Justice Ganguly quits as WBHRC chief January 6, 2014

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Monday, said sources. According to sources, Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan in the day at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata and submitted his resignation. ...
  • Sexual harassment: Justice Ganguly quits as WBHRC chief, say sources January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Monday, said sources. According to sources, Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan in the day at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata and submitted his resignation. Justice Ganguly was accused of sexually harassing a...
  • Justice AK Ganguly bows down to pressure, may quit as WBHRC chief January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing massive pressure over allegations of sexual harassment, retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has written to former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee confirming his plan to resign as the chief of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. According to sources, Ganguly is expected to step down after the presidential...
  • 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...
  • Subramanian Swamy lends support to AK Ganguly December 21, 2013

    Kolkata: While the BJP has been clamouring for the removal of AK Ganguly as the chief of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC), party leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday questioned the court panel that indicted the former judge of "unwelcome behaviour" against an intern. "Taking cognizance of media reports, the...
  • Lawyers divided on whether Justice Ganguly should quit WBHRC December 19, 2013

    Kolkata: The legal community in Kolkata is divided on whether former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly should step down as West Bengal Human Rights Commission Chairman. This even as the Centre is paving the way for possible action against him on allegations of sexual harassment. The Home Ministry has...
  • Sexual harassment: MHA seeks legal opinion on FIR against AK Ganguly December 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The government seems to be paving the way for action against former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly after allegations of sexual harassment against him. Sources say that the Home Ministry is now seeking legal opinion on the matter. Sources say the legal opinion is being sought to ascertain...
  • 'Time to resign, Your Lordship' December 17, 2013

    The Chief Justice read the mood of a post-Nirbhaya nation when he constituted a 3 member committee of 2 incumbent Chief Justices of India and a lady judge to enquire into the allegations against Justice Ganguly on the basis of a blog written by the victim. The victim as well...
  • Bengal may be ahead of Delhi in crimes against women, says WBHRC chief March 10, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman and former Supreme Court judge Asok Kumar Ganguly on Saturday said the state is not lagging behind Delhi in the number of atrocities on women and may have well gone ahead of the national capital. "Today in West Bengal the cases of outrage against...
  • WB rights panel seeks action against three policemen October 12, 2012

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) on Thursday recommended disciplinary action against three police officers for dereliction of duty in connection with the rape of a teenage girl in South 24 Parganas district. The Commission also directed the trio to pay a monetary fine that would be awarded as...