Workplace

  • Britain to lift turban ban at high-risk workplaces 26-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Britain is set to scrap a ban on turbans at high-risk workplaces next week, a move that some Sikh groups see as a "sweetener" to deal with the fallout of the Margaret Thatcher government's alleged role in Operation Bluestar in 1984. The Department for Work and Pensions is to announce...
  • Sexual harassment: SC notice to government, A-G, Swatanter Kumar 15-01-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday started hearing the sexual harassment case against former judge Swatanter Kumar after allegations were made by a former intern against him. The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Government of India, the former judge and the Attorney General on the issue. The...
  • Sexual harassment: Law intern moves SC against ex-judge 13-01-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: The law intern who has accused a former Suprme Court judge of sexual harassment has now moved the Supreme Court seeking action in the case. The apex court will now hear her petition on Wednesday. The intern has sought that a committee be constituted to look at her...
  • Another law intern alleges she was sexually harassed by a SC judge 10-01-2014 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: Another law intern has alleged that she was sexually harassed by a Supreme Court judge, according to an Indian Express report. This comes just days after former SC Judge AK Ganguly stepped down as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief following charges that he sexually harassed a...
  • CJ Impact: IIMB sacks officer for sexually harassing a lady doctor 06-01-2014 10:51 AM

    Indian Institute of Management Bangalore sacked its chief administrative officer for harassing a lady doctor. The doctor, name withheld, had reported her ordeal on the Citizen Journalist Show. ...
  • 'Time to resign, Your Lordship' 17-12-2013 09:36 AM

    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...
  • AK Ganguly sexual harassment: Police seek appointment with law intern 06-12-2013 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has written to the Supreme Court law intern who had accused retired Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly of sexual harassment. The police have sought an appointment with her to speak to her on this issue. This comes a day after the Supreme Court panel...
  • Two-third of women journalists face abuse or harassment: survey 03-12-2013 03:42 PM

    Bangkok: About two-third of women journalists have experienced abuse, harassment or threats at work, according to first global survey on violence against women working in the news media. The survey by the Washington-based International Women's Media Foundation and the London-based International News Safety Institute included 822 women media workers interviewed...
  • Sexual harassment: Debate rages on AK Ganguly's fate as WB HRC chief 03-12-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: A raging debate has begun over whether retired Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly should step down as the head of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission following the sexual harassment charges made by a law intern against him. The opinion remains divided on the issue across parties and...
  • Sexual harassment: Pressure mounts on Justice Ganguly to quit WB HRC 03-12-2013 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: The row over sexual harassment charges against retired Supreme Court Justics AK Ganguly is increasingly becoming more political. After the Trinamool Congress, the BJP is calling for his resignation as the chief of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. BJP leader Sushma Swaraj tweeted saying the same. "I...
  • Sexual assault: Tarun Tejpal undergoes DNA, potency test 02-12-2013 12:11 PM

    Panaji: Tehelka Founder Tarun Tejpal was on Monday taken by the police to the Goa Medical College for a detailed medical examination. CNN-IBN has learnt that as part of the procedure the tests will include DNA and potency test. Tejpal spent his second night in police custody on Sunday. Sources...
  • Sex assault: Tejpal may be taken to hotel to reconstruct crime scene 02-12-2013 09:34 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka Founder Tarun Tejpal, arrested on Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a junior colleague, spent his second night in police custody on Sunday. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Tejpal could be taken to the hotel, Hyatt, where he could be asked to reconstruct the crime scene. He has been...
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal grilled for 5 hours on Sunday 02-12-2013 07:52 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka Founder Tarun Tejpal, arrested on Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a junior colleague, has been sent to six days of police custody. He was grilled for 5 hours by the police on Sunday. Sources say the Goa Police could record the statements of witnesses before a magistrate to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-11-2013 11:05 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Law intern sexual harassment: SC ex-judge AK Ganguly's statement recorded 29-11-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed panel that probed alleged incident of sexual harassment of a law intern by one of its recently retired judge submitted its report to the Chief Justice of India on Friday. The committee has also identified the former Supreme Court judge and recorded his statement....
  • Full text: Complainant's fresh statement in Tejpal sexual assault case 29-11-2013 01:11 PM

    The complainant in the sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor has issued a fresh statement saying she is disturbed by the insinuations that her complaint is part of a pre-election political conspiracy. Here's the full text of her statement: I am heartened by the broad support I have received over...
  • Sex assault: Tejpal withdraws bail plea from Delhi HC 28-11-2013 04:09 PM

    New Delhi: Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal has withdrawn his anticipatory bail plea in the sexual assault case from the Delhi High Court. It appears that Tejpal is is now likely to file an anticipatory bail plea in a Goa court. This comes even as Tejpal will not appear before the...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal seeks more time to appear before Goa Police, faces arrest 28-11-2013 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal will not appear before the Goa Police on Thursday for questioning in the sexual assault case against him. Sources say the Tejpal received the summon at around 11 am on Thursday and he had insufficient time to travel to Goa. Tejpal has written to...
  • Goa Police's deadline for Tarun Tejpal ends at 3 pm today 28-11-2013 07:40 AM

    Panaji: The Goa Police has tightened the noose around Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal over the sexual assault case. Tejpal has been asked to appear before the police by 3 pm on Thursday. If he doesn't appear for questioning, a non bailable warrant is likely to be issued against him. Investigators...
  • Due to Tejpal case, companies scared of hiring women: Naresh Agarwal 27-11-2013 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal has once again made a controversial statement on the Tehelka case. He has now said that an unforeseen fallout of the sexual assault case is that companies are now scared of hiring women. "The flip side to this is that many organisations are...
  • Tejpal case: Complainant's statement recorded before magistrate 27-11-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Goa Police on Wednesday recorded the statement of the complainant before a magistrate in the sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal. Police sources also say that they will oppose Tejpal's anticipatory bail application in the Delhi High Court. Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury's name could...
  • Sex assault: Shoma Chaudhury may also be named in FIR against Tejpal 27-11-2013 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury's name could be added to the FIR against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal for trying to suppress the sexual harassment complaint, say sources. Goa Police sources also say that Tejpal has been asked to present himself for questioning at the earliest. This even as...
  • Some openly feminist advice to men on how to deal with women 26-11-2013 12:25 PM

    Over the past few days, several versions of what happened at Tehelka's intellectual ThinkFest in Goa have come out in public. The initial letters written by the magazine's founding editor Tarun Tejpal to his alleged victim of sexual assault were contrite in their tone and text. But as the story...
  • Sexual assault: Butalia refuses to be part of Tehelka probe panel 26-11-2013 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: Eminent feminist and publisher Urvashi Butalia has refused to be a member of Tehelka's complaint's committee that was set up to probe sexual assault allegations against Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal. Butalia was appointed by Tehelka to be part of the internal probe panel. Butalia has written to Tehelka's...
  • Touching, whistling, innuendo: What is workplace sexual abuse and how to prevent it 23-11-2013 12:38 PM

    The allegation levelled against Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal has reignited the debate on the safety of women and protection against sexual harassment at workplace. Complaints of sexual abuse at the workplace are often ignored as minor misconduct rather than being reported as serious crimes that carry a penalty. Often women...
  • Sexual assault case: Is Tehelka guilty of hypocrisy? 22-11-2013 11:22 PM

    Faced with the threat of arrest after Goa Police filed an FIR against him for allegedly attempting to rape and outraging the modesty of a woman journalist working with his magazine and Delhi Police officials reached his residence, Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement saying he is ready to...
  • Tarun Tejpal ready for probe, Goa Police file FIR for rape attempt 22-11-2013 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with the threat of arrest after Goa Police filed an FIR against him for allegedly attempting to rape and outraging the modesty of a woman journalist working with his magazine and Delhi Police officials reached his residence, Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement saying he is...
  • Sexual assault case: Girl not ready to complain, says Tehelka 21-11-2013 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal stepped down for six months after allegations of sexual assault were made against him by a woman colleague, the magazine's Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury on Thursday said that she is in touch with the girl and the survivor is not ready...
  • Phaneesh Murthy to be sued for sexually harassing iGATE employee 23-05-2013 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked iGATE Corp Chief Executive Phaneesh Murthy will be sued for sexually harassing the firm's investor relations head and allegedly making her pregnant, the law firm representing the victim said on Thursday. The California-based law firm, Aiman-Smith & Marcy, said that iGATE's head of investor relations Araceli Roiz...