Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicHarvey Weinstein

Topic: Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in #MeToo case

The 67-year-old Hollywood producer was found guilty of a criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree.

Harvey Weinstein’s half-conviction is a full win for prosecutors & #MeToo movement

Although the final verdict was technically split, it would be a mistake to think it means the jury rejected the evidence of Weinstein’s past conduct altogether.

All hail the chief but focus on Delhi violence — a day of contrasts on Page One

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

What Harvey Weinstein’s guilty verdict means for #MeToo movement

The guilty verdict for Weinstein is another sign that #MeToo movement is bringing unprecedented changes to virtually every corner of business & political life.

Casting couch was just a seat with benefits for all, Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers argue

Prosecutors have started calling women to testify that the Hollywood power broker drew them into his orbit with promises of roles before attacking them.

Powerful men have changed their behaviour at work since #MeToo, says study

Survey revealed that in some cases adjustment of behaviour has gone too far with men leaving women out of business discussions.

Hungry, rake thin, but alive after 10 days, Thai teens say ‘thank you’ to rescuers

Harvey Weinstein indicted on three additional charges of sexual misconduct and  Justin Trudeau washes hands off alleged sexual harrassment incident. 

Censors, SC should take a call on Padmavati release: Salman Khan

Actor also comments on Harvey Weinstein sex allegations, says if something like this happens in India, he himself will take the individual “to the cleaners”

Global Pulse: From ‘whisper networks’ to a loud, emphatic debate on sexual harassment

The resigned air that has for decades bred women’s “whisper networks” about sexual harassment seems to be giving way to emphatic and tense debates on the “legitimate” ways of calling out predators across the world.

Experiencing sexual assault is the tax women have had to pay to live in India

For a country where violence against the girl child starts in the womb, actor Richa Chadda says she's surprised at the number of people surprised at the enormity of the #MeToo campaign.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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