Thursday, 6 October, 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.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
A vegetable vendor speaks on his mobile phone at a retail market area in Kolkata | Reuters file photo

World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.