Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicPOSH Act

Topic: POSH Act

Calcutta HC extends POSH beyond workplace, says female school students covered under 2012 Act

Court was hearing appeal by a teacher, suspended after students made complaints of sexual harassment against him. He contended that POSH guidelines were not followed in the case.

Why Covid crisis is the last blow to office romance

Employees at Twitter, TCS and Facebook can indefinitely work remotely. And those turning up at offices are keeping masks and sanitisers close, distance from each other.

Complainant against CJI Gogoi demands copy of probe report that gave him clean chit

The former SC employee, who accused CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment, said she was ‘shocked’ that the probe panel found ‘no substance’ in her complaint.

India’s answer to sexual harassment at work was passed this day in 2013

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act kicked in on 9 December 2013, but too late for countless women.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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