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Madras High Court

Madras HC judge wants to install CCTV cameras in his chamber to practice what he’s preaching

While passing an order in a sexual harassment case, Justice S.M. Subramaniam urges high-ranking public officials to also install surveillance cameras.

Hey #MeToo activists, there’s a lot you don’t know about sex and assault in India

Members of the LGBT community tell ThePrint how they grapple with sexual assault and harassment in the times of #MeToo.
Carlos Ghosn in Davos in 2018 | Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Year of reckoning follows men (and one specific woman) to Davos

The World Economic Forum in Davos this year also offers a reminder of the public humbling of some of its most visible champions.
Kanak Sarkar

In his feminism class, Kolkata prof behind ‘virgin’ comment asked women to do mujras

Comparing virgin women to 'sealed bottles' is not the only thing Jadavpur University prof. Kanak Sarkar has done, a former student writes.
File photo of Kanak Sarkar | Facebook

‘I like people who hump’: Jadavpur University prof has history of sexually harassing students

As Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar is barred from teaching for comparing a girl’s virginity to a ‘sealed water bottle’, students & alumni lay bare a litany of allegations.
Mukul Mudgal

#MeToo: Mukul Mudgal, ex-chief justice of Punjab & Haryana HC, accused of sexual assault

Mukul Mudgal has been accused by a family friend of forcing himself on her in the 1990s. Former judge vehemently denies it.
Women working in an office

Soon, govt portal SHeBox will give you status of sexual harassment complaints in firms

SHeBox is an online initiative that allows women to file complaints of sexual harassment, which are then resolved on the WCD ministry’s watch.
(L-R) Suhel Seth, Vinod Dua, Rahul Johri, MJ Akbar, Gaurav Sawant

India’s #MeToo accused are back in action – with wedding bells & celebratory cake

The #MeToo movement in India exposed some high-profile men as alleged sexual predators, but their 'misdeeds' may already have been forgotten.
File photo of Rahul Johri | Commons

Why the Johri investigation has been a kick in the gut for women

Women who deposed against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri were treated like fodder in this power struggle and became collateral damage.
Representational image | Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Bengaluru cops probing if dead law intern was pressured to withdraw sexual abuse complaint

Law intern Archana Pushpa Lall allegedly committed suicide days after filing sexual harassment case against two lawyers, Chandra Naik & Chetan Desai.

OnCamera

Actor Vyjayanthimala

Every Bollywood reincarnation story must tip its hat to Bimal Roy’s Madhumati

Of the many things that Bimal Roy’s Madhumati got right, Pran’s antagonistic turn was one.
space laws

When it comes to space activities in India, are no laws better than bad laws?

The government had put the draft Space Activities Bill in the public domain, inviting suggestions. The bill was never introduced in this Lok Sabha. 

Defence

Convoys to Kashmir can’t be stopped even if aircraft are available, top CRPF officers say

CRPF officer says nearly 4,000 personnel needed to be moved from Jammu to Srinagar due to a backlog caused by weather. Not all could’ve gone by aircraft.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.