Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicSexual harassment

Topic: sexual harassment

‘Promoting victim blaming’ — student bodies hit out at JNU panel’s notice on sexual harassment

Internal complaints committee's notice states 'girls suppose [sic] to know how to draw a tangible line (between them and their male friends) to avoid any such harassment'.

‘Was a mistake’: Ex-CJI Gogoi on being on bench hearing sexual harassment case against him

Rajya Sabha MP and former CJI Ranjan Gogoi says by accepting to be probed he had 'put his neck and given Justice S.A. Bobde the noose for hanging'.

Karnataka lawyer suspended after intern accuses him of attempt to rape, intimidation

Law intern's friend filed a separate case against K.S.N. Rajesh for abduction, intimidation and threat. Two Mangaluru police personnel also suspended for dereliction of duty in the case. 

Kohli stepping down from T20 captaincy is wise. High workload hurt his form

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Kerala’s IUML under fire for disbanding women’s wing that complained of sexual harassment 

IUML Monday also removed its student outfit’s vice-president as she came out in support of the complainants. Party has accused its women student wing of ‘indiscipline’. 

Pakistanis fume over Yale student’s arrest for modelling even as ‘rapists go free’

A case of obscenity was filed against Zulfiqar Mannan for posing in front of Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait. Author Fatima Bhutto was among those who criticised the arrest.

Delhi HC seeks Priya Ramani’s stand on MJ Akbar’s appeal against her defamation case acquittal

Advocates appearing for Akbar contended that the trial court erroneously acquitted Ramani in spite of concluding that her allegations were defamatory in nature.

Darjeeling women ‘harassed’ & ‘racially discriminated’ in Delhi’s Hauz Khas, FIR filed

The alleged incident took place on 18 July near Delhi's Hauz Khas fort. A video of the incident that has since gone viral shows one of the women saying she was asked her 'rate'.

Women unsafe from male sexual harassers in online classrooms too. MK Stalin govt is fixing it

Recording of online classes, random auditing to monitor teachers’ behaviour, and a grievance hotline are just some of the measures introduced by Stalin govt to check this menace.

CRPF orders inquiry after doctor accuses DIG of misbehaviour, ‘turning up drunk at her home’

DIG Surinder Prasad allegedly called the doctor repeatedly, even at odd hours, and made inappropriate remarks, making her uncomfortable.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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