Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: sexual harassment

(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.
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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.
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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.
File image of Board of Control for Cricket in India CEO Rahul Johri | SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

#MeToo clean chit to BCCI’s Rahul Johri: Divided CoA can’t serve Indian cricket well

Probe into sexual harassment allegations against Rahul Johri returned a split 2:1 verdict, deepening divide between CoA chief Vinod Rai & member Diana Edulji.
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#MeToo: 70% of sexual harassment complaints filed with Maneka’s ministry yet to be disposed of

The complaints were filed on the online portal, She-Box, which the ministry then forwards to the respective workplaces.

Amid #MeToo storm, NCW decides to review Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act

A key issue identified by NCW is lack of an authority to ensure a proper mechanism exists to monitor implementation of law.
File image of Binny Bansal | Namas Bhojani/Bloomberg

Binny Bansal’s ‘consensual affair’ is an embarrassment for Walmart in India

Binny Bansal stepped down immediately after an independent probe into the allegations.
India Today executive editor Gaurav Sawant

Two journalists accuse India Today executive editor Gaurav Sawant of sexual harassment

Vidya Krishnan has alleged Sawant harassed her during a trip to Punjab in 2003. Kanika Gahlaut claims he lunged at her during a conclave about 10 years back.
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#MeToo effect: Congress youth wing to set up panel to probe harassment complaints

Move by the Indian Youth Congress comes after a member of its student wing NSUI accused its president Fairoz Khan of sexual harassment.
Attendees listen during a panel discussion at a #MeToo event in Mumbai | Representational image | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Mallika Akbar, Hillary Clinton, The Good Wife: Why women stand by predatory men

Although it seems illogical, many women have defended men accused of sexual misconduct.
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A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
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MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...