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Allegations against judges due for promotion have become a regular phenomenon, CJI Bobde says

A bench led by CJI S.A. Bobde was hearing a petition by a district judge from Madhya Pradesh who had been accused of sexual harassment.
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Was raped & tortured by 139 men over 11 years, says 25-year-old Hyderabad woman, police begins probe

In her statement to the magistrate, the woman is said to have named student union leaders & members of the Telugu film industry, apart from lawyers and assistants to politicians.
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Ex-Panjab University V-C demands action against prof over sexual harassment allegations

Arun Grover asks university to investigate professor for making ‘false allegations’ after she doesn't defend the charge, she serves him legal notice for making inquiry report public.
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McDonald’s accuses ex-CEO of lying about sexual relationships with multiple employees

McDonald’s said it uncovered sexually explicit photos in email account of Easterbrook, who was sacked last year, and other evidence of his affairs.

Request her to ‘tie rakhi’ — HC’s bail condition for man accused of sexual harassment

Madhya Pradesh High Court also asks accused to give complainant Rs 11,000 as a 'customary ritual' offered by brothers to sisters, and Rs 5,000 to her son as gift.

Delhi HC reverses its gag order on publishing sexual abuse allegations against Mahesh Murthy

In the order, Justice Jayant Nath noted that Mahesh Murthy's accusers had the right to exercise their freedom of speech and also rejected the contention that they were 'disgruntled'.
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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.
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10 questions Indian employers need to stop asking women during job interviews

Indian HR managers have no business asking unacceptable questions such as 'do you live alone?' and 'will you be able to handle work and family responsibilities?'.
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What artist Subodh Gupta’s case against anonymous #MeToo posts achieved — and didn’t

In December 2018, an anonymous Instagram account accused Subodh Gupta of making sexual advances towards different women, who were allegedly his co-workers.
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MP judge who made sexual harassment allegations & resigned can be reinstated, CJI suggests

CJI Bobde says the Madhya Pradesh judge, who resigned in 2014, could be reinstated in judicial services and transferred to some other court.

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Govt extends deadline for filing income tax return till 31 December

Earlier in May, the govt had extended the date for filing ITR for FY2019-20 from 31 July to 30 November to give compliance relief to taxpayers.

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Army shoots down surveillance drone after it crosses the LoC in north Kashmir

The DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone, fitted with cameras, was spotted by the alert troops in the Keran sector. The drone was seized and further investigation is on.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.