Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicSexual harassment

Topic: sexual harassment

National Law School under fire as duo punished for ‘exposing ID of sexual harassment accused’

Nearly 200 alumni write to NLSIU, describing action as 'arbitrary'. NLSIU defends action, says the students — appointed facilitators under sexual harassment code — went beyond their mandate.

India amended rape laws — forgot about police attitude, delayed action, humiliation in court

The 2012 Delhi gang rape case led to sweeping reforms in India's rape laws. About a decade later, victims' families say the justice system still makes them feel like they are on trial.

‘Bura na maano’, but Holi is a great chance to teach children about consent

Bura na maano Holi hai’ is the defensive phrase used by adults for their children violating consent of passersby, usually women. But kids must be told better.

Majority of Indian schools don’t have means to prevent, combat child sexual abuse, survey finds

As part of OutLawed India’s initiative, we tracked the sexual abuse frameworks in schools across 200 Indian cities to measure the gap between the law and reality.

Punjab principal’s ‘sex assault’ on minors: ‘Open secret, many complaints’, arrest after 12 yrs

Photos & videos of Amritpal Dhiman sexually assaulting students in 2010 went viral in Feb. Villagers say most people knew about it, police suspect more incidents over the years.

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.

‘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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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.