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India is looking at a larger credit crisis. (Representational Image) | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

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?'.
Subodh Gupta has demanded damages worth Rs 5 crore for causing harm to his reputation | Commons

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.
The Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

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.
Delhi University's Gargi College

Gargi College students allege harassment by ‘drunk’ outsiders at fest, call strike

Students have expressed anger at Gargi College acting principal's remark that she has received no complaints.
Ganesh Acharya | Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

FIR filed against choreographer Ganesh Acharya for sexual harassment

The complainant, who is an assistant choreographer, had approached the state women's commission a few days ago, alleging sexual harassment by Acharya.
An Air India plane | Twitter: ANI

Air India pilot reinstated after being found guilty of sexual harassment by internal committee

A woman pilot had filed a complaint against Sachin Gupta last year. According to the complaint the alleged incident took place on 5 May.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly’s BCCI must follow EPL, but it’s yet to get report on CEO sexual harassment case

English Premier League’s CEO-designate had to step aside due to sexual harassment charges, but report on BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has been kept under lock and key.
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of the 73rd Independence Day | PTI

Kovind says rape convicts charged under POCSO shouldn’t be allowed to file mercy plea

President Kovind said the demonic attacks on women shake the conscience of the country.
Protest against rape

Over 90% women in Bhopal, Gwalior and Jodhpur feel unsafe, study reveals

According to the study conducted by social enterprises Safetipin, govt organisation KOICA and NSO Asia Foundation, over 89% women feel unsafe in isolated places.
Saravjeet Singh | Facebook

Man labelled pervert and Delhi ka darinda acquitted in molestation case after 4 years

Saravjeet Singh, accused in 2015 by former DU student Jasleen Kaur of verbally harassing her at a traffic signal, says he broke down after judge pronounced acquittal.

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Covid-19 put brake to academic activity, but digital libraries can ensure continuity

Covid-19 has paced up the transition to distance learning. While institutes are racing to shift courses online, students are engaging en masse with e-books.

Can India balance its domestic pharma needs and also be a global player in Covid-19 fight?

India has lifted the ban on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients, including anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.


A picture of items found on the dead terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector. | Photo: By special arrangement

Masala tikka-flavoured snacks to AK-47s: What 5 slain Lashkar terrorists brought from Pakistan

Indian Army calls Pakistan's complicity in aiding and abetting infiltration, especially at a time when the world is fighting coronavirus, 'reprehensible'.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.