Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicSexual harassment

Topic: sexual harassment

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.

‘Put a finger down’ — Teens are speaking about sexual harassment through viral TikTok trend

The ‘Put a finger down': Sexual harassment edition’ video has become the 2021 TikTok version of the #MeToo movement.

UP police sub-inspector arrested after woman alleges sexual harassment in Basti district

The woman alleged that the SI had stopped her scooter for not wearing mask and took her cell number during the lockdown in March. He then started sending her 'objectionable' messages.

Ex-Karnataka minister Jarkiholi says ‘sex CDs’ 100% fake, denies sexual harassment charges

BJP MLA Jarkiholi, who had stepped down as minister after videos emerged of him purportedly getting intimate with a woman, vowed to send 'conspirators' behind bars.

On Camera

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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