Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicSexual harassment

Topic: sexual harassment

Social activist to withdraw sexual harassment complaint against Karnataka’s Ramesh Jarkiholi

Dinesh Kallahalli said he was hurt by allegations of a Rs 5 crore deal. However, the activist's lawyer said there were some technical problems due to which the decision was taken.

‘Will fall at feet’— TN police officer says DGP begged her not to file sexual harassment case

The incident took place on 21 February, when a Tamil Nadu officer alleged the special DGP held her hand, kissed it and sang for 20 minutes. An FIR was filed on 1 March.

How a 19-yr-old ‘stalked, blackmailed’ 50 women online for over a year, before he was arrested

Faridabad resident Rahim Khan, who has been arrested, stalked girls on social media and then morphed their photos & blackmailed them, said Delhi Police.

‘ItsNotOk’ — Truecaller issues newspaper & TV ads, makes new push for ‘women’s safety’ campaign

Titled '#ItsNotOk', the Truecaller campaign was publicised with large ads across several Indian newspapers Wednesday and also appeared on TV channels.

Customs officer compulsorily retired for ‘sexually harassing’ Uzbek woman at Delhi airport

The action has been taken under Fundamental Rule 56(j) of Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, which provides for compulsory retirement of govt staff in public interest.

Haryana, MP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, UP account for 66.92% rape cases in 2019 — report

Report by Prajnya Trust compares data of various gender crimes from as far back as 1975, when the first rape case was recorded. Also gives data on abuse reported during pandemic.

Priya Ramani, MJ Akbar refuse settlement in criminal defamation case

Akbar had filed the complaint against Ramani for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct. Whereas, Ramani said the allegations were her truth.

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.

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.

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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YourTurn

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

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

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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