Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicSexual harassment

Topic: sexual harassment

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chinmayanand, former Union minister accused of sexually abusing UP law student, gets bail

The Allahabad High Court granted bail to Chinmayanand, who was arrested on 20 September under section 376-C of the IPC, a charge short of rape.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Priya Ramani friend testifies against MJ Akbar, says “bizarre” details created lasting impact

Niloufer Venkataraman, who deposed in the criminal defamation filed by MJ Akbar, was the first person Priya Ramani spoke to about the sexual harassment.

On Camera

YourTurn

Air India brings new policy, now pilots can fly after retirement

Air India crew hide greys, follow strict makeup while global airlines allowing tattoo, piercing

Many airlines expect their crew to follow strict dress codes and decorum, but Air India’s commandments even instruct members on what to say and not to say on social media.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.