North East  /  Published 23.01.22

Harassment slur on Padma Shri recipient

Uddhab Bharali, a leading innovator and Padma Shri recipient from Assam, was on Friday remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody for alleged sexual harassment of a minor girl under his foster care. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 12.01.22

Editors Guild seeks SC probe on harassment

The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday called for a Supreme Court-ordered probe into the online harassment of women journalists and urged the government to take urgent steps to dismantle the “mis...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.01.22

Padma awardee 'abuses' minor

A Padma awardee of Assam, accused of sexually abusing a minor girl he was fostering, has obtained an interim anticipatory bail from Gauhati High Court to evade arrest after a case was registered again...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 30.12.21

JNU replaces ‘misogyny’ line

JNU has modified the language of its public invitation for counselling on sexual harassment to remove the sentence “girls are supposed to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.12.21

JNU told to draw the line on misogyny

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma has sought the withdrawal of a “misogynist” circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) that says girls are “sup...
By PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 18.12.21

Kolkata NGO helps kids in wall graffiti campaign for gender equality

“No man is born misogynist. It is the socialisation process that teaches men to discriminate. We are not against men but against patriarchy. Patriarchy puts pressure on men, too, to behave in a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.21

Dhanbad: head of anesthesiology sacked

Facing charges of harassment of a female Anesthesia Technician, Dr UN Verma has been removed from the post of Head of the Department of Anesthesia of Sahid Nirmal Mahto Memorial Medical College and Ho...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 08.12.21

Bail for hate-hit bangle seller

Bangle seller Taslim Ali, who was assaulted in Madhya Pradesh by a group that accused him of using a fake name and later arrested on the charge of sexual harassment, has got bail after spending three ...
By PTI in Indore

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.21

Right spirit: reading law

Power hides behind virtuous guises. The recent remarks of a Supreme Court bench headed by the judge, D.Y. Chandrachud, laid bare this aspect of power with regard to an appeal in a case of sexual haras...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 09.11.21

Man arrested for misbehaving with woman in Behala auto

A man has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a woman co-passenger in an autorickshaw.  The incident happened at Behala in southwest Kolkata on Sunday night when the woman, 21, was retu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Behala


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