India  /  Published 28.11.18

Supreme Court transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the CBI to take over the probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar.A bench headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur tr...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.11.18

Sothebys India MD goes on leave after sex abuse charges

The managing director of Sothebys India, Gaurav Bhatia, has proceeded on leave after a series of sexual harassment allegations against him on social media.A statement by the auction house on Friday sa...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Harass slur on Jadavpur University professor

A former research scholar at Jadavpur University has accused a professor who had been her guide of “body shaming” her and making “sexually coloured remarks” that caused “trauma that I could ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.19

A year of the #MeToo movement in India

Sir — This October, the MeToo movement in India completes a year. Women from various backgrounds — students, struggling actors, senior journalists — had spoken up against their experiences of se...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 13.11.18

‘Most influential’ card being used in Johri case

It’s being talked about in hushed tones, but is still doing the rounds in and around the Board of Control for Cricket in India.The central figures are Rahul Johri, the Board’s CEO and the subject ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

What suffragists can teach today's leaders

Nineteenth-century American suffragist Susan B. Anthony, who was a trailblazer in the movement for women’s rights, said: “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputatio...
By Vinati Dev in

World  /  Published 09.02.19

Ex-Miss Costa Rica is latest to accuse Arias of abuse

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"A former Miss Costa Rica has become the second woman to make a criminal complaint against Nobel Peace Prize laureate and ex-President Oscar Arias, in the latest of moun...
By AP in San Jose (Costa Rica)

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Harass slur on varsity professor

An associate professor of Assam University was suspended on Friday for allegedly harassing a research scholar.The Assam University Students’ Union (AUSU) had on Thursday submitted a written complain...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.11.19

UGC push for women’s safety

Universities in Jharkhand, along with their counterparts from across the country, will have to form internal complaints committees exclusively for women employees and girl students to make campuses sa...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.03.19

SC harass shield for nurse

The Supreme Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide adequate police protection to a nurse from Anantnag district who has alleged sexual harassment by three senior doctors at a g...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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