Sexual Misconduct
India  /  Published 15.10.18

Akbar files suit against Ramani

Union minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against former colleague Priya Ramani who was the first among several women journalists to name the former editor in the MeToo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 24.09.18

New misconduct charge against Kavanaugh

A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperilled his nomination to the Supreme Court. It has also forced the White House an...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 16.02.19

Pope defrocks ex-cardinal over abuse

Pope Francis has expelled Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood, after an expedited canonical process that found him guilty of sexually abusing min...
By Elizabeth Dias and Jason Horowitz/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 04.10.18

Probe tilts scales in judge favour

Confidence grew among President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans on Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh would win Senate confirmation to the US Supreme Court, after positive comments from two wavering la...
By Reuters in Washington

Entertainment  /  Published 28.09.18

Culture of silence, silencing, around harassment

It’s not so much the silence but the refusal of prominent members of an industry to be participants in a movement as critical as #MeToo which hurts its prospects the most. Especially in a country su...
By Sayantan Ghosh


India  /  Published 07.07.19

MJ Akbar cross-examination ends

The cross-examination of M.J. Akbar, a former editor and Union minister, has concluded in a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani who had accused him of sexual harassment during...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.18

Patriarchy in the workplace

That was a statement that got me thinking deeply. For most of us, ‘Patriarchy’ is a hugely obscure subject. Some of us identify it as a philosophy which is bandied about by feminists (folks who th...
By Saundarya Rajesh

Sports  /  Published 29.10.18

Lawyer Veena’s ‘yes’ to the CoA

Veena Gowda, a member of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s internal complaints committee, has agreed to serve on the independent panel formed to look into allegations of sexual harassment ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.18

The enormous potential of #MeToo

By Rudrangshu Mukherjee

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Sex case on Chandy

Kerala police have registered cases against former chief minister Oommen Chandy and serving Lok Sabha member K.C. Venugopal, both from the Congress, on complaints of sexual exploitation and rape lodge...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram


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