Tag: Harassment

India gets its first online course on sexual harassment act

The Centre for Social Research in New Delhi has launched an online course on the Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Act, in partnership with Rainmaker, to help women gain awareness of the law and the options available to those who have been faced with sexual harassment. Read More

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CAT finds illegality in law against sexual harassment at workplace

The manner of appointing members to the internal committees to probe complaints under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, has been termed “unconstitutional” by the Central Administrative Tribunal’s (CAT) Bangalore Bench. Read More

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Women cell confirms sexual harassment by department head in KAU

KOCHI: In the latest in a series of sexual harassment allegations at Kerala Agricultural University in Thrissur, the women complaint committee for sexual harassment in the KAU found a male faculty guilty of sexually abusing a female colleague and has recommended punishment. Read More

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Principal proposes marriage, teacher alleges harassment

AHMEDABAD: A 35-year-old teacher of a municipal school has alleged harassment at workplace by the school’s principal, SamirShaikh (41). The teacher has alleged that Shaikh proposed marriage to her; when she declined, he badgered her to stay in a live-in relationship with him. Read More

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Harassment or Domestic Violence? The Case of Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia: Amrita Mukhopadhyay

Guest Post by AMRITA MUKHOPADHYAY On Friday, 13 June 2014, a well known Bollywood actress Preity Zinta lodged a criminal complaint against her former boyfriend and business associate Ness Wadia, with the Marine Drive Police Station, Mumbai. In this case, the actress brought about criminal charges against a powerful businessman under different sections...

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Notice to MLA over domestic violence

JAIPUR: A magistrate court here on Thursday issued notices to BJP MLA from Bhim, Hari Singh Rawat, his wife Vimla Devi and son Ranjeet Singh Rawat on the charges of domestic violence by his daughter-in-law. Nisha, Ranjeet’s wife in a petition alleged that she was subjected to torture and harassment...

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