Category: Sexual Harasment News

Protests erupt after chief justice of Supreme Court cleared of sexual harassment

NEW DELHI – Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a new and impartial investigation. A former court assistant accused chief justice Ranjan Gogoi of having […]

#MeToo: MAMI organises session on sexual harassment

Mumbai, Oct 28: In the wake of #MeToo movement, the 20th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai film festival, Sunday, arranged a special session on sexual harassment, with the aim to sensitise people about it. The session was held at a suburban multiplex with filmmaker Anusha Khan and Asiya Shervani, […]

PM Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement Wednesday that Modi expressed his gratitude for the prestigious […]

#MeToo being used for character assassination: Anu Malik’s lawyer

Mumbai, Oct 18: A day after singer Shweta Pandit accused Anu Malik of harassment, a lawyer for the music composer said Thursday that the #MeToo movement, which is having its India moment, is being used for his client’s “character assassination”. Pandit took to Twitter to accuse Malik of being […]

India’s #MeToo comes amid calls for 2013 law’s enforcement

NEW DELHI — A complaint by a retired Bollywood actress living in the United States alleging sexual harassment on a 2008 movie set has galvanized women in India, but for the country’s burgeoning #MeToo movement to reach broader swaths of society, a little-known labor law must be more […]

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