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Orissa High Court grants conditional bail to Sarathi

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday granted conditional bail to self-styled godman Santosh Raul alias Sarathi in connection with the case pertaining to alleged sexual harassment of a woman and her daughter. While granting bail to Sarathi against a surety of Rs 2 lakh and two bailers, the court mentioned that lower court may […]

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CWC Confirms Sexual Abuse Of Minor Girl By Kalahandi Shelter Home Chief

Kalahandi: The Bolangir Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Sunday confirmed truth behind the allegations that Saroj Das, the head of Vision, an organization which manages ‘Prayas’ shelter home in Bhawanipatna, sexually abused a minor inmate of the shelter home meant for HIV kids. Bolangir CWC chairperson, Jageswar Mohanty informed that his team has received vital […]

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Girl 'harassed' on pretext of film role offer

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth on charges of sexually harassing a girl on pretext of landing her roles in movies. According to sources, the youth named JD Rout claiming himself to be an assistant producer, lured the girl to perform obscene photo shoots for him on pretext of providing her roles in […]

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11-year-old raped, murdered in Uttar Pradesh

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh): A 11-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district. The incident took place on Friday in Safipur police circle. The girl, who was sleeping outside her house, was found missing when her father woke up in the middle of the night. “Initially, I thought that she might have gone […]

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Girl abducted from outside house in UP's Muzaffarnagar, gang-raped by four

Muzaffarnagar: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from outside her house in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district and gang-raped by four men, police said Friday. The incident happened on Thursday and the girl was later found with her hands tied and face covered with clothes from a vacant house in Baghra village, which is under Titawi […]

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Govt compulsorily retires tax officers on extortion, bribe, sexual harassment charges

New Delhi: The Government has compulsorily retired almost a dozen senior tax officers on charges ranging from extortion, bribe and sexual harassment. The axe has fallen on about 12 senior officers of the rank of Chief Commissioners, Principal Commissioners and Commissioners of Income Tax (I-T) Department under FR (fundamental rule) 56 (j) of Central Civil […]

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Lady warden of Kujang sub-jail alleges sexual harassment by additional sub-jailor

Jagatsinghpur: A woman warden of Kujang sub-jail in Jagatsinghpur district has brought sexual harassment charges against the additional sub-jailor of the prison. As per the allegations, additional sub-jailor, Ashok Behera, has been behaving with the lady warden inappropriately for the past several days. The complainant further alleged that no action has been taken against Behera […]

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16 charged for burning girl alive in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh on Wednesday with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment. Nusrat Jahan Rafi had filed a police complaint against headmaster Siraj Ud Doula in late March and he was arrested. On April […]

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JNU reply sought in case of sexual harassment by professor

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to file a reply on a plea seeking early hearing on a contempt petition filed against the varsity and Professor Atul Johri, who is accused of sexual harassment. Justice J. R. Midha also asked the University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Atul Johri […]

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Women activists detained while protesting against CJI

New Delhi: A large number of women activists and lawyers were on Friday detained and taken to the Mandir Marg police station while they protested against the clean chit given to Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment probe. The protesters, who started their protest from Mandi House in the heart of […]

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Row over CJI clean chit, SC protesters detained

New Delhi: Many women lawyers and activists were among protesters outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday as they questioned the clean chit given to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case a day ago. As it is not allowed to gather outside the apex court for any kind of demonstration, the Delhi Police […]

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Priyanka Chopra Admits Facing Sexual Harassment

Following the #MeToo Movement, several incidents, especially from the B-Town have so far come to the fore. Now, one of the big shots of Bollywood and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra has reportedly admitted facing sexual harassment. Recently, Priyanka made the startling revelation that she also had to face sexual harassment during her early days […]

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CJI case: Woman pulls out of in-house inquiry

New Delhi: The former employee of the Supreme Court, who accused Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, on Tuesday pulled out from the in-house inquiry set up by the apex court to probe the charges against the CJI. In a statement to the media, she said: “I felt I was not likely to get […]

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Ex-judge to probe conspiracy angle in CJI sexual harassment matter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a probe by former judge of the apex court Justice A.K. Patnaik into allegations about conspiracy against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. The top court also directed the Directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Intelligence […]

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Lawyers want 'full court' to hear allegations against CJI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and the Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) have expressed deep reservations regarding the suo moto court hearing held on April 20 on the issue related to allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi. The associations said that the allegations of an […]

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CJI trashes sexual harassment charge, sees larger plot

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday rubbished an allegation of sexual harassment against him, saying there was a “larger conspiracy” to destabilize the independence of the judiciary, which, he said, is “under very serious threat”. After the allegation leveled by a former employee of the Supreme Court was reported by a […]

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Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday claimed that the independence of the judiciary was under threat. “I will sit on this bench and discharge my duties without fear and favour till my tenure is over,” Chief Justice Gogoi said at an urgent hearing on a matter of great public importance after […]

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#MeTooMovement: Ajay Devgan hits back at Tanushree Dutta

Mumbai: When Tanushree Dutta had raised the harassment issue, Ajay Devgan was one who extended his support to the cause, but recently the actress criticised Devgan following which, he has put his stance in a befitting reply. “When the #MeToo movement happened, I along with many of my film industry colleagues categorically expressed that I […]

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Priyanka Chopra opens up on sexual harassment

New York: Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas says sexual harassment had become a norm with women, but people don’t have the power to shut them down now. Priyanka opened up about the #MeToo movement, her career, her relationship with husband Nick Jonas, and gender equality during a conversation with Women in the World founder Tina Brown […]

Locals lock up headmaster for raping Class V girl in Nimapara

Puri: There seems to be no let up in the atrocities against women and children in Odisha as a class V girl student was allegedly raped by headmaster in Nimapara of Puri district. The matter came to light after the girl narrated ordeal to her parents today. Later, the girl student’s family and other villagers […]

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#MeToo at UN: 1 in 3 staff reports sexual harassment

United Nations: The global organisation’s own #MeToo survey has found that one in three employees responding to it have said that they have suffered sexual harassment in the last two years. Sharing the survey results in a letter to UN employees on Monday, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: “The results confirm that these have a debilitating […]

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Odisha flouted guidelines on child protection: NCPCR member

Bhubaneswar: After carrying out inspections at various shelter homes in the State based on the allegations of sexual harassment and illegal religious conversion, member of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Yashwant Jain today said that Odisha government has not followed guidelines on protection of children at shelter homes strictly. This apart, he […]

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Sexual harassment: Police seal shelter home in Dhenkanal; BJP condemns move

Dhenkanal: Taking stern action against the Dream Centre Shelter Home, girl inmates of which brought sexual harassment allegations against the in-charge and managing director of the centre on Friday, was sealed by the Sadar police late Saturday night. The shelter home run by an NGO, Good News India at Beltikiri in the district was sealed […]

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Shelter home where inmates were 'sexually harassed' was running illegally: Minister

Dhenkanal: Following sexual harassment allegations by inmates of Dream Centre Shelter Home at Beltikiri under Sadar police limits of Dhenkanal, Women and Child Development Minister Prafulla Samal today informed that the institution is unregistered and was running illegally. “The shelter home is unregistered and running illegally. Strict action will be taken against the authorities of […]

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Sexual harassment in shelter home: Police arrests in-charge

Dhenkanal: Following allegations of sexual harassment of girl inmates at Dream Centre Shelter Home at Beltikiri here, Dhenkanal Sadar Police on Friday late night arrested the in-charge of the shelter home, Simanchal Nayak. He will be court-forwarded today. On the other hand, a team of police officials are interrogating the managing director of the shelter […]