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Tag: Sexual Harrassment

M J Akbar returns home, says there will be statement later

New Delhi: Union Minister M J Akbar returned here Sunday from a tour of Africa amid mounting demand for his resignation over allegations of sexual harassment by a number of women journalists in the last few days. The Minister of State for External Affairs evaded a barrage of questions from the media over the allegations […]

#MeToo:Journalists protest in Delhi, say sexual harassment at workplace non-negotiable

New Delhi: As the #MeToo movement intensifies in the country, a group of journalists Saturday held a protest here expressing solidarity with their women colleagues who have come out and demanded proper implementation of the prevention of sexual harassment act to ensure dignity at workplace. The protesting journalists also sought immediate action against those facing […]

#MeToo: Women don't go to work to be harassed, says Smriti Irani

Mumbai: Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday supported women coming out with their stories of sexual harassment at workplace, saying that they go to work to live their dreams and earn their living respectfully and not to get harassed. Irani was interacting with the media at a FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) event here. The #MeToo […]

PhD student alleges sexual harassment by IIT Bhubaneswar professor

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a PhD student has brought sexual harassment charges against a senior professor of Bhubaneswar IIT. Besides, the girl alleged that the professor is mentally torturing her husband who is also a PhD student in the same institute. The girl, hailing from West Bengal, has sent a notice to the Director […]

NIT Rourkela
NIT sexual harassment: Suspended CSO moves HC for anticipatory bail

Cuttack/Rourkela: Balaram Champatiray, Chief Security Officer (CSO) of National Institute of Technology (NIT), who is evading arrest following his complicity in the sexual torture of lady security guards of the institute, today moved the Odisha High Court seeking anticipatory bail. Champatiray has remained absconded after the NIT fact-finding team constituted by the director of the […]