Sexual Harassment

HC directs company to compensate for terminating woman from services who raised sexual harassment complaint

HC directs company to compensate for terminating woman from services who raised sexual harassment complaint

A private company has been directed by the High Court of Delhi to make a payment of Rs 1.2 lakhs as compensation to a woman who was allegedly terminated after she raised an allegation of sexual harassment. Justice Pratiba M Singh passed the order. The interim order was passed in a writ petition filed by…

SC Reinstates Complainant in CJI Sexual Harassment Case To Service

SC Reinstates Complainant in CJI Sexual Harassment Case To Service

The ex-junior court assistant of the supreme court who contended that she faced sexual harassment by former Chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi was reinstated to her services with all her arrears been cleared. April 20th, 2019 the former employee wrote to the justices of the supreme court that she was sexually harassed by justice…

Men Too : Not Always The Perpetrators

Men Too : Not Always The Perpetrators

Gender neutrality within rape statutes means the concept that the criminal law should recognize that men, women and transgender persons can be rape victims as well as perpetrators. Indian laws regarding rape, sexual assault, voyeurism, and stalking are gender specific. They follow gender binary attitude as they contemplate only two genders where, the victim can only…

Chinmayanand case: SC orders transfer of law student to other college in

Chinmayanand case: SC orders transfer of law student to other college in

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered transfer of Shahjanpur LLM student, who alleged harassment by former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand, and her brother to other colleges affiliated to Bareily University, stating, “for us their future is important”. The apex court consisting justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna in its order requested the Bar…

POSH-Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace

POSH-Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace

The law defines sexual harassment as unwelcome verbal, visual, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature or based on someone’s sex that is severe or pervasive and affects working conditions or creates a hostile work environment. The victims who often go through various physical and psychological effects, for a very long time did not receive the protection from sexual harassment faced…

Chinmayanand case:‘Get my parents here, don’t want to go back’: UP law student to top court

Chinmayanand case:‘Get my parents here, don’t want to go back’: UP law student to top court

The law student who accused former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Swami Chinmayanand of sexual harassment on Friday met the Supreme Court judges and told them that she does not want to go back to Uttar Pradesh. She has requested to stay in Delhi till the time she meets her parents in…

Chinmayanand Harassment Case:Bring her to court today, orders SC after missing law student is found in Rajasthan

Chinmayanand Harassment Case:Bring her to court today, orders SC after missing law student is found in Rajasthan

The 23-year-old Shahjahanpur law student who was found by the police in Rajasthan this morning will have to be produced in the SC in national capital Delhi before the police take her home. The postgraduate law student had gone missing after accusing Bharatiya Janata Party leader Swami Chinmayanand (72), of harassment. Her family had expressed concerns about her…

Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: SC rejects plea

Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: SC rejects plea

The Supreme Court on Monday quashed a plea filed by Tehelka magazine founder Tarun Tejpal, accused in a sexual assault case of 2013. The apex court has asked a Goa court to finish the trial within six months. The Supreme Court, while hearing Tejpal’s plea, said that sexual assault is a very serious offence and…

Unnao MLA Kuldeep Sengar charged for Rape by Delhi Court

Unnao MLA Kuldeep Sengar charged for Rape by Delhi Court

Delhi court has directed for charges to be framed against expelled MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in the Unnao rape case that was brought to the forefront last month when the survivor met with an accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli. Reportedly, the Tis Hazari court has found prima facie evidence to frame charges of rape,…

Tejpal Case: Supreme Court reserves order

Tejpal Case: Supreme Court reserves order

A three-judge bench in Former Tehelka editor-in chief Tarun Tejpal petition seeking dismissal of charges against him in a sexual assault case put on hold as it reserved it’s order in the Matter. The bench consisting of Justice M.R . Shah and BR Gavai headed by Justice Arup Mishra took up the issue as Tejpal…

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