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JNU's selective outrage over alleged sexual offenders reeks of hypocrisy that must be structurally addressed
India

JNU's selective outrage over alleged sexual offenders reeks of hypocrisy that must be structurally addressed

JNU: The fact that one complainant is fighting a lone legal battle and another set has found support in a campaign that made national headlines shows it is not the person but the ideology of the offender that matters more.

Yogi Adityanath government completes one year: Do women feel safer courtesy Anti-Romeo squads?
Politics

Yogi Adityanath government completes one year: Do women feel safer courtesy Anti-Romeo squads?

Khabar Lahariya met with some of the men who've been pulled into the net of Uttar Pradesh Police's Anti-Romeo squads

India issues 16th note verbale to Pakistan foreign ministry, asks it to ensure safety of staff at Islamabad mission
India

India issues 16th note verbale to Pakistan foreign ministry, asks it to ensure safety of staff at Islamabad mission

In yet another diplomatic note, India on Thursday asked Pakistan to ensure safety and security of its officials working at the Indian mission in Islamabad

Pakistan summons India's deputy high commissioner over allegations of diplomats being harassed in New Delhi
India

Pakistan summons India's deputy high commissioner over allegations of diplomats being harassed in New Delhi

Pakistan has summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over the alleged harassment of officials and families of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, according to the Pakistan Foreign Affairs Ministry.

For some women, Holi festivities were marred by incidents of harassment, unresponsive authorities
India

For some women, Holi festivities were marred by incidents of harassment, unresponsive authorities

The vibrant colours of Holi may have settled down, but the harassment of many of Delhi's women has left behind scars that refuse to fade.

Man forcibly tries to kiss woman commuter at Turbhe railway station in Navi Mumbai, arrested
India

Man forcibly tries to kiss woman commuter at Turbhe railway station in Navi Mumbai, arrested

A 43-year-old man was on Thursday arrested in Navi Mumbai the Railway Protection Force (RPF) after he allegedly tried to forcibly kiss a woman commuter

Kerala: 20 girls walk out of Ernakulam orphanage claiming harassment by nuns, complaint filed under Juvenile Justice Act
India

Kerala: 20 girls walk out of Ernakulam orphanage claiming harassment by nuns, complaint filed under Juvenile Justice Act

Around 20 girls walked out of an Ernakulam orphanage in Kerala on Friday night alleging they were harassed by nuns, according to a media report.

Media executive stalked in Mumbai says accused's mother contacted her, asked not to pursue case
Life

Media executive stalked in Mumbai says accused's mother contacted her, asked not to pursue case

A senior media executive who was stalked by a stranger while out on a morning walk said she has now been contacted by the accused's mother, asking her to drop the charges.

Stalked in Mumbai: Sunday morning walk turns into ordeal for media executive
India

Stalked in Mumbai: Sunday morning walk turns into ordeal for media executive

More than 36 hours, one police complaint and many tweets later, the man who stalked this Mumbai woman has still not been apprehended

Army jawan parades woman with garland of slippers in Maharashtra's Alur village; arrested
India

Army jawan parades woman with garland of slippers in Maharashtra's Alur village; arrested

An Army jawan was arrested on Friday for allegedly parading a woman with a garland of slippers around her neck in Alur village in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district

Girl dies after being set on fire by spurned lover in Secunderabad's Lalaguda area; one youth arrested
India

Girl dies after being set on fire by spurned lover in Secunderabad's Lalaguda area; one youth arrested

In a shocking incident, a girl died of burns, two days after she was set afire in full public view by two youth in Hyderabad

Facebook announces new features to prevent harassment on its platform as well as on Messenger
News & Analysis

Facebook announces new features to prevent harassment on its platform as well as on Messenger

Facebook is building on existing features to prevent fake and inauthentic accounts on its platform. The feature allows them to identify fake accounts.

IndiGo woman staffer forces men who misbehaved with her at Hyderabad airport to touch her feet; video goes viral
India

IndiGo woman staffer forces men who misbehaved with her at Hyderabad airport to touch her feet; video goes viral

As one of the accused kept saying sorry, the air hostess asked him to bend down. When he did that, she ordered him to touch her feet as the policemen looked on. She eventually did not lodge a complaint

After Swathi's murder, another violent stalking case reported from Chennai; families were reluctant to approach police
India

After Swathi's murder, another violent stalking case reported from Chennai; families were reluctant to approach police

In 2017, only 32 cases of stalking were registered in Chennai, however, the police believes the number could easily be around 270 complaints a month in all the 135 police stations combined

All unwelcome physical contact not sexual harassment, unless in nature of sexually-oriented behaviour, says Delhi HC
India

All unwelcome physical contact not sexual harassment, unless in nature of sexually-oriented behaviour, says Delhi HC

Justice Vibhu Bakhru, who made the observation, also said that even an accidental physical contact, though unwelcome, would not amount to sexual harassment.

George HW Bush apologises to Heather Lind for groping her; New York actress Jordana Grolnick alleges he 'grabbed her' too
World

George HW Bush apologises to Heather Lind for groping her; New York actress Jordana Grolnick alleges he 'grabbed her' too

Two actresses have come forward accusing former US president George HW Bush of sexually harassing them in public

Kanpur's DPS Kalyanpur student attempts suicide, alleges harassment from teachers and principal in note
India

Kanpur's DPS Kalyanpur student attempts suicide, alleges harassment from teachers and principal in note

A student of DPS Kalyanpur attempted to commit suicide after being harassed by students, teachers and the school principal on Saturday

Centre's reluctance to safeguard 'transgender rights' in wages bill regressive, shows judicial wins alone don't end discrimination
India

Centre's reluctance to safeguard 'transgender rights' in wages bill regressive, shows judicial wins alone don't end discrimination

By refusing to specify 'third gender' within the wages bill, the law ministry has suggested that transgender identity and rights be negated, and that goes completely against the tenets of the NALSA verdict

Haryana stalking case: BJP's silence, dysfunctional law and order machinery make victim's fight necessary
India

Haryana stalking case: BJP's silence, dysfunctional law and order machinery make victim's fight necessary

The cowardice of the cops in dealing with the Vikas Barala in alleged stalking case because of his links to BJP and the public shaming of the victim are the reasons why the victim's fight is important

Employees at Google angry with the anti-diversity manifesto that went viral inside the company
News & Analysis

Employees at Google angry with the anti-diversity manifesto that went viral inside the company

In July, Google emerged triumphant in its fight with the US Department of Labour over supplying pay gap data.