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Comicstaan season 2 trailer: Abish Mathew, Urooj Ashfaq host upcoming instalment of stand-up comedy contest series
Comicstaan season 2 will premiere on Amazon Prime on 12 July.
De De Pyaar De: Twitterati question Alok Nath's casting in film despite #MeToo charges against actor
Twitter criticizes producers' decision to cast Alok Nath in upcoming comedy film, who has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women.
For the study, researchers monitored volume of Google searches originating in the US from 1 January, 2010 through June 15, 2018.
Editors Guild of India suspends MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal over sexual misconduct charges; seeks response from Gautam Adhikari
The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday suspended the memberships of former Union minister MJ Akbar and ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Chatbot Shakti will help guide women on necessary measures that could be taken during harassment.
#MeToo India: Assam woman cop claims current ADGP sexually harassed her, husband killed self after she filed complaint
In the backdrop of the #MeToo movement, Leena Doley, who serves as the Additional Superintendent of Police (APS) in Assam, has taken to Facebook to talk about workplace harassment meted out to her by a senior official. She says she is going to take her "fight to the next level" after she failed to get justice from the enquiry commitee set up under Vishakha guidelines in the year 2012.
MeToo in India: Priya Ramani's allegations did 'immediate damage' to my reputation, MJ Akbar tells court; calls allegations baseless
Former Union minister MJ Akbar on Wednesday appeared before a Delhi court to record his statement in the criminal defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani.
#MeToo: BCCI questions CoA's role over Rahul Johri harassment allegations as deadline for reply submission ends
Top BCCI office-bearers said the sexual harassment allegations against CEO Rahul Johri should have been probed by an independent panel and his resignation should have been sought in the interest of fairness.
ICC to pen down policies to prevent sexual harassment at workplace in its upcoming quarterly meeting
International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to lay down strict rules and regulations, called ‘Safeguarding Policy and Guidelines’, to counter the menace of sexual harassment at workplace.
#MeToo has legs: New allegations emerge against MJ Akbar as 20 women scribes speak out, ask court to hear their stories
Seventeen women journalists who were part of the first few teams MJ Akbar set up when he launched The Asian Age in 1994 have written a petition describing the former editor's behaviour, condemning his sexual advances, and asking the honourable court hearing the defamation case to consider their testimony about the "culture of casual misogyny, entitlement and sexual predation that he engendered and presided over" at the newspaper.
#MeToo in India: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri goes on leave to prepare response for sexual harassment allegations
Facing allegations of sexual harassment, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has taken a leave to prepare his response for the accusation
#MeToo in India: By not asking MJ Akbar to go, BJP is on the wrong side of ethics, risks its equity with voters
It was presumed Akbar would be made to quit because the allegations against him have generated terrible headlines. These have subliminally undermined the government’s own boast of the many measures it has taken to empower women, such as the Beti Padhao Beti Bachao programme.
#MeToo in India: NCW in process of reaching out to survivors of sexual harassment as more women recount ordeals
The movement, on the lines of the Hollywood's #MeToo, started after actor Tanushree Dutta alleged that Nana Patekar sexually harassed her on the sets of a movie in 2008.
India lags in implementation, not laws on sexual harassment; #MeToo movement highlights need for better enforcement
From the #MeToo movement, we must grasp the magnitude and seriousness of sexual harassment cases, which prevail even though there are seemingly strict provisions under the law.
#MeToo in India: Prashant Jha to have no managerial role at HT; Sukumar Ranganathan says daily 'will assess all claims stringently'
Prashant Jha’s conduct was called to question after lawyer Avantika Mehta, who met Jha through work, accused him of sending her inappropriate messages on Whatsapp.
Vikas Bahl sexual harassment row: Additional details from Bombay Velvet press junket, and what's happened to Phantom Films since
Observations from the Bombay Velvet press junket in 2015: Anurag Kashyap and Vikas Bahl were not friends. And Phantom Films might have be undergoing trouble in paradise.