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Nov 21, 2019
Anu Malik steps down as Indian Idol 11 judge; says, 'Will get back only after I have cleared my name'Sona Mohapatra told Firstpost: 'Multiple women have spoken up about Anu Malik in the public domain, and it is sad and appalling that Sony took us all for granted and for so long. I believe this victory is for all of us to celebrate. The second wave of #MeToo is here and it’s #TimesUp .'
Sep 17, 2019
Bombay HC quashes sexual harassment case against venture capitalist Mahesh Murthy, citing 14-year delay in filing FIRThe Bombay High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against investor Mahesh Murthy in an alleged case of sexual harassment from 2004.
Sep 08, 2018
Mistakes do happen, says Kerala Women's Commission chief on sexual abuse charge against CPM MLA PK SasiCommenting on sexual assault charges against a MLA, Kerala State Women's Commission chairperson MC Josephine has said that "mistakes do happen".
Jul 27, 2018
Kerala sex-for-silence case: NCW recommends abolition of practice of confession; Kerala bishops call proposal ridiculousThe National Commission of Women (NCW) has recommended abolishing the practice of "confessions" in churches as it can lead to the blackmailing of women, garnering backlash from the Christian community in Kerala
Jul 23, 2018
SC seeks Centre's response on fresh plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala; refers matter to constitution benchThe Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a fresh plea challenging practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims.
Jul 04, 2018
Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh plea against nikah halala, polygamy in MuslimsThe Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear another fresh petition challenging the prevalent practices of nikah halala and polygamy among Muslims saying it is violative of fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.
Mar 21, 2018
Mumbai Police registers second case of sexual harassment against Seedfund co-founder Mahesh MurthyA month after Mahesh Murthy was granted bail in a sexual harassment case, Mumbai Police registered a second case of sexual harassment against the prominent angel investor
Dec 10, 2017
Dangal actress Zaira Wasim alleges sexual harassment on Delhi-Mumbai flight, shares experience on InstagramOn a flight from Delhi to Mumbai, a "middle-aged man" reportedly brushed his feet repeatedly against Zaira Wasim's back and neck while she was asleep
Oct 24, 2017
India's forgotten widows: Govt must move beyond laws and actions plans, focus on social security and rehabilitationThe Supreme Court, this week, while dealing with the disconcerting issue of the deplorable conditions that widows in Vrindavan and other areas face, asked a very pertinent question : Do state commissions for women really exist?
Jan 25, 2017
NCW issues notice to Sharad Yadav over 'daughter vs vote' remarkThe National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday issued notice to Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav over his 'honour of a vote is greater than the honour of a daughter' remark.