“If you have nothing good to say about him, don’t say it today.” Not surprisingly, this comment and versions of it have appeared repeatedly on social media since Rishi Kapoor passed away just days back.
RK Pachauri, ex-TERI chief dogged by sexual harassment charges, passes away after prolonged heart disease at 79
RK Pachauri, former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), passed away on Thursday after prolonged heart disease. The 79-year-old was put on life support at the Escorts Heart Institute in Delhi on Wednesday.
Delhi court frames charges against ex-TERI chief RK Pachauri, summons complainant for cross-examination
The charges against RK Pachauri were framed under Sections 354 (outraging the modesty of a woman), 354A (sexual harassment) and 509 (words used to outrage the modesty of a woman).
#MeToo movement in India shows that existing laws against sexual harassment at workplaces failed women
#MeToo shows the legislation did not examine the historical disadvantage that women have had in the workplace and the power and privilege that men wield.
RK Pachauri to be charged with sexual harassment; Saket court says 'sufficient evidence' against former TERI chief
Pachauri was accused of sexually harassing a female colleague in 2015 while he was heading TERI, a non-profit based out of Delhi.
The judiciary should adjudicate on the Pachauri case rapidly and steadfastly, and set precedents for the handling of cases of sexual harassment at the workplace.
The court also said that all reportage on the matter should carry Pachauri's or his representative's views as well.
The many similarities between the Harvey Weinstein and RK Pachauri cases show us that sexual harassment is about power, and hierarchies of power, that exist all over the world
The Delhi High Court has asked a trial court-appointed local commissioner to start recording evidence of former TERI chief RK Pachauri in a suit seeking to restrain media houses from reporting his court cases and seeking damages of Rs one crore from lawyer activist Vrinda Grover and another woman for allegedly defaming him
The Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a forensic report against environmentalist RK Pachauri, who has been accused of sexually harassing a colleague.
A Delhi court on Saturday once again granted permission to former Teri chief RK Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, to travel abroad.
Former TERI chief RK Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, was on Wednesday once again allowed to travel abroad by a Delhi court.
Ever since these women started telling stories of their harassment online, I’ve wondered what it must be like for them.
The Centre recently said that women who are employed with the central government and have filed complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace can get paid leave of up to 90 days while the inquiry is pending. Although this provision exists under the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act 2013, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has only just incorporated it in the Central Civil Services (leave) Rules, 1972. The move, an anonymous DoPT official told PTI, was to prevent further trauma to the victim by forcing her to work in the same organisation alongside the person she had complained about.
This will not be the first time, the court has allowed Pachauri to travel abroad. Earlier on at least ten other occasions, Pachauri was allowed to travel.
Referring to the Pachauri controversy, TERI's new chief said that the things, which "attracted adverse attention in the recent past are in the past."
RK Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment, has been allowed to travel to various countries to attend conferences and meetings till 5 July.
More the victims of rape or sexual assault forcing such issues out in the open, more is the attempt to dismiss such atrocities as “untoward incidents”
India’s upholding of the criminalisation of defamation can only spell bad news for women trying to break the silence around sexual harassment
The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to stay the proceedings before an industrial tribunal, which is hearing former TERI chief RK Pachauri's plea against internal complaints committee's findings on him in a sexual harassement case.