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.
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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.
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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.
TERI studied the two-phases of odd-even scheme and found that the scheme yielded only "marginal" reductions (4-7 percent) in PM2.5 levels.
With the three-decade long association of environmentalist RK Pachauri having come to an end with TERI, should its ex-director general be given further employment in any other organisation?
After TERI's decision of sacking its executive vice chairman RK Pachauri became public, internet users took to Twitter to express their approval.
The governing council of The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) in a meeting on Monday decided to terminate its association of 25 years with its Director-General RK Pachauri with immediate effect.
Delhi Police, who has annexed in the chargesheet the correspondence between RK Pachauri and the complainant, also relied upon their call detail records.
On 3 September, 2013, the complainant accusing RK Pachauri, ex Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) had recieved an SMS from Pachauri that read: "From now onwards I shall call you LIFE: Lovely Inspiration of Excessive Fondness," reported an Economic Times article.
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Instead of a clear stance on the matter, TERI has repeatedly shielded the perpetrator - first by not suspending Pachauri immediately after the accusations, then sitting in complete inaction after the ICC recommendations, and now, pushing him away completely from the scene of legal consequences by stating that he is “on leave”.
An official statement said the TERI governing council at its meeting held in Bengaluru on Thursday took the decision to appoint Mathur as the new director general.
It is really sad that TERI speaks through press releases after such a massive public outrage, the complainant said
Pachauri is in a tight spot and solely banking on support from the institute and its handpicked governing council. Given the seriousness of the charges, it would be better for TERI if it ends its long association with Pachauri right away.
TERI chief RK Pachauri has once again gone on leave after a second complainant made allegations of sexual harassment.