AAP MLA Amanatullah gets bail in sexual harassment case

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A Delhi court today granted bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who was arrested in connection with a sexual harassment case filed by his sister-in-law, after the investigator said he was not required for custodial interrogation. Metropolitan Magistrate Vijeta Singh Rawat gave the relief to the politician on a personal bond of Rs 35,000 and… Read more »

SC grants 6 weeks protection from arrest to expelled AIADMK MP

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The Supreme Court today granted protection from arrest to Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa for six weeks in a sexual harassment case filed by her two domestic aides. A bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur said that the High Court will expeditiously decide the anticipatory bail application of the expelled AIADMK leader The… Read more »

Ex-TERI chief R K Pachauri gets bail, allowed to travel abroad

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Former TERI chief R K Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, was today granted bail and allowed to travel abroad once again by a Delhi court after he appeared before it. Pachauri, who appeared before Metropolitan Magistrate Shivani Chauhan pursuant to the summon issued against him, was also allowed to travel to Mexico for… Read more »

R K Pachauri summoned as accused in sexual harassment case

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Former TERI chief R K Pachauri was today summoned as accused by a Delhi court which took cognizance of a charge sheet filed against him for allegedly sexually harassing and outraging the modesty of an ex-colleague. “The court is satisfied that there is sufficient material to proceed against accused R K Pachauri under sections 354-A,… Read more »

‘Charge can be framed on basis of grave suspicion’

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

A Delhi court has refused to discharge a man accused in a sexual harassment case, saying charge can be framed even on the basis of grave suspicion. Additional Sessions Judge Vrinda Kumari dismissed the appeal of the man, a south Delhi resident, saying, “The complaint is very specific regarding the incident and the offence committed… Read more »

IPS officer’s arrest in sexual harassment case stayed

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

A local court today stayed till April 29 the arrest of IPS officer Pushkar Anand who is facing charges of allgedly sexually harassing a woman Deputy Superintendent of Police. District and Sessions Judge Arun Kumar gave the direction on a petition filed by Anand seeking anticipatory bail in the alleged sexual harassment case. The court… Read more »

Pachauri withdraws plea from HC agnst media house

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TERI’s Executive Vice Chairman R K Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, today withdrew his plea seeking to restrain a media house from publishing reports on the proceedings and outcome of inquiry against him. Pachauri, who has denied all allegations levelled against him, through his counsel told a bench of justices Gita Mittal and… Read more »

Delhi Police charge sheets Pachauri for sexual harassment

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Delhi police has filed a charge sheet against RK Pachauri, founder of the non-profit think tank TERI in a sexual harassment case filed by his former colleague. The police have accused Mr Pachauri of outraging modesty of woman, stalking and criminal intimidation, the Press Trust of India reported. The charge sheet running into over 1,400… Read more »

Court frees youth in sexual harassment case

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A young man, accused of stalking, sexually harassing and threatening a 13-year-old girl on her way to school, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said statements of prosecution witnesses were contradictory and the probe conducted by police was “tainted and not reliable”. “From testimonies of the witnesses, it is clear that the police… Read more »