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Nirbhaya gangrape: Delhi court admits parents’ plea seeking transfer of case to another judge

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A Delhi Court has admitted a plea filed by the parents of 2012-gangrape victim, seeking transfer of the case to another judge. The victim’s parents have sought court’s direction to Tihar Jail authorities to expedite the execution of the rape convicts. The court will hear the matter on November 25. They moved the application since […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

‘Charge can be framed on basis of grave suspicion’

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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 […]

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

IPS officer’s arrest in sexual harassment case stayed

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Former J&K Minister Shabir Ahmad Khan to face trial in sexual harassment case

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Former Jammu and Kashmir minister Shabir Ahmad Khan will face trial in a sexual harassment case filed against him by a woman doctor after a court here ruled that there was “sufficient material” on record to proceed against the Congress leader. “Prima facie, there is sufficient material to presume that accused has committed offence under […]

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Sexual Harassment: Woman Judge Objects to Inquiry Panel Composition

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A woman additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior who resigned alleging sexual harassment by a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge has objected to the composition of the inquiry committee that will hold a preliminary inquiry into the allegation. Objecting the presence of Justice Ajit Singh as the head of the two-member inquiry committee, the […]

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Sexual harassment:14-day JC for Odisha cop

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The bail plea of a police inspector accused in a sexual harassment case was on Thursday turned down by a local court which remanded him to 14 days’ judicial custody. Judicial Magistrate Sarita Mohanty of Soro rejected the bail petition of Ajit Swain arrested by the Police Crime Branch yesterday. The court on June 20 […]

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Law graduate appears before inquiry committee in sexual harassment case

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A law graduate of the Kolkata-based National University of Judicial Sciences (NUJS), who had alleged sexual harassment by a now retired apex court judge while she was interning with him in December last year, Monday deposed before the three-judge inquiry committee looking into the allegation. The law graduate appeared before the committee of Justice R.M. […]

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