30 January 2023


Search Results for Tag : Sexual Harassment

Notifications & Circulars

Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013(07.12.2015)

The Minister for Women and Child Development released a handbook providing easy to understand and practical information on provisions of the Sexual Ha.....

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Judgments

An inquiry would commence only when Disciplinary Authority is of the opinion that there are grounds to enquire into the matter(12.12.2017)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition, impugning a "status report" prepared by Respondent No. 5, holding that, the complaint of sexual harassm.....

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Disclosure of compliance under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act in Annual Reports of Private companies now made Mandatory(13.08.2018)

For ensuring safety of women at workplaces in the private sector, disclosure regarding implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (.....

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Disclosure of compliance under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act in Annual Reports of Private companies now made Mandatory(13.08.2018)

For ensuring safety of women at workplaces in the private sector, disclosure regarding implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (.....

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News

SC Asks Lawyer for Proof on Claim of Conspiracy to Frame CJI(24.04.2019)

Supreme Court has asked a Punjab-based lawyer to furnish material in support of his claim that there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Go.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea to Restrict Media from Reporting on CJI Sexual Harassment Issue(29.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking to restrict the media from reporting on the sexual harassment allegation against Chief Justice of In.....

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Madras High Court Directs Completion of Probe of Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint(03.05.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Crime Branch, Crime Investigation Department (CB-CID) to complete the probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a.....

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Madras HC To State: Issue Circular on Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act to Colleges(11.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Department of Higher Education and Directorate of Collegiate Education to issue a circular on implementation of Sexual .....

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Madras HC Affirms Orders Convicting and Sentencing Auto-Rickshaw Driver for Sexual Harassment(13.07.2021)

Madras High Court has affirmed the orders of a lower Court convicting and sentencing an auto-rickshaw driver to seven years of rigorous imprisonment f.....

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Sexual Harassment: Gujarat High Court Quashes Probe Against Judge(25.09.2017)

Gujarat High Court has quashed a probe against a judge accused of sexually harassing a woman lawyer in the courtroom on the ground of delay in inquir.....

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Delhi HC: Strictly Abide by Principles of Natural Justice in Sexual Harassment Complaints(24.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has ordered Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) to complete inquiry into complaints of sexual harassment against Ashok Kumar Singh, a.....

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SC Closes Suo Moto Case for Monitoring Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Senior Special DGP(19.08.2021)

Supreme Court has closed the suo moto case registered by the Madras High Court for monitoring investigation of sexual harassment complaint made by a I.....

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Madras High Court Extends CB-CID Probe in Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint(22.06.2021)

Madras High Court has extended by six weeks, the time granted to CB-CID for completing the probe into alleged sexual harassment of a woman IPS officer.....

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Supreme Court Reinstates Woman Who Accused Ex-Chief Justice of India(23.01.2020)

Supreme Court has reinstated a woman employee who had levelled sexual harassment charges against previous Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi in Apri.....

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Delhi HC Asks if Instagram Account Holder Wants to Represent All Who Alleged Sexual Harassment(23.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the anonymous holder of the Instagram account 'Herdsceneand' to decide as to whether she would want to represent all women .....

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Del HC Refuses to Interfere with DU's Decision to Compulsorily Retire Prof in Sexual Harassment Case(26.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has refused to interfere with the decision of Delhi University to compulsorily retire a professor who was accused of sexually harassi.....

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Apex Court Stays Madras High Court Order Transferring Sexual Harassment Probe Against DVAC Director(30.09.2019)

Apex Court has stayed the Madras High Court's order transferring the investigation into sexual harassment allegations against S Murugan, Joint Directo.....

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CIC: Accused Entitled to Copy of Complaint in Sexual Harassment Cases(10.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has clarified that if a complaint of sexual harassment is made against an individual/individuals, they are entitl.....

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Orissa HC to Dist. Magistrate: Constitute Local Complaints Committee To Probe Sexual Harassment(23.10.2017)

Orissa High Court has directed Collector-cum-District Magistrate, Ganjam to constitute a Local Complaints Committee (LCC) that would investigate compl.....

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Delhi High Court: All Physical Contact Not Harassment(03.11.2017)

Delhi high court has ruled that unwelcome or accidental physical contact without undertones of a sexual nature doesn't amount to sexual harassment.

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi to head probe on sexual harassment charges against judge(11.02.2016)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi of the Supreme Court has been appointed head of the panel probing sexual harassment charges against a judge of the Madhya Pradesh.....

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Kerala HC Directs Submission of Grounds for Non-Admission of Sexual Harassment Victim in School(26.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the Government Pleader to get instructions and submit as to why the victim child cannot be accommodated in the responde.....

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Calcutta HC: Act of Dragging Orna, Pulling Hand, Proposing to Marry Not Sexual Assault(01.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the act of dragging orna (women scarf), pulling hand of the victim and proposing her to marry does not come within t.....

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Companies Rules Amended to Mandate Disclosure of Compliance With Sexual Harassment Act(16.08.2018)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has amended Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 to mandate the disclosure regarding the implementation of Sexual Harassment.....

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Set Up Sexual Harassment Probe Panels in Courts: Supreme Court(14.05.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Chief Justices of High Courts across the country to set up anti-sexual harassment at workplace committees in High Courts and d.....

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Supreme Court: Sexual Harassment at the Workplace is an Affront to Women's Fundamental Rights(11.03.2020)

Supreme Court has said that sexual harassment at the workplace is an affront to the fundamental rights of a woman to equality under Articles 14 and 15.....

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Delhi High Court Questions JNU For Inaction Against Professor in Sexual Harassment Case(26.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University to treat the representations of women students as complaints and initiate a probe agains.....

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Delhi High Court Asks JNU to Consider Sexual Harassment Victim's Plea to Finish Course(05.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration to sympathetically consider the plea of a student to allow her to complete.....

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Patna HC Grants Bail to Suspended BJP MLC in Harassment Case(25.10.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to suspended BJP MLC Tunna Ji Pandey in connection with a case of alleged sexual harassment of a minor girl onboard .....

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Allahabad HC Grants Interim Relief from Arrest to Govt Counsel Accused of Sexual Harassment(04.08.2020)

Allahabad High Court has restrained the Police from arresting a Government counsel in connection to a rape case lodged against him by a young lawyer.

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Delhi HC Denies Relief to 60 Year Old Person Accused of Sexual Harassment(03.10.2016)

Delhi HC, while upholding five-year jail term to a 60-year-old man, who had sexually assaulted an eight-year-old girl, has held that convict Raman Kum.....

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Delhi HC: Industrial Tribunal to Decide Pachauri’s Appeal in Sexual Harassment Case(09.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has "left it open" for Industrial Tribunal, which is hearing former TERI chief R K Pachauri's plea against Internal Complaints Commit.....

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Delhi HC Applies Sexual Harassment Provision of IPC to Transgenders(26.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has affirmed the application of Section 354A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 to transgender victims of sexual harassment.

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SC to Trial Courts: Hold In-Camera Trial in All Sexual Harassment Cases Apart from Rape Cases(16.08.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the trial that in-camera trials should be allowed in all cases relating to sexual harassment and ensure that the cross-exam.....

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Kerala Court: Sexual Harassment Not Prima Facie When Woman Was Wearing Sexually Provocative Dress(17.08.2022)

Kerala Court while granting anticipatory bail to accused in sexual harassment case, has held that offence under Section 354A of the Indian Penal Code .....

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Delhi HC Shuns Moral Policing by Internal Committee in Cases of Sexual Harassment at Workplace(21.12.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the jurisdiction of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) established under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (.....

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Delhi HC Shuns Moral Policing by Internal Committee in Cases of Sexual Harassment at Workplace(21.12.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the jurisdiction of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) established under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (.....

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Delhi HC: ICC Not to Presume Guilt of Sexual Harassment Accused, Until Proved Guilty(28.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is meant to tackle sexual harassment at workplace and help affected women, not to t.....

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Kerala HC Stays Order Granting Bail to Activist Civic Chandran in Sexual Harassment Case(24.08.2022)

Kerala High Court while staying order granting bail to activist Civic Chandran, has held that lower Court’s observation under Section 354A of Indian P.....

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Enquire ‘Motive’ of Sexual Harassment Complaints Filed Against Public Servants: MP HC(19.11.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that it is the duty of the Investigating Officer to investigate thoroughly in a sexual harassment complaint fil.....

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Kerala HC: Any Form of Sexual Approach That is Unwelcome is ‘Sexual Harassment’(08.12.2020)

Kerala High Court has held that any form of sexual approach or behaviour that is unwelcome will come under the definition of 'sexual harassment' under.....

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Delhi HC: Sexual Harassment of a Child is a Cognizable And Non-Bailable Offence(28.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that sexual harassment of a child, which is punishable under Section 12 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCS.....

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Delhi HC Sets Aside LCC’s Order on Sexual Harassment Complaint(07.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has set aside an order of a Local Complaints Committee (LCC) which had rejected an employee’s sexual harassment at work place complai.....

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Delhi HC: Sexual Harassment During Childhood Have Insurmountable Long-Term Effects(20.12.2022)

Delhi High Court while upholding dismissal of teacher accused of molestation, has observed that in matters relating to sexual harassment of children, .....

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Kerala HC: Form Committee for Sexual Harassment Complaints in All Colleges(23.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed competent authorities of colleges and other statutory authorities to constitute an Internal Complaints Committee for Se.....

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Mumbai Court Acquits TVF founder Arunabh Kumar in Sexual harassment Case(29.12.2022)

Mumbai court has acquitted Arunabh Kumar, the founder of The Viral Fever (TVF) in a sexual harassment case registered against him in 2017, citing that.....

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Union Government: Now 90 Days Paid Leave For Victims of Sexual Harassment At Workplace(21.03.2017)

Women employees of Central Government who file complaints of sexual harassment at workplace now have option of getting 90 days paid leave during pende.....

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Del. HC: Can’t Quash Harassment Complaint Merely Because ICC Failed to Complete Enquiry in 90 Days(10.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that complaint of sexual harassment and inquiry proceeding can’t be quashed merely because internal complaints committee (IC.....

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Madras HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Alleged Sexual Harassment of IPS Cadre Woman Officer(02.03.2021)

Madras High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of alleged sexual harassment of a IPS cadre woman officer by her senior, a Special DGP, and has decide.....

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Calcutta HC: Same-Gender Sexual Harassment Complaints Maintainable Under POSH Act(14.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that same-gender complaints are maintainable under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition a.....

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Kerala HC Cancels Anticipatory Bail Of Writer-Activist Civic Chandran In Sexual Harassment Case(20.10.2022)

Kerala High Court while allowing the state government and victim's petitions challenging the sessions court order, has rejected anticipatory bail of C.....

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