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  • Women activists gun for 'serial harasser' R K Pachauri's head, protest outside TERI's office

    Demanding the sacking of R K Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charges, several women activists yesterday demonstrated outside the green body's office where its Governing Council was meeting to decide on the 'roles and responsibility' in the organisation

  • TERI sends RK Pachauri on indefinite leave

    TERI executive chairman R.K. Pachauri, who has been accused of sexually harassing a junior colleague, was on Friday sent on an indefinite leave by the organisation, days after being promoted as the vice chairman

  • Anand Pawar, Executive Director at Samyak on Gender Sensitization

    Anand Pawar, Executive Director at Samyak, a Communication and Resource centre talks about first ever workshop conducted for male employees of Varsity for gender sensitization. Sexual harassment awareness, gender sensitization or any other activities by the WDC are generally considered as activities for women by women. WDC wants to change this perception as participation from males is equally important to change the picture of society. Story: Pallavi Smart,Mid-Day Video: Mandar Shirsekar,Mid-Day

  • Kranti Jejurkar, Chairperson of Women Development Cell at Mumbai University

    Kranti Jejurkar, Chairperson of Women Development Cell at Mumbai University talks about first ever workshop conducted for male employees of Varsity for gender sensitization. Sexual harassment awareness, gender sensitization or any other activities by the WDC are generally considered as activities for women by women. WDC wants to change this perception as participation from males is equally important to change the picture of society.

  • Another former TERI employee accuses Pachauri of sexual harassment

    Days after environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, accused by a former colleague of sexual harassment in February last year, was promoted as executive vice-chairman of TERI, another former woman employee of the organisation on Wednesday levied similar charges against him

  • mid-day editorial: A TERI-ble travesty of justice

    The government may have tightened laws against sexual harassment at the workplace, but not much has changed for the victims, as clearly demonstrated by The Energy Research Institute (TERI) recently retaining former institute chief R K Pachauri, who stands accused of sexually harassing and stalking a colleague

  • Victim's lawyer questions Pachauri promotion in TERI

    Prashant Mehndiratta, lawyer of a complainant in the sexual harassment case against RK Pachauri, questioned The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for promoting Pachauri to the post of executive vice-chairman. Mehndiratta alleged that the post of executive vice-president was created to make Pachauri 'comfortable'.

  • Viral video: Woman thrashes man after being 'propositioned' for sex

    A video of a woman and her husband publicly thrashing a man through the streets of Patiala for allegedly harassing her went viral on social media on Friday

  • Five crimes that shocked Bengaluru in recent times

    In the wake of a Tanzanian student being allegedly stripped, assaulted and paraded naked by a mob in Bengaluru, we take a look at other outrageous crimes in the city in the last couple of years

  • I'll see what legal action I can take: Sardar Singh

    Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh threatened to take legal action against the woman, who has accused him of sexual harassment, claiming that she misused his social media accounts to send out information he never approved of

  • Sardar Singh sexual assault case: The girl's face was bruised, say teammates

    Teammates tell mid-day that India hockey captain's fight with Ashpal Kaur Bhogal resulted in police intervention during a tournament in Belgium last year

  • Sardar Singh got me pregnant, says Ashpal Kaur Bhogal

    Ashpal Kaur Bhogal, in her police complaint said: "We've been in a 4-year relationship which was known to all in India and abroad. I met him during the London Olympics and he finally proposed to me during the 2014 World Cup

  • Sardar Singh refuses to comment on sexual harassment charges

    Refusing to comment on the allegation of sexual harassment by his fiance, India hockey captain Sardar Singh said that he will answer all the questions after some time. A British woman, who claims to be the fiance of Sardar, accused him of 'physical abuse' and cheating on her after getting her pregnant.

  • Sardar Singh denies sexual harassment claims by 'fiancee'

    Under-fire India hockey captain rubbished alleged sexual harassment charges leveled against him by a British hockey player of Indian origin, saying even though he knew her they never got engaged

  • Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh accused of 'sexual exploitation'

    The Punjab Police is investigating a complaint from a British national who has alleged that she was 'sexually exploited' by her fiance and Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh, police said on Wednesday

  • 'Hot yoga' guru Bikram Choudhury insisted on doing business in bed, claims Minakshi Jafa-Bodden

    Days after being awarded a $7.5m compensation in a sexual harassment case, Minakshi Jafa-Bodden reveals former boss 'hot yoga' guru Bikram Choudhury's dark side

  • 'Saala Khadoos' - Movie Review

    The intention of director Sudha Kongara's 'Saala Khadoos' is right. Real life boxer turned actress Ritika Singh is a delight to watch. R Madhavan is excellent as a disgruntled failure. However, scene after scene, the film falls into a predictable rut and a ho-hum climax doesn't salvage it either

  • Bikram Yoga founder fined USD 6.5 million for harassment

    The founder of Bikram yoga, the heated exercise and breathing routine that enjoys worldwide popularity, was ordered in the United States yesterday to pay more than USD 6 million in damages for harassment

  • Mumbai woman who nailed 'Hot Yoga' guru Bikram Choudhury recounts her ordeal

    Mumbai yoga teacher Mandeep Kaur Sandhu, who was among several women, who were witnesses in the $7.5 million sexual harassment case against yoga guru Bikram Choudhury speaks out

  • 'Hot yoga' founder, Bikram Choudhury, asked to pay nearly $1mn in sexual abuse case

    Prominent Indian-American yoga guru Bikram Choudhury asked to pay USD 924,500 as compensatory damages to his former lawyer by US court over allegations that he sexually harassed her and fired her for probing claims of abuse made by other women against him