Anand Jon, fashion designerJon, once a high-flying designer working for the likes of Paris Hilton and Mary J Blige, is currently serving a 59-year jail sentence in California for one count of rape and 15 counts of sexual assault on girls as young as 14. He has yet to stand trial in New York and Texas to face similar allegations. He was convicted in 2008 for allegedly luring young women with promises of modelling work.
SPS Rathore, former Haryana inspector general of police Rathore was convicted in 2009 for molesting 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra in 1990. After years of harassment by officials, Ruchika committed suicide in 1993. Though he was sentenced to one-and-a-half years in jail, the SC granted him bail after six months in November 2010. KPS Gill, former Punjab director general of policeGill was found guilty of outraging the modesty of Rupan Deol Bajaj, an IAS officer, by a trial court in 1996. She had complained in 1988 that Gill had made sexual advances at a party where he was allegedly drunk. The conviction was upheld in the Supreme Court in 2005, but he did not serve any jail time.
SURVEY: 88% of women in India's IT/BPO sector reported having witnesses some form of workplace sexual harassment, according to the Workplace Sexual Harassment Survey conducted by NGO Centre for Transforming India in 2010.
Compiled by Abhijit Patnaik