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Fatima Sana Shaikh recalls the time she was punched by a man and her father came to her rescue.

Fatima reveals man punched her after she slapped him for touching her

UPDATED ON APR 26, 2021 02:28 PM IST
  • Fatima Sana Shaikh opened up about the time she slapped a man for touching her face and received a punch in return. The actor said she called her father for help.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at the COVID-19 vaccination site at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, U.S. March 8, 2021. Seth Wenig/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at the COVID-19 vaccination site at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, U.S. March 8, 2021. Seth Wenig/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)

Andrew Cuomo groped female aide in governor's residence: Report

AP | , Albany, New York
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 08:00 AM IST
The Times Union of Albany reported that the woman, who was not identified, was alone with Cuomo late last year when he closed the door, reached under her shirt and fondled her.
Many women employed in the informal sector have normalised sexual harassment as one of the many workplace hazards. Like their counterparts in the formal sector, they don’t speak up because they are either unaware of their legal rights, scared of repercussions from powerful bosses, loathe to lose jobs or, even, reluctant to complain for fear that their families might prohibit them from going back to work.(AP)
Many women employed in the informal sector have normalised sexual harassment as one of the many workplace hazards. Like their counterparts in the formal sector, they don’t speak up because they are either unaware of their legal rights, scared of repercussions from powerful bosses, loathe to lose jobs or, even, reluctant to complain for fear that their families might prohibit them from going back to work.(AP)

Expanding the ambit of the MeToo movement | Opinion

UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 07:48 PM IST
India’s #MeToo movement left out the voices of 195 million women in the informal sector
Image for representation.(HT Photo)
Image for representation.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand man felicitated for saving 90 lives, booked for sexual harassment

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 07:33 PM IST
The accused was felicitated by the police for saving over 90 people from drowning in Sharda river.
The meeting was attended by senior officers of the Department of Women and Child Development.(File photo)
The meeting was attended by senior officers of the Department of Women and Child Development.(File photo)

Delhi govt to form 5-member panel to look into sexual harassment complaints at workplaces

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 05:51 PM IST
The decision was taken after the minister chaired a review meeting on implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
Travellers in PPE coveralls at airport in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
Travellers in PPE coveralls at airport in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)

Lounge manager at Delhi airport held as sacked employee alleges sexual harassment

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 02:58 PM IST
The woman alleged that she has been facing sexual abuse from her seniors for the past six months. On several occasions, she has alleged, the two misbehaved with her and touched her inappropriately.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s niece has filed a sexual harassment case against his brother.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s niece has filed a sexual harassment case against his brother.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui says ‘no comments’ on niece filing sexual harassment case against his brother, she says family threatening her

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s 21-year-old niece, who has filed a sexual harassment case against the actor’s brother, has said she won’t take a step back from here and is hopeful that she would get justice.

Journo’s molestation on PU campus: Panel formed to probe security lapses

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:54 AM IST
University vice-chancellor Raj Kumar informed the senators on Saturday that the panel will meet on December 17
Isha Koppikar has spoken about sexual harassment in the film industry.
Isha Koppikar has spoken about sexual harassment in the film industry.

Isha Koppikar on facing casting couch at age 15: ‘I never worked with that actor’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 05:12 PM IST
Actor Isha Koppikar has recounted a casting couch incident that she faced when she was just 15 or 16 years old. She said that after top secretaries touched her inappropriately, she learned self-defence.
Former BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand has been booked under the Indian Penal Code’s section 376C, a charge short of rape.(PTI File Photo)
Former BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand has been booked under the Indian Penal Code’s section 376C, a charge short of rape.(PTI File Photo)

Shahjahanpur student files bail plea, Allahabad HC seeks reply from Chinmayanand’s counsel

Allahabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 08:24 PM IST
Justice Siddharth granted two weeks’ time to the SIT and Chinmayanand’s counsel to file their reply and fixed November 6 as the next date of hearing.
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. appears in New York State Criminal Court in the Manhattan borough of New York.(REUTERS)
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. appears in New York State Criminal Court in the Manhattan borough of New York.(REUTERS)

Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr denies groping two women, faces dozen more accusations of sexual misconduct

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 01:44 PM IST
Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr has plead not guilty to groping two women; faces sexual misconduct allegations from dozen others.
In this fast-paced world, one of the most precious gifts is the gift of your time you can give to hear out someone’s life stories.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In this fast-paced world, one of the most precious gifts is the gift of your time you can give to hear out someone’s life stories.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

We Are Listening: I was sexually harassed but I am not a victim anymore

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 02:11 PM IST
This Daan Utsav, as promised We Are Listening to your stories. Here’s an anonymous account about strength.
The video shows the woman being harassed by four to five men in a hilly terrain in Rajasthan.(HT Photo (Representative Image))
The video shows the woman being harassed by four to five men in a hilly terrain in Rajasthan.(HT Photo (Representative Image))

Video of men sexually harassing a woman goes viral in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 06:14 PM IST
Police have not been able to trace the perpetrators or the location of the crime so far though the men seem to be from Karauli district according to the dialect they are heard speaking in the video.
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Year on, PU depts yet to display guidelines on sexual harassment

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Internal quality assurance cell of university had issued an advisory regarding this to all departments in October last year
Any scope for reconciliation should be removed from resolution of sexual harassment cases at the workplace, according to the National Commission for Women. HT photo/Arijit Sen
Any scope for reconciliation should be removed from resolution of sexual harassment cases at the workplace, according to the National Commission for Women. HT photo/Arijit Sen

Reconciliation move misused in some cases of workplace harassment: NCW

New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2019 02:16 AM IST
Section 10 of the Sexual Harassment at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, the NCW has suggested, should be removed.
Ali Zafar has earlier denied allegations of sexual misconduct levelled by Meesha Shafi.
Ali Zafar has earlier denied allegations of sexual misconduct levelled by Meesha Shafi.

Meesha Shafi files Rs 2 billion defamation lawsuit against Ali Zafar for ‘causing mental torture, agony’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Following allegations of sexual harassment, musician Meesha Shafi has filed a Rs 2 billion lawsuit against actor-singer Ali Zafar for causing ‘mental torture and agony’.
The student was admitted to the institute under a student exchange programme that ranges from six months to two years.(HT FILE)
The student was admitted to the institute under a student exchange programme that ranges from six months to two years.(HT FILE)

IIT-Kanpur student accuses professor of ‘inappropriate conduct’, probe on

Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:24 AM IST
The woman, who belongs to a European nation, complained about the incident to the embassy of her country.
Mumbai, India - October 12, 2018: Tanushree Dutta poses for photographers outside Media House in Andheri in Mumbai, India, on Friday, October 12, 2018. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Mumbai, India - October 12, 2018: Tanushree Dutta poses for photographers outside Media House in Andheri in Mumbai, India, on Friday, October 12, 2018. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)

Tanushree Dutta wants crime branch to probe her sexual harassment complaint against Nana Patekar

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Charul Shah, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 02:48 AM IST
Tanushree Datta’s lawyer Nitin Satpute on Tuesday mailed his letter to the CP and has raised several lacunae in the probe conducted by Oshiwara police. He has claimed that the police deliberately did not record the statements of several witnesses who supported Dutta’s claim.
A man was booked, on Friday, for allegedly sexually harassing his former woman colleague at a multinational company in Gurugram.(HT File Photo)
A man was booked, on Friday, for allegedly sexually harassing his former woman colleague at a multinational company in Gurugram.(HT File Photo)

Man booked for sexually harassing former colleague in Gurugram: Police

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 07:27 AM IST
According to the complaint, she allegedly reached out to multiple seniors in the company regarding the incident, but no action was taken. She alleged that he also harassed other women employees of the company.
According to the police, a case was registered against BJP leader under IPC Section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) on Friday on a complaint filed by his daughter-in-law.(AP Photo ( Representational Image))
According to the police, a case was registered against BJP leader under IPC Section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) on Friday on a complaint filed by his daughter-in-law.(AP Photo ( Representational Image))

UP BJP leader booked for sexually harassing daughter-in-law

Muzaffarnagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 09:30 PM IST
The BJP leader denied the charge and said he had been falsely implicated in the case due to a property dispute between his son and daughter-in-law.
HT Image
HT Image

Extortion charges framed against PU research scholar, husband

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Accused of making false sexual harassment allegations against former dean students’ welfare (women) Neena Caplash’s son
Ahmad, who heads the Applied Arts department, was sent on leave in February after students protested against him for two weeks and demanded his removal.(HT file photo)
Ahmad, who heads the Applied Arts department, was sent on leave in February after students protested against him for two weeks and demanded his removal.(HT file photo)

Inquiry clears Jamia professor accused of harassment, he joins duty

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 01:41 AM IST
Hafeez Ahmad, who heads the Applied Arts department, was sent on leave in February after students protested against him for two weeks and demanded his removal. He was on leave over allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by at least six complainants.
Katy Perry at the 61st Grammy Awards.(REUTERS)
Katy Perry at the 61st Grammy Awards.(REUTERS)

Model accuses Katy Perry of sexual misconduct, says working with her was ‘confusing, assaulting, belittling’

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 06:27 PM IST
A model who worked with Katy Perry on a music video for one her most popular songs has accused the popstar of sexual misconduct. He wrote in an Instagram post that working with her was ‘confusing, assaulting, belittling’.
A Mumbai-based TV actor was arrested on Sunday for allegedly sexually harassing and assaulting his actress wife’s daughter from her first marriage.(HT Photo)
A Mumbai-based TV actor was arrested on Sunday for allegedly sexually harassing and assaulting his actress wife’s daughter from her first marriage.(HT Photo)

‘I was a victim of domestic abuse on multiple occasions, not my mother,’ TV actress’ daughter posts clarification

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 12:43 PM IST
After a TV actor’s husband was arrested on Sunday for allegedly sexually harassing his wife’s daughter from her first marriage, the girl in question has written about the subject on social media.
The victim alleged that early this year the three accused harassed and abused her during a conference.(Shutterstock Photo)
The victim alleged that early this year the three accused harassed and abused her during a conference.(Shutterstock Photo)

Three directors of private company in Gurugram booked for harassing female colleague

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 10:28 AM IST
The three directors of the company conspired against the colleague and abused, insulted and harassed her at the work place and forced her resign from the company.
The committee after meeting a few times before the 2019 elections had asked a committee of officials to come up with model rules.(FILE PHOTO.)
The committee after meeting a few times before the 2019 elections had asked a committee of officials to come up with model rules.(FILE PHOTO.)

Amit Shah to head new GoM on prevention of sexual harassment at work place

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:28 PM IST
Faced with allegations of sexual harassment at the work place, in particular the “MeToo” movement on social media, the previous Modi government had formed a GoM to look into “strengthening” the legal and institutional framework to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace last October
According to a complaint filed by the woman pilot, the alleged incident took place in Hyderabad, where she was being trained by the commander pilot.(PTI File Photo)
According to a complaint filed by the woman pilot, the alleged incident took place in Hyderabad, where she was being trained by the commander pilot.(PTI File Photo)

Pilot accused of sexual harassment requires written permission to enter Air India premises

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 05:00 PM IST
Air India officials said it has set up a high-level inquiry to probe a junior woman pilot’s sexual harassment complaint against a the accused, who is holding a senior position of commander rank.
Lawyer Utsav Bains has told the Supreme Court that there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File PHOTO)
Lawyer Utsav Bains has told the Supreme Court that there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File PHOTO)

Chiefs of CBI, IB summoned to Supreme Court in harassment case against CJI

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 03:40 PM IST
The Supreme Court has summoned CBI, intelligence chiefs to chambers after a lawyer outlined what he said, was conspiracy to frame CJI in harassment case.
Headed by a sitting woman judge, the Gender Sensitization and Sexual Harassment of Women Committee of the Supreme Court inquires into complaints of sexual harassment against employees of the court registry.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Headed by a sitting woman judge, the Gender Sensitization and Sexual Harassment of Women Committee of the Supreme Court inquires into complaints of sexual harassment against employees of the court registry.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Sexual harassment cases relating to Supreme Court judges in legal grey area

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya and Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 10:22 AM IST
Allegations of sexual harassment against the sitting Chief Justice of India (CJI) have once again put the spotlight on the lack of a mechanism in the higher judiciary to probe charges of sexual misconduct against serving judges.
In corporate life too, women have to deal with not-so-subtle gender discrimination and fight off stereotyping tendencies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In corporate life too, women have to deal with not-so-subtle gender discrimination and fight off stereotyping tendencies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

We still have a long way to go in ensuring gender justice

By Shubhra Puri
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Women safety is an issue we are grappling with in daily lives in our cities. While at one level, it involves preconditioning, unconscious biases, stereotypes and values we impart to our children, at another level, it needs appropriate urban structures for women to move around comfortably.
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