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Home ministry compiles data of 10L sexual offenders to fight crime

The Union home ministry has gathered the details of more than 10.69 lakh sexual offenders in the country and their profiles are available with the law-enforcement agencies on a real-time basis to......

Editors Guild urges SC to order probe into Tek Fog app

The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday condemned the continued online harassment and organised trolling of women journalists and demanded the government take urgent steps to dismantle such......

Karva Chauth ad withdrawn due to public intolerance: Chandrachud

Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud has expressed anguish over the withdrawal of a 'Karva Chauth' advertisement featuring a same-sex couple due to "public intolerance," saying there is a need to......

15 arrested in Lahore for molesting girl at Pak I-Day event

The police in Pakistan on Thursday arrested 15 people allegedly involved in the sexual assault of a YouTuber girl on Independence Day at the historic Minar-i-Pakistan, after the incident sparked......

Govt issues 'one last notice' to Twitter to comply with IT rules

The government on Saturday issued a notice to Twitter giving it one last chance to 'immediately' comply with the new IT rules and warned that failure to adhere to the norms will lead to the......

Why India Inc is unwilling to hire women

The lack of a strong diversity policy on the part of companies, a limited pool of women candidates as well as socio-cultural factors contribute to their low numbers. When furniture retail giant......

The way forward for #MeToo

'Awareness should be raised; protocols and procedures, and reporting mechanisms must be put in place to protect both men and women in the workplace,' notes Jael Silliman.Illustration: Uttam......

FAQs: How to combat sexual harassment at workplace

Trial by the media can be avoided if the industry itself devises effective mechanisms to bring this to an end Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Finally, the #MeToo movement is catching up in......

Sexual harassment at workplace? Blame the 'powerful' executives

It is high time old boys’ clubs inside many large corporations come under serious scrutiny for protecting one of their own, says Indrajit Gupta. Image: Sensitising employees on what......

The story behind Andhra's call money racket

The money involved is more than Rs 2,000 crore across Andhra Pradesh In today's Andhra Pradesh, loan sharks have not only been charging exorbitant interest rates to the needy, often women, but......

Lawyers told me I couldn't fire Vikas Bahl: Anurag Kashyap

'According to legal advice provided to me then, I was told we had very limited options.''Now in hindsight and after taking stock of things myself, I can quite see how I was ill-advised.' IMAGE:......

BCCI forms committee for sexual harassment complaints

The presiding officer of the IC shall be a woman employed at a senior level at the Workplace.  IMAGE: Until now, the BCCI did not have a specific policy to deal with complaints of sexual......

Women rarely get respect in India, says PV Sindhu

'There is lot of respect towards women in other countries, while in India, people actually tell us that we should respect women, but I think there are very rare people who actually practise it.'......

#MeToo: Women who are coming out are courageous, says wrestler Vinesh

'The country should be able to deal with these of kind of issues on women.' IMAGE: Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat said she has not experienced any kind of sexual harassment in her......

BCCI secretary proposes 10 years of jail term for fixers

Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur, who is also a Lok Sabha MP, has introduced three private member bills including a significant 'National Sports Ethics Commission' bill......

ED's notice to BCCI regarding IPL II fund transfer

The Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to the BCCI to explain transfer and routing of funds to the tune of Rs 1,600 crore in the conduct of the second season of Indian Premier League cricket......

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