Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

India’s top judge accused of sexual harassment

NEW DELHI: India’s most senior judge has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi called the accusations made by a 35-year-old junior court assistant “unbelievable” and said they were an attempt to stop him from hearing important cases. Saying judicial independence was at ...

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Priyanka Chopra reveals she faced sexual harassment

BOLLYWOOD: Priyanka Chopra revealed at a recent event that she has been sexually harassed during her acting career and that sexual harassment had become a norm with women. Speaking at the ’10th Annual Women in World Summit’ in New York, she responded to a question whether she had ever faced ...

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Bangladesh schoolgirl burned to death on teacher’s order

DHAKA: A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said on Friday. The death of the 19-year-old, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, last week sparked protests across the country, with the prime minister promising to prosecute ...

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Sexual assaults rise at US military academies

WASHINGTON: The number of sexual assaults at America´s military academies rose by almost 50 percent over the past two years, despite extensive efforts to combat the problem, a Pentagon report said. About 12,900 cadets attend the Army, Navy and Air Force academies that train future officers to lead America´s vast ...

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Tanushree Dutta curses Nana Patekar, others in her latest statement

BOLLYWOOD: Tanushree Dutta, who started the #MeToo campaign in India, has once again called out Nana Patekar, Ganesh Acharya, Rakhi Sawant and others in a recent statement. Tanushree alleged that Nana Patekar harassed her on the sets of a 2008 film ‘Horn Ok Pleasss’. She also listed the names like ...

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Bipasha Basu to host the Indian version of Man Enough

BOLLYWOOD: Bipasha Basu Bollywood’s dusky beauty is all set to host the Indian version of the US show “ Man Enough,” a show that discusses taboos and issues ranging from fatherhood to sexual assault. The sensuous starlet known to break stereotypes will be host to the bollywwod bigwigs talking about ...

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Jennifer Lawrence slams Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD: Jennifer Lawrence has slammed Harvey Weinstein’s ‘’predatory tactics’’ after he allegedly claimed he’d slept with her. The ‘Hunger Games’ actress has lent her support to the alleged victims of the disgraced movie mogul but stressed she only ever had a ‘’professional relationship’’ with him after legal documents revealed how ...

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IFTDA suspends Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association has suspended filmmaker Sajid Khan for one year over complaints of sexual harassment against him. The 48-year-old was accused of sexual harassment by three women, namely actor Rachel White, assistant director Saloni Chopra, Mandana Karimi and journalist Karishma Upadhyay. The three opened up ...

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Tanushree harassment case: Police summons Daisy Shah to record statement

MUMBAI Police has summoned actor Daisy Shah to record her statement in the Tanushree Dutta’s harassment allegation. Shah was the assistant choreographer in 2008 when the song of the movie ‘Horn Ok Please’ was being recorded.’ BOLLYWOOD actress Tanushree Dutta started #MeToo movement in India by levelling allegations against Nana ...

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Kate Sharma withdraws sexual harassment case against Subhash Ghai

BOLLYWOOD: Model and actress Kate Sharma, who joined the #MeToo movement and accused filmmaker Subhash Ghai of sexually harassing her, has withdrawn her case. The actress took the complaint back four days ago by sending a note to the DN Nagar Police station, as per a Mid Day report. Kate ...

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