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Delhi HC rules against authorities seeking Constable’s dismissal in sexual harassment case, emphasizes natural justice [Read Judgment]
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Delhi HC rules against authorities seeking Constable’s dismissal in sexual harassment case, emphasizes natural justice [Read Judgment]

Delhi High Court rules that even in cases of sexual harassment, natural justice should not be compromised.

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To uphold presumption of guilt under Section 29 POCSO Act, foundational facts must be proved, reiterates Delhi HC [Read Judgment] Judiciary
To uphold presumption of guilt under Section 29 POCSO Act, foundational facts must be proved, reiterates Delhi HC [Read Judgment]

Delhi High Court reiterates that to uphold the presumption of guilt under Section 29 of the POCSO Act, the prosecution must prove the ‘foundational facts’ beyond reasonable doubt.

GNLU authorities want to cover up sexual harassment case: Fact Finding committee; Gujarat HC asks General Council to look into report [Read Order] Judiciary
GNLU authorities want to cover up sexual harassment case: Fact Finding committee; Gujarat HC asks General Council to look into report [Read Order]

After the fact-finding committee told GNLU authorities wanted to cover up sexual harassment case, the HC has asked GC to look into report

Half baked evidence in sexual harassment may jeopardise reputation of teacher: SC [Read Judgment] Judiciary
Half baked evidence in sexual harassment may jeopardise reputation of teacher: SC [Read Judgment]

SC orders release of Tamil Nadu teachers imprisoned for alleged sexual harassment, citing contradictions and lack of evidence.

Calcutta HC criticizes State for failure to apprehend TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh amid Sandeshkhali violence Judiciary
Calcutta HC criticizes State for failure to apprehend TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh amid Sandeshkhali violence

The Calcutta HC took exception to the State’s failure to apprehend TMC leader Shajahan Sheikh amid Sandeshkali violence.

Tripura Judge faces sexual assault allegations by rape survivor, investigation underway

A rape survivor has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a Magistrate within his chamber, in a Tripura court.

Legal system not friendly for sexual abuse victims; may have to go through “embarrassing moments” in court: Madras HC [Read Order]

Justice N Anand Venkatesh had made certain pertinent remarks on the plight of sexual abuse victims and the ordeal that they had to go through in courts.

Supreme Court Rejects Expansion of Workplace Harassment Laws to Include LGBTQIA+ Community [Read Order]

The Supreme Court upholds the gender-specific nature of anti-sexual harassment regulations, declining to extend protections to LGBTQIA+ individuals through judicial orders, emphasizing the original ai...

Supreme Court Mandates Strict Scrutiny in Sexual Harassment Allegations at Work [Read Judgment]

Explore the Supreme Court's stance on sexual harassment in the workplace, emphasizing the need for serious consideration and rigorous scrutiny of accusations to ensure justice. Learn about the SC's di...

Delhi High Court grants anticipatory bail to 20-year old student facing rape charges from his ex-lover Professor [Read Order]

Delhi High Court has grants anticipatory bail to a 20-year-old man facing rape charges from his ex-lover Professor, with whom he had an affair for more than a year. Read more about the rationale of th...

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