Sexual Harassment

San Francisco: Google has sacked 48 people including 13 senior managers over sexual harassment claims since 2016. In a letter to employees on Thursday, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said the tech giant was taking a “hard line” on inappropriate conduct, according to a source. ALSO READ: India’s 4Tune Factory bags UN award for women in business The …

Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has supported the #MeToo movement by saying that men should understand what consent is. Ayushmann visited the PVR Citi Mall here on Saturday to know the audience’s reaction for his latest film ‘Badhaai Ho’. ALSO READ: ‘Dilwale Dulhania…’ will always be a special film: Kajol Reacting to the #MeToo campaign that has gathered …

Mumbai: The irony in Bollywood is loud and clear. While films with women in strong and powerful portrayals are gaining success at the box office, a slew of women in the industry are coming up with accounts of facing sexual harassment in the industry. Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan says fraternity members should make sure that the …

New Delhi: NSUI Chief Fairoz Khan, on Tuesday, resigned from his post after facing sexual harassment allegations. Congress said that the party has accepted his resignation and will announce his replacement soon. “NSUI national president voluntarily resigned from him position for the goodwill of his party. The allegations being levelled against him are false and …

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar, accused of sexual harassment by several women journalists, returned to India on Sunday after a foreign tour and said he will issue a statement over the allegations. Replying to a volley of questions from reporters at the airport, the Minister said: “There will be a …

United Nation: General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa very firmly believes that there should be zero tolerance for sexual harassment of journalists, her spokesperson Monica Grayley has said in answer to a question about the #MeToo movement sweeping across India’s media world. She said on Thursday at her daily briefing that Espinosa “made very clearly that …

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Wednesday stepped away from a film, as “someone” associated with it has been accused of sexual misconduct. Aamir and his wife Kiran Rao, who run production company Aamir Khan Productions, issued a statement late on Wednesday. ALSO READ: #Metoo movement; a publicity stunt or a seeping scar? “Two weeks ago, when …

New Delhi: Breaking its silence on sexual harassment cases emerging from the Indian entertainment and media industry under the ‘MeToo’ movement, the NCW on Wednesday appealed to the affected women to lodge written complaints and assured of all possible help. “The National Commission for Women (NCW) has noticed that in many such cases, victims do not …