Harassment

Wrestlers skip IOA's panel hearing

It is understood that the grapplers are not keen on meeting since they already have an Oversight Committee appointed by the sports ministry to probe the allegations.  

published on : 29th January 2023

Panel set up to prevent sexual harassment

Endowments dept forms 3-member internal compliance committee that will look into complaints across State

published on : 28th January 2023

Jagtial municipal chairperson accuses MLA of harassing her, quits in tears

She alleged that the MLA had been harassing her for money and had passed comments on her clothes on many occasions.

published on : 26th January 2023

Department of Justice holds awareness programme for woman in Choudwar

An awareness campaign on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace & Consumer Protection Act-2019 was organised recently at Choudwar by Department of Justice,

published on : 24th January 2023

Wrestling Federation of India rejects allegations against President, calls protest a conspiracy

The WFI said in its response to the sports ministry, in particular, under the sitting president has always acted keeping the best interests of wrestlers in mind.

published on : 21st January 2023

Stop this malaise in Indian sport

Despite meetings with the sports ministry, the wrestlers have yet to receive satisfactory assurances.

published on : 21st January 2023

WFI chief will respond to sexual harassment allegations on Jan 22, says his son

The WFI chief termed the protest by the country's top grapplers "dharna of Shaheen Bagh" and reiterated that he won't quit his post.

published on : 21st January 2023

Wrestlers protest: World body swings into action; question mark on Asian C'ships in Delhi

UWW sends mail to Indian federation, participation in future international events depends on outcome of enquiry  

published on : 21st January 2023

IOA forms seven-member committee to probe 'MeToo' allegations against WFI chief 

The IOA committee will include legendary boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, archer Dola Banerjee and IWLF president Sahdev Yadav to probe the allegations.

published on : 20th January 2023

Wrestlers want IOA to form probe panel to look into allegations against WFI President

In a letter addressed to IOA President, wrestlers said they have been informed by several of their younger colleagues about the sexual harassment they faced at the hands of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

published on : 20th January 2023

Women’s panel takes note of ‘sexual harassment’ in Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh

The commission also found that they threatened women employees of losing their jobs if their demands weren’t met.

published on : 20th January 2023

SP, Cong demand WFI chief be sacked, FIR registered over sexual harassment allegations

Braj Bhushan Sharan Singh, 66, an MP from Kaiserganj in Uttar Pradesh, was elected unopposed as the president of the WFI for a third consecutive term in February 2019.

published on : 19th January 2023

Vinesh Phogat accuses WFI President of sexual harassment, India's top wrestlers protest

Vinesh, who has been at loggerheads with WFI since the Tokyo Olympic Games, also claimed that several coaches at the national camp in Lucknow have also exploited women wrestlers.

published on : 19th January 2023

WFI chief sexual harassment: DCW issues notice to sports ministry, Delhi Police

It has sought a copy of complaints made by women wrestlers against coaches and the WFI president along with details of action taken thereon by January 21.

published on : 19th January 2023

NCW draws govt attention to sexual harassment in educational institutes

Sharma called for awareness drives on campuses and workplaces on the act to improve reporting of sexual harassment cases.

published on : 18th January 2023

Hyderabad woman kills self over torture from husband, in-laws

Police shifted the body to Gandhi Hospital for autopsy. The case is under investigation.

published on : 17th January 2023

Shock in France over boy's suicide after homophobic bullying

The family has yet to file a criminal complaint but the situation at the Louis Armand school in the town of Golbey has been reported to the education ministry, the prosecutor added.

published on : 13th January 2023

Kodagu school teacher booked under POCSO Act

The accused, Manohar Naik, is suspected to be absconding even as special police teams have been formed to arrest him.

published on : 11th January 2023

Berhampur: Man arrested for dowry torture

Police said Pradhan married Gitanjali of Karchuli in February last year. However, the couple frequently had fights as Rajendra allegedly raised questions over his wife’s character.

published on : 10th January 2023

Students protest against harassment by school principal, poor quality meals in Telangana

The students also accused the attending staff of showing up to work while under the influence of alcohol and using derogatory language and physical violence towards the students.

published on : 9th January 2023
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