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Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment

May 07 2019

NEW DELHI Dozens of protesters gathered outside India's Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a new and impartial investigation.

Indian police probe Genpact staffers after exec's suicide over sexual harassment allegation

Dec 21 2018

NEW DELHI Indian police are investigating two women employees and members of an internal complaints panel of a local unit of U.S.-based tech services provider Genpact after an executive accused of sexual misconduct committed suicide, two officers said on Friday.

Indian employers under pressure to respond to surge in #MeToo allegations

Oct 10 2018

NEW DELHI Pressure is building on major Indian employers to take allegations of sexual harassment more seriously after a surge in the number of complaints against prominent public figures in the past week.

Indian employers under pressure to respond to surge in #MeToo allegations

Oct 10 2018

NEW DELHI, Oct 10 Pressure is building on major Indian employers to take allegations of sexual harassment more seriously after a surge in the number of complaints against prominent public figures in the past week.

India expels seven Rohingya to Myanmar, rights groups fearful for their fate

Oct 04 2018

NEW DELHI India deported seven Rohingya Muslim men to Myanmar on Thursday, raising fears of further repatriations among those sheltering in refugee camps in the country, and concern that those returned faced the risk of abuse at the hands of Myanmar authorities.

India throws out ban on gay sex, but challenges remain

Sep 06 2018

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday, in a landmark judgment that sparked celebrations across India and elsewhere in South Asia, where activists hope to push for similar reform.

India throws out ban on gay sex, but challenges remain

Sep 06 2018

NEW DELHI India's top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday, in a landmark judgment that sparked celebrations across India and elsewhere in South Asia, where activists hope to push for similar reform. | Video

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