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Company to pay Rs. 1.68 crore as damages for sexual harassment – Madras HC

Company to pay Rs. 1.68 crore as damages for sexual harassment – Madras HC

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (“the Act”) was notified on 9th December, 2013. However, even after more than a year of coming into, ...
Case on transfer during pendency of a matter of sexual harassment

Case on transfer during pendency of a matter of sexual harassment

The High Court of Delhi recently, on 29th July, 2016, discussed transfer (during pendency of a complaint of sexual harassment) by an internal complaints committee (“ICC”), in accordance with Section ...
Can a Complainant of Sexual Harassment ask for information on her own complaint through RTI?

Can a Complainant of Sexual Harassment ask for information on her own complaint through RTI?

In the case of Puspanjali Padhy vs. Central Public Information Officer, Indian Overseas Bank, before the Central Information Commission (“CIC”), New Delhi on 30th March, 2016, the issue of ...
Sexual Harassment : Proportionality of Punishment to Harasser Delhi HC

Sexual Harassment : Proportionality of Punishment to Harasser Delhi HC

The High Court of Delhi, in two recent cases, Puja Dubey vs. Union of India and Ors, (in July, 2016) (“Puja Dubey Case”) and A. K. Singh vs. Union of India and Ors., (in December, 2015) (“Singh”) ...
Should FIR be quashed if departmental enquiry concluded?

Should FIR be quashed if departmental enquiry concluded?

In the case of Ranbir S. Arora vs. State, the High Court of Delhi, on 05.08.2014, held that even if there is a minor discrepancy in one version of the complaint qua the other it would ...
Guidelines for Employers and ICC Members : DHC

Guidelines for Employers and ICC Members : DHC

The case of Linda Eastwood vs. Union of India and Ors., decided by the High Court of Delhi on 23rd December, 2015, is an important one as it discusses several issues in relation to ...