Kian Ganz explains on Newslaundry how over the last week the papers have been happily running with a news story about how AK Ganguly, the former Supreme Court judge who had allegedly harassed one of his interns after retirement, with headlines such as “Ganguly gets Centre’s clean chit in intern case”.
Foreign lawyers should be allowed to work on arbitrations in India to make domestic arbitration more attractive and to unburden the courts said Supreme Court justices SS Nijjar and PC Ghose and retired judge AK Ganguly, reported Kolkata paper The Telegraph.
NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Ishwara Bhatt announced at the law school's convocation that its guidelines to protect of interns from sexual harassment would be published on its website soon, reported the Telegraph.
AK Ganguly SC report private info: Rejecting a Right to Information (RTI) request for the Supreme Court’s report on its recent sexual harassment complaint proceedings against its former justice AK Ganguly, the SC said: “The disclosure of information and reports emanating out of a self-evolved mechanism which is in the nature of an In-House Procedure by the judiciary is expressly prohibited.” [PTI]
The Supreme Court and the West Bengal Commission for Women today took suo motu cognisance of Monday’s alleged gang-rape of a 20-year-old tribal woman in the state’s Birbhum district, reported Zee News and IANS respectively.
Former Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly said in his resignation letter from the West Bengal Human Rights Commission that he bore his "detractors" no ill will but continued denying all allegations.
Justice AK Ganguly resigned as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman today, reported IBN Live citing sources.
Media trial LI reporter Prachi Shrivastava argues that, to date, the pillars of the Indian constitution have been remarkably efficient and fair in the investigation and reporting of the sexual harassment allegations against former Supreme Court Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly.
Former Supreme Court Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly, who is also chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC), has quit as honorary professor at NUJS Kolkata, the alma mater of a former intern who accused him of sexual harassment.
The Union cabinet has greenlit the proposed presidential reference to remove West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman AK Ganguly, for allegedly having sexually harassed an intern.
Twelve faculty members of NUJS Kolkata, the alma mater of the former student who accused retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of sexual harassment during her internship a year ago, have issued a statement in her support.
As former Justice AK Ganguly wrote an 8-page letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) earlier today questioning the charges against him and implying a political conspiracy, the intern (“SJ”) who alleged she was sexually harassed by him after his retirement, has made a public statement of her own questioning his claims and restating her faith in the Supreme Court’s inquiry.
Ganguly The way will soon be clear for the President to ask for an inquiry into sex harassment allegations against the ex-judge. Question is, how, if at all, would it stick under law?
President of IndiaAs Goolam Vahanvati will submit a legal opinion by tomorrow on the presidential reference to remove AK Ganguly from the WBHRC, Legally India has seen a copy of the inquiry’s report, which is not confidential anymore.
The government would request the removal of West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) chairman AK Ganguly, who has been accused of sexual harassment, by making a presidential reference to the Supreme Court, reported the Times of India.
Former Justice AK Ganguly, in his capacity as West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) chairman, took suo motu cognisance of a case of “outraging the modesty of a woman” and violent assault that the commission learned about in a newspaper.
Additional solicitor general Indira Jaising has written an open letter to former Justice AK Ganguly with leaked details of the testimony of the intern alleging Ganguly had sexually harassed her.
SC Singhvi retires, leaves legacy The Supreme Court’s justice GS Singhvi, most famous for his stern treatment of the 2G and the land acquisition cases, retired today just after overturned the progressive Delhi HC judgment that had decriminalised homosexuality [The Hindu]
Altamas Kabir NUJS Kolkata will appoint former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir as an honorary professor by Monday, if no objections are received.
Former Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly continued insisting that he would not resign from his chair at the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC).
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