Sexual harassment

Goa Police to file 2700 page chargesheet in sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal

Breaking news being tweeted right now is that Goa police will be filing a 2700 page chargesheet against Tarun Tejpal for sexual assault. For a sense of proportion for those wondering how normal this is, the chargesheet against the Delhi Gang Rape (that gave birth to the law amendment that qualifies Tarun Tejpal as alleged …

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Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

Shoma Chaudhary’s letter of acceptance of #TehelkaRapeCase victim’s resignation

From: Shoma Chaudhury <shoma@tehelka.com> Date: 27 November 2013 8:13:35 pm IST To: ****** Cc: Editors <editors@tehelka.com> Subject: RE: Resignation with immediate effect Dear ******, It is unfortunate that your resignation from Tehelka comes under these circumstances. As you have said, we have stood together for women’s rights, and today for me to be seen in …

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The Tehelka precedent

Media outrage has succeeded in filing an FIR against Tarun Tejpal against the wishes of his victim herself. Many are looking at this as rule of law. I am terrified of laws that have no regard for the victim when it comes to filing the case, as it is a “crime against the state”. Assuming …

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