Daily Archives: June, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion

Rights of People with Disabilities under the Rights of People ...

As the Supreme Court noted in the case of Jeeja Ghosh v SpriceJet, the reason why People with Disabilities (PwDs) feel handicapped is because society has failed to assimilate them into the mainstream. The recently notified Rights of Persons with ...
Maternity Benefits

From Maternity Benefits to Paternity Benefits

In 1976, Sweden became the first country in the world to introduce paid paternity leave. Over the years, attitudes towards paternity leave have seen a considerable change and fathers taking leave to take care of their children is increasingly becoming ...
Gender@Work

Men and Women, what are you not supposed to bring ...

With men and women coming together in the workplace on a daily basis, maintaining a degree of professionalism becomes important to ensure positive professional engagements. However, more often than not, working together for prolonged duration becomes a reason for employees ...
Diversity and Inclusion

How Indian Government Organizations and Private Organizations are including the ...

The NALSA Judgement: What is it? In April of 2014, the Supreme Court of India gave a landmark judgement in the case National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India, which declared transgender people to be a ‘third gender’. It ...
Important Acts & Guidelines

Guide to tackling Sexual Harassment at Higher Education Institutions

Last week, many news agencies carried reports on Punjab University’s decision to expel a PhD woman student who had accused the son of Dean Students Welfare (DSW-Women) Neena Caplash of sexual harassment. Hindustan Times The Indian Express Punjab University Committee ...
ICC and its Members

External Member of ICC- moving to an Expert Advisor role ...

  Finding an appropriately qualified individual to fulfill the role of the external member in the Internal Complaints Committee is one particular task that poses quite a few difficulties for organisations. The ambiguity and vagueness in the guidelines for the ...
Case Reviews

Cross-Examination of witnesses cannot be denied to the accused: Delhi ...

Citation: Avinash Mishra v Union of India (Delhi High Court, 2014 (215) DLT 714) Highlights: The procedure adopted in arriving at a finding has to be fair and materials have to be considered in a fair, reasonable and dispassionate manner. ...
Case Reviews

Court will not interfere unless the order of the ICC ...

Citation: Vidya Akhave v. Union of India and Ors. (Bombay High Court WP No. 196 of 2015) Highlights: Court will not interfere in the punishment imposed by the ICC unless the order of the ICC is “shockingly disproportionate to the Act ...
Case Reviews

Interest of Justice can be met only when the Internal ...

Citation: Jaya Kodate v. Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University (Bombay High Court WP 3449, 3450, 3451 of 2013) Highlights: The Court laid down that during the constitution of the ICC, the members chosen ought to be committed to the cause of ...
Case Reviews

ICC reports shall substantiate their findings with a definitive conclusion ...

Citation: Ashok Kumar Singh v. University of Delhi (Delhi High Court WP 7371 of 2016) Highlights: Where the report of the ICC states that the case has substance, it is also required for them to clarify the same, failing which, they ...
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