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‘Pained By False Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct’: Anurag Kashyap Issues Statement Through Lawyer

Posted under Trending, by Anuttama Banerji / 17 minutes ago

‘My client, Anurag Kashyap, has been deeply pained by the false allegations of sexual misconduct that have recently surfaced against him. These allegations are completely false, malicious and dishonest. It is sad that a social movement as important as the #metoo movement has been co-opted by vested interests and reduced to a mere tool for character assassination.' Part of the statement read.

Read more at Hindustan Times

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No Classified Papers Found With Accused Freelance Journalist As Per His Legal Counsel

Posted under Trending, by Anuttama Banerji / 32 minutes ago

“We are not denying that he was working for a Chinese news organisation. The only dispute is the police’s claim that they have found incriminating evidence, which is not true,” the lawyer said. Freelance Journalist Rajeev Sharma has been arrested under the Official Secrets Act for passing sensitive information to Chinese authorities.

Read more at The Hindu

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Zakat Foundation Files Intervention Plea Against Sudarshan TV in SC

Posted under Legal, by Anuttama Banerji / 47 minutes ago

In the ongoing case against Sudarshan TV for telecasting a show, about the alleged Muslim infiltration in the Civil Services, Zakat Foundation has filed an intervention plea against the news channel in the SC since the foundation believes that the news channel has hateful antecedents and is giving out communally divisive information that can harm the seuclar fabric of India.

Read more at Live Law

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US Companies Like Google Dictating Financial Technology Policy In India: PayTM

Posted under Trending, by Anuttama Banerji / 1 hour ago

PayTM founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has criticised Google for "arbitrarily" taking down the PayTM application from Google Store last week. He has said that all his legal options are open in this regard. He has demanded that a legal framework should be in existence so that such actions are not repeated by Big Tech companies.

Read more at Economic Times

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Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace by Upscale Legal

Posted under Legal, by Upscale Legal / 1 hour ago

The POSH Act was introduced in 2013 to provide protection to women against sexual harassment at workplace. This initiative by the government was a result of the “Vishaka Guidelines”, which were laid down by the SC directing the Union to establish a suitable law for this purpose. This Act further aims for the prevention and Redressal of complaints about sexual harassment.