Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits on Tuesday, as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, despite having been convicted a day earlier of sexual assault and rape.

Crossing the divide

January 18, 2020 08:25 am

In this era of ‘me too’ and ‘acid attacks’, we are hearing more men and boys making the same type of mistakes again and again.  Under such circumstances, I think it is time we asked ourselves: Where did we go wrong while raising our boys? Are we still influenced by our patriarchal society’s male preference? Frankly speaking, I don’t have the answers to these questions, but male preference is gradually decreasing.

NEW YORK, DEC 18: The CBS game “Survivor” ends its 39th edition this week reeling from controversy over its first-ever forced removal of a contestant, a Hollywood agent sent packing after young women complained about inappropriate touching.

NEW YORK, March 18: The girls, a dozen of them 15 to 18 years old, file into a conference room in a downtown Brooklyn office building, taking seats in chairs carefully arranged in a circle. On the floor in front of them is a makeshift altar of comforting objects: A string of Christmas lights, plastic toys and dolls, oils and crystals, a glitter-filled wand.

Media’s #MeToo problem

November 18, 2018 01:00 am

Newsrooms continue to fail to take seriously the threats female journalists face on the job, both in their own workplaces and in the field

As per the reports, a photojournalist has accused singer Kailash Kher of sexually harassing her. In a series of tweets, Natasha Hemrajani said that Kailash Kher misbehaved with her and her colleague when they visited his house for an interview. She added that actor Zulfikar Syed (Zulfi) also misbehaved with her.