TERI Director General R K Pachauri has been eased out as Director General following accusations of harassment. Ajay Mathur, presently Director General of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has been appointed in his place.
India is no stranger to the harassment of women, but the work arena has been relatively safe so far. Not any more, if recent reports are to be believed. In a disturbing post which details the systemic misogyny and harassment she faced while with the company, Riya Gupta (name changed), a former Greenpeace India employee, has alleged that she was raped by a colleague while she lay unconscious after a party.
The Pao vs Keiner case has brought renewed focus on whether the tech world is hostile towards women. Tech companies across the board seem to have had their share of sexual harassment incidents.