THE CASE GETS MURKIER

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THE AL­LE­GA­TIONS

A woman em­ployee of TERI filed a sex­ual ha­rass­ment com­plaint against en­vi­ron­men­tal­ist RK Pachauri, who was the di­rec­tor gen­eral at the or­gan­i­sa­tion, in Feb last year

THE DE­NIAL

Pachauri de­nied the charge, but pro­ceeded on leave from TERI and stepped down as chair­per­son of UN In­ter­gov­ern­men­tal Panel on Cli­mate Change

THE AC­TION

Pachauri was in July re­moved as TERI head and Ajay Mathur ap­pointed in his place. In Nov, the com­plainant quit her job at TERI, al­leg­ing she was treated badly. TERI de­nied the charge

THE LE­GAL BAT­TLE

The woman filed an ap­pli­ca­tion in HC say­ing a TERI em­ployee filed a com­plaint say­ing of­fi­cials were pres­suris­ing him to have the mat­ter set­tled by the woman with Pachauri. Pachauri has de­nied the al­le­ga­tions

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