Genpact VP’s suicide: HC stays arrests
Adivision bench of the Allahabad high court on Friday issued an interim stay till March 6 on the arrest of Genpact employees accused of abetting the suicide of assistant vice-president Swaroop Raj last month. Raj ended his life on December 18, the same day as he was suspended from the company following complaints of sexual harassment against him. Tribunal, Supreme Court judge Justice A K Sikri on Sunday wrote to the law ministry withdrawing his consent for the post-retirement position.
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress’s Mallikarjun Kharge voting to remove and retain Verma, respectively, Sikri’s vote on the