India Assault Inquiry Marks Shift in Attitudes to Women’s Rights

Wall Street Journal

NEW DELHI—Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country’s most prominent journalists, marking a significant shift under way here in long-held attitudes about women’s rights.

Tarun Tejpal, editor of Tehelka, an influential investigative-journalism magazine, was accused by a young female reporter on the publication’s staff of molesting her when the two were at a conference in the beach resort city of Goa. Continue Reading.