Sexual Abuse

  • Tribal school superintendent, husband arrested for sexual assault of minor girls 11-03-2014 08:09 AM

    Police on Monday arrested a residential school's superintendent and her husband, who were absconding in connection with alleged sexual abuse of minor girls at the facility in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district. Neeta Naag, superintendent of the Kanya Ashram (residential school for tribal girls) in Dhanora village of the naxal-affected district, was...
  • Fresh guidelines outlined on medical care to rape victims 04-03-2014 11:42 AM

    Nagpur: The Union Health Ministry, which has drawn new guidelines for treating rape victims, has asked all hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims besides outlawing the two-finger test performed on them, dubbing it as unscientific. The Department of Health Research (DHR) along...
  • 'You ruined my childhood', molested student tells her teacher on webcam; video goes viral on YouTube 22-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Los Angeles: A California educator has resigned after a woman accused her in a YouTube video of abusing her when she was a 12-year-old student, school authorities said on Tuesday, and police said they were looking into the allegations. In a video that went viral, 28-year-old Jamie Carrillo speaks into...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Tutor allegedly accused of raping 11 minor tribal girls 04-01-2014 03:01 PM

    Eleven minor tribal girls residing in a students' hostel run by an NGO in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, have alleged sexual assault by their tutor for the past five months, police said on Saturday. According to Nalgonda Superintendent of Police T Prabhakar Rao, a case was yesterday registered against...
  • Delhi: Homeless women battle not just the cold, but also abuse 24-12-2013 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Thousands of homeless women and children spend their nights out on the streets of the national capital, battling not just the cold but also abuse and violence. With only six shelters for women, many who are forced to live in the open share horror stories of sexual assault...
  • Kavdas orphanage case: Six convicted, two acquitted 06-12-2013 11:15 AM

    Mumbai: Almost three years after the case of 19 special children being starved, tortured and sexually abused at an orphanage in Kavdas first came to light, the Sessions court on Thursday convicted six accused and acquitted two in the case. It's been a long battle to get justice for these...
  • Touching, whistling, innuendo: What is workplace sexual abuse and how to prevent it 23-11-2013 12:38 PM

    The allegation levelled against Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal has reignited the debate on the safety of women and protection against sexual harassment at workplace. Complaints of sexual abuse at the workplace are often ignored as minor misconduct rather than being reported as serious crimes that carry a penalty. Often women...
  • Workplace sex abuse: How to 'atone' for a 'lapse of judgement'

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    When a media organisation that champions the cause of the underdog is caught in sexual assault allegations and its head tries to pass off what...

  • Two arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-month-old 16-11-2013 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-month-old baby on Friday evening. The girl has sustained injuries and has been admitted to a hospital. The incident took place on Friday night at her home when her parents were away. (More details awaited) ...
  • Minor girls recount tales of exploitation, sexual abuse and trafficking 07-11-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: As horrifying details continue to emerge in the domestic help murder case involving BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Dr Jagriti Singh, several other cases of vulnerable girls have also come to light. An investigation by CNN-IBN reveals how hundreds of minors are trafficked and sold as...
  • CJ Show: WARR against railway rowdies 03-11-2013 06:18 PM

    CJ's Dipesh Tank and Vaishali Janardhan are on a mission to eliminate rowdy behaviour in Mumbai's local trains. They have formed a movement called 'War against Railway Rowdies and are surveying the types of abuse faced by women on board the trains. Watch their story as they try to fight...
  • SHO suspended, booked for trying to sexually harass woman constable 05-09-2013 01:46 PM

    An SHO has been suspended in Lucknow for allegedly trying to sexually harass a woman constable and FIR lodged against him after the charge was prima facie found to be true, police said on Thursday. "SHO, Aliganj, Taufiq Khan was suspended on Wednesday night after charge against him of trying...
  • Woman lets husband, son sexually assault daughter for years 05-09-2013 11:17 AM

    A young woman on Wednesday stunned people at the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's official residence in Lucknow when she alleged that her father and brother had been sexually abusing her for the last 10 years, officials said. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was on Wednesday present at the "Janta Darshan", a...
  • Mumbai gangrape: 2 accused may have sexually abused others in the past, suspect police 26-08-2013 08:26 AM

    Mumbai: All five accused in the Mumbai gangrape case have now been arrested. Two of them have also given their confession to the police claiming that the abandoned Shakti Mills compound was frequented by couples and many a times they mugged them. They also reportedly told the police that they...
  • Home guard arrested for sexually abusing, blackmailing B Tech student 21-08-2013 02:52 PM

    Kanpur police has arrested a home guard for alleged sexual abuse and extorting money by blackmailing a 20-year-old college student. The home guard, Dharamveer Singh befriended the victim, a B.Tech student from Jaunpur at the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University in 2012. Singh abused the victim by making him unconscious and...
  • Mumbai: 65-year-old man arrested for sexual abuse of great-granddaughter 19-08-2013 08:50 AM

    A 65-year-old man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting his four-year-old great-granddaughter, police said. The victim's grandmother -- the accused's daughter -- was also arrested for trying to destroy evidence, police said. Both the accused (names not disclosed) have been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual...
  • Headmaster suspended for sexually torturing a woman teacher 27-07-2013 12:12 AM

    The headmaster of a panchayat school in Tukkachi village has been suspended for allegedly sexually torturing a woman teacher, who later tried to commit suicide by consuming poison, police said. They said the man refused to receive the suspension order on Friday, forcing education department officials to paste it on...
  • FTP: Is sexual abuse of men not given due attention by law and police? 09-07-2013 11:52 PM

    Former Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji has been remanded to judicial custody till July 22 in the alleged sodomy case against him. ...
  • Sodomy case: MP ex-minister Raghavji in judicial custody till July 22 09-07-2013 06:48 PM

    Bhopal: Former Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji has been remanded to judicial custody till July 22 in the alleged sodomy case against him. This comes just 48 hours after an FIR was filed against him for alleged sexual abuse. Raghavji was arrested earlier on Tuesday and taken for a medical...
  • Court rejects IDFC Cap CEO bail plea in sexual abuse case 05-07-2013 12:24 PM

    A Delhi district court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of IDFC Capital CEO Tapasije Mishra in a case filed against him by a woman alleging sexual abuse, intimidation and breach of trust. The complainant, a divorcee with a nine-year old son and a former air hostess with Emirates Airlines,...
  • Manipal student gangrape: CCTV footage of the incident night released 25-06-2013 05:18 PM

    Udupi: Police on Tuesday released the CCTV footage of the night an MBBS student of Manipal University in Karnataka was raped by three unidentified men. The footage shows an autorickshaw going out of the Manipal campus at 11:36 pm in the night and then an autorickshaw entering the campus at...
  • Sex racket busted in Delhi, one arrested 19-06-2013 05:05 AM

    New Delhi: A sex racket was busted in Delhi after two Uzbek women who were held hostage for five months in a house and were repeatedly sexually abused by customers, escaped, police on Tuesday said. A woman pimp has been arrested. The two women from Uzbekistan managed to flee from...
  • Child rights panel wants law classes for Meghalaya Police 05-06-2013 05:32 AM

    Shillong: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Tuesday instructed Meghalaya Police to undergo training on laws relating to women and child rights. The instruction came a day after the child rights panel reprimanded police in connection with the alleged rape of two minors in South West...
  • Pope leads Catholics in first worldwide 'Holy Hour' 03-06-2013 06:20 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis led Roman Catholics on Sunday in the first worldwide "Holy Hour," in which participants prayed at the same time around the globe for those suffering from war, slave labour, human trafficking and the economic crisis. The Vatican asked Catholics to join him between 5-6 pm Rome...
  • SIT to probe minor girls' sexual exploitation in Kashmir 28-05-2013 05:45 AM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday that a special investigating team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the alleged sexual exploitation of four minor girls by a fake "soul healer" in central Kashmir's Badgam district. A police officer told IANS that the SIT would probe the sexual exploitation...
  • 'Girls' shelter homes to be monitored to check abuse' 21-05-2013 07:42 PM

    Bundi: Organisations across the country running shelter homes for girls will soon be subjected to tight monitoring to ensure that no crime or abuse is committed at such facilities, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has said. NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma told reporters that she will write to the directors...
  • Jaipur: 10 more disabled orphans allege sexual abuse 20-05-2013 07:11 PM

    Jaipur: In a shocking case of alleged sexual assault and harassment, 10 more differently-abled girls have revealed they were victim to the abuse. Five people were arrested on Saturday for sexually assaulting the orphaned girls at a residential therapy centre in Jaipur. Earlier, the therapy centre's warden, accountant and his...
  • Michael Jackson's nephew defends sexual abuse charges 17-05-2013 05:24 PM

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's nephew Taj recently claimed that his uncle late King of Pop Michael Jackson gave him the much needed support after he was sexually abused by a relative. Taj, whose father is Michael's brother Tito, was sexually abused by his mother's brother, reported Ace Showbiz. The revelation...
  • Delhi: Neighbour arrested for sexually assaulting 2-year-old girl 12-05-2013 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: A two-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 23-year-old neighbour inside her house, police said on Sunday. The man has been arrested. The incident was reported from Adarsh Nagar area in north Delhi and occurred when the child was alone at home on Saturday evening. A neighbour, who...
  • Only 13 judges for every ten lakh people in India 09-05-2013 11:21 PM

    New Delhi: India has just 13 judges for every ten lakh people as against 35-40 in other developing nations and 50 in a developed country, a Parliamentary panel has said and urged the government to "make all out efforts" to fill up the existing vacant posts of judges. The Committee...