Assault

  • Nizamuddinpur woman stripped in public, now arrested for kidnapping 3 days ago

    The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested Thursday, officials said. The arrest came three days after she went missing from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the injuries. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted...
  • Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea 5 days ago

    A Florida father who severely beat an 18-year-old man he said he caught sexually assaulting his son posted the child's photo on a fundraising website to solicit donations for the boy's recovery, police said on Tuesday. The father originally asked for $1 million on gofundme.com, then reduced his request to $100,000...
  • Sriganganagar woman who accused Meghwal, 17 others of sexual assault demands CBI probe 5 days ago

    The 20-year-old woman from Rajasthan who has accused Union Minister Nihal Chand Meghwal and 17 others, including her husband, of sexual assault, on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the three-year-old case. The woman, a resident of Sriganganagar district in Rajasthan, addressed a press conference here in which she said that...
  • Woman who was stripped, assaulted goes missing from Patna hospital 6 days ago

    The middle-aged woman, who was stripped and assaulted in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, went missing on Monday from a Patna hospital where she undergoing treatment, officials said. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted on Wednesday night for allegedly kidnapping two men who were involved in a...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case 1 week ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school girl rape case has brought to light the need for clear guidelines and mechanisms to ensure that schools can put a stop to instances of sexual violence. Schools need to frame clear policies to prevent violence against children in schools. Juvenile Justice rules acknowledge the need to...
  • Woman stripped, assaulted in Bihar, CM orders probe July 17, 2014

    A middle-aged woman was stripped and assaulted in public in Bihar's Jehanabad district for allegedly kidnapping two men whose bodies were found later, police said. The opposition termed the incident "return of jungle raj", while Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday ordered a probe. Police said Sangita Devi, in her 40s,...
  • Woman doctor allegedly attacked for questioning poor quality food served at anganwadi July 16, 2014

    Bangalore: A woman doctor and her assistant were allegedly assaulted by a mob in Bangalore Rural district after a group of villagers entered an Ayurvedic health centre where the doctor was practising. The incident took place on July 7. The two women were assaulted after the villagers were reportedly angry...
  • Bangalore: Six men abduct woman, sexually assault her in a car July 15, 2014

    Bangalore: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly abducted by six men and then sexually assaulted in Bangalore on Friday night. According to her complaint, a male friend was dropping the woman at her apartment when the men came in a Skoda Fabia and surrounded their car. When she tried to run, the...
  • Assault on doctors: AIIMS strike called off July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A strike by doctors at AIIMS on Sunday was called off late in the evening after hospital officials agreed to fulfill their demands for adequate security following an attack by a patient's relatives on three senior resident doctors. The doctors had gone on an indefinite strike demanding adequate security...
  • AIIMS doctors go on strike after three colleagues assaulted July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Three senior resident doctors at AIIMS were allegedly assaulted by a patient's relatives following which doctors at the premier hospital went on an indefinite strike demanding adequate security measures. The doctors alleged that those accompanying the patient to the Surgical Emergency of the institute brandished guns and created a...
  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's bail plea in a rape case lodged against him in Surat in Gujarat but agreed to hear his petition for bail in another rape case filed in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur...
  • Bangalore Police files FIR against Congress MLA for pub brawl July 3, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore City Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a Congress MLA for allegedly attacking the police at an upscale pub in the city on Tuesday night. Vijayananda Kashappanavar, the MLA from Hunagund, had gone to an elite pub at UB City for his birthday. The...
  • Bangalore: BJP protests against Congress MLA who attacked constables at a pub July 3, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP workers protested in Bangalore demanding action against the Congress MLA who allegedly attacked constables after they tried to take pictures of a bar that was open late in the night. The Opposition has now demanded a debate on the issue in the state assembly. The MLA in question...
  • Mumbai: Principal, teacher arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, the Principal and teacher of a school for the hearing and speech-impaired has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old student in school premises. The 42-year-old principal and a 37-year-old teacher of the Dadar school have been remanded to police custody till the...
  • Sexual assault case: SC grants bail to Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: In what comes as huge relief for Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted him bail in the sexual assault case. Tejpal has told the court that he will not tamper with evidence or threaten witnesses. The Goa government had earlier opposed the grant of...
  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' June 29, 2014

    Patna: Two young graduates of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, working with an associate of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation have been charged with sexual assault while conducting a survey at a hospital in Bihar. The families of the accused allege they are being framed. The two conducted...
  • JSEB official assault case: After 17 days in jail, Yashwant Sinha, others released June 19, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha and 61 party workers on Thursday were released from jail, a day after a local court granted them bail in a case of alleged assault of a government official. Sinha, who spent a fortnight in jail, was released from jail after furnishing two surety bonds of...
  • Union minister Nihal Chand remains defiant even as clamour for his resignation grows June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressure is mounting on the Narendra Modi government from all quarters to drop Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Nihal Chand from the Cabinet after allegations of molestation were levelled against him. The Minister on the other hand, continues to be defiant in the case. Earlier in...
  • Modi government faces flak as controversy around Union Minister Nihal Chand rages June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressure is mounting on the Modi government over Union Minister Nihal Chand, who has been accused of sexually exploiting a woman. The Mahila Congress held protests outside the BJP headquarters in Delhi today - demanding Nihal Chand's resignation. The woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by him has...
  • Mahila Congress workers climb barricades in protest against rape accused MoS Nihal Chand June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: After the woman who accused MoS Nihal Chand of raping her three years ago alleged that she was receiving threats, Mahila Congress workers on Wednesday headed to the BJP headquarters in New Delhi and held vociferous protests. In view of the zealous protests, Delhi Police barricaded the Ashoka...
  • 12-year-old beaten up for opposing assault on sister-in-law June 18, 2014

    A 12-year-old boy was allegedly beaten up when he opposed three youths who were eve- teasing his sister-in-law in Muzaffarnagar. Police have registered a case against the three unidentified accused after the incident sparked protest. The incident took place near Lisadh village when Anis Ahmad and his sister-in-law were travelling in...
  • Woman who alleged rape by MoS Nihal Chand appeals to PM Modi to meet her June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Union Minister of State Nihal Chand, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sack him. She claims she is receiving threats and that she was promised a job in return for withdrawing the case. Addressing a press conference, the woman...
  • Sexual assault case: SC to hear Tarun Tejpal plea on June 27 June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court will hear the regular bail plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case on June 27, the day when his interim bail expires. A bench of justices Vikramajit Sen and SK Singh posted the case for hearing on June 27 after senior...
  • Man rapes a 10-year-old girl in Sadarpur, arrested June 14, 2014

    A 10-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted and raped in Sadarpur area, police said in Sitapur on Friday. The incident occurred on Thursday evening when the girl had gone to collect fodder from the field where the accused Arvind assaulted and raped her, Sadarpur Station Officer Kamleshwar Yadav said. When the condition of...
  • YouTube asked to remove video of sexual assault victim June 14, 2014

    Cairo: Egypt has asked YouTube to remove a video showing a naked woman with injuries being dragged through Cairo's Tahrir Square after being sexually assaulted during celebrations for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's inauguration. Sunday night's assault took place as thousands of people enjoyed inauguration festivities, raising new worries about Egypt's commitment...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Defence concludes cross-examination of girl June 13, 2014

    The defence on Friday concluded cross examination of the teenage girl, who has levelled sexual assault charges against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. Counsels of the co-accused along with Asaram's lawyer had questioned her in the court during the last two-and-a-half months. "The defence completed the examination of the girl today. She is...
  • Delhi: 25-year-old woman alleges sexual assault by three men in a car June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by three men in a car in South Delhi. All three suspects have been arrested. A case of gangrape (376 G IPC) has been registered at the Vasant Kunj (south) police station. The suspects are resident of Nangal...
  • Eunuch accuses of sexual assault by police during detention June 11, 2014

    A eunuch has accused three policemen of Dargah police station in Jaipur of sexually assaulting her while she was under detention there in Ajmer district in Rajasthan, police said. The victim has also accused an SHO of extorting money during the detention, but police have rejected all accusations. Eight eunuchs allegedly...
  • Kerala women wrap themselves in banners to protest Badaun gangrape June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The rape and hanging of two young girls at Badaun in Uttar Pradesh has failed to generate widespread protests and sympathy across India. There have been some protests and candlelight marches, but it is nothing compared to the 'Nirbhaya' incident of Delhi. In distant Kerala, a group of...
  • Egypt's President el-Sissi weighs in on sexual harassment June 10, 2014

    Cairo: Egypt's new president has weighed in on one of the nation's most troubling social ills, ordering his interior minister to do whatever it takes to combat sexual harassment. A presidential spokesman says Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi also called for the decisive implementation of a new law that punishes convicted harassers...