Assault

  • Government school headmaster, teachers sexually assault 4 minor students 21-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Four minor girls of a government school were allegedly sexually abused by the headmaster and two teachers of the institution at Bagri, 70 kms from Pali district, police said on Monday. Headmaster Jagdish Prasad and teachers Narendra Garg and Sanjay Kumar allegedly sexually abused the girls, about a fortnight ago,...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Prosecution completes arguments in Jodhpur court 21-04-2014 05:27 PM

    The prosecution on Monday completed its arguments in the case of alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl by self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. "We completed our arguments today... The defence will cross-examine the girl on April 25," said public prosecutor RL Meena. He said examination of the girl was completed...
  • Reply in 4 weeks why Tejpal shouldn't get bail: SC to Goa government 21-04-2014 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Goa government on Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the rape and sexual assault case against him. The apex court has asked Goa to reply in four weeks on why Tejpal should not be given bail. Tejpal had...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal seeks information on expenses to prosecute him in rape case 19-04-2014 12:56 PM

    Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal who has been chargesheeted for raping a junior woman colleague in Goa last year has sought information under Right to Information (RTI) relating to the money spent on the entire exercise of investigating and prosecuting him in the case. Tejpal has filed an application in...
  • RnB artiste Chris Brown's assault trial delayed to next week; his bodyguard's trial on the same charge to conclude first 19-04-2014 08:54 AM

    Washington: Singer Chris Brown's assault trial was delayed on Friday, when a Washington, D.C., judge put off a verdict for the R&B artist's bodyguard whose trial on the same charge is scheduled to conclude first. District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Patricia Wynn said she will need until Monday to...
  • IT firm manager sexually assaults female employee, arrested 18-04-2014 09:26 PM

    The manager of an IT company here was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female employee, police said on Friday. M Jha was arrested after the victim lodged a complaint, police said. Jha's company is located in Sector 127. Police said Jha was being interrogated and other employees of...
  • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors 18-04-2014 12:05 PM

    Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera...
  • Young women see sexual assault as normal: US study 17-04-2014 01:21 PM

    Many girls who are sexually assaulted may not see themselves as victims, according to a new US study that found most young women do not report acts of sexual violence because they regard them as "normal". Sociologist Heather Hlavka at Marquette University, US analysed forensic interviews conducted by Children's Advocacy...
  • Men, Mulayam and misuse of women-centric laws 14-04-2014 02:06 PM

    He didn't know me but he cried over the phone like a 10-year-old when he spoke to me. He said, "Didi my only mistake was being in a relationship with her for a year. My friends told me she has several other partners and I started distancing myself. Thus began...
  • WB minister's son-in-law arrested for assaulting EC officials 11-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Police has arrested the main accused in the Malda assault case. Somdeep Sarkar, son-in-law of state minister Sabitri Mitra, and Jamal Khan, another alleged Trinamool Congress activist, were arrested shortly before the 5 pm deadline in connection with the assault on Election Commission officials by Trinamool...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal moves SC seeking bail after HC's refusal 10-04-2014 07:48 PM

    Founder editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal who has been charged with allegedly raping a junior female journalist colleague during an event in Goa, has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail. "The bail plea was filed yesterday before the Supreme Court," his advocate Sandip Kapoor told on Thursday. The Goa...
  • London: Pet parrot fights off woman's attacker in UK park 10-04-2014 06:02 PM

    London A pet parrot is being hailed as a hero after the bird flapped its wings, squawked and scared away a man who assaulted its owner in a park in London. The 25-year-old woman was taking the pet African Grey parrot for a walk in Sunny Hill Park in Hendon,...
  • Rapper Chris Brown's bodyguard confesses to punching a man who tried to board Brown's tour bus 08-04-2014 10:30 AM

    Washington: A bodyguard for R&B singer Chris Brown told police that it was he, not Brown, who punched a man in the face outside a hotel in Washington last year, a detective involved in Brown's arrest said in court on Monday. Brown and the bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, are both facing...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal permitted to meet ailing mother on Thursday 02-04-2014 02:57 PM

    A local court on Wednesday allowed Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping his woman colleague, to meet his ailing mother on Thursday. Fast track court judge Vijaya Pol, while allowing the application filed by Tejpal, put several conditions which he will have to abide to meet his mother...
  • Man gangrapes woman for nine months with associates, jailed for 30 years 01-04-2014 11:16 PM

    A man, who repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman by confining her for nine months and gangraped her with his two associates, has been sent to jail for 30 years by a Delhi court. The court held Uttar Pradesh resident Shiva guilty of gangrape, rape, wrongfully confining the 30-year-old, causing hurt...
  • Court reserves order on Tejpal's plea to meet his mother 29-03-2014 11:33 PM

    A local court on Saturday deferred its order till April 2 on plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is in jail in rape case, seeking to meet his ailing mother twice a week at his North Goa residence. Tejpal, who is accused of raping his colleague in a...
  • AAP candidate Shailendra Singh, 3 associates allegedly rape woman over an year 27-03-2014 10:42 PM

    A woman has filed a complaintalleging that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate fromGuna-Shivpuri Lok Sabha seat Shailendra Singh Kushwaha andthree office bearers allegedly raped her at least three timesover a period of more than a year, the police said in Gwalior on Thursday. AAP Madhya Pradesh State Secretary Akshay Hunkareached...
  • Jaipur Development Authority demolishes part of Asaram's ashram from government land 25-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Jaipur Development Authority removed encroachments, including part of an ashram of self-styled godman Asaram, from a government land at Goner road in Jaipur. The land was encroached for Asaram's ashram and a team on Tuesday removed the portion of the ashram from the land, official sources said. The authority had...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry 24-03-2014 11:42 AM

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • Asaram admitted to hospital after he complained of insomnia, bodyache 20-03-2014 10:21 PM

    The controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is facing charges of sexual assault, was admitted to Ayurveda hospital here following complain of insomnia and body ache, on Thursday. "He has been suffering from 'Anant Vaat' and was finding it difficult to move his body. We have started his treatment through...
  • BJP workers opposing Shatrughan Sinha smacked in Bihar 20-03-2014 07:01 PM

    A group of BJP workers opposing the Lok Sabha candidature of sitting MP Shatrughan Sinha from the Patna Sahib seat, were beaten up by another group of party workers on Thursday, police said. Supporters and opponents of the actor-turned-politician, popularly known as "Bihari Babu", clashed in front of the state...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman allegedly raped, paraded naked in village 20-03-2014 10:16 AM

    Sanchi: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped and paraded naked in a village near Sanchi. The accused had allegedly raped the woman two days ago and warned her against revealing the incident. When the complainant spoke out, the accused reportedly entered her residence...
  • Delhi: 8 arrested for molesting three foreigners on Holi 19-03-2014 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police arrested eight men on Wednesday on charges of molesting three foreign nationals on Holi in the national capital. The incident reportedly took place outside a mall in Saket. The three women - from Germany, Colombia and South Africa - were in an auto rickshaw near...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Bike-borne assailants throw acid at 2 witnesses 17-03-2014 08:02 AM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said.This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram has...
  • Bombay HC rejects Tarun Tejpal's bail plea, Goa court permits him to meet his mother 14-03-2014 12:54 PM

    Panaji: The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court has rejected Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the sexual assault case. This even as a Goa court granted permission to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, currently in jail on rape charge, to meet his ailing mother. Tejpal had moved...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Goa court to hear Tejpal's bail plea today 14-03-2014 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: The bail plea of founder of the Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal, accused in a sexual assault case, will come up for hearing at a Goa court on Friday. The order of the court is expected at 2.30 pm. Tejpal was arrested in November 2013 and charged with rape...
  • Tarun Tejpal moves plea to meet mother in hospital 14-03-2014 12:25 AM

    Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, currently in jail on charges of raping a colleague, moved a plea before the court on Thursday to permit him to visit his ailing mother who is in a hospital in Panaji. The application along with attached copies of Tejpal's mother's medical certificates was submitted...
  • Saif Ali Khan charged with assaulting South African businessman 13-03-2014 03:52 PM

    Mumbai: Two years after actor Saif Ali Khan was briefly arrested for allegedly assaulting a South African businessman, charges have now been framed against him in the case. Saif Ali Khan has been charged under Section 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance...
  • West Bengal: Man allegedly rapes mentally challenged woman in ATM 13-03-2014 01:02 PM

    Kolkata: A mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a miscreant in an ATM in West Bengal's Howrah district early Wednesday, police said. The incident happened in the Nazirganj area. The accused has been arrested, a police officer said. The ATM did not have a security guard. Witnesses said the...