Assault

  • Putting the Indian Army's desire to import assault rifles in perspective

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    Not all Armies in the world fight with a domestically developed standard issue rifle. The Indian Army (IA) however is not one of them and...

  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat 03-07-2014 05:23 PM

    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...
  • Bangalore Police files FIR against Congress MLA for pub brawl 03-07-2014 02:48 PM

    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 03-07-2014 01:42 PM

    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 03-07-2014 09:34 AM

    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 01-07-2014 12:36 PM

    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...
  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' 28-06-2014 08:19 AM

    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 19-06-2014 02:50 PM

    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...
  • Union minister Nihal Chand remains defiant even as clamour for his resignation grows 18-06-2014 10:16 PM

    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 18-06-2014 06:06 PM

    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 18-06-2014 12:58 PM

    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 18-06-2014 12:00 PM

    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...
  • Woman who alleged rape by MoS Nihal Chand appeals to PM Modi to meet her 18-06-2014 09:23 AM

    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...
  • Sexual assault case: SC to hear Tarun Tejpal plea on June 27 17-06-2014 05:45 PM

    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 14-06-2014 12:41 PM

    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...
  • YouTube asked to remove video of sexual assault victim 14-06-2014 11:39 AM

    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...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Defence concludes cross-examination of girl 13-06-2014 11:37 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: 25-year-old woman alleges sexual assault by three men in a car 12-06-2014 12:17 PM

    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 11-06-2014 11:49 PM

    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...
  • Kerala women wrap themselves in banners to protest Badaun gangrape 11-06-2014 03:11 PM

    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 10-06-2014 06:17 PM

    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 with...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. 08-06-2014 03:40 PM

    CJ Nirmala, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers at Ranchi, met a mother whose three year old daughter was sexually assaulted by a 25 year old man who is known for carrying out crimes against women in the region. After repeated appeals by woman to seek justice and punishment for...
  • Nine BTech students expelled for allegedly assaulting Kashmiri student 07-06-2014 12:31 AM

    Nine BTech students of a reputed private institute in Ghaziabad were expelled on Friday from the institute's hostel over the alleged beating up of a Kashmiri student few days back. A 12-member committee of the institute, constituted to probe the matter, took the decision to expel the nine students, including...
  • Sexual assault case: SC extends Tejpal's interim bail till June 27 03-06-2014 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's interim bail till June 27 in a sexual assault case. A bench comprising justices J S Khehar and C Nagappan extended the interim bail, saying, "He had already been granted this relief earlier". Former External Affairs Minister...
  • SC to hear Tejpal's plea for extending interim bail today 03-06-2014 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking extension of his interim bail in a sexual assault case. A bench comprising justices JS Khehar and C Nagappan will hear the plea. Tejpal is seeking extension of his interim bail by six weeks...
  • Doctor beats up nurse during caesarian operation, arrested 31-05-2014 05:12 PM

    A doctor at a government women's hospital in Varanasi was arrested on Saturday for assaulting a nurse, police said. A police officer said the incident took place in the Kabeer Chaura locality and that a case had been registered. An eyewitness said that the doctor lost his temper and beat...
  • 22-year-old girl alleges rape, assault by live-in boyfriend 27-05-2014 02:13 PM

    A 22-year-old girl has alleged that she was raped and assaulted by her 27-year-old boyfriend with whom she had been in a live-in relationship for the past five years, following which the accused was arrested from Katewa Nagar in Jaipur, police said on Tuesday. In an FIR lodged with the...
  • Salem: Teenager arrested for raping 6-year-old girl 23-05-2014 11:01 AM

    Salem: A teenaged boy was arrested in Salem on Friday for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl at her residence at Puduchetram in the district. Police said the girl and the 14-year-old boy were watching television at her house on May 20 when the incident occurred. The girl's mother caught the...
  • California: Woman found 10 years after her kidnapping 22-05-2014 08:16 AM

    Santa Ana: A woman who disappeared as a teenager a decade ago was reunited with her family after she went to police and told them her mother's ex-boyfriend drugged and kidnapped her in 2004, forced her to marry him and fathered her child. Isidro Garcia, 41, of Bell Gardens, was...
  • Air Force officer assaults wife over dowry, arrested 20-05-2014 08:33 AM

    An Air Force officer has been arrested, along with his parents, for allegedly harassing and assaulting his wife for dowry, police said on Monday. Flight Lieutenant Akash Singh, posted at the Halwara Air Force Station in Punjab, was arrested on Sunday for allegedly harassing and beating up his wife for...