Assault

  • Birbhum gangrape: 13 accused held guilty by court, sentencing on Saturday Yesterday

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur in West Bengal on Friday pronounced 13 accused in a gangrape case guilty. The sentence will be given on Saturday. In January this year, a 20-year-old tribal girl was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court for having an affair outside her...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies 2 days ago

    Virudhunagar: A 41-year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said. Murugesan had outraged the modesty of the woman three days ago...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests 2 days ago

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN Tripathi...
  • Mumbai: Minor girl repeatedly raped for a year, gets pregnant 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said. The accused, identified as Rahim (age not specified), a resident of Sainik Nagar in Kausa area of Thane's Mumbra town, had been sexually assaulting the girl since October last...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Students hold protest, demand fresh probe 4 days ago

    Kolkata: The students of Jadavpur University in Kolkata held a massive protest outside the university campus on Tuesday night. The agitating students were demanding a fresh probe into a molestation incident in which a woman student was dragged to the men's hostel and sexually assaulted by a group of ten...
  • Tamil Nadu: Headmaster arrested for sexually abusing 11-year-old girl 4 days ago

    Chennai: A headmaster of a school in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. The Nanguneri all-women police registered a case against the headmaster Subramani based on a complaint filed by the victim's mother on Monday evening. The incident happened...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • Afghan court sentences seven men to death for gang rape in case that shook capital September 7, 2014

    Kabul: Afghanistan handed the death penalty to seven men on Sunday for raping and robbing a group of women returning from a wedding in a rare case of sexual assault that has shaken the capital and raised concerns over public security at a time of transition. Police said a large group...
  • Visva Bharati university rally for fellow student, UGC team to visit September 6, 2014

    Santiniketan (WB): Visva Bharati students on Friday took out a rally on the campus to express solidarity with the girl student who had been allegedly harassed and molested by three male seniors. The rallyists, who included Kala Bhavan students, went around the sprawling campus. A three-member UGC fact-finding team, led by...
  • Visva Bharati sexual assault: Women's panel monitoring medical care September 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Social activists and members of the West Bengal Commission for Women Friday expressed satisfaction after reviewing arrangements for medical treatment of the woman student of Visva Bharati University who was allegedly sexually harassed by three students. The girl, who hails from Sikkim, is undergoing treatment at the Burdwan Medical College...
  • Noida: Nithari killer Surinder Koli will be hanged on September 12, say jail authorities September 4, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli will be hanged in Meerut on September 12, the superintendent of the Ghaziabad jail where he is currently lodged, said. A Ghaziabad court had, earlier on Thursday, issued a death warrant against Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old girl Rimpa...
  • Kannada actress rape case: Will treat Karthik Gowda as an absconder, says police September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Karthik Gowda, the son of Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, may be in for more trouble after he failed to appear for questioning in the actress rape case on Thursday. The Bangalore Police Commissioner, MN Reddy, has now said that they will treat Karthik as an absconder. "We gave Karthik Gowda...
  • 92 women raped in India every day, 4 in Delhi September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: 92 women were raped on an average every day in India and the national capital with 1,636 cases recorded the highest number of such crimes among all cities last year. According to figures released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the total number of rape cases reported in...
  • Model assault case: 'Paraskar should have been suspended earlier' August 27, 2014

    Julio Rebeiro, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, has said that the model assault case, in which DIG Sunil Paraskar is an accused, is a big blot on the Mumbai Police. ...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended for at least 6 months August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar has been suspended over alleged charges of sexual assault. He has been suspended for a minimum period of six months. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan signed the papers approving his suspension late on Tuesday night. CNN-IBN has learnt that Paraskar's suspension was...
  • National shooter tortured, kept in captivity by husband for not converting August 24, 2014

    Ranchi: In a shocking incident, national shooter Tara Sahdev has alleged that her husband assaulted her several times after she refused to convert. Sahdev alleged that her husband Rakibul Hasab kept her in forced captivity for one month during which she was starved and tortured, brutally assaulted and allegedly bitten...
  • You are Shakti, Durga and Kali, why fear: these bravehearts ask all women August 22, 2014

    Bravehearts Neha, Natasha and Kiran Sethi have one thing in common. They have all fought their assailants and refused to be turned into yet another victim. They are India's bravehearts. From their experience they have learnt that men attack women whom they perceive as weak. "Be strong, think strong. What are...
  • HC asks CBI to complete Badaun probe, submit report on Sep 19 August 21, 2014

    Allahabad: Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed CBI to complete its investigation into the Badaun murder case, in which two teenage girls were killed after alleged sexual assault, and file its report on September 19. A division bench comprising Justice Dilip Gupta and Justice MC Tripathi passed the order after a...
  • Mumbai shame: Police grills molestation survivor about her clothes, whereabouts August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. In an exclusive interaction with CNN-IBN the survivor reveals her horrifying experience. ...
  • Delhi: Nurse alleges rape at hotel by owner's personal staff August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old nurse, who hailed from Tibet was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in Hazrat Nizamuddin area of southeast Delhi, police said. The two accused, identified as Neeraj and Rajan, in their early 20s, have been arrested. "The 28-year-old nurse has alleged that she...
  • I will leave the Ecuadorian embassy soon, confirms WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange August 18, 2014

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed that he will soon leave the Ecudorian embassy, while addressing a press conference. Assange did not state the reasons behind his decision although speculations are rife that he might be surrendering. The 49-year-old Australian national, who is reportedly battling heart defect and chronic...
  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old man sexually assaults minor girl, residents indulge in violence August 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after a nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by 60-year-old man. Angry residents have damaged a police vehicle and indulged in arson and damaged some property. Section 144 been imposed in the area and Rapid Action Force has been...
  • Malaysia Airlines crew member sexually assaults passenger August 14, 2014

    Kuala Lampur: A Malaysia Airlines cabin crew member was on Thursday detained in France for questioning for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman passenger who expressed nervousness about flying with the disaster-prone carrier. "The staff member in question was detained following allegations by a passenger travelling on flight MH20 from Kuala Lumpur...
  • Neighbour rapes 20-year-old girl on pretext of marriage, booked August 14, 2014

    A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jaipur on pretext of marriage, police said. The girl has alleged in her complaint that the accused identified as Damodar Sen, befriended her six months back. He raped the victim on pretext of marriage and later refused to marry her, they said. A...
  • 26-year-old woman gangraped, dumped half-naked near canal August 14, 2014

    A 26-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped by four unidentified youth, who dumped her in a half-naked and unconscious state near a canal in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, police said. The crime took place on Monday evening near Belsari village when the victim was returning from her friend's place, Bilaspur Additional Superintendent...
  • Rajasthan: Case against 4 men for burning teenager for resisting sexual assault August 11, 2014

    Jaipur: A 17 year-old-girl was set on fire for allegedly resisting a sexual assault in Dholpur in Rajasthan. The girl has been hospitalised and is in a critical condition. A case has been registered against four neighbours after the girl's mother lodged an FIR. The investigation is underway even as no arrests...
  • Bangalore: Couple arrested for ill-treating minor domestic help August 11, 2014

    A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for alleged assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help. Nikunj Todi and his wife, an urban couple with plush jobs, have been booked for assault and child labour. Police said that the girl was regularly beaten by her employers. The child is being treated at...
  • Bangalore Police records statement of minor domestic help, says she was beaten regularly August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police on Monday recorded the statement of 13-year-old domestic help, who was allegedly assaulted by her employers. The girl said that she wasn't fed well by the couple. She also told the police that she was tied up by her employers who had accused her of stealing food....
  • FIR filed against Bangalore couple for assaulting minor domestic help August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: An FIR was filed on Sunday against the Bangalore couple that was arrested on Saturday for brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help. Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR), chairperson Umesh Aradhya said, "We have filed an FIR against the couple." Aradhya also said that they are trying...
  • TWTW: Are laws against sexual assault being misused? August 10, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on laws against sexual assault. ...