Assault

  • 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...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. June 8, 2014

    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...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry March 24, 2014

    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. ...
  • TCS employee murder case: Two arrested, hunt on for accomplices February 26, 2014

    Two weeks after a 24-year-old TCS employee was found dead, the Tamil Nadu Crime Branch has arrested two people saying that they have confessed to sexual assault and robbery. The hunt is on for their accomplices. Watch the video for more. ...
  • Tehelka case: Mobile phone found from Tejpal's cell during prison raid February 24, 2014

    Prison authorities on Sunday seized a mobile phone during a surprise inspection of the cell in which Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal is lodged at the Sada sub-jail in Goa's Vasco city. ...
  • FTP: Does Tarun Tejpal have a valid case to project himself as a victim? February 19, 2014

    After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening alleging political vendetta. Tejpal has also got no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal charged with rape of colleague February 17, 2014

    Less than 3 months after Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal was arrested, Goa Police on Monday filed chargesheet against him. Accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague in November, police have charged Tejpal for rape under the stringent amended Criminal Law. ...
  • CJ: Challenges for the 14-year old who became pregnant after rape December 31, 2013

    The 14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped has tough challenges in life to face. "April last year I delivered a baby that was born as a result of my rape. I was only 23 years then. People gossip about me and say that I should be locked in...
  • CJ Show: A raped minor talks about motherhood December 22, 2013

    A young victim of sexual violence talks about the prospect of motherhood and What life is like after the incident. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey December 2, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Easy to make allegations, says Soli Sorabjee on law intern case December 1, 2013

    On this week's episode of Devil's Advocate Karan Thapar talks with former Attorney-General of India Soli Sorabjee about the sexual assault allegations leveled against the former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly and Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal. Sorabjee said that if Ganguly steps down as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman...
  • Tejpal sent to six-day police custody by Goa court December 1, 2013

    Goa police has got 6-day custody for Tehelka's Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal for interrogation. This comes after Tejpal was denied bail by the Goa sessions court on Saturday in relation to the alleged sexual assault case against him. ...
  • Tejpal case: Shinde rules out Centre's intervention December 1, 2013

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has ruled out intervention by the Centre in the sexual assault case leveled against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal. "Tejpal's case is pertaining to a particular state and the matter is sub-judice. The Centre will not interfere in this case," said Shinde. ...
  • TWTW: Has Tejpal sexual assault case reinforced Goa's image as a sin city? December 1, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Tehelka founder Editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been alleged by a woman journalist for sexually assaulting her. ...
  • Sexual assault: My phone was misused, says Meenakshi on naming woman December 1, 2013

    BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi, who is accused of revealing the name of the woman journalist who filed the complaint against Tarun Tejpal is now denying the charge. She has to explain to the National Commission of Women by Sunday evening. She said, "It has not been done by me that...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Vijay Jolly's protest at Shoma Chaudhury's residence December 1, 2013

    The Tehelka sexual assault case took an ugly political turn on Thursday with the BJP workers led by party leader Vijay Jolly protested outside former Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury's residence. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at Tejpal's 'drunken banter' remark December 1, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Tehelka founder Editor Tarun Tejpal's 'light heated drunken banter' remark. Tejpal has been alleged by a woman journalist for sexually assaulting her. ...
  • TWTW: Avoid using lift, says Cyrus Broacha on Tejpal sexual assault case December 1, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Tehelka founder Editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been alleged by a woman journalist for sexually assaulting her. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case December 1, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Tehelka founder Editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been alleged by a woman journalist for sexually assaulting her. ...
  • Tejpal fully cooperating with the police: lawyer November 30, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's lawyer Geeta Luthra said that she is yet to receive a statement. Luthra also said that Tejpal was fully cooperating with the police. "The detailed order has not yet come. Court has told us that they can not accept our anticipatory bail plea," added Luthra. Meanwhile,...
  • I am happy with Goa court's verdict: Shamina Shafique November 30, 2013

    NCW member Shamina Shafique said that she was happy with the court verdict denying Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail plea. "It is a legal procedure and law takes its own course and we need to respect the judgement," added Shafique. Tarun Tejpal was finally arrested late on Saturday night...
  • Goa Police arrests Tarun Tejpal after court denies bail November 30, 2013

    After over 10 days of a cat-and-mouse game including two days of legal battle in a Goa court, which rejected his anticipatory bail application, Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal was finally arrested late on Saturday night for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman journalist. The police arrested Tejpal a few hours after...
  • Watch: Senior lawyer Abha Singh on Tarun Tejpal's arrest December 1, 2013

    Senior lawyer Abha Singh briefs on the road ahead for Tarun Tejpal accused in the sexual assault case of a woman journalist. Goa Principal and Sessions Judge Anuja Prabhudesai finally announced her order denying bail at around 8:07 pm on Saturday even as Tejpal was in the Goa crime branch...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal taken into custody November 30, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal has been taken into custody by the Goa police in the sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. Tejpal will now be taken for medical examination following which his interrogation will begin. ...
  • Disappointed by what happened with the woman journalist: Aamir November 30, 2013

    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Saturday expressed that he was disturbed and disappointed by what had happened to the woman jounalist who has accused Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal of sexually harassing her. "I feel very disheartened for the girl, and my emotions and sympathies are with her," Aamir said....
  • Unfortunate how Tehelka mishandled the Tejpal sexual assault case: Omar November 30, 2013

    Several people from the civil rights community, the legal community and politicians have weighed in with their opinion in the case. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also slammed Tehelka for mishandling the case. ...
  • Tejpal gets interim relief, arrest stayed till Saturday 10 am November 29, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal landed at Dabolim airport in Goa on Friday evening. However, Tejpal got interim relief from arrest in the sexual assault case involving a woman journalist till Saturday 10 am when a Goa court will resume the hearing on his anticipatory bail application. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 29, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Sexual assault case: What lies ahead for Tarun Tejpal November 29, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor has got interim relief from arrest in the sexual assault case involving a woman journalist till Saturday 10 am when a Goa court will resume the hearing on his anticipatory bail application. The interim relief does not, however, allow Tejpal to escape interrogation from Goa Police. Goa DGP...
  • Watch: Tarun Tejpal reaches Delhi airport to leave for Goa November 29, 2013

    Tarun Tejpal reached Delhi airport on Friday to take the 2.30 pm flight to Goa. The police have said that they will arrest him on arrival in Goa. Tejpal said "I got the summons yesterday. I said I am going to Goa." ...