Harassed

  • Mumbai: DIG Sunil Paraskar calls model's rape allegations baseless 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Monday called the rape allegations 'baseless' while recording his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office. Paraskar in his statement said that he knows the complainant and interacted with her quite often. Three cases...
  • The darker side of Comic-Con: Harassment amid the fantasy 2 days ago

    San Diego: Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online...
  • Mumbai: 65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched by 2 women ticket checkers 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the ticket checkers have been suspended. After a preliminary investigation, the two women ticket checkers have been...
  • Preity had used harsh words against Wadia: witness tells cops 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told the police that it was Preity Zinta, who used harsh words against her ex-boyfriend during an IPL match on May 30. The witness, Savan Daru, a businessman, has recorded his statement on Friday before the Marine Drive police, which is probing...
  • CCTV footage shows 3-year-old child brutally thrashed by his tutor in Kolkata 1 week ago

    Kolkata: In a visual that can send shivers down your spine, a CCTV footage has emerged which shows a tutor brutally beating a 3-year-old child in Kolkata. The tutor is seen brutally hitting and throwing the child on the bed. It is being said that the parents of the child...
  • 99 per cent women face sexual harassment, 70 per cent do not fight back: Survey 1 week ago

    New Delhi: "Those boys in my school tried to pull my skirt down. When I rebuked them, they scoffed at me and nonchalantly walked out of the classroom," recalled a woman as she described her experience on sexual harassment, during a recently conducted survey by a Delhi-based NGO. The survey, conducted...
  • Telugu actress Rambha, her family booked in dowry harassment case 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Rambha, her parents and her brother have been booked for abuse and dowry harassment. The complaint has been filed by Rambha's sister-in-law. Rambha's sister-in-law has alleged that the family has been abusing her mentally and physically for the past few years. The case was registered by the Banjara...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore 1 week ago

    Bangalore: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from Bangalore while her parents were away from home, police said on Tuesday. "The incident occurred on Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents' absence from home at Thatteguppe...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case July 22, 2014

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Thane: 21-year-old held for raping minor girl July 21, 2014

    Thane: A youngster was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in a slum area of the city, police said on Monday. The 21-year-old accused, identified as Nanhe alias Ketan Kadam, who has past criminal record, called the girl in his chawl situated on Ambedkar road of...
  • Delhi: Man gets 15-year jail for raping and cheating girl July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 31-year old man, who deceitfully had physical relations with a girl and tied the knot with her while concealing that he was already married, has been sent to jail for 15 years by a Delhi court which said he also cheated the victim's parents by falsely taking...
  • Woman's fingers chopped off by 'dowry-demanding' husband July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old woman's four fingers were chopped off when her husband, who had allegedly been demanding dowry, tried to stab her at her mother's residence in east Delhi's Mandawali area on Thursday. The attack happened at around 1 pm when Sonam Verma, a mother of two-year-old, went to her...
  • Couple arrested over rape, harassment charges July 17, 2014

    A 35-year-old man and his wife have been arrested in connection with a rape case in Indore, with the man being held for allegedly raping wife of one of his friends, police said. The accused, identified as Arjun Soni, was arrested for allegedly raping a woman, last year on the day of...
  • Delhi HC upholds life term of man for raping five-year-old girl July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday upheld the life term awarded to a man for raping a five-year-old girl saying that the minor's statement had a "ring of truth" and there was no reason to disbelieve her. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the appeal...
  • NCW holds CBDT guilty in I-T officer sexual harassment case July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After an Income Tax officer from West bengal alleged that she was sexually harassed by her superior and her complaints to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) were ignored, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has held the CBDT guilty. The NCW said that the lady officer was...
  • Rajasthan minister's son accused of harassing two women in Alwar July 17, 2014

    Jaipur: A state minister's son in Rajasthan has been accused of harassing two women in Alwar. Rajasthan MoS for food and civil supplies Hem Singh Bhadana's son Surendra Singh was booked along with three others. The women claim that on Tuesday night, the four men came to their neighbourhood and...
  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim commits suicide; family, BSP protest July 15, 2014

    Hathras: There is no end to the rape horror in Uttar Pradesh. A Dalit woman, who was allegedly gangraped, reportedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze. Her family and BSP workers protested on Tuesday. The woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped near Etawah on July 12. She set herself ablaze on...
  • Meerut: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment to Facebook July 15, 2014

    Meerut: A woman sub-inspector from Meerut has now taken her fight against sexual harassment to social media. The 29-year-old woman police official had registered a complaint alleging sexual harassment by a DIG-rank officer. She said that her superiors failed to act on her complaint and has accused them of shielding...
  • Thane tribal boy dies of police 'torture' July 12, 2014

    Thane: A 16-year-old tribal boy, who was allegedly tortured by some police personnel attached to a police station in Bhiwandi town in Thane district last month, died at a hospital on Saturday. The victim, identified as Babu Thackeray, was allegedly beaten up by the constables, attached to Nizampura police station on...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Law intern refuses to depose in Justice Ganguly sexual harassment case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry that it cannot register a case against former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly who has been accused of sexual harassment. The police say that the complainant in the case has so far refused to record her statement. Justice Ganguly...
  • Government considers proposal to give power to arrest to NCW July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to National Commission for Women (NCW) in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place and plans to extend NCW's jurisdiction to Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Women and Child Development...
  • Tinder dating app co-founder suspended after sexual harassment suit July 2, 2014

    San Francisco: IAC/InterActiveCorp has suspended a co-founder of its popular dating app Tinder in the wake of a lawsuit accusing him of sexually harassing a female executive of the company. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims that Tinder's founders engaged in "atrocious sexual harassment and sex...
  • Kolkata teenage girl committs suicide after Facebook harassment June 26, 2014

    Kolkata: A 17-year-old Kolkata school girl has committed suicide after alleged harassment on Facebook. The victim, a class XI student and resident of Behala Parnasree in west Kolkata, hanged herself at her room on Tuesday and left a six-page suicide note blaming one of her Facebook friends for abetment. The...
  • Karnataka whistleblower suicide: Two accused arrested, one absconding June 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Two people have been arrested on charges of abetment to suicide of Karnataka MNREGA whistleblower Suresh. The accused will be produced before the magistrate in Chamrajnagar in Karnataka on Thursday. One accused, however, is still absconding. Police had said that a special team has been formed to track down...
  • West Bengal: 25-year-old deaf and mute tribal woman raped by neighbor June 25, 2014

    Burdwan: A deaf and mute tribal woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at Belgachi village in Burdwan district on Wednesday, a senior police officer said. Superintendent of Police of Burdwan SMH Meerza said that the 25-year-old woman was called by her neighbour Uttam Das to his house. Das was alone...
  • Mumbai: Man arrested for raping step-daughter June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A 29 years old man has been arrested in suburban Malad for allegedly raping his minor step-daughter, police said on Friday. According to Malwani police, a First Information Report was registered against Azeem Shaikh on June 17, after his 14 years old step-daughter accused him of raping her many...
  • India in 'dereliction of duty' over rapes: UN watchdog June 20, 2014

    Geneva: Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and lynching of two girls. "There has been a dereliction of duty in relation to rape cases," said Benyam Mezmur, deputy...
  • 42 pc women face physical violence in Odisha June 18, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Wednesday admitted that 42 per cent of women, between 15 to 49 years age are subjected to either physical or sexual violence in the state. It also said that more than two-third of the girls, about 67 per cent, in the age group of six months...