Harassed

  • SC bars lawyer held guilty of sexual harassment from its premises 22-04-2014 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred an advocate from entering its premises after he was held guilty of sexual harassment. Advocate CS Nagesh was barred from entering the court premises for a period of six months. As per the new rape law of India, sexual harassment can attract...
  • 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...
  • 'X-Men' franchise director Bryan Singer accused of sexual harassment 17-04-2014 03:28 PM

    Honolulu: A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. The lawsuit filed Wednesday says the prominent director of the forthcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past" forced Michael Egan III into...
  • Four persons harass IPS officer's wife inside a mall; arrested 13-03-2014 01:07 PM

    Four persons were arrested from a mall in the Hazratganj area in Lucknow,for allegedly teasing the wife of an IPS officer, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday when the wife of the officer, posted with the CBCID, went to the mall for shopping and four persons...
  • Marginalised within the margins: Meitei Muslims in Manipur

    Nambul Turel |  Soibam Haripriya
    Ever since childhood I remember being in highly homogeneous groups of friends and familial circles. Such circles have the tendency to numb us to differences,...

  • 61-year-old Indian arrested in US for sexually harassing co-passenger 04-03-2014 12:38 PM

    Washington: A 61-year-old Indian national has been arrested in the US on charges of sexually assaulting a fellow woman passenger aboard a domestic flight. Devender Singh, who lives in Baton Rouge, was arrested on Sunday by the FBI after the plane arrived in Newark. He appeared in New Jersey Court...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today 04-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is...
  • Solar scam accused Saritha Nair accuses Congress MLA of harassment 03-03-2014 03:16 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Solar scam accused Saritha Nair has accused Congress MLA AP Abdullakutty of harassing her. Saritha, who was released on bail in February has alleged that the Congress legislator repeatedly called her on mobile phone and even invited her to Mascot Hotel. Talking to media persons for the first time...
  • Women can e-mail, post complaints to SC sexual harassment cell 19-02-2014 07:05 PM

    The committee set up in the Supreme Court to deal with instances of sexual harassment within its precincts has decided that aggrieved women can send their complaints to it by post or e-mail. "The aggrieved women as defined in clause 2(a) of the Gender Sensitisation and Sexual Harassment of Women...
  • Rape case: Court accepts Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking CCTV footage 19-02-2014 01:26 PM

    Panaji: Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's plea for access to the CCTV footage of the hotel has been accepted by the Goa Court. The application was not contested by the prosecution. Both the defence and the prosecution will be given the tapes by Wednesday evening. Tejpal had alleged that there is...
  • Full text: Charged with rape, Tarun Tejpal asks for CCTV footage 19-02-2014 07:48 AM

    Panaji: 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 saying that political vendetta had been unleashed against him. Tejpal, who has been accused by a woman journalist of...
  • Sexual assault case: Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal charged with rape 17-02-2014 01:00 PM

    Panaji: Almost three months after a woman journalist working in Tehelka accused its Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her, he was on Monday charged with rape by Goa Police. Tejpal has also been slapped with charges of sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman. Police reportedly filed...
  • Thane: 60-year-old man rapes minor, girl gets pregnant 16-02-2014 10:30 AM

    Thane: A teenage girl was raped allegedly by a 60-year-old man following which she became pregnant, Thane rural police said on Sunday. The 13-year-old victim, hailing from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district, used to stay with the family of the accused at Jogesh Park locality on Mira Road and do petty jobs...
  • Four constables suspended over allegedly beating a man, three others 31-01-2014 11:08 PM

    Four police constables were on Friday suspended for allegedly beating a man and his three friends while they were partying at his residence and threatening to frame them in a false case if they did not give money. Senior Superintendent of Police Dharmendra Singh issued suspension orders of all four...
  • Clashes erupt after boy repeatedly harasses girl; 3 killed, 2 police officers injured 29-01-2014 11:59 AM

    Three people were killed and three injured in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district when two groups clashed after a teenage girl was harassed, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place late on Tuesday in Sainda Faridpur village of Khurja, around 400 km from Lucknow, after the 14-year-old...
  • AMU professor, accused of sexually harassing student, sent to jail 28-01-2014 03:07 PM

    Suspended chairman of Department of Law Aligarh Muslim University was sent to jail after his bail plea was rejected. Professor M Shabbir's bail plea was rejected by Additional Chief Judicial magistrate Vinay Kumar on Monday. The matter is now scheduled to be taken up in the court of the Additional...
  • Kerala: Woman commits suicide over 'obscene' Facebook messages 28-01-2014 08:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 27-year-old woman in Ernakulam district of Kerala allegedly committed suicide after a relative posted obscene messages about her on Facebook. Her family claimed that the police took no action when they approached them. The Cheranalloor police, however, said that a case was not registered due to lack of...
  • AP: Women thrash teacher for sexually harassing girl student 26-01-2014 07:49 AM

    Visakhapatnam: A 45-year-old teacher of a government school was beaten by the activists of a women's organisation for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage student, police said. Activists of Progressive Organisation for Women (POW) beat up the accused Kolli Simhachalam, a secondary teacher, after trapping him and handed him over to...
  • 30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots 18-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village in...
  • Phone number written in toilet, Sena woman leader gets obscene calls 17-01-2014 10:45 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena's women organisation is protesting against party MLA Vinod Ghosalkar for allegedly harassing a woman corporator in Mumbai. The women corporator approached police after she reportedly started getting obscene calls from different numbers after her mobile number was allegedly scribbled on the walls of public toilets. She had...
  • Remove defamatory news on SC ex-judge sexual harassment case: Delhi HC 16-01-2014 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked meda outlets to remove all defamatory content related to the sexual harassment case against a former Supreme Court judge removed within 24 hours. The court in its order on Thursday said that no statements which are defamatory against the retired judge...
  • Sexual harassment: SC notice to government, A-G, Swatanter Kumar 15-01-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday started hearing the sexual harassment case against former judge Swatanter Kumar after allegations were made by a former intern against him. The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Government of India, the former judge and the Attorney General on the issue. The...
  • German woman alleges molestation in Chennai-bound Mangalore Express 14-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Chennai: In yet another case of crime against foreign nationals, a German woman has alleged that she was molested in the Chennai-bound Mangalore Express. The Railway Police has filed an FIR in the case and sent the woman for medical examination. The accused has been identified and traced down to...
  • Sexual harassment: Law intern moves SC against ex-judge 13-01-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: The law intern who has accused a former Suprme Court judge of sexual harassment has now moved the Supreme Court seeking action in the case. The apex court will now hear her petition on Wednesday. The intern has sought that a committee be constituted to look at her...