Harrassment

  • Asaram has amassed riches of Rs 10,000 cr, vast land holdings January 30, 2014

    Self-styled godman Asaram has accumulated wealth to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore and vast tracts of land across the country, the value of which is yet to be assessed, police said on Thursday. "The scrutiny of documents recovered during the raid has established that wealth of Asaram's ashrams in the...
  • NUJS official held for sexually harassing colleague December 27, 2013

    Six months after he was accused of sexually harassing a colleague, the assistant registrar of the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata was arrested and presented before a court on Friday, police said. "A complaint alleging sexual harassment, including sending indecent emails, was lodged in July against Siddhartha Guha. In...
  • SC panel to probe sexual harassment complaints on premises October 20, 2013

    The Supreme Court has set up a committee to look into complaints of sexual harassment within its precincts. The decks were cleared for the formation of the Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Committee after the government issued the relevant notification, enforcing Gender Sensitisation and Sexual Harassment of Women at the Supreme...
  • Doctor among three held in shelter home sexual abuse case September 21, 2013

    A lady doctor was among three persons held in connection with a case of alleged sexual exploitation of a mentally-challenged girl at a shelter home in 1997. Owner of Aasthan Nursing Home, Dr Raj Sharma, was taken into custody on Friday evening and questioned in connection with the sexual abuse and...
  • Young businessman ends life over alleged harassment by police in Khatima July 29, 2013

    A young businessman, who allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Khatima, has left behind a note blaming a police sub-inspector, and two others, for pushing him into taking the extreme step. Ravish Bansal, who was in his thirties, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room by family...
  • B'lore orphange assault: Driver of the accused speaks out against him July 27, 2013

    Bangalore: The driver of the founder of the orphanage home has claimed that he saw the accused Korean national indulge in sexual acts with inmates. Suresh Kumar - who was Choi's driver for 12 years - also alleged that a woman had died under mysterious circumstances in the Peace House...
  • Kerala: Former minister, son booked for sexual harassment June 24, 2013

    Kochi: In a major embarrassment for the Opposition LDF in Kerala, police on Sunday registered a case of sexual harassment against former state Transport Minister and sitting MLA, Jose Thettayil and his son. The case was registered at the Aluva police station here on the complaint of a woman, who...
  • Mumbai: Woman burnt alive by her daughter's molesters March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: A woman was brutally assaulted and set on fire when she tried to protect her daughter from getting molested by a group few unidentified men in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. The victim was allegedly beaten up and then set on fire by two women and a few unidentified men. The woman, who...
  • Woman constable who took on ACP for lewd SMSes suspended January 4, 2013

    Patna: A woman police constable was suspended in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district on Friday for allegedly hurling a shoe at a senior police official who had been sending her vulgar SMSes, police said. "The woman constable was suspended after she hurled a shoe at Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Naresh Meghrajani for...
  • ACP sends lewd messages to woman constable, booked December 29, 2012

    Aurangabad: An Assistant Commissioner of Police has been booked for allegedly sending lewd text messages to a woman constable, police said on Saturday. ACP Sandeep Bhajibhakare, who was recently transferred to Ratnagiri district from Aurangabad, has been booked under section 509 of the IPC (word, gesture or act intended to...
  • Mob attacks women at Egypt anti-sex assault rally June 9, 2012

    Cairo: A mob of hundreds of men assaulted women holding a march demanding an end to sexual harassment on Friday, with the attackers overwhelming the male guardians and groping and molesting several of the female marchers in Cairo's Tahrir Square. From the ferocity of the assault, some of the victims said...
  • Chitrangda, Arjun Rampal in Sudhir Mishra's next November 13, 2011

    Mumbai: The dusky actress plays a predatory woman who falsely accuses her boss in Sudhir Mishra's upcoming film. Did anyone say, 'Aitraaz'? Sudhir Mishra's new film has distinct echoes of 2004 Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Aitraaz', in which Chopra played an ambitious woman in the corporate world. In Mishra's film, Chitrangda Singh...
  • Cases involving diplomats embarrass India June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: India's Consul General in New York Prabhu Dayal has denied slavery charges levelled against him by his former domestic help. But a series of embarrassing incidents involving the government's representatives abroad have pointed to a larger problem which the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) cannot afford to ignore....
  • HP CEO resigns after sex harassment probe August 7, 2010

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd resigned on Friday after an investigation found that he had falsified expense reports to conceal a "close personal relationship" with a female contractor. The shocking announcement from the world's top personal computer maker sent its shares plunging 10 per cent, as Hurd is one of...
  • UP tops in child rape cases, Delhi comes second March 17, 2010

    New DelhiL: Uttar Pradesh has achieved the dubious distinction of reporting the maximum number of child sexual abuse and rape cases and the national capital comes a close second. The country's largest state in terms of population has reported 61 child sex abuse cases and 900 cases of rape of children...
  • Court grants interim relief to Sami in cruelty case April 18, 2009

    Mumbai: A sessions court on Friday granted interim relief to singer Adnan Sami by giving him 72 hours notification period before his arrest, if his estranged wife registers a case against him. Additional sessions judge P H Mali today ordered that if Sami's wife Sabah registers...
  • Guidelines sought on trying kin for sexual harassment May 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Monday approached the Delhi High Court seeking guidelines on trying cases of sexual harassment at home of children and women by relatives. Appearing on behalf of the DCW, Aparna Bhatt filed a public interest litigation (PIL) pointing out the lack of proper guidelines...
  • Court cracks the whip on Anand Jon June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian born fashion designer already accused of raping or sexually assaulting 12 women and girls was charged on Tuesday with attacks on six additional victims. Los Angeles prosecutors have now charged Anand Jon, with a total of 46 counts involving 18 victims, between the ages of 14 and...
  • Court call for Anand Jon on June 12 April 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander who was released from detention earlier this week by an immigration court in Beverly Hills, US, is scheduled to return to court for a pre-trial hearing on June 12. The designer pleaded not guilty to all charges against him. Anand Jon is...
  • Visa office separates model, husband June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: It’s a fairytale gone awry. A husband and wife have been denied the right to live together by the Indian government. And what's more, they haven't even been provided with a reason. Tora Khasgir, the 2002 Asian model of the year married Reza Borhani an Australian national in 2004....
  • Model harassed for marrying Aussie December 29, 2006

    New Delhi: Asian Model of the Year in 2002, Tora Khasgir, has in a unique case moved the courts in Mumbai stating that she and her husband are being harassed by Indian officials. Tora met Iranian-born Australian national and cinematographer Reza Borhani in 2002 and married him two years later. Although she...
  • B'lore principal accused of harassment December 19, 2006

    Bangalore: The garden city woke up to loud protests Tuesday morning when nearly a hundred activists of the Kannada Sena demonstrated in front of St Claret School in Jalahalli. They were voicing the plight of parents of several students who alleged that the Principal, Father Mathew, had been harassing them. “For a...
  • Swaminarayan sect sadhus in sex row October 13, 2006

    Rajkot: Three sadhus of Swaminarayan sect were sentenced to imprisonment for sexually harassing a boy, studying in Gurukul in Khambha town of Amreli district. Judge H H Kanara of Dhari court on Thursday sentenced Radha Raman Swami and Vishnuswami to 18 months' imprisonment with a fine of Rs 1,000 each and...