Rape Charges

  • Sales Tax official arrested on attempt to rape charges on minor maid 26-06-2014 08:19 PM

    A Sales Tax department official was booked for his alleged attempt to rape his minor maid in Sri Ji Dham Colony on Thursday. The teenage girl had herself lodged a complaint in this regard at Highway police station on Wednesday evening. According to the FIR, Sales Tax department official Dhuredra...
  • Ghaziabad resident acquitted of rape charge after victim tells court 'sex was consensual' 20-06-2014 03:21 PM

    A man has been acquitted of charges of raping and beating his girlfriend, whom he later married, by a Delhi court after she retracted her statement. The court freed the Ghaziabad resident while noting that the woman had deposed that physical relations between them were consensual. "It is clear that...
  • Police custody till April 30 for rape accused actor Inder Kumar 26-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai magistrate Saturday granted police the custody of Bollywood actor Inder Kumar who has been accused of rape by a woman, a legal official said. "We want the matter to be interrogated thoroughly taking into account all sides in the matter and the Bandra Magistrate court granted police...
  • Congress digs up dirt against Vardhan, rakes up 17-year-old charge 12-11-2013 11:03 PM

    The political fight for assembly polls in the city turned dirty on Tuesday with Congress raking up 17-year-old allegation against BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate Harsh Vardhan about rape of a women who used to work at his residence. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and two of her Cabinet colleagues Harun Yusuf...
  • Immediate action need to be taken against Asaram, says SP leader Ramgopal 31-08-2013 04:02 PM

    Senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, on Saturday, said that in matters as serious as the one concerning Asaram Bapu, action need to be taken immediately as per the law. "Action as per the law should have been taken by now against Asaram Bapu, but why it has not...
  • I consider this girl my daughter: Asaram on rape victim 25-08-2013 10:58 PM

    Indore: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, against whom a complaint of sexual assault was filed by a teenage girl, on Sunday claimed that he was innocent and regards the minor as his daughter. I feel very sad when this girl is termed as a rape victim. She is like my...
  • Writer Laxman Mane facing rape charges surrenders 09-04-2013 10:29 AM

    Noted Marathi writer and Padma Shri awardee Laxman Mane, who had been absconding, has surrendered after being accused of sexually exploiting 6 women. 63-year-old Mane allegedly raped and molested the women employees at a charity home where he was the working president. ...
  • Strauss-Kahn countersues hotel maid in NY court 15-05-2012 10:43 PM

    New York: Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has filed a $1 million counter-suit against the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault, costing him his job and any chance of being elected president of France. New York police arrested Strauss-Kahn a year ago when hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo accused...
  • Mumbai: FIR against ACP on rape charges 17-04-2012 11:14 PM

    Mumbai: An FIR was on Tuesday registered against a senior police officer on charge of raping a middle-aged housewife after an internal enquiry concluded his role in the crime, police said. The woman had approached top brass of the city police few weeks ago complaining against Assistant Police Commissioner Anil...
  • Top UK court to hear Assange extradition appeal 17-12-2011 12:17 AM

    London: Britain's Supreme Court, the country's highest judicial body, said on Friday it had granted permission for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to appeal against extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes. Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old Australian, whose website's activities have infuriated the United States, over accusations of...
  • Assange bids to stop extradition: UK judiciary 16-11-2011 01:53 AM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a last-ditch effort on Tuesday to stave off his extradition to Sweden over sex-crime allegations, filing papers to see if he can win an audience and appeal to Britain's highest court. In the latest twist in Assange's year-long extradition battle, Britain's Judicial Office said...
  • Assange extradition case judgment due next week 28-10-2011 05:21 AM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn next week of the verdict in his fight against his extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sexual misconduct, the organization said on Thursday. WikiLeaks staffer Joseph Farrell said that Britain's High Court had informed Assange it will deliver judgment on his appeal...
  • Kahn visits IMF headquarters in Washington 30-08-2011 07:59 AM

    Washington: Dominique Strauss Kahn, the former head of the IMF visited the Washington headquarters of the body to briefly meet with his successor and say goodbye to staffers. "Mr Strauss-Kahn visited IMF Headquarters this afternoon. I can confirm that the Managing Director met briefly with him prior to Mr Strauss-Kahn's...
  • China is the 'technological enemy' of WikiLeaks 14-01-2011 11:45 AM

    London: China is the "technological enemy" of WikiLeaks and not the United States, according to Julian Assange, the founder of the whistle-blower website which is fighting a running battle to penetrate the aggressive and sophisticated Chinese censorship. "China is the worst offender," when it comes to censorship, says the controversial...
  • Former Israeli president convicted of rape 30-12-2010 03:47 PM

    Jerusalem: Former Israel President Moshe Katsav was convicted on Thursday of raping an employee when he was a Cabinet minister, the most serious criminal charges ever brought against a high-ranking official and a case that stunned the nation. Katsav, 65, faces a minimum of four years in prison on two...
  • Assange whereabouts known to British police 02-12-2010 05:26 PM

    London: With a worldwide Interpol Red corner notice out against him, the British police are claiming that they know the whereabouts of the WikiLeaks Chief Julian Assange, but can't apprehend him as the Swedish warrants are unenforceable. Assange's British based lawyer Mark Stephens says the country's authorities know where he...
  • Shiney's maid claims the actor never raped her 08-09-2010 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: In a big turnaround in the actor Shiney Ahuja maid rape case, the domestic help has told the court that the actor never raped her. The 20-year-old maid told a fast-track court that she had slapped false charges on the actor. The woman told a fast-track court last...
  • Rape charge against WikiLeaks founder dropped 21-08-2010 09:24 PM

    Stockholm: Swedish authorities say they have revoked an arrest warrant that had alleged rape against the founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. Assange is "no longer wanted" and "is not suspected of rape," Chief Prosecutor Eva Finne said in a statement posted on the agency's official...
  • Goa minister resigns, still missing 06-06-2010 10:10 AM

    Fransisco Pacheco has disappeared after he was questioned by the Crime Branch over the mysterious suicide of his 'friend'. ...
  • I'll fight for Shiney and truth will win, says wife 02-10-2009 03:50 AM

    Anupam Ahuja says she has full confident in Indian judicial system. ...