RAPE CHARGES

  • Court grants anticipatory bail to Railway Minister's son Karthik Gowda September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: The Sessions Court in Bangalore on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son, who is facing charges of rape, cheating and kidnap from a Kannada starlet. Karthik has been given bail on the conditions that he has to appear before police on 15th and 30th of...
  • Sena backs DIG Paraskar, says it's fashionable to level rape charges August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Saturday backed Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a model. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece Saamna, Sena said that it has become fashionable to level charges of harassment and rape, which leads to a trial by the media. The editorial...
  • Sales Tax official arrested on attempt to rape charges on minor maid June 26, 2014

    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 Chaturvedi...
  • Ghaziabad resident acquitted of rape charge after victim tells court 'sex was consensual' June 20, 2014

    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 the evidence...
  • Police custody till April 30 for rape accused actor Inder Kumar April 26, 2014

    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 custody...
  • Congress digs up dirt against Vardhan, rakes up 17yearold charge November 12, 2013

    The political fight for assembly polls in the city turned dirty on Tuesday with Congress raking up 17yearold 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 and...
  • Immediate action need to be taken against Asaram, says SP leader Ramgopal August 31, 2013

    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 been...
  • I consider this girl my daughter: Asaram on rape victim August 25, 2013

    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 daughter,...
  • Writer Laxman Mane facing rape charges surrenders April 9, 2013

    Noted Marathi writer and Padma Shri awardee Laxman Mane, who had been absconding, has surrendered after being accused of sexually exploiting 6 women. 63yearold Mane allegedly raped and molested the women employees at a charity home where he was the working president. ...
  • StraussKahn countersues hotel maid in NY court May 15, 2012

    New York: Former IMF chief Dominique StraussKahn has filed a $1 million countersuit 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 StraussKahn a year ago when hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo accused him...
  • Mumbai: FIR against ACP on rape charges April 17, 2012

    Mumbai: An FIR was on Tuesday registered against a senior police officer on charge of raping a middleaged 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 Mahabole...
  • Precedent warning as Assange extradition case ends February 3, 2012

    London: Britain's Supreme Court risks jeopardising extraditions to many neighbouring countries if it stops WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being sent to Sweden for questioning over sex crimes, a lawyer for Swedish prosecutors argued on Thursday. On the final day of hearings to determine whether the Australian is freed from house arrest...
  • NY Police Commissioner's son accused of rape January 27, 2012

    New York: The son of New York Police Commissioner has been accused by a woman of raping her, a charge that he has denied. Greg Kelly, who is anchor at a local television show, is the son of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly. The case is being handled by office of...
  • Top UK court to hear Assange extradition appeal December 17, 2011

    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 40yearold Australian, whose website's activities have infuriated the United States, over accusations of rape...
  • Assange bids to stop extradition: UK judiciary November 16, 2011

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a lastditch effort on Tuesday to stave off his extradition to Sweden over sexcrime 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 yearlong extradition battle, Britain's Judicial Office said Assange...
  • Assange extradition case judgment due next week October 28, 2011

    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 on...
  • Kahn visits IMF headquarters in Washington August 30, 2011

    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 StraussKahn visited IMF Headquarters this afternoon. I can confirm that the Managing Director met briefly with him prior to Mr StraussKahn's meeting...
  • China is the 'technological enemy' of WikiLeaks January 14, 2011

    London: China is the "technological enemy" of WikiLeaks and not the United States, according to Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower 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 Australian...
  • Former Israeli president convicted of rape December 30, 2010

    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 highranking official and a case that stunned the nation. Katsav, 65, faces a minimum of four years in prison on two counts...
  • What are the charges against Julian Assange? December 18, 2010

    London: The charges against beleaguered WikiLeaks founder Julian are the subject of intense media speculation. Assange is currently out on bail and living in a Georgian mansion in Norfolk that belongs to a friend and supporter. Assange has denies the Swedish allegations of rape and has not formally been charged...
  • Assange whereabouts known to British police December 2, 2010

    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 September 8, 2010

    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 20yearold maid told a fasttrack court that she had slapped false charges on the actor. The woman told a fasttrack court last week...
  • Rape charge against WikiLeaks founder dropped August 21, 2010

    Stockholm: Swedish authorities say they have revoked an arrest warrant that had alleged rape against the founder and editor of the whistleblowing 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 website...
  • Rape accused K'taka exmin Halappa gets bail June 24, 2010

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka minister H Halappa, facing a charge of raping his friend's wife, was on Thursday given conditional bail by the high court. Justice Subash Adi directed Halappa to provide a bond for Rs 100,000, two sureties for the like sum and report to a police station once in a...
  • Goa minister resigns, still missing June 6, 2010

    Fransisco Pacheco has disappeared after he was questioned by the Crime Branch over the mysterious suicide of his woman 'friend' Nadia Torrado. ...
  • Copilot accused of raping airhostess under arrest May 30, 2010

    Mumbai: A local court on Sunday remanded in police custody till June 5 a copilot with Jet Airways arrested for allegedly raping an airhostess on several occasions since May 2009 on the pretext of marrying her. Varun Agarwal (27) was arrested on Saturday from the domestic airport at suburban Vile...
  • HC stays framing of charges against Shiney October 6, 2009

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday stayed for a week the framing of charges against actor Shiney Ahuja, accused of raping his maid, after the prosecution sought time to file reply to a petition seeking copies of medical and forensic reports. A fast track court in Sewri was expected to...
  • I'll fight for Shiney and truth will win, says wife October 2, 2009

    Anupam Ahuja says she has full confident in Indian judicial system....
  • Actor Shiney Ahuja gets bail in rape case October 1, 2009

    Mumbai: Film actor Shiney Ahuja, who is accused of raping his domestic help, was on Thursday granted bail three months after his arrest. The Bombay High Court granted bail to Shiney on a surety of Rs 50,000, his lawyer Shirish Gupte said. "He will be required to live in New Delhi...
  • Jade Goody's widower in custody over rape charge September 22, 2009

    London: Jack Tweed, the 22yearold widower of British reality TV star Jade Goody, appeared in court on Monday with rape charges. He was remanded in custody and must return to court for a plea and case management hearing on November 16. Tweed, who spoke only to confirm his name, wore a...