Sex Scandal

  • The complete email trail of the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case 28-11-2013 12:43 PM

    The Tehelka story unfolded in a series of leaked internal emails over a period of roughly 20 days. Here are some excerpts from what transpired in official and unofficial communication between the alleged victim, Tejpal and former Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury. Please note that most of the emails were not...
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal pressuring me to withdraw the case, says survivor 23-11-2013 10:48 PM

    New Delhi: In what could strengthen the case and probe into the alleged sexual assault charges against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, the rape survivor has claimed that there is pressure on her to withdraw the case. In her first public statement on the allegations on Saturday, the rape survivor stated...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 22-11-2013 10:34 PM

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  • Sexual assault case: MHA seeks report from Goa government 22-11-2013 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from the Goa government on allegations against Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal. Tejpal has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman journalist during the 'Think' festival in Goa. "MHA has sought a detailed report on the incident from Goa government,"...
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal not a fugitive, says Shoma Chaudhury 21-11-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury has said that she will make a statement on the sex scandal on Thursday and that the Editor-in-Chief, Tarun Tejpal, is not a fugitive. "I am from the fraternity, I understand the need for transparency. I do need the time to act correctly...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Goa police seeks CCTV footage 21-11-2013 01:19 PM

    Panaji: Goa administration has ordered an investigation into an alleged case of sexual assault against Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal. The Goa police has asked the 5-star hotel where the Tehelka 'Think' festival was held to hand them the CCTV footage of the time when the incident took place. Tarun Tejpal,...
  • Tehelka scandal: Calls for action against Tejpal grow, NCW steps in 21-11-2013 10:21 AM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women is likely to take suo motu cognisance of the Tehelka sexual assault issue. NCW member Nirmala Samant said that the commission would like to know from the victim as to what exactly happened. Samant said the commission would want the victim to register...
  • Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal steps aside over alleged misconduct 20-11-2013 11:00 PM

    New Delhi: Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal on Wednesday accepted "misconduct" against a woman journalist and offered to recuse himself from the post and the office for six months. In a letter to Managing Editor of Tehelka Shoma Chaudhary, Tejpal said, "The last few days have been most testing, and...
  • Pune: Police busts a rave party; young businessmen arrested 01-08-2013 08:45 AM

    Pune: The Lonavala police on Wednesday busted a rave party and arrested 52 people, including 12 bargirls and 40 young businessmen from Mumbai, an official said in Lonavala. The party was held in a secluded private bungalow near Apati village, off the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. In an early morning swoop, police...
  • Delhi: JNU students protest over Kerala Navy sex assault complainant's arrest 28-07-2013 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: JNU students are on protest after a forgery case was filed against the wife of a navy officer who levelled allegations of sexual harassment and wife swapping against her husband. However, Sujata Sahoo's lawyer told CNN-IBN that she is being targeted and is under pressure to drop the...
  • Delhi: Complainant in Navy sex assault case arrested for forgery 27-07-2013 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: The complainant in the Kerala Navy sex scandal case has been arrested by the Delhi Police over an alleged credit card fraud. The woman had allegedly forged naval documents to get a credit card. However, Sujata Sahoo's lawyer has alleged witch hunt against the accused. He told CNN-IBN...
  • Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to be tried for pimping 27-07-2013 08:19 AM

    Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be tried in France on pimping charges, prosecutors said on Friday, after a long inquiry into sex parties attended by the man whose presidential hopes were dashed by a separate 2011 U.S. sex scandal. Investigating judges in the case determined that Strauss-Kahn, 64, should...
  • Silvio Berlusconi convicted in sex-for-hire case 24-06-2013 09:46 PM

    Milan: A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an underage prostitute during infamous "bunga bunga" parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up. Berlusconi, 76, was sentenced to seven years in prison and barred...
  • School sex scandal rocks China, several teachers held 29-05-2013 11:08 PM

    Beijing: A major sex scandal has rocked schools in China as a number of teachers have been held for molesting girl students in recent days, prompting the apex court to strengthen crackdown on crimes against juveniles. Yang Shifu, a 55-year-old teacher from Tongbo County in Henan province, was arrested on...
  • Suryanelli case: Convict retracts charge against Kurien 29-05-2013 06:32 PM

    Thodupuzha: In yet another twist to the nearly two-decade-old Suryanelli sex scandal, the lone convict in the case, Dharmarajan on Wednesday retracted his allegation that Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien was involved in the case. In an affidavit filed through his lawyer in the Sessions Court...
  • Karwar Naval sex scandal: Couple had filed for divorce in April 15-05-2013 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: In a twist in the Karwar Naval sex scandal case, CNN-IBN has learnt that the couple was separated and had filed for divorce by mutual consent in April this year. CNN-IBN also learnt that the father of the girl had filed a complaint to the Human Rights Commission...
  • News 360: Another sex scandal hits Navy, AK Antony orders probe 14-05-2013 11:02 PM

    The Indian Navy has been hit by allegations of another alleged sex scandal. ...
  • Navy hit by another sex scandal, Antony orders probe 14-05-2013 08:06 PM

    Bangalore: The Indian Navy has been hit by yet another sex scandal. The wife of a Navy officer on Tuesday charged him of forcing her to get sexually involved with his colleagues. The complaint has prompted Defence Minister AK Antony to order a probe. The woman alleged that her husband,...
  • Antony for 'sternest' action in sex scandal cases in Navy 14-05-2013 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of several alleged sex scandals in the force, Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday asked the Navy to take "sternest possible action" against its officers who are found involved in such "inappropriate behaviour". Referring to some isolated incidents of inappropriate behaviour by a few personnel,...
  • Meet 'Vijeyta' who exposed a sex scandal at a child care shelter 24-04-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: At a time when stories of child abuse are hitting headlines every day, CNN-IBN meets a 17-year-old girl who dared to do the unthinkable. She blew the lid off a horrific sex scandal at a child care shelter in Haryana. The young girl showed tremendous courage to expose...
  • No evidence of security breach due to scandal: Obama 15-11-2012 12:26 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and top military commander in Afghanistan. In his first post election news conference, Obama also reaffirmed his belief that the...
  • Petraeus scandal: Did FBI sense security threat? 14-11-2012 11:11 PM

    The sex scandal that forced CIA Director David Petraeus to resign has generated bizarre plot twists. Another top general exchanged what have been described as 'inappropriate emails' with a key figure in the scandal; both generals were drawn into an ugly child custody battle; and a shirtless FBI agent leaked...
  • Petraeus' successor in Afghanistan linked to scandal 13-11-2012 06:17 PM

    Perth: In a new twist to the Gen David Petraeus sex scandal, the Pentagon said on Tuesday that the top American commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with a woman who is said to have received threatening emails from Paula Broadwell, the woman...
  • Berlusconi still paying girls at centre of sex scandal 10-11-2012 02:12 PM

    Milan: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is still giving thousands of euros a month to aspiring showgirls who attended his colourful parties, a Milan court heard on Friday. Weakened by a sex scandal and graft and tax fraud allegations, Berlusconi, 76, was forced to resign a year ago as...
  • HC rejects Nithyananda disciple's bail plea 07-01-2012 10:12 AM

    Chennai: Madras High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former disciple of controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda and another person, who apprehended arrest in connection with a blackmail complaint. The complaint by one Nithya Atma Prabhananda had accused the duo - Lenin alias Dithya Dharmanantha and K Kumar -...
  • Ajmer sex scandal: Accused nabbed after 19 years 03-01-2012 10:08 PM

    Ajmer: An absconding accused in the sensational Ajmer sex scandal of early 1990s was nabbed on Tuesday by Special Operation Group of Rajasthan police in Ajmer. Salim Chisty (42), carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000, is among the accused who had sexually exploited several girls of the city by...
  • Strauss-Kahn returns to public stage in China 20-12-2011 03:57 AM

    Paris: Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to public life on Monday as guest speaker at a Beijing conference, seven months after his arrest on now-dropped attempted rape charges ended his hopes of becoming France's next president. No longer bound by the constraints of financial diplomacy and economic rescue negotiations,...
  • Rajasthan: Ex-BJP MP booked in sex scandal 22-11-2011 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: In Rajasthan, more politicians have been named in a new sex scandal - this time from the BJP. A former state minister, an ex-BJP MP and 2 police officers are among 17 people who have been booked in a rape case. The victim, who hails from Haryana, has...