SEX SCANDAL

  • Monica Lewinsky joins twitter October 21, 2014

    Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, has joined twitter. She described herself as a social activist and public speaker among other things. ...
  • The complete email trail of the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case November 28, 2013

    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 November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: In what could strengthen the case and probe into the alleged sexual assault charges against Tehelka FounderEditor 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 that...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Sexual assault case: MHA seeks report from Goa government November 22, 2013

    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," said...
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal not a fugitive, says Shoma Chaudhury November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury has said that she will make a statement on the sex scandal on Thursday and that the EditorinChief, 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 November 21, 2013

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

    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 a...
  • Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal steps aside over alleged misconduct November 20, 2013

    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 I...
  • Pune: Police busts a rave party; young businessmen arrested August 1, 2013

    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 MumbaiPune Expressway. In an early morning swoop, police nabbed...
  • Delhi: JNU students protest over Kerala Navy sex assault complainant's arrest July 28, 2013

    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 CNNIBN that she is being targeted and is under pressure to drop the...
  • Delhi: Complainant in Navy sex assault case arrested for forgery July 27, 2013

    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 CNNIBN...
  • ExIMF chief StraussKahn to be tried for pimping July 27, 2013

    Former IMF head Dominique StraussKahn 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 StraussKahn, 64, should be...
  • Silvio Berlusconi convicted in sexforhire case June 24, 2013

    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 May 29, 2013

    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 55yearold teacher from Tongbo County in Henan province, was arrested on...
  • Suryanelli case: Convict retracts charge against Kurien May 29, 2013

    Thodupuzha: In yet another twist to the nearly twodecadeold 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 at...
  • Karwar Naval sex scandal: Couple had filed for divorce in April May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In a twist in the Karwar Naval sex scandal case, CNNIBN has learnt that the couple was separated and had filed for divorce by mutual consent in April this year. CNNIBN 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 May 14, 2013

    The Indian Navy has been hit by allegations of another alleged sex scandal. ...
  • Navy hit by another sex scandal, Antony orders probe May 14, 2013

    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, who is...
  • Antony for 'sternest' action in sex scandal cases in Navy May 14, 2013

    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, Antony...
  • Meet 'Vijeyta' who exposed a sex scandal at a child care shelter April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: At a time when stories of child abuse are hitting headlines every day, CNNIBN meets a 17yearold 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...
  • Berlusconi to pay 36 million euros divorce settlement December 28, 2012

    Rome: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has agreed to pay his estranged wife Veronica Lario 100,000 euros a day as part of a divorce settlement, the daily Corriere della Sera said on Friday. The newspaper said the 36 millioneuroayear settlement, reached after three years of negotiations, was filed with...
  • Silvio Berlusconi announces engagement to 27yearold December 17, 2012

    Rome: Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has revealed that he is engaged to a woman almost 50 years junior to him. He further said, "Finally I feel less alone." The media baron said on Sunday that his engagement to 28yearold Francesca Pascale, who is part of a support group called "Silvio,...
  • No evidence of security breach due to scandal: Obama November 15, 2012

    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 US...
  • Petraeus scandal: Did FBI sense security threat? November 14, 2012

    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 November 13, 2012

    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 November 10, 2012

    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...
  • Nithyananda sacked as Madurai Mutt successor October 20, 2012

    Chennai: Swami Nithyananda has been sacked as the successor to a 1500yearold Mutt in Madurai. Nithyananda was sacked by a senior pontiff and is facing criminal charges including rape after a USbased woman and others alleged sexual exploitation. Nithyananda was appointed as the successor at the Madurai Mutt in April...
  • TN: Women filmed with spycams in bedrooms August 17, 2012

    Madurai: Spy cameras discreetly planted inside bedrooms and bathrooms of several homes by five perverted neighbourhood men has left an entire village near Samayanallur in Madurai district in shame and fear of a sex scandal waiting to explode. Two victims, both teenaged girls, have already attempted suicide over the loss...
  • Sex scandal rocks US Air Force, commander sacked August 12, 2012

    Houston: The US Air Force removed a top training commander at a Texas base on Saturday after a series of investigations of sexual misconduct by instructors at the base. Col Glenn Palmer, who has commanded Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base for a little over a year, will...