SEXUAL ASSAULT

  • Bengaluru: Female teacher detained for sexually assaulting minor in school Yesterday

    Bengaluru: In yet another horrifying incident, a female teacher has been detained for sexually assaulting a five-year-old in Bengaluru. The detention came after an FIR was filed against the accused teacher by the victim's parents. The child complained about her female teacher, saying she had hit her. Police filed the...
  • American Actor Bill Cosby keeps mum on sexual assault allegations 2 days ago

    Comedian Bill Cosby, in an interview declined to answer questions about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks. ...
  • Relatives of couple murdered in Dehradun blames Uttrakhand administration November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: There is a grim silence at the Das residence in Kalyani in West Bengal. Kajol, the mother of Momita Das, is inconsolable ever since she heard that her 27-year-old daughter was raped and then brutally murdered in Uttrakhand. She spoke to her daughter last time on October 23 when...
  • Dehradun: 4 arrested for the murder of Delhi-based couple November 12, 2014

    Dehradun: Four people from Dehradun were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly murdering a Delhi-based couple. A driver hired by the couple and his accomplices were the main suspect in the murder case. One of the accused confessed to raping the female victim. The police, however, was unable to establish sexual assault...
  • Kerala: Four-year-old sexually assaulted by seniors in school hostel November 11, 2014

    Kozhikode: In a gruesome incident, a four-and-a-half year old girl has been sexually assaulted by two senior students in the school premises in Kerala's Kozhikode. The alleged crime took place 20 days back but the incident came to light on Monday when the child complained of health issues and her parents...
  • Kolkata: Class 1 student allegedly sexually abused by school bus driver November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shameful incident in Kolkata, a student from class 1st was allegedly molested by a school vehicle driver in Ranikuthi area of the city. Despite complaint by the parents to school authorities, no action has been taken so far. Parents have gathered outside the school to protest against...
  • More trouble for Asaram, NGT orders demolition of Delhi ashram November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for self-styled godman Asaram, the National Green Tribunal has directed demolition of illegal constructions at his Delhi ashram. The ashram had received an MCD notice in September 2013 over alleged land encroachment. The Karol Bagh ashram is spread over 800 hectares and has been constructed in...
  • West Bengal: Constable arrested for molesting female colleague November 9, 2014

    Burdwan: A constable working with the Mangalkore camp in the district was arrested on Saturday after a female colleague accused him of molesting her, the police said. Rajkumar Chattopadhyay was suspended from his duties a month ago following allegations of taking money in return of plum posting in the district and...
  • Bangalore rape: High Court pulls up schools, tells them it is their responsibility to ensure students' security November 7, 2014

    Bangalore: In wake of the spate in crime against children in educational institutions, Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up private schools asking them to ensure students' security. In its ruling, the court said that the schools should act as guardian to the students as government cannot monitor schools round the...
  • Bengaluru school reopens after week-long protest over 6-year-old's alleged sexual assault November 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: After facing a week-long protest over the alleged rape of a 6-year-old student, the school in Bengaluru is opening its gates to students once again with intensified security measures. "They have already started implementing all the measures, our DCP has already examined all the measures and they are in...
  • With Asaram nod, followers decide to contest Delhi Assembly elections November 5, 2014

    Jodhpur: Followers of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, lodged in jail on charges of sexual assault on a teenage girl, have decided to enter the electoral fray in the upcoming Delhi assembly elections. The Ojaswi Party, floated by Asaram's son Narayan Sai, who too is in jail on rape charges, will be...
  • Bihar Police files chargesheet in 10 hours in minor's rape November 4, 2014

    Patna: It took just 10 hours for Bihar Police to file a chargesheet in a minor's rape case in Bhagalpur district, police said on Tuesday. "We have filed a chargesheet in a record time of 10 hours after the rape of a girl was confirmed by a medical report," Bhagalpur Senior...
  • Delhi: 15-year-old involved in 8 cases of sexual assault taken into custody November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 15-year-old boy has been taken into custody by the Delhi Police. The juvenile is allegedly involved in eight cases of sexual assault. Police nabbed him in the Amar Colony area of South Delhi and sent him to a remand home. Although the minor is allegedly involved in...
  • Bangalore: Protests outside school where a six-year-old was sexually assaulted November 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests have erupted outside the school in Bangalore where a six-year-old was sexually assaulted by her teacher. Parents of the six-year-old are amongst the protestors. They demand the arrest of the school Vice Principal. "We were told there is a parents meeting. Why isn't there one? My daughter had...
  • Bangalore rape: Police interrogates school authorities November 1, 2014

    Bangalore: After arresting a teacher for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old in Bangalore, the police is now interrogating the school authorities. A fresh case has been filed against the school. It was also booked in September for failing to comply with safety guidelines issued by the Karnataka government. The latest...
  • Bangalore rape: Rajya Sabha member calls for regulation of schools November 1, 2014

    Condemning the incidents of sexual abuse of minor girl students in Bangalore school, Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrashekhar called for regulation of educational institutions. ...
  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment October 31, 2014

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Bangalore: Teacher arrested for raping six-year-old October 31, 2014

    Bangalore: The teacher accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl in a reputed Bangalore school has been arrested by the police on Friday. Police arrested the 40-year-old after interrogating him in the case. This is the fourth such incident reported from Bangalore where minor girls have been targeted and that too...
  • Mobile phones, indecent dressing, vulgar advertisements lead to rape cases: UP Police October 30, 2014

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...
  • Bangalore: Need a charter for safety of children in schools, says BPAC CEO October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore International School Association head said that there is a need for schools to look into not just curriculum, but also safety. "Need to work on a charter for safety of children in schools," said CEO of BPAC. ...
  • Bangalore 3-year-old rape case: Police is working round the clock, says ACP October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore Assistant Commissioner of Police said that the officers were working round the clock in the Bangalore 3-year-old rape case. "Questioning process is going, no arrests as of now. We have to piece together many things," said ACP. ...
  • Bangalore rape: Schools should adopt a code for health, safety of children, says Pai October 24, 2014

    Former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai condemned the rape of a minor girl at her school and opined that all the schools must adopt a code for health and safety of children. ...
  • Russian tourist alleges molestation in Goa, first at beach, then in hospital October 24, 2014

    Panaji: A 32-year-old Russian national was allegedly molested twice over two days in Goa. She was allegedly molested first at a beach and later at Goa Medical College and Hospital in Panaji by a senior medical officer after the police referred her there for a "medical examination". The Goa state health...
  • Bangalore: Special team constituted headed by a lady officer, says police chief October 22, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore police chief said that the case is in a preliminary stage. "We have constituted a special team headed by a lady officer. Video footage has been seized and the police is examining it," said the chief. ...
  • Bangalore rape: CM takes note of minor's rape, blames school October 22, 2014

    Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah took note of the rape of a minor girl in the premises of Bangalore school and blamed the school authorities for the heinous crime. ...
  • Bangalore: Alleged rape of three-year-old in school premises evokes protests October 22, 2014

    Bangalore: As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. An investigation into the case has begun. Bangalore Police Commissioner MN...
  • Another minor girl raped in Bangalore school October 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In the third such incident in the past four months, a three-year-old girl student was allegedly raped inside a private school in Bangalore on Tuesday, police said. A criminal case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and IPC section 376 (rape) on...
  • Birbhum gangrape: 13 accused held guilty by court, sentencing on Saturday September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur in West Bengal on Friday pronounced 13 accused in a gangrape case guilty. The sentence will be given on Saturday. In January this year, a 20yearold tribal girl was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court for having an affair outside her...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies September 18, 2014

    Virudhunagar: A 41year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said. Murugesan had outraged the modesty of the woman three days ago...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests September 18, 2014

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN Tripathi...