Sexual Assaults

  • Woman from Rajasthan who accused Meghwal and 17 others of sexual assault demands CBI probe 8 hours 17 minutes ago

    The 20-year-old woman from Rajasthan who has accused Union Minister Nihal Chand Meghwal and 17 others, including her husband, of sexual assault, on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the three-year-old case. The woman, a resident of Sriganganagar district in Rajasthan, addressed a press conference here in which she said that...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case Yesterday

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school girl rape case has brought to light the need for clear guidelines and mechanisms to ensure that schools can put a stop to instances of sexual violence. Schools need to frame clear policies to prevent violence against children in schools. Juvenile Justice rules acknowledge the need to...
  • Woman stripped, assaulted in Bihar, CM orders probe 5 days ago

    A middle-aged woman was stripped and assaulted in public in Bihar's Jehanabad district for allegedly kidnapping two men whose bodies were found later, police said. The opposition termed the incident "return of jungle raj", while Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday ordered a probe. Police said Sangita Devi, in her 40s,...
  • Bangalore: Six men abduct woman, sexually assault her in a car 1 week ago

    Bangalore: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly abducted by six men and then sexually assaulted in Bangalore on Friday night. According to her complaint, a male friend was dropping the woman at her apartment when the men came in a Skoda Fabia and surrounded their car. When she tried to run, the...
  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's bail plea in a rape case lodged against him in Surat in Gujarat but agreed to hear his petition for bail in another rape case filed in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur...
  • Mumbai: Principal, teacher arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, the Principal and teacher of a school for the hearing and speech-impaired has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old student in school premises. The 42-year-old principal and a 37-year-old teacher of the Dadar school have been remanded to police custody till the...
  • Sexual assault case: SC grants bail to Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: In what comes as huge relief for Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted him bail in the sexual assault case. Tejpal has told the court that he will not tamper with evidence or threaten witnesses. The Goa government had earlier opposed the grant of...
  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' June 29, 2014

    Patna: Two young graduates of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, working with an associate of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation have been charged with sexual assault while conducting a survey at a hospital in Bihar. The families of the accused allege they are being framed. The two conducted...
  • Union minister Nihal Chand remains defiant even as clamour for his resignation grows June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressure is mounting on the Narendra Modi government from all quarters to drop Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Nihal Chand from the Cabinet after allegations of molestation were levelled against him. The Minister on the other hand, continues to be defiant in the case. Earlier in...
  • Modi government faces flak as controversy around Union Minister Nihal Chand rages June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressure is mounting on the Modi government over Union Minister Nihal Chand, who has been accused of sexually exploiting a woman. The Mahila Congress held protests outside the BJP headquarters in Delhi today - demanding Nihal Chand's resignation. The woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by him has...
  • Mahila Congress workers climb barricades in protest against rape accused MoS Nihal Chand June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: After the woman who accused MoS Nihal Chand of raping her three years ago alleged that she was receiving threats, Mahila Congress workers on Wednesday headed to the BJP headquarters in New Delhi and held vociferous protests. In view of the zealous protests, Delhi Police barricaded the Ashoka...
  • Woman who alleged rape by MoS Nihal Chand appeals to PM Modi to meet her June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Union Minister of State Nihal Chand, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sack him. She claims she is receiving threats and that she was promised a job in return for withdrawing the case. Addressing a press conference, the woman...
  • Sexual assault case: SC to hear Tarun Tejpal plea on June 27 June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court will hear the regular bail plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case on June 27, the day when his interim bail expires. A bench of justices Vikramajit Sen and SK Singh posted the case for hearing on June 27 after senior...
  • YouTube asked to remove video of sexual assault victim June 14, 2014

    Cairo: Egypt has asked YouTube to remove a video showing a naked woman with injuries being dragged through Cairo's Tahrir Square after being sexually assaulted during celebrations for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's inauguration. Sunday night's assault took place as thousands of people enjoyed inauguration festivities, raising new worries about Egypt's commitment...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Defence concludes cross-examination of girl June 13, 2014

    The defence on Friday concluded cross examination of the teenage girl, who has levelled sexual assault charges against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. Counsels of the co-accused along with Asaram's lawyer had questioned her in the court during the last two-and-a-half months. "The defence completed the examination of the girl today. She is...
  • Delhi: 25-year-old woman alleges sexual assault by three men in a car June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by three men in a car in South Delhi. All three suspects have been arrested. A case of gangrape (376 G IPC) has been registered at the Vasant Kunj (south) police station. The suspects are resident of Nangal...
  • Eunuch accuses of sexual assault by police during detention June 11, 2014

    A eunuch has accused three policemen of Dargah police station in Jaipur of sexually assaulting her while she was under detention there in Ajmer district in Rajasthan, police said. The victim has also accused an SHO of extorting money during the detention, but police have rejected all accusations. Eight eunuchs allegedly...
  • Kerala women wrap themselves in banners to protest Badaun gangrape June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The rape and hanging of two young girls at Badaun in Uttar Pradesh has failed to generate widespread protests and sympathy across India. There have been some protests and candlelight marches, but it is nothing compared to the 'Nirbhaya' incident of Delhi. In distant Kerala, a group of...
  • Egypt's President el-Sissi weighs in on sexual harassment June 10, 2014

    Cairo: Egypt's new president has weighed in on one of the nation's most troubling social ills, ordering his interior minister to do whatever it takes to combat sexual harassment. A presidential spokesman says Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi also called for the decisive implementation of a new law that punishes convicted harassers...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. June 8, 2014

    CJ Nirmala, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers at Ranchi, met a mother whose three year old daughter was sexually assaulted by a 25 year old man who is known for carrying out crimes against women in the region. After repeated appeals by woman to seek justice and punishment for...
  • Sexual assault case: SC extends Tejpal's interim bail till June 27 June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's interim bail till June 27 in a sexual assault case. A bench comprising justices J S Khehar and C Nagappan extended the interim bail, saying, "He had already been granted this relief earlier". Former External Affairs Minister and...
  • SC to hear Tejpal's plea for extending interim bail today June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking extension of his interim bail in a sexual assault case. A bench comprising justices JS Khehar and C Nagappan will hear the plea. Tejpal is seeking extension of his interim bail by six weeks on...
  • Salem: Teenager arrested for raping 6-year-old girl May 23, 2014

    Salem: A teenaged boy was arrested in Salem on Friday for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl at her residence at Puduchetram in the district. Police said the girl and the 14-year-old boy were watching television at her house on May 20 when the incident occurred. The girl's mother caught the teenager raping...
  • California: Woman found 10 years after her kidnapping May 22, 2014

    Santa Ana: A woman who disappeared as a teenager a decade ago was reunited with her family after she went to police and told them her mother's ex-boyfriend drugged and kidnapped her in 2004, forced her to marry him and fathered her child. Isidro Garcia, 41, of Bell Gardens, was...
  • Tarun Tejpal moves SC for release to attend mother's cremation May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is behind the bars in a rape case, on Monday sought from the Supreme Court his release to enable him to attend the cremation of his mother who died in Goa on Sunday. Appearing before a bench of justices BS Chauhan and...
  • Tarun Tejpal's mother dies in Goa, lawyers to move court to allow him to perform the final rites May 19, 2014

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's mother Shakuntala Tejpal died after being ill for sometime, his lawyer said on Monday. She was 87. Shakuntala was suffering from brain tumour and was living in Tejpal's house at Moira in North Goa. "She expired on Sunday evening at Tejpal's Goa residence. The...
  • Court rejects Asaram plea challenging age of victim, slaps fine May 8, 2014

    A plea by Asaram, challenging the age of the minor girl allegedly sexually assaulted by the self-style godman, was rejected on Thursday by a court in Jodhpur which also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on him. Defence had moved the District and Session Court on Thursday, challenging the age of...
  • Mumbai: Singer Ankit Tiwari of 'Aashiqui 2' fame arrested on rape charges May 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Friday arrested singer Ankit Tiwari on rape charges. The complainant was allegedly his girlfriend. Tiwari was arrested early in the morning. Tiwari shot into fame after his song 'Sunn Raha Hai' in recent Bollywood hit 'Aashiqui 2'. Tiwari has also sung in films like 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster',...
  • Tarun Tejpal to get unedited CCTV footage May 3, 2014

    The Goa Police Crime Branch has been directed by a fast track court on Saturday to submit copies of all evidence, including unedited CCTV video footage, to former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, who faces charges of rape. Additional Sessions Judge Vijaya Pol in her order directed the investigating officials to hand...
  • Delhi: School teacher arrested for sexually harassing five students April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested a government school teacher for allegedly sexually harassing five girl students. The matter came to light on Tuesday when the parents of the students protested outside the school premises in Jahangirpuri in northwest Delhi. The police also detained some protesters in order to maintain...