Sexual Harrassment

  • Asaram has amassed riches of Rs 10,000 cr, vast land holdings January 30, 2014

    Self-styled godman Asaram has accumulated wealth to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore and vast tracts of land across the country, the value of which is yet to be assessed, police said on Thursday. "The scrutiny of documents recovered during the raid has established that wealth of Asaram's ashrams in the...
  • NUJS official held for sexually harassing colleague December 27, 2013

    Six months after he was accused of sexually harassing a colleague, the assistant registrar of the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata was arrested and presented before a court on Friday, police said. "A complaint alleging sexual harassment, including sending indecent emails, was lodged in July against Siddhartha Guha. In...
  • SC panel to probe sexual harassment complaints on premises October 20, 2013

    The Supreme Court has set up a committee to look into complaints of sexual harassment within its precincts. The decks were cleared for the formation of the Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Committee after the government issued the relevant notification, enforcing Gender Sensitisation and Sexual Harassment of Women at the Supreme...
  • Doctor among three held in shelter home sexual abuse case September 21, 2013

    A lady doctor was among three persons held in connection with a case of alleged sexual exploitation of a mentally-challenged girl at a shelter home in 1997. Owner of Aasthan Nursing Home, Dr Raj Sharma, was taken into custody on Friday evening and questioned in connection with the sexual abuse and...
  • B'lore orphange assault: Driver of the accused speaks out against him July 27, 2013

    Bangalore: The driver of the founder of the orphanage home has claimed that he saw the accused Korean national indulge in sexual acts with inmates. Suresh Kumar - who was Choi's driver for 12 years - also alleged that a woman had died under mysterious circumstances in the Peace House...
  • Kerala: Former minister, son booked for sexual harassment June 24, 2013

    Kochi: In a major embarrassment for the Opposition LDF in Kerala, police on Sunday registered a case of sexual harassment against former state Transport Minister and sitting MLA, Jose Thettayil and his son. The case was registered at the Aluva police station here on the complaint of a woman, who...
  • Mumbai: Woman burnt alive by her daughter's molesters March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: A woman was brutally assaulted and set on fire when she tried to protect her daughter from getting molested by a group few unidentified men in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. The victim was allegedly beaten up and then set on fire by two women and a few unidentified men. The woman, who...
  • Mob attacks women at Egypt anti-sex assault rally June 9, 2012

    Cairo: A mob of hundreds of men assaulted women holding a march demanding an end to sexual harassment on Friday, with the attackers overwhelming the male guardians and groping and molesting several of the female marchers in Cairo's Tahrir Square. From the ferocity of the assault, some of the victims said...
  • Cases involving diplomats embarrass India June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: India's Consul General in New York Prabhu Dayal has denied slavery charges levelled against him by his former domestic help. But a series of embarrassing incidents involving the government's representatives abroad have pointed to a larger problem which the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) cannot afford to ignore....
  • HP CEO resigns after sex harassment probe August 7, 2010

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd resigned on Friday after an investigation found that he had falsified expense reports to conceal a "close personal relationship" with a female contractor. The shocking announcement from the world's top personal computer maker sent its shares plunging 10 per cent, as Hurd is one of...
  • UP tops in child rape cases, Delhi comes second March 17, 2010

    New DelhiL: Uttar Pradesh has achieved the dubious distinction of reporting the maximum number of child sexual abuse and rape cases and the national capital comes a close second. The country's largest state in terms of population has reported 61 child sex abuse cases and 900 cases of rape of children...
  • Guidelines sought on trying kin for sexual harassment May 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Monday approached the Delhi High Court seeking guidelines on trying cases of sexual harassment at home of children and women by relatives. Appearing on behalf of the DCW, Aparna Bhatt filed a public interest litigation (PIL) pointing out the lack of proper guidelines...
  • Court cracks the whip on Anand Jon June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian born fashion designer already accused of raping or sexually assaulting 12 women and girls was charged on Tuesday with attacks on six additional victims. Los Angeles prosecutors have now charged Anand Jon, with a total of 46 counts involving 18 victims, between the ages of 14 and...
  • Court call for Anand Jon on June 12 April 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander who was released from detention earlier this week by an immigration court in Beverly Hills, US, is scheduled to return to court for a pre-trial hearing on June 12. The designer pleaded not guilty to all charges against him. Anand Jon is...
  • B'lore principal accused of harassment December 19, 2006

    Bangalore: The garden city woke up to loud protests Tuesday morning when nearly a hundred activists of the Kannada Sena demonstrated in front of St Claret School in Jalahalli. They were voicing the plight of parents of several students who alleged that the Principal, Father Mathew, had been harassing them. “For a...
  • Swaminarayan sect sadhus in sex row October 13, 2006

    Rajkot: Three sadhus of Swaminarayan sect were sentenced to imprisonment for sexually harassing a boy, studying in Gurukul in Khambha town of Amreli district. Judge H H Kanara of Dhari court on Thursday sentenced Radha Raman Swami and Vishnuswami to 18 months' imprisonment with a fine of Rs 1,000 each and...