Sexual

  • Book will come out soon with or without Orient Blackswan: Megha Kumar 10-07-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Oxford-based historian Megha Kumar is the recent victim of censorship as publisher Orient Blackswan withheld the sale of the book 'Communalism and Sexual Violence: Ahmedabad Since 1969' just days after releasing it. The publisher informed Kumar that the book needs "comprehensive assessment" and should be set aside "for...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety 08-07-2014 08:41 PM

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Law intern refuses to depose in Justice Ganguly sexual harassment case 08-07-2014 09:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry that it cannot register a case against former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly who has been accused of sexual harassment. The police say that the complainant in the case has so far refused to record her statement. Justice Ganguly...
  • Pope apologises for 'sacrilegious cult' of Church's sexual abuse 07-07-2014 08:10 PM

    Vatican city: Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering," he said...
  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat 03-07-2014 05:23 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: Principal, teacher arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl 03-07-2014 09:34 AM

    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...
  • Goa: Neighbours abuse, strip woman; stuff her private parts with chilly powder 03-07-2014 08:56 AM

    Panaji: In shocking news from Goa, a 33-year-old woman was allegedly abused, stripped and stuffed with chilly powder in her private parts by her neighbours. The incident allegedly took place on June 22 and 26. The woman claims that on the first day she had registered a complaint with the...
  • Government considers proposal to give power to arrest to NCW 03-07-2014 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: Government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to National Commission for Women (NCW) in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place and plans to extend NCW's jurisdiction to Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has...
  • Tinder dating app co-founder suspended after sexual harassment suit 02-07-2014 10:28 AM

    San Francisco: IAC/InterActiveCorp has suspended a co-founder of its popular dating app Tinder in the wake of a lawsuit accusing him of sexually harassing a female executive of the company. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims that Tinder's founders engaged in "atrocious sexual harassment and...
  • Teenage boy rapes 10-yr-old girl, booked 01-07-2014 06:27 PM

    A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenaged youth in the city on Tuesday night, police said. The 17-year-old accused, who lives near the house of the victim, raped the girl after luring her to his house, police said, adding that the girl narrated the incident to her mother...
  • Sexual assault case: SC grants bail to Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal 01-07-2014 12:36 PM

    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...
  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' 28-06-2014 08:19 AM

    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...
  • West Bengal: 25-year-old deaf and mute tribal woman raped by neighbor 25-06-2014 05:40 PM

    Burdwan: A deaf and mute tribal woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at Belgachi village in Burdwan district on Wednesday, a senior police officer said. Superintendent of Police of Burdwan SMH Meerza said that the 25-year-old woman was called by her neighbour Uttam Das to his house. Das was...
  • Man sodomises 10-year-old boy, efforts on to nab the accused 23-06-2014 04:56 PM

    A 10-year-old boy was sodomised by a youth in Jaipur, police said on Monday. The accused identified as Rajesh Zaidiya lured the boy to a hillock nearby and sodomised him there on Sunday, they said. Rajesh, aged around 25 years, is the neighbour of the victim and absconding after the...
  • Mumbai: Man arrested for raping step-daughter 20-06-2014 07:16 PM

    Mumbai: A 29 years old man has been arrested in suburban Malad for allegedly raping his minor step-daughter, police said on Friday. According to Malwani police, a First Information Report was registered against Azeem Shaikh on June 17, after his 14 years old step-daughter accused him of raping her many...
  • India in 'dereliction of duty' over rapes: UN watchdog 20-06-2014 05:25 PM

    Geneva: Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and lynching of two girls. "There has been a dereliction of duty in relation to rape cases," said Benyam Mezmur, deputy...
  • Union minister Nihal Chand remains defiant even as clamour for his resignation grows 18-06-2014 10:16 PM

    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 18-06-2014 06:06 PM

    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...
  • 42 pc women face physical violence in Odisha 18-06-2014 05:57 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Wednesday admitted that 42 per cent of women, between 15 to 49 years age are subjected to either physical or sexual violence in the state. It also said that more than two-third of the girls, about 67 per cent, in the age group of six months...
  • Mahila Congress workers climb barricades in protest against rape accused MoS Nihal Chand 18-06-2014 12:58 PM

    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 18-06-2014 09:23 AM

    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...
  • Sexual assault case: SC to hear Tarun Tejpal plea on June 27 17-06-2014 05:45 PM

    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...
  • Even animals can't be forcefully dragged away: Naresh Agarwal on gangrape of a woman 17-06-2014 11:39 AM

    Even as the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh is under fire over incidents of sexual violence against women, party MP Naresh Agarwal Monday evoked outrage among political leaders by saying that even a domestic animal can't be forcefully dragged away. "Today, no one takes away even a domestic animal...
  • Mumbai Police writes to Preity Zinta asking her to record statement within a week 16-06-2014 06:39 PM

    Mumbai: After the Mumbai Police failed to reach out to Preity Zinta on phone, it has now written to the actress to record her statement within a week's time in the molestation case filed against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. The actress' lawyer had earlier in the day told CNN-IBN...
  • Wrong to portray the case as 'sexual molestation', says Preity Zinta's lawyer 16-06-2014 05:24 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta's lawyer on Monday expressed apprehensions on the molestation case filed against the actress' former boyfriend Ness Wadia being given a sexual tone. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Hitesh Jain said the case was being portrayed as sexual molestation when the complaint has been registered under Section 354. IPC...
  • Queen Elizabeth II makes Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame 15-06-2014 07:12 PM

    London: Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame - the female version of a knight - by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, received the honor on Friday for her work combating sexual violence in...
  • Man attempts to sexually harass French national, arrested 15-06-2014 12:08 AM

    A 35-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly trying to molest a French woman after posing as a palmist in Man-Mandir area here, police said. On June 9, Anshul Kumar met the 26-year-old French national and claimed that he was a palmist, said DP Shukla, Circle Officer of Dashashwamedh...
  • YouTube asked to remove video of sexual assault victim 14-06-2014 11:39 AM

    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...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Defence concludes cross-examination of girl 13-06-2014 11:37 PM

    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...
  • Physical relations between husband, wife not rape: Delhi Court 13-06-2014 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Physical relations between a husband and wife, even if they are against the woman's consent, does not tantamount to rape, a Delhi court has said while freeing a man of the charges of rape. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Virender Bhat made these observations while acquitting a man who...