SEXUAL

  • Chief Justice of India sets up judges panel to probe charges against Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge 19 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has constituted a three-judge panel, including Chief Justices of 2 High Courts, to go into sexual harassment charges of a former woman judicial officer against a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. The complainant, who later put in her papers as...
  • December 16 gangrape convict blames victim, says 'a girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy' 21 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: One of the rapists convicted of the barbaric gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in December 2012 in Delhi and sentenced to death has sparked a controversy by blaming the victim for the sexual assault. In an interview to BBC, one of the convicts Mukesh Singh also...
  • Google re-allows porn on Blogger 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Google has abandoned its plan to ban adult content on its blogging site Blogger after receiving negative feedback from users. Google will instead "step up enforcement" of its existing policy prohibiting commercial porn, Jessica Pelegio, the company's social product support manager, wrote on Google Product Forums on Friday. Bloggers can continue...
  • RK Pachauri gets interim anticipatory bail till March 27, barred from entering or contacting TERI 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Energy Research Institute chief RK Pachauri was granted an interim anticipatory bail till 27th March on Thursday in the sexual harassment charge leveled against him by a TERI employee. The court has granted bail on conditions that he has to join the investigation as and when asked for....
  • RK Pachauri, accused of sexual assault, admitted to hospital 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused of sexual assault, was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday after he claimed that he was unwell. Pachauri had been summoned by the police on Wednesday for questioning with regard to charges of sexual assault. He has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee...
  • TERI chief RK Pachauri seeks anticipatory bail in a sexual harassment case February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Director General of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) Dr Rjaendra Kumar Pachauri has moved an anticipatory bail application in New Delhi's Saket court on Monday. He is seeking stay on a possible arrest in an alleged sexual harassment case. The Delhi High Court had given him protection...
  • Delhi Police may call RK Pachauri for questioning February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police may soon call RK Pachauri, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), following registration of a case of molestation and sexual harassment against him on a complaint from a research associate working in his office. The case was registered on Wednesday night after the...
  • Delhi: Man held guilty of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A local court has held a man guilty of sexually assaulting a four-year-old child, relying on testimonies of the victim and her mother. Additional Sessions Judge Vikas Dhull convicted Raju Ansari for the offence under section 10 (aggravated sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)...
  • Witness in Asaram rape case stabbed in Jodhpur February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: A witness in the rape case lodged against Asaram Bapu was seriously injured after being stabbed on Friday by a supporter of the spiritual guru in this Rajasthan city, the police said. "The incident occurred when this witness, Rahul K. Sachan after giving his statement in front of local court...
  • SC denies interim bail to Asaram on the basis of AIIMS report January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the interim bail plea of self-styled 'godman' Asaram, who is in jail in connection with a rape case, on the basis of a report of AIIMS doctors that he does not require any surgery. "We have no reason to reject the opinion of...
  • Bill Cosby to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and new allegations of sexual misconduct January 16, 2015

    DENVER: Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his "courageous" fans and saying he's ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He finished his statement with references to his "Fat...
  • Uber rape: Delhi court frames charges of rape, kidnapping, criminal intimidation against driver January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has framed charges for the offences of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation against Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-yr-old woman. The driver of US-based cab service provider was identified in the court premises by a 25-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by...
  • Principal held for issuing fake certificate to girl assaulted by Asaram January 10, 2015

    Pilibhit: The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday. Sant Kripal, the principal of Sant Vivekanand Public School, was arrested for issuing the fake...
  • Protest in Bengaluru after school teacher allegedly molests class 2nd student, asks her to remove burka January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Protests have erupted in Bengaluru after a teacher allegedly molested a class 2nd student in a government school. She was also allegedly asked to take off her veil (burkha) in the school. The accused physical education teacher has been taken into custody. Family members of the student gathered outside the...
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...
  • Bengaluru: 289 cases of child sexual abuse registered in 2 years, only 2 convicted January 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru saw a number of cases of child sexual abuse in 2014 and people were out on streets protesting against the rise in crime against children. Out of 289 cases registered under Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) in the last two years, there have been only...
  • Gujarat: 'Missing' woman in Asaram case appears before police December 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 33-year-old married woman, who has accused self-styled godman Asaram Bapu of rape and who mysteriously disappeared from her house two weeks ago, today appeared before the Surat police. "The woman today appeared before Kamrej police station in Surat city," Superintendent of police Pradip Sejul said. The woman stayed in Ahmedabad...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram is in hiding, says complainant's lawyer December 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram is safe, said her lawyer on Saturday. "My client is in hiding. I cannot reveal why my client has gone into hiding," said the complainant's lawyer. Commenting on the Gujarat government willing to provide security...
  • 33-year-old woman who filed rape case against Asaram goes 'missing' December 27, 2014

    A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said on Thursday. ...
  • Sun Network COO C Praveen arrested in a sexual harassment case December 26, 2014

    Chennai: A senior employee of a private television channel was arrested on Friday following a complaint of sexual harassment against him by a former woman staffer, police said. A team of Central crime branch police officials arrested C Praveen, Chief Operating officer of Sun TV Network, from his home. "We have booked...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram goes 'missing' December 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said on Thursday. "A victim of rape, who had accused Asaram of sexual assault, went missing along with her...
  • Delhi: Homeless women complain of sexual assault in night shelters December 24, 2014

    The homeless in Delhi look towards night shelters for respite from the cold but several women have complained of sexual assault in these makeshift homes. ...
  • Karnataka: Girl gangraped by minor boys December 21, 2014

    Kalburgi: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda here, police said. All the boys were arrested. The incident took place on December 19. The boys, three of them studying in 6th standard and another in 8th standard, are relatives of the victim, police said....
  • BSP MP Dhananjay Singh acquitted in rape case December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh was on Friday acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of raping and criminally intimidating a woman after the alleged victim turned hostile. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal freed Singh, a former MP from Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, noting that the 42-year-old woman...
  • SC directs Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation to Manorama's mother December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh to the mother of Manipuri girl Thangjam Manorama, who was killed by Assam Rifles personnel in 2004. A bench comprising justices T S Thakur and P C Ghosh said that the compensation amount has to be...
  • MP judge harassment case: SC asks CJI to form new probe panel December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday disbanded a two-member probe panel appointed by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a judge in the MP HC. The apex court ruled that the Chief Justice of India may constitute another panel to look...
  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer December 18, 2014

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • Year 2014: Sexual assault of school girls, terror blot on Karnataka December 17, 2014

    Bengaluru: India scripting space history with its mission to Mars in its maiden attempt marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2014 that also saw a resurgent BJP and rising sexual assaults of minor girls in schools with the year ending on a terror tinge. In a...
  • Bill Cosby's wife Camille defends him from sexual assault December 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Bill Cosby's wife Camille has broken her silence and slammed sexual assault accusations made against her husband. Camille in a statement compared the scandal surrounding her husband to an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, reported Ace Showbiz. "I met my husband, Bill Cosby, in 1963, and we...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident December 16, 2014

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...