Sexual

  • Mumbai: DIG Sunil Paraskar calls model's rape allegations baseless Yesterday

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Monday called the rape allegations 'baseless' while recording his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office. Paraskar in his statement said that he knows the complainant and interacted with her quite often. Three cases...
  • The darker side of Comic-Con: Harassment amid the fantasy 2 days ago

    San Diego: Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online...
  • Colleges take steps to ensure safety after Bangalore student's rape 3 days ago

    Some schools and colleges in Bangalore have begun taking prohibitive measures after the rape of a six-year-old girl inside her school. Principal of Bishop Cottons College said, "We had an orientation in which we spoke about it. The girls came and told me that they want to hold a protest....
  • Rajasthan: School teacher arrested for sexually assaulting 4 children 3 days ago

    Bikaner: A government school teacher was arrested on Saturday for sexually assaulting and exploiting four school children in Gajner in Bikaner. Sanjay Sharma (40), posted with government secondary school in Gajner, was arrested after villagers complained that he sexually exploited some boys, who aged between 7 to 8 years. "The accused...
  • 99 per cent women face sexual harassment, 70 per cent do not fight back: Survey 6 days ago

    New Delhi: "Those boys in my school tried to pull my skirt down. When I rebuked them, they scoffed at me and nonchalantly walked out of the classroom," recalled a woman as she described her experience on sexual harassment, during a recently conducted survey by a Delhi-based NGO. The survey, conducted...
  • Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea 6 days ago

    A Florida father who severely beat an 18-year-old man he said he caught sexually assaulting his son posted the child's photo on a fundraising website to solicit donations for the boy's recovery, police said on Tuesday. The father originally asked for $1 million on gofundme.com, then reduced his request to $100,000...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore 1 week ago

    Bangalore: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from Bangalore while her parents were away from home, police said on Tuesday. "The incident occurred on Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents' absence from home at Thatteguppe...
  • Sriganganagar woman who accused Meghwal, 17 others of sexual assault demands CBI probe 6 days 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...
  • Condom that neutralises HIV virus gets clearance 1 week ago

    Sydney: Australian authorities have approved a condom developed in the country which contains a substance that destroys AIDS-causing HIV and other sexually transmitted viruses almost entirely, media reported Tuesday. The biotech firm Starpharma has developed an antiviral compound called VivaGel that, according to laboratory tests, can render inactive up to 99.9...
  • Is Sunny Leone's hit song 'Pink Lips' packed with sexual innuendoes? The moment you realise there is more to the song! 1 week ago

    Delhi/Pune: We all are familiar with the awkward moments that every young adult goes through. First day of college, annual functions, social situations, family dramas, and of course, the day when your parents decide to give you The Talk. While the parents usually are late for The Talk by about...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case 1 week ago

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Thane: 21-year-old held for raping minor girl July 21, 2014

    Thane: A youngster was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in a slum area of the city, police said on Monday. The 21-year-old accused, identified as Nanhe alias Ketan Kadam, who has past criminal record, called the girl in his chawl situated on Ambedkar road of...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case July 21, 2014

    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...
  • Karnataka CM seen sleeping in Assembly during debate on sexual offences July 18, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday found himself in an embarrassing spot as video footage on TV channels showed him apparently dozing off during a debate on sexual offences against women in the Legislative Assembly. Siddaramaiah was seen in the video grab tilting his head in the front with eyes...
  • Delhi: Man gets 15-year jail for raping and cheating girl July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 31-year old man, who deceitfully had physical relations with a girl and tied the knot with her while concealing that he was already married, has been sent to jail for 15 years by a Delhi court which said he also cheated the victim's parents by falsely taking...
  • Woman stripped, assaulted in Bihar, CM orders probe July 17, 2014

    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,...
  • Delhi HC upholds life term of man for raping five-year-old girl July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday upheld the life term awarded to a man for raping a five-year-old girl saying that the minor's statement had a "ring of truth" and there was no reason to disbelieve her. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the appeal...
  • NCW holds CBDT guilty in I-T officer sexual harassment case July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After an Income Tax officer from West bengal alleged that she was sexually harassed by her superior and her complaints to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) were ignored, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has held the CBDT guilty. The NCW said that the lady officer was...
  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim commits suicide; family, BSP protest July 15, 2014

    Hathras: There is no end to the rape horror in Uttar Pradesh. A Dalit woman, who was allegedly gangraped, reportedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze. Her family and BSP workers protested on Tuesday. The woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped near Etawah on July 12. She set herself ablaze on...
  • Bangalore: Six men abduct woman, sexually assault her in a car July 15, 2014

    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...
  • Meerut: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment to Facebook July 15, 2014

    Meerut: A woman sub-inspector from Meerut has now taken her fight against sexual harassment to social media. The 29-year-old woman police official had registered a complaint alleging sexual harassment by a DIG-rank officer. She said that her superiors failed to act on her complaint and has accused them of shielding...
  • Book will come out soon with or without Orient Blackswan: Megha Kumar July 10, 2014

    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 July 8, 2014

    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 July 8, 2014

    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 July 7, 2014

    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 in...
  • 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...
  • Goa: Neighbours abuse, strip woman; stuff her private parts with chilly powder July 3, 2014

    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 Mapusa...
  • Government considers proposal to give power to arrest to NCW July 3, 2014

    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...