SEXUALITY

  • UP Police shares same views as their political masters, says activist Kavita Srivastava 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    "The UP police doesn't make arrests because they think the same way as the rest of the society. So whenever a woman says that she has been subjected to sexual or other kind of violence they are programmed to say no you invited it," said activist Kavita Srivastava. ...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens amidst concerns over safety of students 2 days ago

    The Bangalore school where a 3-year-old school student was allegedly raped reopened on Monday after 5 days. Anxiety was evident on the faces of parents as the classes resumed for 1st standard to 5th standard after a week of protests and the arrest of one person. The school has been...
  • Bangalore: Need a charter for safety of children in schools, says BPAC CEO 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore International School Association head said that there is a need for schools to look into not just curriculum, but also safety. "Need to work on a charter for safety of children in schools," said CEO of BPAC. ...
  • Bangalore 3-year-old rape case: Police is working round the clock, says ACP 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore Assistant Commissioner of Police said that the officers were working round the clock in the Bangalore 3-year-old rape case. "Questioning process is going, no arrests as of now. We have to piece together many things," said ACP. ...
  • Bangalore rape: Schools should adopt a code for health, safety of children, says Pai 6 days ago

    Former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai condemned the rape of a minor girl at her school and opined that all the schools must adopt a code for health and safety of children. ...
  • Russian tourist alleges molestation in Goa, first at beach, then in hospital 6 days ago

    Panaji: A 32-year-old Russian national was allegedly molested twice over two days in Goa. She was allegedly molested first at a beach and later at Goa Medical College and Hospital in Panaji by a senior medical officer after the police referred her there for a "medical examination". The Goa state health...
  • 72-yr-old-man sexually abuses mentally challenged minor girl in Odisha 1 week ago

    Balasore: A mentally-challenged minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 72-year-old relative of hers who has been absconding after the matter came to light. According to the FIR lodged by the girl's mother on September 28, the accused allegedly sexually assaulted the girl and also threatened her against talking...
  • Bangalore: Special team constituted headed by a lady officer, says police chief 1 week ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore police chief said that the case is in a preliminary stage. "We have constituted a special team headed by a lady officer. Video footage has been seized and the police is examining it," said the chief. ...
  • Bangalore rape: CM takes note of minor's rape, blames school October 22, 2014

    Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah took note of the rape of a minor girl in the premises of Bangalore school and blamed the school authorities for the heinous crime. ...
  • Bangalore: Alleged rape of three-year-old in school premises evokes protests October 22, 2014

    Bangalore: As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. An investigation into the case has begun. Bangalore Police Commissioner MN...
  • Another minor girl raped in Bangalore school October 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In the third such incident in the past four months, a three-year-old girl student was allegedly raped inside a private school in Bangalore on Tuesday, police said. A criminal case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and IPC section 376 (rape) on...
  • Delhi: Court jails married man for raping, cheating woman October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court awarded a 10-year jail term and also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on a man who concealed his marriage and had sexual relations with a woman. The court said that the act by the convict was only to satisfy his lust and he did...
  • 7-year-old girl molested in southwest Delhi school October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a 24-year-old man inside the premises of her school in southwest Delhi's Dwarka area, police said. The Std IV student had gone to the school library on Tuesday along with two of her friends when the accused, identified as one Sachin,...
  • Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual abuse October 9, 2014

    Washington: Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as kids who are physically or sexually abused, according to a new study. "Given the prevalence of childhood psychological abuse and the severity of harm to young victims, it should be at the forefront...
  • Thane: Man arrested for raping minor girl October 6, 2014

    Thane: A 36 years old man was on Monday arrested by the police for raping a two-and-a-half years old girl at Mumbra near. Assistant police inspector SV Pawar of Mumbra police station said that both Abdul Khalid Mohamad Kausar, the accused, and the victim's family hailed from Darbhanga in Bihar....
  • I'm bisexual: Dewani tells South African court as his trial begins October 6, 2014

    Cape Town: An Indian-origin British billionaire businessman, accused of plotting the murder his Indo-Swedish wife during their honeymoon in South Africa in 2010, told a court that he is bisexual as his trial for began here on Monday. Billionaire Shrien Dewani, 34, also denied paying three hitmen to kill his wife...
  • Delhi: PIL in HC on protecting school kids from sexual abuse September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital. "The safety of the school going children of the national capital is at stake and despite the...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi booked for abetting sexual harassment September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi was among the six persons booked in Mumbai after a 21yearold female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them, police said on Saturday. While AAP activist Tarun Singh has been booked under section 354 (a) (sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation),...
  • Jadavpur University students lift blockade, allow officials to enter varsity September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Agitating students at Jadavpur University have lifted the blockade allowing the ProVice Chancellor Professor Siddhartha Datta and Registrar Pradip Ghosh to enter their offices. The move by the students came after the ProVC gave a statement to the media saying that he did not support police action inside campus....
  • Birbhum gangrape: 13 accused held guilty by court, sentencing on Saturday September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur in West Bengal on Friday pronounced 13 accused in a gangrape case guilty. The sentence will be given on Saturday. In January this year, a 20yearold tribal girl was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court for having an affair outside her...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies September 18, 2014

    Virudhunagar: A 41year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said. Murugesan had outraged the modesty of the woman three days ago...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests September 18, 2014

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN Tripathi...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Mumbai: Minor girl repeatedly raped for a year, gets pregnant September 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said. The accused, identified as Rahim (age not specified), a resident of Sainik Nagar in Kausa area of Thane's Mumbra town, had been sexually assaulting the girl since October last...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Students hold protest, demand fresh probe September 16, 2014

    Kolkata: The students of Jadavpur University in Kolkata held a massive protest outside the university campus on Tuesday night. The agitating students were demanding a fresh probe into a molestation incident in which a woman student was dragged to the men's hostel and sexually assaulted by a group of ten...
  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14yearold September 16, 2014

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14yearold boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the sixyearold girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Tamil Nadu: Headmaster arrested for sexually abusing 11yearold girl September 16, 2014

    Chennai: A headmaster of a school in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing an 11yearold girl. The Nanguneri allwomen police registered a case against the headmaster Subramani based on a complaint filed by the victim's mother on Monday evening. The incident happened...
  • Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape September 15, 2014

    Kabul: An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault for an attack on an Afghan family driving home from a wedding just outside Kabul. The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated the death sentences given to two...