Sexuality

  • Jadavpur University students lift blockade, allow officials to enter varsity Yesterday

    Kolkata: Agitating students at Jadavpur University have lifted the blockade allowing the Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Siddhartha Datta and Registrar Pradip Ghosh to enter their offices. The move by the students came after the Pro-VC 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 Yesterday

    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 20-year-old 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 Yesterday

    Virudhunagar: A 41-year 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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 14-year-old 3 days ago

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the six-year-old 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 11-year-old girl 4 days ago

    Chennai: A headmaster of a school in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. The Nanguneri all-women 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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Prevent sexual harassment, Irani tells vice chancellors 6 days ago

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday exhorted all vice chancellors (VCs) of central universities to ensure prevention of sexual harassment. Irani said this at a two-day retreat of vice chancellors of central universities in Chandigarh Sep 12-13. "The minister exhorted all VCs to ensure prevention of sexual...
  • Indian man admits to sexually touching sleeping woman on plane September 11, 2014

    New York: A 62-year-old Indian man has pleaded guilty to sexually touching a woman seated next to him aboard a flight from Houston to Newark and faces two years in prison. The accused, Devender Singh, a resident of Louisiana, admitted before US District Judge Stanley Chesler in Newark federal court...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • West Bengal: Visva Bharti denies allegations in harassment case September 9, 2014

    Santiniketan: A day after filing of a police complaint by the father of a girl student of the Visva Bharati, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, the university on Tuesday "unequivocally" denied the allegations. "Certain media reports of yesterday and today have come to light...
  • Dress decently to avoid sexual harassment: Police advisory in West Bengal leads to outrage September 9, 2014

    Kolkata: A controversial police advisory has sparked outrage in West Bengal. Kankar Prasad Barui, the Deputy Commissioner of the Bidhannagar Police issued an advisory on how to deal with sexual harassment in public on his social networking page. The senior police officer has advised women to dress decently, avoid being...
  • Afghan court sentences seven men to death for gang rape in case that shook capital September 7, 2014

    Kabul: Afghanistan handed the death penalty to seven men on Sunday for raping and robbing a group of women returning from a wedding in a rare case of sexual assault that has shaken the capital and raised concerns over public security at a time of transition. Police said a large group...
  • Maharashtra: Man rapes 4-year-old girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A four-year-old girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32-year-old Waman Pagade, who was acquainted with the victim and her family, sexually assaulted the minor on Thursday. He has been arrested in this connection. Spotting that...
  • Shiv Sena leader arrested on rape charges after victim delivers premature baby September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Shiv Sena leader Vasudev Nambiar has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old school girl for over seven months. The incident came to light after the girl recently delivered a premature baby. She studied in the school run by Nambiar. He allegedly threatened to expel the girl...
  • Visva Bharati university rally for fellow student, UGC team to visit September 6, 2014

    Santiniketan (WB): Visva Bharati students on Friday took out a rally on the campus to express solidarity with the girl student who had been allegedly harassed and molested by three male seniors. The rallyists, who included Kala Bhavan students, went around the sprawling campus. A three-member UGC fact-finding team, led by...
  • Visva Bharati sexual assault: Women's panel monitoring medical care September 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Social activists and members of the West Bengal Commission for Women Friday expressed satisfaction after reviewing arrangements for medical treatment of the woman student of Visva Bharati University who was allegedly sexually harassed by three students. The girl, who hails from Sikkim, is undergoing treatment at the Burdwan Medical College...
  • 77 per cent of teenage Indian girls endure sexual violence: UN September 5, 2014

    United Nations: About 77 per cent of girls aged between 15 and 19 in India have been subjected to sexual violence by their spouses, according to a report by UNICEF which also said more than half of the girls in the age group faced physical abuse at the hands of...
  • Noida: Nithari killer Surinder Koli will be hanged on September 12, say jail authorities September 4, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli will be hanged in Meerut on September 12, the superintendent of the Ghaziabad jail where he is currently lodged, said. A Ghaziabad court had, earlier on Thursday, issued a death warrant against Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old girl Rimpa...
  • Kannada actress rape case: Will treat Karthik Gowda as an absconder, says police September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Karthik Gowda, the son of Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, may be in for more trouble after he failed to appear for questioning in the actress rape case on Thursday. The Bangalore Police Commissioner, MN Reddy, has now said that they will treat Karthik as an absconder. "We gave Karthik Gowda...
  • 92 women raped in India every day, 4 in Delhi September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: 92 women were raped on an average every day in India and the national capital with 1,636 cases recorded the highest number of such crimes among all cities last year. According to figures released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the total number of rape cases reported in...
  • West Bengal: Jadavpur University student molested in boys hostel September 2, 2014

    Jadavpur: A student of the renowned Jadavpur University in West Bengal has alleged molestation at the hands of a group of male students. The victim, a second year History (Hons) student, has alleged that she was attacked by as many as 10 male students during a college festival on the...
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  • Visva-Bharati ragging: Accused students arrested August 30, 2014

    Shantiniketan: All three students, accused of ragging and sexually harassing a girl student in the prestigious Visva-Bharati University, were on Saturday arrested by the West Bengal police. The accused were absconding ever since the incident came to light. The university had registered a complaint with the police earlier in the day. The...
  • Ragging at Visva-Bharati University; girl stripped, photographed by male seniors August 29, 2014

    Shantiniketan: In a disturbing incident, a girl student of the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan has alleged ragging by her seniors. The girl, a first year Arts student from Sikkim, has accused three students of stripping her. One of the accused is a second year student, while the other...
  • SC issues notice to MP HC judge accused of sexual harassment August 29, 2014

    Gwalior: Two days after a female Gwalior judge approached the Supreme Court over sexual harassment charges directed against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, the apex court has issued a notice to the accused. The SC has also put a stay on the MP HC inquiry committee probing the case. The...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended for at least 6 months August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar has been suspended over alleged charges of sexual assault. He has been suspended for a minimum period of six months. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan signed the papers approving his suspension late on Tuesday night. CNN-IBN has learnt that Paraskar's suspension was...