Sexual abuse

Students accuse Meerut school warden of dressing up as ghost and molesting them

Students accuse Meerut school warden of dressing up as ghost and molesting them

Students say she walks around with her face covered and often tugs at their clothes and mattresses. The warden, Poonam Bharti, has denied the charges and has asked that CCTV footage be examined.

May 23, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Watch: Girl students beat up professor in Patiala for sending obscene messages

Watch: Girl students beat up professor in Patiala for sending obscene messages

It was an unusual scene in a government college for women in Patiala in Punjab when the students were seen beating up a professor. The professor was beaten up by the students of the women’s college as he allegedly sent obscene messages to them on mobile phone.

May 07, 2018, 07:42 AM IST
Former Brazil coach accused of abusing young gymnasts

Former Brazil coach accused of abusing young gymnasts

A former coach of Brazil's national squad was fired by his gymnastics club after Brazilian TV reported he had sexually abused boys, presenting testimony from more than 40 victims.

May 01, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
13-year-old girl stripped, molested, filmed in Bihar's Jehanabad; 3 arrested

13-year-old girl stripped, molested, filmed in Bihar's Jehanabad; 3 arrested

She was molested by a group of seven men.

Apr 30, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: The two ugly faces of sexual assault in Bollywood

There is a mindset that lets some feel entitled to exploit. Then there's the other where failure converts consenting adults into victims.

Apr 25, 2018, 20:22 PM IST
Sportswoman accuses Karnataka doctor of rape, probe on

Sportswoman accuses Karnataka doctor of rape, probe on

The complaint was received earlier this week from the 33-year-old sportswoman against a doctor living in Gulbarga town in north Karnataka.

Apr 21, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
Man tries to sell 4-year-old daughter for sex in 'Daddy's little girl' online ad, gets 60 years prison term

Man tries to sell 4-year-old daughter for sex in 'Daddy's little girl' online ad, gets 60 years prison term

The child's mother was reportedly unaware of the entire incident. 

Mar 25, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Veteran Bollywood star alleges she was raped, businessman arrested in Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood star alleges she was raped, businessman arrested in Mumbai

She had filed a complaint at the Juhu Police Station in Mumbai.

Mar 23, 2018, 12:36 PM IST
Class 9 student commits suicide in Noida, family alleges she was sexually abused by teacher

Class 9 student commits suicide in Noida, family alleges she was sexually abused by teacher

The Noida police has filed an FIR against two teachers and principal of a school for allegedly abetting her suicide.

Mar 21, 2018, 09:44 AM IST
Gymnast Aly Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee over Larry Nassar abuse

Gymnast Aly Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee over Larry Nassar abuse

U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman has sued the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics over former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse, saying they knew or should have known about his behavior but put "money and medals" before athletes' safety.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sent to Arizona federal prison

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sent to Arizona federal prison

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to a high-security federal prison in Tucson, Arizona, after being convicted of molesting scores of young women who went to him for treatment, authorities said on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to another 40-125 years

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to another 40-125 years

The latest sentence stems from abuse he committed at the Twistars gymnastics training centre in Michigan.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor faces additional prison term

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor faces additional prison term

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, already convicted of molesting young women athletes and sentenced to 175 years in prison, is due to receive a further sentence on Monday for his plea of guilty to related charges.

Feb 05, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
School director sexually abuses class 6 boy for 3 years, goes missing after FIR

School director sexually abuses class 6 boy for 3 years, goes missing after FIR

According to the FIR filed by the relatives of the victim, the boy has been studying in the school for the past four years.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday after a week of raw emotional testimony by scores of women he sexually abused for years under the guise of medical treatment.

Jan 25, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband, in-laws in Gurugram

Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband, in-laws in Gurugram

Haryana has witnessed a sharp rise in cases of rapes and sexual assaults over the last few month. 

Jan 23, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
Change in mindset starts within family: Kirron Kher on Haryana rape cases

Change in mindset starts within family: Kirron Kher on Haryana rape cases

With the recent spike in reports of cases of sexual abuse, Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kirron Kher has once again come forth view her views on the issue.

Jan 22, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Shocking - 51 girls held hostage and sexually abused in madrasa, rescued by police

Shocking - 51 girls held hostage and sexually abused in madrasa, rescued by police

According to the family of a rescued victim, the madrasa manager would often beat the girls and forced them to dance. 

Dec 30, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

 Australian institutions "seriously failed" children in their care over decades with tens of thousands sexually abused, the final report from a five-year inquiry said Friday, calling it a "national tragedy".

Dec 15, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Indian snowshoer Tanveer Hussain pleads guilty to sexual abuse in the US, awaits deportation

Indian snowshoer Tanveer Hussain pleads guilty to sexual abuse in the US, awaits deportation

He was arrested on March 1 following the incident which took place on February 27 at a village bed and breakfast.

Dec 08, 2017, 14:57 PM IST