A Gandhinagar court on Wednesday rejected the temporary bail application of self-styled godman Asaram, the accused in an alleged rape case, who had sought a 30-day release to perform the last rites of his nephew.
CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday pointed out the "non observance" of protocol in sexual assault cases and called for stricter action against police and medical officials for violating provisions of POCSO.
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.
In yet another incident of crime against women, Delhi Police arrested a 30-year-old loader posted at the Indira Gandhi International airport here for allegedly molesting a female, police said on Friday.
Comedian Bill Cosby has been hit with a new lawsuit filed by a woman who accused him of drugging and assaulting her in the 1970s. Tamara Green said in the lawsuit filed in federal court in Massachusetts that Cosby, now 77, defamed her "good name and reputation" when he branded her a liar, reported Ace Showbiz.
National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Delhi government and Police over reports of inaction in a case of sexual assault of two blind students and sought a report from them within two weeks.
The Goa government has not spent a single rupee yet on lawyers in the sensational rape case in which former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has been accused, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa assembly on Wednesday.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, on July 19 this year.
Raking up the murder of Amrut Prajapati, a former aide-turned-baiter of self-styled godman Asaram by unidentified persons, the opposition Congress on Tuesday alleged that the law and order situation in BJP-ruled Gujarat has completely deteriorated.
Controversial self-styled godman Asaram, who has been behind bars since August last year for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl, will have to remain in jail for now with the Supreme Court on Monday putting off hearing on his bail plea till July 3.
A local court dismissed an application against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu`s son Narayan Sai charging him with hurting the sentiments of Sikh community by donning a turban to evade arrest in a sexual assault case.