Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain acquitted in sexual assault case
Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain acquitted in sexual assault case

A Bangladesh court threw out sexual assault charges filed by film actress Naznin Akhtar Happy against national cricket team player Rubel Hossain, and acquitted him on Wednesday.

KEM's Room No 4 may bear Aruna Shanbaug's name

For the first time in 42 years, there is no hustle and bustle in room no. 4 at Mumbai's King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, with its sole occupant for over four decades having passed away.

Asaram case: Police submit girl's matriculation certificate

Police on Monday submitted as evidence the matriculation certificate of the girl, who has charged self-styled godman Asaram with sexually assaulting her inside his ashram here, to establish that the victim was a minor at the time of crime.

SC give one more year for Tejpal's trial in sexual assault case

 The Supreme Court on Friday gave one more year time to the Goa judge holding trial of Tehelka`s founding editor Tarun Tejpal for allegedly sexual assaulting his junior woman colleague in a five star hotel in Goa in November 2013.

Key witness in Narayan Sai sexual assault case shot at in Panipat, FIR lodged
Key witness in Narayan Sai sexual assault case shot at in Panipat, FIR lodged

A key witness in a sexual assault case against Asaram's son Narayan Sai was shot at by some some unidentified miscreants here Wednesday morning.

Model rape: Mumbai police to go for fresh medical test

Police investigating the alleged sexual assault and robbery case involving a 29-year-old model on Tuesday said they cannot say at this juncture whether she was raped and would be able to confirm her accusation only after getting her medical test done.

Subramanian Swamy meets Asaram, to fight his case

 Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday held a meeting with Asaram Bapu in Jodhpur Central Jail and assured the self-styled godman that he would fight his case in the court.

Yoga guru accused of sexual assault denies allegations
Yoga guru accused of sexual assault denies allegations

An Indian-American yoga guru, who has been accused of rape and sexual assault by six former students, has strongly denied allegations, saying he would not force himself on anyone because women love him.

Man gets 5 yrs jail for sexually assaulting 6-yr-old boy in Delhi

Children are an important asset and the future well being of a nation depends on how they develop, a Delhi court has said while sentencing a 20-year-old youth to five years in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy.

Five youths arrested for raping minor in Malkangiri district

Five youths were arrested on charge of raping a minor girl in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said here on Sunday.

Asaram's temporary bail plea rejected

 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.

Received death threats after Bill Cosby joke: Hannibal Buress
Received death threats after Bill Cosby joke: Hannibal Buress

Actor-comedian Hannibal Buress has revealed that he received death threats after his now-viral Bill Cosby joke.

Man arrested for attempting to sexually assault minor girl in TN

A 58-year-old man has been arrested on the charges of attempted sexual assault on a twelve-year-old girl in Tirupur district here, police said today.

CPI(M) slams TN police, demands action in rape case

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.

Uber cab rape case: Victim sticks to statement

During cross-examination by the defence counsel Friday, the woman executive allegedly raped by a Uber taxi driver stuck to her statement that the accused had sexually assaulted her, sources said.

Principal held for issuing fake certificate to girl assaulted by Asaram

 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.

'Missing' woman in Asaram case appears before police

A 33-year-old married woman, who has accused self-styled godman Asaram Bapu of rape and who mysteriously disappeared from her house two weeks ago on Sunday appeared before the Surat police.

30-year-old man held for allegedly molesting woman at IGI Airport

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. 

Bill Cosby sued by new accuser for defamation
Bill Cosby sued by new accuser for defamation

 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.

Sexual assault case: Accused priest extradited from India to US

A Roman Catholic priest who is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old US girl has been returned to the US from his native India to face charges, authorities said.