sexual assault case

Bill Cosby pays $3.38mn to settle sexual assault claim

Bill Cosby pays $3.38mn to settle sexual assault claim

Comedian Bill Cosby paid Andrea Constand $3.38 million to settle the sexual assault lawsuit she brought against him in 2005, said prosecutors at the opening of his criminal retrial.

Apr 10, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh HC stays proceedings against actor Jeetendra in sexual assault case

Himachal Pradesh HC stays proceedings against actor Jeetendra in sexual assault case

Jeetendra sought quashing of the first information report (FIR) registered by the police on February 15.

Mar 18, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
FIR filed against veteran actor Jeetendra in sexual assault case

FIR filed against veteran actor Jeetendra in sexual assault case

Jeetendra, now 75, is a well-known name in the Hindi film industry. 

Mar 07, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN: Victims

Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN: Victims

Several cases of sexual harassment and assault have been reported at the UN offices around the world.

Jan 19, 2018, 09:45 AM IST
Kamal Haasan names sexual assault victim's name, receives flak

Kamal Haasan names sexual assault victim's name, receives flak

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan has kicked up a furore by naming the Malayalam actress who was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted in Kerala.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Sexual assault case: British hockey player approaches Delhi Commission for Women; accuses Sardar Singh of rape

Sexual assault case: British hockey player approaches Delhi Commission for Women; accuses Sardar Singh of rape

The commission also issued a notice to Hockey India president Narinder Batra on Wednesday and sought an explanation with regard to the allegations made by the complainant against HI and the action taken or proposed to be taken by it in the matter.

Jun 16, 2016, 10:08 AM IST

88-year-old rape victim dies in Sri Lanka`s Kandy city, suspect arrested

The 88-year old victim died at Kandy General Hospital two days after the sexual assault, on May 6

May 14, 2016, 19:43 PM IST

Bihar RJD MLA's sister sexually assaulted, succumbs to injuries

The lone sister of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Bhojpur district Saroj Yadav, succumbed to her injuries which she sustained while resisting sexual assault on Monday night.

Apr 13, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

March in London calls for extradition of Indian suspect

The 31-year-old has been on bail since 2011.

Mar 06, 2016, 19:15 PM IST

Rajasthan HC allows prosecution plea in Asaram Bapu sexual assault case

In another setback to Asaram, the court rejected another petition seeking call details of the girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted, and her family between August 13, 2013 and August 16, 2013.

Nov 07, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

Sexual assault case: Ignoring Rajasthan High Court warning, Asaram speaks to media

Warning from the Rajasthan High Court notwithstanding, self-styled godman Asaram, accused of sexual assault on a teenaged girl, talked to the media here even as trial in the case failed to progress on Saturday as the investigation officer did not turn up.

Oct 17, 2015, 19:39 PM IST
Judge won't dismiss woman's molestation suit against Cosby

Judge won't dismiss woman's molestation suit against Cosby

A judge today refused to throw out a lawsuit filed by a woman who accuses Bill Cosby of molesting her when she was 15, saying the comedian can still receive a fair trial despite procedural errors.

Oct 08, 2015, 02:07 AM IST
Drama about attorney fighting against Bill Cosby in works

Drama about attorney fighting against Bill Cosby in works

A fictional drama, inspired by the life of feminist attorney, Gloria Allred, is being developed at CBS.

Sep 03, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

UP court directs police to file woman's sexual assault complaint

A court here has directed that an FIR be registered on an alleged sexual assault on a woman after she approached it claiming that the police refused to file the complaint in the matter.

Aug 20, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Witness in Asaram sexual assault case turns hostile

 A witness in the sexual assault case against Asaram on Wednesday turned hostile and told the court that she had no knowledge about the self-styled godman's activities.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:20 PM IST
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.

May 20, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2015, 00:42 AM IST

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.

May 15, 2015, 21:57 PM IST