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Indo-Canadian sues Canadian govt over miscarriage of justice

 A 35-year-old Indian-origin man has sued Canadian government over his wrongful conviction in a sexual assault case in 2005 that has left him as a rural farmer with few economic prospects.

Canadian woman accuses Bikram yoga founder of sexual assault

A Vancouver yoga instructor has become the sixth woman to accuse yoga guru Bikram Choudhury of sexual assault, alleging in a civil suit that the 69-year-old celebrity yogi forced sex on her multiple times over the course of three years.

Delhi: JNU woman professor raped by PhD student

In a shocking incident, a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) female professor was raped by a PhD student of the same university, reports said on Wednesday.

Indian yoga guru Bikram Choudhury facing 6 sexual assault charges in US

Bikram Choudhury, renowned Indian yoga guru who has celebrity devotees like Madonna, David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston and George Clooney, is facing sexual assault lawsuits in US.

Court grants interim protection from arrest to RK Pachauri

A court here Monday granted interim protection from arrest to RK Pachauri, director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), against whom a sexual harassment complaint has been registered by a research associate working in his office.

Want Cosby to respond to rape allegations: Samuel L Jackson
Want Cosby to respond to rape allegations: Samuel L Jackson

Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson has called on Bill Cosby to respond to claims of rape and sexual assault made by numerous women.

Man held guilty of sexually assaulting 4-yr-old girl in Delhi

A local court has held a man guilty of sexually assaulting a four-year-old child, relying on testimonies of the victim and her mother.

Asaram witness killing: Suspects should be quizzed, says Akhil Gupta's family

The family members of Akhil Gupta, the slain witness in the sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, has given names of four suspects who should be interrogated, a senior police officer said here on Friday.

Minor girl sexually assaulted in Kolkata

 A 17-year-old youth was arrested for sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl in the city's Behala area on Friday.

Ex-tennis champ Bob Hewitt allegedly told victim `rape is enjoyable`
Ex-tennis champ Bob Hewitt allegedly told victim `rape is enjoyable`

Australian-born former tennis champion Bob Hewitt who is standing trial for rape and sexual assault in South Africa allegedly told one of his victims "rape is enjoyable", a court heard on Wednesday.

Minor girl kidnapped, gang-raped in Chhattisgarh; 2 held

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by four youths in Chhattisgarh's Durg district, police said on Wednesday.

Ex-school official in US gets 10 years for abusing 2 students

A onetime California school official has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for sexually assaulting two women when they were her students, including a woman who confronted her in a recorded phone call that went viral on YouTube.

Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn testifies in French sex ring trial

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief who was tipped to become French president before being accused of sexual assault by a New York maid in 2011, will testify to a criminal court on Tuesday over his alleged role in sex parties with prostitutes.

Namibian minister faces sexual assault charges

A Namibian cabinet minister is facing arrest after a 51-year-old woman accused him of sexual assault, media reported Friday.

US varsities downplay on-campus sexual assaults: Study

US universities tend to under-report cases of on-campus sexual assaults unless they are under federal scrutiny, a study has revealed.

Delhi HC raps Centre over women's security, orders installation of CCTVs across city

The Delhi High Court on Friday rapped the central government for not providing enough security to women.

Delhi youth gets life term for committing unnatural offence on minor

A youth has been awarded life term for committing aggravated penetrative sexual assault on a six-year-old boy by a court, which noted that children are a "supremely important national asset" and the future of a nation depends on how they grow and develop.

UP Women's commision begins martial arts training for girls

The Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Women has started a seven-day martial arts training programme for girls in government schools from here on Tuesday.

Two Egypt policemen to stand trial for sexual assault

Egypt's public prosecutor on Saturday ordered two policemen to stand trial for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Cairo, in a case which stirred outrage, a judicial source said.

SC stays Tarun Tejpal's trial in sexual assault case by three weeks

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's trial by three weeks in a sexual assault case.