US President Barack Obama vows to fight sexual assault on college campuses

US President Barack Obama vowed Friday to fight sexual violence on college campuses, launching a campaign to banish the "quiet tolerance" of assault.

Jadavpur University students boycott classes, block Registrar

Jadavpur University students on Friday did not allow the Registrar and Pro-Vice Chancellor to enter the campus and boycotted classes for the second consecutive day in protest against police action on them two days ago.

Saket DC starts vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids & to make hostile witnesses friendly

Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court Wednesday inaugurated a vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids in the Saket district court here.

Nurse, who treated Nirbhaya, gang-raped in Punjab

A nurse, who treated 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim 'Nirbhaya' at Safdarjung hospital, was allegedly sexually assaulted by seven men in Punjab's Mansa district, reports said on Wednesday.

Man rapes 4-year-old girl in Maharashtra, held

A four-year-old girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday.

Veteran British DJ Travis faces sex assault retrial

Veteran British DJ Dave Lee Travis was back in court on Friday facing a retrial on charges of sexual assaults against women dating back to the 1990s.

Mentally ill women face increased risk of sexual assault

Despite public concern about violence being perpetrated by patients with mental illness, researchers have found that women with severe mental illness are more likely to face sexual assault and domestic violence.

Minor pavement dweller raped in Mumbai; one arrested

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old pavement dweller in suburban Kandivali here, police said on Tuesday.

Three 'exorcists' arrested for molesting woman

Three men, claiming to be exorcists, were arrested for allegedly molesting a Delhi woman in Mohan Nagar area of the district, police said on Sunday.

Raped by tutor, 13-year-old Delhi girl attempts suicide

A 13-year-old girl studying in a private school in Delhi attempted suicide by drinking an antiseptic liquid after being sexually assaulted by her tutor, as per reports on Sunday.

One stop centre for sexual assault victims in Delhi

Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Thursday inaugurated the first One Stop Centre at the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital for victims of sexual assault in the capital.

Now, `undercover` nail polish to keep you safe by detecting date rape drugs

A team of students from North Carolina has come up with a new nail polish that detects date rape drugs and keeps women safe from being a victim of sexual assault.

Six men gang-rape Nepali girl in Delhi`s Mehrauli area

At a time when the national capital is struggling hard to get rid of the `rape capital` tag, yet another incident of sexual assault on a 19-year-old girl has come to the fore.

Police questions Sir Cliff Richard over sexual assault

Sir Cliff Richard has been interrogated by the police in connection with an alleged historical sexual offence.

Father accused of attempting to sexually assault daughter in TN

A 35-year-old man allegedly attempted to sexually assault his 13-year-old daughter at Ammanpet near here, police said on Saturday.

`Prisoner of process` Julian Assange to leave Ecuador embassy `soon`

After reports emerged that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has developed a life-threatening heart problem, the whistleblower announced on Monday that he will be leaving the Ecuador embassy in London soon.

Australian sex offender caught after 20 years

An Australian man accused of sexually assaulting five young girls more than 20 years ago has been arrested in Sydney.

Malaysia Airlines steward `sexually assaulted` passenger

A Malaysia Airlines cabin crew member has been detained in France over allegations that he sexually assaulted a passenger who was scared of flying with the disaster-prone airline.

Train coach attendant jailed for sexual assault

A coach attendant has been sentenced to five years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor girl onboard a train.

Sex assault on cruise ships `all too common,` US hearing told

Sexual assault is "far too common" on cruise ships serving US ports, despite the cheerful image of fun on the high seas promoted by cruise lines, a Senate committee heard Wednesday.