Hospital clueless of Aruna Shanbaug's service records

Authorities at the King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital appear to be clueless about the 'official status' of its former nurse Aruna Shanbaug, who lay there for 42 years in a vegetative state after suffering a brutal sexual assault till her death earlier this week.

Go to your old age home, Congress tells Badal

 With another case of alleged harassment of two teenaged Dalit girls by staff of a private bus owned by a ruling Akali Dal leader in Punjab`s Muktsar district, the opposition Congress slammed the state government for the law and order breakdown and suggested that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should go to his "old age home".

Fresh blow to Asaram, HC upholds trial court order on two pleas

Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday rejected two petitions filed by Asaram Bapu and upheld the trial court's decision to allow prosecution to present documents in the court to prove that the girl, who was allegedly molested by the self-styled godman, was minor at the time of the crime.

Swedish court rejects Assange's appeal against arrest

Sweden`s Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him for allegations of sexual assault in the country.

UN urged to `shed all light` on Central African Republic child sex abuse scandal

Save the Children has urged France and the United Nations to "shed all light" on accusations that French soldiers sexually abused hungry children in the Central African Republic.

NFL Draft picks briefed on domestic violence, sex crimes
NFL Draft picks briefed on domestic violence, sex crimes

The NFL Draft gets under way on Thursday with the next generation of American football stars undergoing mandatory domestic violence and sexual assault education prior to the event for the first time in history.

Minor girl sexually assaulted by father in Jamshedpur

A minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by his father in Nildih area here, police said on Saturday.

Pentagon chief warns sexual assault problem could deter recruits

 Defence Secretary Ashton Carter warned on Wednesday that the military`s sexual assault problem could drive away new recruits, and urged a group of officer trainees to have the courage to speak out against behaviour that contributes to sexual misconduct.

SIT formed to probe charges against Haryana IAS officer

Two days after a senior Haryana IAS officer was sent on leave following charges of sexual assault, Chandigarh Police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the allegations levelled against him by a Panchkula-based woman.

Woman accuses Haryana IAS SN Rai of sexual assault

Haryana IAS SN Rai has been accused of sexual assault by a woman.

Iran suspends Haj pilgrimage protesting sexual assault

Iran has decided to suspend the Umrah Haj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia until the perpetrators behind the sexual assault on two teenaged Iranian pilgrims are punished.

Iran halts Saudi pilgrimages over sex assault allegation

Iran has suspended pilgrimages to the Muslim holy places in Saudi Arabia in protest at an alleged sexual assault attempt against two teenage Iranian boys, the culture minister said Monday.

Scotland's serial sex offender, Raminder Singh arrested by Delhi police

One of UK's most wanted fugitive, a serial sexual offender, has been arrested by the crime branch. Raminder Singh,an Indian national, (28) was wanted by police authorities of Scotland in two cases of sexual assault and attempt to murder.

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault
Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

Former National Football League star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges filed in Arizona on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison shortly before facing more sex crime charges in a Los Angeles courtroom.

Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court
Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court

It is natural for minor victims of sexual assaults not to confide in their parents as instead of the offender, they are more often made to feel guilty, a Delhi court has said while convicting a music teacher for repeatedly molesting his 13-year-old student.

IAS officer in Pune arrested for rape, suspended

A senior IAS officer, arrested on the charges of raping four minor girl students, was sent to police custody till March 30 by a magistrate here on Friday.

Girl charges ex-minister with inappropriate behaviour

The police have registered an FIR against former Congress minister Mannan Mallick after a minor girl accused him of inappropriate behaviour and assault, the police said on Sunday.

Philippines to charge Australian on child sex charges

Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.

Philippines to charge Australian on Internet child sex

Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking, statutory rape and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.

Another Bill Cosby rape accuser from 2005 lawsuit details alleged assault
Another Bill Cosby rape accuser from 2005 lawsuit details alleged assault

 Another Jane Doe witness in the 2005 sexual assault lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby has come forward to share her story for the first time.