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.

Woman stripped, assaulted in public in Bihar goes missing

The middle-aged woman, who was stripped and assaulted in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, went missing Monday from a Patna hospital where she undergoing treatment, officials said.

In 95% cases of rape in 2013, culprits known to victims: NCRB

In almost 95 out of every 100 cases of rape registered in the country last year, the culprits were known to their victims, according to a report by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).

India registers 400 cases under POSCO Act till March 2014

A total 400 cases of sexual assault against children were reported across the country with Kerala registering 145, highest number of cases till March this year.

BSP leader`s son held in sexual assault case

Hyder Nasir, 24, son of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Sheik Bahadur, was arrested here in a sexual assault case, registered against him and five others on a complaint by the victim, police said late Wednesday.

Neighbour acquitted of charge of sexually assaulting minor in Delhi

A man, who was accused of sexually assaulting and harassing his 11-year-old neighbour, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which held that the child was not a "reliable witness" as she changed her statement.

India-born doctor wins battle against deportation

An India-born doctor in Australia, convicted of sexually assaulting a patient, Friday won a court battle to overturn a ministerial decision to deport him.

SC refuses to grant bail to Asaram Bapu in rape case

In yet another set back for Asaram Bapu, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant bail to the controversial godman in a rape case filed against him.

Supreme Court grants bail to Tarun Tejpal in sexual assault case

The Supreme Court granted bail to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case.

Australian PM `gutted and dismayed` at Harris verdict

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he was "gutted and dismayed" Tuesday after entertainer Rolf Harris was convicted on 12 counts of indecently assaulting girls, as his home town moved to purge his memory.

TISS graduates held for sexual assault in Bihar, kins allege accusations false

Two interns of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who went to conduct a survey at a hospital in Muzzafarpur district of Bihar on behalf of their organisation, were accused of sexual assault by the hospital staff, beaten publicly and later handed over to police.