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Two Indian naval sailors court-martialled, sentenced for sexual offence

Two Indian naval sailors court-martialled, sentenced for sexual offence

The Indian Navy on Wednesday court-martialled two naval sailors after finding them guilty of sexual offences, sentencing them to rigorous imprisonment for 15 years and 12 years respectively.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Tripura Left leader arrested for sexual offence

Opposition Congress legislators raised questions in the assembly on Friday and demanded a statement by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on the issue.

Jan 09, 2016, 23:02 PM IST

SC lifts embargo, allows states to exercise remission power

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed state governments to exercise its powers of remission to release life convicts with a rider that this will not apply to cases probed by central agencies like CBI and for those incarcerated under central laws such as TADA.

Jul 23, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Cases of sexual offence against children increase in Muzaffarnagar

Cases of sexual offences against children has shot up in Muzaffarnagar, with the police registering 170 such cases under POSCO Act in the last 17 months here.

May 13, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

Spending 'lion's share' on awareness against sexual offences: Delhi govt to HC

The city government on Saturday told the Delhi High Court that it was spending a "lion's share" of its budget in creating mass awareness against sexual offences concerning child and women.

Nov 14, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

78 sexual offence cases against children reported in Muzaffarnagar in 9 months

At least 76 cases of sexual offence against children have been reported in last nine months in this western Uttar Pradesh district.

Sep 08, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Cliff Richard interviewed by police over assault claim

India-born veteran British singer Sir Cliff Richard has been "interviewed" in connection with an alleged historical sexual offence but was not arrested or charged, British police said today.

Aug 24, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

HC seeks details of sexual offence cases involving minors as victims

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a report about the number of pending sexual offence cases involving minors as victims to decide whether to issue a direction for appointment of special prosecutors specially for such matters.

Aug 01, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

HC irked over rise in sexual offence cases, raps Centre, Delhi govt

Delhi High Court has expressed dismay over the rise in sexual offence cases despite a new law providing for harsher punishment and rapped the Centre and the state government for not taking steps to create mass awareness among victims and others.

May 06, 2014, 00:33 AM IST

Music teacher arrested on sexual harassment charges in Jaipur

A music teacher has been arrested for alleged sexual harassment of girl students at a convent school in Bhilwara, the police said on Sunday.

Sep 08, 2013, 13:24 PM IST

PIL on sexual offences: SC asks Centre, states to

SC sought responses from Centre and states on a PIL seeking effective and protective measures, in respect of sexual offence cases against women.

Apr 01, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

‘Officer can lose job if he turns woman complainant away`

Claiming that city police had been now sensitised enough to deal properly with the crimes against women, though earlier there was "some insensitivity in the lower rung", Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh.

Mar 09, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

Change in mindset key to curbing sexual crimes: Justice Verma

Former chief justice of India JS Verma on Saturday said change in the mindset of society is more important than enactment of a law against sexual offences.

Mar 09, 2013, 14:56 PM IST

All-women courts to handle cases where women are victims: HC

To mark the International Women`s Day, the Bombay High Court has directed that cases of sexual offences against women should be handled by the courts presided over by a lady judicial officer, having all-women staff.

Mar 08, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Delhi Police pulled up for casually probing sexual offence cases

A local court has pulled up Delhi Police for its "casual attitude" in investigating sexual offence cases, saying probe agencies should be more sensitive while dealing with victims.

Feb 10, 2013, 11:25 AM IST

Two men awarded 10 years jail for gang-raping hand

Two men have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for gang-raping a handicapped girl after kidnapping her here three years ago.

Jan 31, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

Delhi girl raped at knifepoint

A 14-year-old girl was raped allegedly by her neighbour while three others were molested in separate cases of sexual offence in the capital.

Jan 13, 2013, 22:57 PM IST

NHRC to give suggestions on laws on sexual offence

The National Human Rights Commission will give suggestions to the government on making laws regarding sexual offences more stringent.

Jan 02, 2013, 13:10 PM IST

South Africa still remains ‘rape capital of world’

South Africa’s National Freedom Party (NFI) has said the sexual offence statistics in the country were still very high despite a small decline observed.

Sep 22, 2012, 18:19 PM IST