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SC refuses to quash rape charges against Tarun Tejpal

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Journalist Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking quashing of charges framed against him in an alleged sexual assault case lodged by a former woman colleague.

Aug 19, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

SC asks govt to set up POCSO courts on district level for speedy trial of sexual assault cases against children

 The Centre has been asked to allocate funds to create such courts, the appointment of judges, support staff and special prosecutors.

Jul 25, 2019, 13:00 PM IST

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual assault by her stepfather

The abuse started, DeGeneres said, after her mother, Betty, was diagnosed with breast cancer.

May 29, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Pollachi sexual assault case: One more accused held, probe on

The Tamil Nadu Police had earlier arrested four accused in the case.

May 13, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Ajay Devgn dodges query on Alok Nath's #MeToo allegations

The film, a romantic comedy, also stars Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh, is written and co-produced by Ranjan and directed by Akiv Ali.

Apr 02, 2019, 21:26 PM IST

HC allows actress plea to appoint woman judge to conduct trial

Dileep's counsel opposed the plea and contended that no special privilege is needed to be given to the actress.

Feb 25, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

South Korea increases jail term for former speed skating coach in abuse case

The case made headlines because speed skating has a huge and devoted following in South Korea, which has won 24 gold medals since speed skating became an Olympic sport in 1992, more than any other country. 

Jan 30, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Indian sexually assaults minor 'wife' for over 3 months, gets 13-year jail term, 12 strokes of cane in Singapore

The convict also started referring to her as his "wife" and told her he wanted to marry her. She called him "uncle".

Jan 12, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Las Vegas police seek DNA sample from soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in sexual assault inquiry

The matter came to light in September 2018 when Kathryn Mayorga sued Ronaldo in Clark County District Court in Nevada, accusing the athlete of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009, then paying her $375,000 in hush money.

Jan 11, 2019, 09:38 AM IST

Video shows a mob beating woman gone viral

Here'a video of a woman seen beaten by a mob. The mob beat the woman because she registered an FIR against sexual assault

Dec 31, 2018, 14:50 PM IST

Death for aggravated sexual assault of minors under amended POCSO Act

Stringent punishments have also been suggested to address the menace of child pornography.

Dec 28, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

Harvey Weinstein accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old

In 2008, Weinstein approached Doe and asked her to meet him, saying that he "might have some ideas" to help. 

Nov 01, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

MJ Akbar resigns as MoS, External Affairs amid sexual harassment charges: Read his full statement here

He said that since he is challenging the 'false accusations' levelled against him, he will be stepping down from his post. 

Oct 17, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Karnataka woman thrashes bank manager accused of seeking sexual favours to approve her loan - Watch

In a video, a woman who he allegedly approached for sexual favours can be seen dragging the bank manager and hitting him with sandals, sticks and even slapping him several times. 

Oct 16, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

Alok Nath sues Vinta Nanda over sexual assault allegations, seeks Re 1 as compensation

 Alok Nath has also sought a written apology and Rs 1 as compensation from Vinta Nanda. 

Oct 15, 2018, 15:48 PM IST

Congress demands Union Minister MJ Akbar's resignation over #MeToo allegations

Congress has been seeking answers from the Union Minister over the charges asserting that silence is not an option. 

Oct 10, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Noida: Woman hurts private parts of minor with tongs for resisting her sexual advances

The incident was reported from Chapraula village under Badalpur police station limits, they said, adding that the woman is absconding after the incident.

Oct 10, 2018, 07:28 AM IST

15-year-old boy allegedly tries to rape Class 3 girl student in Delhi, arrested

The Class 3 student was his neighbour.

Oct 02, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Man rapes woman for 4 years on pretext of treating manglik dosh

The man told the 23-year-old woman that if the 'dosh' was not corrected her father would die.

Oct 02, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Bill Cosby sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for sexual assault

Cosby`s trial was heralded as the first major celebrity trial of the #MeToo movement, and the first to result in a conviction.

Sep 26, 2018, 15:04 PM IST