Sexual assault

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

Bill Cosby faces 5-10 years in jail for sexual assault

Cosby, the first high-profile American celebrity to be convicted in the #MeToo era.

Sep 25, 2018, 15:27 PM IST

Class 10 girl gang-raped by 4 senior students; Principal, wife arrested for terminating pregnancy

The incident took place on August 14 but recently came to light after someone tipped off the police.

Sep 18, 2018, 15:17 PM IST

UP: Minor victim sets herself ablaze minutes after informing father about alleged rape

In a shocking incident, a minor victim of alleged gangrape set herself ablaze. The incident took place in Aligarh on Monday. 

Sep 11, 2018, 09:22 AM IST

Lady cop allegedly raped, blackmailed by constable, brother

The victim, a head constable, alleged being blackmailed for money and sexual favours.

Sep 10, 2018, 09:04 AM IST

School principal arrested for 'molesting' girl students in Gujarat

Four girls, in the age group of 14 to 17 years, alleged that the principal molested them on several occasions in the recent past.

Sep 03, 2018, 17:12 PM IST