Articles about Sexual Assault

Maharashtra: Woman molested on promise of film role; four held

30 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Woman molested on promise of film role; four held

Police has arrested a woman and three others in Thane city of Maharashtra for allegedly threatening and molesting a female artist by promising to give a role to her in a Hindi film, an official said on Friday.

Man held for sexually assaulting minor girl in Delhi

28 Jul 2021

Man held for sexually assaulting minor girl in Delhi

A 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl in northwest Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area, police said on Wednesday.

60-year-old gang-raped; accused rubbed chili powder in her private parts

27 Jul 2021

60-year-old gang-raped; accused rubbed chili powder in her private parts

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly abducted, taken to a deserted place, and gang-raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh, last week.

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

26 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

Mumbai Police has registered an FIR on charges of rape and molestation against seven persons, including two lawyers and five others, on the complaint of a 35-year-old woman advocate, an official said on Monday.

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

16 Jul 2021

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

Wasim Rizvi, the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman.

Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting two students

06 Jul 2021

Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting two students

A 30-year-old tuition teacher was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two of his students, including his niece, in Bawana town located in outer Delhi, the police said on Monday.

In statement to cops, Kashyap denies allegations of sexual assault

02 Oct 2020

In statement to cops, Kashyap denies allegations of sexual assault

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, in his statement to the police, has denied all allegations of sexual assault leveled against him.

Anurag Kashyap questioned by Mumbai Police in rape case

01 Oct 2020

Anurag Kashyap questioned by Mumbai Police in rape case

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap today arrived at the Versova Police station to record his statement in connection with a rape case filed against him.

Anurag Kashyap to be questioned in sexual assault case

29 Sep 2020

Anurag Kashyap to be questioned in sexual assault case

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be summoned for questioning by the Mumbai Police in connection with a rape case filed against him by actor Payal Ghosh.

Many heroes exploited me too, says Kangana after Payal's allegations

20 Sep 2020

Many heroes exploited me too, says Kangana after Payal's allegations

A day after actor Payal Ghosh accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual assault, fellow actor Kangana Ranaut has supported her and shared her own ordeal.

"Baseless": Anurag Kashyap responds to sexual harassment allegation

20 Sep 2020

"Baseless": Anurag Kashyap responds to sexual harassment allegation

On Saturday, actor Payal Ghosh accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexually assaulting her in the past. In her tweet, the actor appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his help.

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

14 Aug 2020

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

R&B singer R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, is in news for his "friends" now.

Harvey Weinstein's $19 million settlement with accusers rejected

15 Jul 2020

Harvey Weinstein's $19 million settlement with accusers rejected

A US federal judge has rejected a proposed $19 million settlement for women who accused former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse and harassment.

Justin Bieber files $20 million lawsuit against sexual assault accusers

26 Jun 2020

Justin Bieber files $20 million lawsuit against sexual assault accusers

Pop star Justin Bieber has filed a $20 million (approximately Rs. 15 crore) lawsuit against two women who recently accused him of sexual assault.

Biden sex assault accuser says he should quit Presidential race

08 May 2020

Biden sex assault accuser says he should quit Presidential race

Tara Reade, who has accused United States Presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexual assault, has said that he should withdraw from the 2020 race.

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

08 May 2020

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

After a Gurugram teenager recently killed himself, his family has blamed the suicide on a girl who accused him of sexual assault on social media.

Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

04 May 2020

Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

In a shocking incident, a 34-year-old doctor has been accused of sexually assaulting a 44-year-old male coronavirus patient in Mumbai's Wockhardt Hospital on May 1. The accused has now been sacked by the posh medical facility.

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

11 Mar 2020

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault by a New York court on Wednesday, marking a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement.

PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

14 Dec 2019

PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

In the Parliament yesterday, BJP leaders created an uproar, asking former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to apologize for his 'Rape in India' remark.

Andhra Pradesh passes Disha Bill; rapists to get death penalty

13 Dec 2019

Andhra Pradesh passes Disha Bill; rapists to get death penalty

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday passed two bills to expedite the delivery of justice in cases of sexual crimes.

Indian-origin doctor sexually assaults 23 women by exploiting cancer concerns

12 Dec 2019

Indian-origin doctor sexually assaults 23 women by exploiting cancer concerns

A former doctor in the United Kingdom was found guilty of sexually assaulting 23 women patients.

This app uses blockchain to help sexual assault victims

06 Dec 2019

This app uses blockchain to help sexual assault victims

Often, victims of sexual abuse and assault face the dilemma of whether to reveal the identity of their offenders on the internet.

Bhopal: Man rapes daughter; cousin blackmails her with obscene video

08 Nov 2019

Bhopal: Man rapes daughter; cousin blackmails her with obscene video

In a shocking incident, a man was booked for repeatedly raping his daughter over the course of a year in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue

25 Oct 2019

Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue

As much as the Apple Watch may pass off as a swanky item, the smartwatch has proven time and again that it just might save your life.

Playwright Sudipto Chatterjee accused of raping student during rehearsal

17 Oct 2019

Playwright Sudipto Chatterjee accused of raping student during rehearsal

A year after the #MeToo movement gained momentum in India, a theater student has accused actor and playwright Sudipto Chatterjee of rape.

Mumbai: 58-year-old doctor raped 27-year-old patient, circulated video clip

14 Oct 2019

Mumbai: 58-year-old doctor raped 27-year-old patient, circulated video clip

In a horrifying incident, a 58-year-old doctor allegedly raped and blackmailed a patient, a 27-year-old woman, officials at the Meghwadi police station said on Monday.

Woman, who accused Amazon delivery executive of molestation, withdraws complaint

11 Oct 2019

Woman, who accused Amazon delivery executive of molestation, withdraws complaint

Recently, a Noida woman had alleged that a delivery executive for Amazon hypnotized her and attempted to rape her.

Caught Amazon delivery-boy without pants after he hypnotised me: Woman

10 Oct 2019

Caught Amazon delivery-boy without pants after he hypnotised me: Woman

In a shocking incident, a delivery agent for Amazon allegedly molested a woman at her flat in Noida on Monday.

Navi Mumbai man gangraped by five; penetrated with coconut shells

26 Sep 2019

Navi Mumbai man gangraped by five; penetrated with coconut shells

In a horrific incident, a 36-year-old man sustained grievous injuries after he was assaulted and gangraped by five men in Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Monday night.

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

15 Sep 2019

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

A 33-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to six months in prison for molesting a five-year-old boy in a sharing villa in Dubai.

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

07 Sep 2019

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

On Friday, Goa Police arrested swimming coach Surajit Ganguly in New Delhi for raping a 15-year-old girl training under him.

Haryana: Class-I student attempts to rape classmate; booked under POSCO

02 Sep 2019

Haryana: Class-I student attempts to rape classmate; booked under POSCO

In a shocking incident, a student of Class-I has been booked for attempting to rape his classmate in Sirsa, Haryana.

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

11 Aug 2019

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

A station house officer of the Sadar police station in Gurugram has been arrested on Saturday for raping a woman and filming the incident.

JNU student allegedly raped by cab driver, claims police inaction

06 Aug 2019

JNU student allegedly raped by cab driver, claims police inaction

In a tragic incident, a 21-year-old student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was allegedly raped by her cab driver on Friday night.

Mumbai: Four men rape 19-year-old on her birthday, case registered

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai: Four men rape 19-year-old on her birthday, case registered

In a horrendous incident, a 19-year-old girl was raped by four men on her birthday in Mumbai, last month.

Uttar Pradesh man gambles wife away, lets friends rape her

03 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh man gambles wife away, lets friends rape her

A man reportedly let his friends rape his wife after he placed a bet on her in a gamble and lost the same.

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

21 Jul 2019

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

Chhattisgarh: Man gets wife raped by friend, divorces her later

20 Jul 2019

Chhattisgarh: Man gets wife raped by friend, divorces her later

In a disgusting incident, a 19-year-old man from Chhattisgarh first made his friend rape his minor wife, and then he divorced her just 40 days after the marriage.

Suspect in American scientist's murder confesses to rape

17 Jul 2019

Suspect in American scientist's murder confesses to rape

In a major development, Greek police have solved the murder mystery of US scientist Suzanne Eaton, who was found dead in Greece earlier this month, as a 27-year-old local farmer confessed to raping and murdering her.

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

12 Jul 2019

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

As Congress continues to flail following the resignation of party president Rahul Gandhi, 10 Goa MLAs deserted the party on Wednesday to join the rival BJP in a major setback.