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02 Feb 2018


Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking gender-neutral laws for sexual crimes

India is nowhere close to accepting that men too can be victims of sexual harassment and assault.

31 Jan 2018


15-year-old boy allegedly sodomized by classmates in Delhi

A Class 9 student of a government in school in Delhi's Uttam Nagar has alleged he was sodomized by four of his classmates.

30 Jan 2018


UP: 13 men sexually exploit widow, end up with HIV

At least 13 men in Gorakhpur's Bhathat block decided to sexually exploit a widow who was desperately seeking her widow pension and a ration card.

30 Jan 2018


Veteran actress Zeenat Aman files molestation complaint against businessman

The reigning queen of Bollywood in the 70s, Zeenat Aman has filed a molestation and stalking complaint against a businessman, Mumbai police said.

29 Jan 2018


Mumbai records a rise in rape cases in 2017

With the number of rape cases increasing day by day, the number of registered cases in Mumbai in 2017 has risen by 40 as compared to figures from the previous year.

29 Jan 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Goon hijacks police car, abducts 'lover' dressed as cop

In a crime straight out of a Bollywood movie, a gang in MP's Panna district hijacked a police vehicle, stripped the cops and wore their uniforms, then 'kidnapped' a girl from her home.

29 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Girl sets herself on fire after molestation attempt, dies

A Class 12 girl in UP's Deoria set herself on fire after allegedly being sexually assaulted by the son of her school's principal. She succumbed to her injuries.

27 Jan 2018


Forced to pick used condoms, clean semen: Harvey Weinstein's ex-assistant

In a shocking revelation, the sexual abuse/harassment accused Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein's former personal assistant has alleged that she was forced to "facilitate his sexual encounters" and clean up the mess from them.

25 Jan 2018

Indian Air Force

IIT-Kanpur student alleges rape by IAF officer after promising marriage

An IIT-Kanpur student has alleged repeated rape by an Indian Air Force officer, whom she befriended on Facebook about a year back.

23 Jan 2018


Woman raped in Gurgaon while husband, relative held at gunpoint

Another sexual assault has horrified Haryana, which has reeled under a series of such cases in recent times.

21 Jan 2018


Five-year jail to man for touching minor inappropriately

Setting an example, the Delhi HC has clamped down on cases of sexual assault considered "minor" and awarded five years' jail to a man for inappropriately touching a nine-year-old girl.

19 Jan 2018


Supreme Court upholds Mahmood Farooqui's acquittal in rape case

The SC today validated the Delhi High Court acquittal of Mahmood Farooqui by rejecting the plea of the 30-year-old US researcher who accused the 'Peepli Live' director of raping her.

18 Jan 2018


Will we ever truly believe Dylan Farrow's Woody Allen story?

Dylan Farrow will appear on a televised interview on Thursday to reinstate once more the sexual assault allegations against her adoptive father Woody Allen.

16 Jan 2018


Of Aziz Ansari, the celebrity mask and sexual entitlement

"...But why didn't she leave if she felt so violated?"

14 Jan 2018


Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault

Adding to the growing list of Hollywood men accused of sexual abuse, Aziz Ansari has now been hit with sexual misconduct allegations.

14 Jan 2018


Haryana: Minor girl found dead with mangled private-parts, ruptured liver

In yet another spine-chilling Nirbhaya-like incident in Haryana, a minor girl was brutally murdered; her body with completely mutilated private parts and ruptured liver was found near a canal in Jind district's Budhakhera village.

05 Jan 2018

Sexual Harassment

Indian man sexually assaults sleeping co-passenger while wife sat beside

An Indian man allegedly molested a woman sleeping next to him on a Las Vegas-Detroit flight while his wife sat on the other side.

30 Dec 2017

Sexual Harassment

Jasmeen Patheja: Collecting clothes to share stories of sexual abuse

The one question that haunts every sexual harassment survivor is: What were you wearing?

28 Dec 2017


60-year-old rapes two children, gives them Rs.5 to keep mum

In another shocking incident in the National Capital, Delhi police arrested a 60-year-old man for raping two minor girls.

17 Dec 2017

Sexual Harassment

Bilaspur professors booked for molestation after PMO steps in

Two professors of a private college in Bilaspur have been booked for allegedly molesting a female colleague.

08 Dec 2017

Sexual Harassment

TIME's 'Silence Breakers' also include a mysterious elbow. Here's why

TIME magazine's Person of the Year for 2017 is not one man/woman, but many people behind the #MeToo movement that called out the rampant sexual-abuse in America and fueled a raging global discussion.

07 Dec 2017


Delhi: 87-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting 8-year-old girl

In a horrific case, an 87-year-old man in Delhi lured an eight-year-old girl into a desolated spot and sexually assaulted her.

06 Dec 2017

Crime Against Women

Bengaluru Ola driver allegedly molests woman, threatens her

TimesNow has reported that an Ola driver in Bengaluru allegedly held a woman hostage and molested her in the cab.

06 Dec 2017


Odisha: Several youths arrested for molesting student, filming incident

In a shocking case, the video of a group of youths harassing and molesting a girl in college uniform in broad daylight in Odisha has gone viral.

05 Dec 2017


Ghaziabad shocker: Class 5 student 'rapes' Class 2 schoolmate

In a disturbing incident, a Class 5 student in Ghaziabad has been accused of raping a Class 2 student.

04 Dec 2017


It's the power, stupid: Sheryl Sandberg on workplace sexual harassment

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's 48-year-old COO, has once again ignited the debate on sexual harassment at workplace. She shared her personal experiences in a lengthy FB post on Sunday.

04 Dec 2017


A small mistake, says Jharkhand principal over molesting 7-year-old

The Jharkhand school principal who was arrested on Sunday for molesting a seven-year-old girl student has admitted to the crime, saying it was "a small mistake" since there was "no intercourse involved".

01 Dec 2017

West Bengal

Kolkata: Nursery student sexually assaulted by teachers in school

In yet another shocking incident, a four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a teacher in a washroom in the premises of GD Birla Centre for Education, a reputed school in Kolkata.

01 Dec 2017


Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women

Delhi, India's 'rape capital', shows no signs of improvement. According to NCRB, the city witnessed 15,310 crimes against women last year, the highest in urban India.

25 Nov 2017


Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

A sex scandal has rattled the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

25 Nov 2017

Times of India

TV actor Piyush Sahdev booked for rape

TV actor Piyush Sahdev, who rose to fame with 'Beyhadh', 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' has been accused of raping a woman in the pretext of marriage.

24 Nov 2017


Brazilian footballer Robinho found guilty of rape

Former Real Madrid and AC Milan footballer Robinho has been sentenced to 9 years in prison by an Italian court for gang raping an Albanian girl in a Milan night club on 22nd January, 2013.

23 Nov 2017

Delhi Police

150 sexual-harassment complaints against Delhi cops, not one convicted yet

Not one among the 150 Delhi policemen accused of sexual assault in the last six years has been convicted yet.

23 Nov 2017


4-year-old allegedly rapes classmate. Who's to blame?

In a horrifying case, a four-year-old in Delhi has been accused of raping his female classmate in school with his fingers and a pencil.

23 Nov 2017

Sexual Harassment

Former US Olympic gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

Larry Nassar, an ex-doctor with the US Olympic gymnastics team has pleaded guilty for sexually assaulting women and girls under his care.

22 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

Rampant sexual abuse of children in Pakistan's madrassas

Religious organizations and police individually enjoy great power, but when combined, the mix can be lethal, especially when there are children involved.

22 Nov 2017


Olympic champion Gabby Douglas accuses team doctor of sexual abuse

Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas has accused the former USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

21 Nov 2017


Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday announced that a rape survivor's testimony can be accepted as enough proof for conviction, especially if the rapist is her father.