Articles about Sexual Harassment

Elderly man accused of raping stray dog in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

24 Jun 2022

India
Elderly man accused of raping stray dog in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

A senior citizen is suspected of raping a female stray dog in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan.

Pakistan: Punjab province declares emergency to deal with surging rapes

21 Jun 2022

World
Pakistan: Punjab province declares emergency to deal with surging rapes

In the wake of an uptick in the number of cases of sexual harassment against women and children in Pakistan's Punjab province, the authorities have decided to declare an "emergency" there.

Kolkata: Call center employees gang-rape colleague at office party

17 Jun 2022

India
Kolkata: Call center employees gang-rape colleague at office party

Amid reports of a string of sexual assault cases across India, a woman was gang-raped in a Kolkata guesthouse on Saturday last week.

MP: Two men rape minor girl, live-stream act to friend

13 Jun 2022

India
MP: Two men rape minor girl, live-stream act to friend

In a horrific incident, two men allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior and live-streamed the act to a friend, the police said on Saturday.

SpaceX president labels sexual misconduct allegations against Elon Musk false

24 May 2022

Business
SpaceX president labels sexual misconduct allegations against Elon Musk false

Gwynne Shotwell, president of SpaceX, has come out to support Elon Musk against sexual misconduct allegations. Musk has categorically denied the allegations.

SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle sexual harassment case against Musk?

20 May 2022

World
SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle sexual harassment case against Musk?

SpaceX allegedly paid $250,000 to an air hostess who accused the company's founder-CEO Elon Musk of sexually harassing her on a flight in 2016, Business Insider reported.

Court rejects injunction plea against ex-ScoopWhoop anchor Samdish Bhatia

17 Feb 2022

India
Court rejects injunction plea against ex-ScoopWhoop anchor Samdish Bhatia

A court in Delhi has refused to grant an injunction stopping Samdish Bhatia—a former anchor at ScoopWhoop—from talking about his sexual harassment complaint against the company's co-founder Sattvik Mishra.

Bulli Bai: FIR registered against 'online auction' on Muslim women

03 Jan 2022

India
Bulli Bai: FIR registered against 'online auction' on Muslim women

The Delhi cyber police have registered an FIR against a dubious application that uploaded images of Muslim women "for auction."

Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of helping Epstein sexually abuse minor girls

30 Dec 2021

World
Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of helping Epstein sexually abuse minor girls

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was on Wednesday convicted of recruiting young girls to be sexually abused by the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Why is JNU facing criticism over circular on sexual harassment?

29 Dec 2021

India
Why is JNU facing criticism over circular on sexual harassment?

The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has drawn criticism over a circular advising women on how to avoid sexual harassment.

UP: Sub-inspector arrested for sexually harassing and beating wife

17 Sep 2021

India
UP: Sub-inspector arrested for sexually harassing and beating wife

A police sub-inspector has been arrested from Gorakhpur district for allegedly forcing his wife to have unnatural sex and assaulting her several times, a police officer said.

Maharashtra: Two held for sending obscene pictures, videos to girl

28 Aug 2021

India
Maharashtra: Two held for sending obscene pictures, videos to girl

Mumbai Police has arrested two persons from the neighboring Thane district for allegedly sexually harassing a 10-year-old girl by sending obscene pictures and videos to her through social messaging platforms, an official said on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Three held for raping 17-year-old orphan girl

28 Aug 2021

India
Maharashtra: Three held for raping 17-year-old orphan girl

The police has arrested three men for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old orphan girl at Vasai in Palghar district in Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday.

Man gets 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for raping, duping woman

27 Aug 2021

India
Man gets 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for raping, duping woman

A court in the Thane district of Maharashtra has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for allegedly repeatedly raping a 23-year-old woman and cheating her.

'Goons insulting Hindu culture': Congress criticizes attack on Muslim vendor

24 Aug 2021

Politics
'Goons insulting Hindu culture': Congress criticizes attack on Muslim vendor

The Congress and other Opposition parties have criticized the attack on a Muslim bangle seller in Madhya Pradesh's Indore over the weekend.

FIR lodged against unidentified men for harassing Darjeeling women

22 Jul 2021

Delhi
FIR lodged against unidentified men for harassing Darjeeling women

An FIR has been lodged in connection with the alleged harassment of a 30-year-old woman and her friends by a group of men in Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

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

16 Jul 2021

India
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.

WB: Two doctors transferred after student lodges sexual harassment complaint

09 Jul 2021

India
WB: Two doctors transferred after student lodges sexual harassment complaint

The West Bengal Government has transferred two doctors of Kolkata's state-run SSKM Hospital after a woman post-doctorate degree student lodged a police complaint of sexual harassment against them.

Delhi: Rape, harassment cases of women up; heinous crimes down

07 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Rape, harassment cases of women up; heinous crimes down

Cases of rape and harassment of women in the national capital have increased by around 40% in the first six-and-half months this year as compared to the corresponding period last year, while the total number of heinous crimes has gone down marginally, officials said on Tuesday.

Bill Cosby is a free man, but is he innocent?

01 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Bill Cosby is a free man, but is he innocent?

Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby was released from prison on Wednesday after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction.

Man with 'Peter Pan Syndrome' gets bail in assault case

22 Jun 2021

Mumbai
Man with 'Peter Pan Syndrome' gets bail in assault case

A Mumbai court has granted bail to a man suffering from Peter Pan Syndrome in connection with a case of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

Two girls missing following sexual assault complaints against shelter home

14 Jun 2021

India
Two girls missing following sexual assault complaints against shelter home

Two minor girls went missing after children from a shelter home in East Singhbhum district in Jharkhand were shifted to another place late Friday evening by the administration after allegations of sexual assaults at the previous shelter home, surfaced.

Chennai teacher, accused of sexual misconduct by dozens, arrested

25 May 2021

India
Chennai teacher, accused of sexual misconduct by dozens, arrested

G Rajagopalan, 59, a commerce teacher at a top school in Chennai, has been arrested after being accused of sexually harassing over a dozen girl students.

Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka founder, acquitted in 2013 rape case

21 May 2021

India
Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka founder, acquitted in 2013 rape case

Tarun Tejpal, the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Tehelka magazine, has been acquitted of all charges by a Goa court in a sexual assault case filed against him by a former colleague.

De Niro harassing woman who accused him of sexual intimidation?

19 Apr 2021

Entertainment
De Niro harassing woman who accused him of sexual intimidation?

A former executive, who worked at Robert De Niro's Canal Productions, has accused him of using retaliatory tactics against her, like harassing her with outrageous legal claims.

Man masturbates in autorickshaw at woman taking son to hospital

06 Apr 2021

India
Man masturbates in autorickshaw at woman taking son to hospital

A 30-year-old man has been arrested by the police in Pune district, Maharashtra for allegedly masturbating in an autorickshaw while staring at a woman co-passenger.

Australian PM speaks up amid protests against sexual violence

23 Mar 2021

World
Australian PM speaks up amid protests against sexual violence

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday acknowledged the rising dissatisfaction with his handling of a series of allegations about the mistreatment of women in politics.

UP: Home guard alleges commandant sought sexual favors

17 Mar 2021

India
UP: Home guard alleges commandant sought sexual favors

A home guard posted in Shahjahanpur District of Uttar Pradesh has accused the District Commandant of trying to force him into having sex with him, a charge denied by the officer, who claimed that the home guard was leveling the baseless allegations as he was reprimanded for being absent from duty for days.

Second woman accuses NY Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

28 Feb 2021

World
Second woman accuses NY Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of the US state of New York, has been accused of sexual harassment by a second woman.

Sexual harassment case: SC doesn't rule out conspiracy against ex-CJI

18 Feb 2021

India
Sexual harassment case: SC doesn't rule out conspiracy against ex-CJI

The Supreme Court thinks that former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, who was accused of sexual harassment by a former staffer, could have been a victim of a conspiracy.

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo accused of sexually harassing former aide

14 Dec 2020

World
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo accused of sexually harassing former aide

A former aide of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

'Ellen DeGeneres' Season 18 starts, host addresses toxicity allegations

22 Sep 2020

Entertainment
'Ellen DeGeneres' Season 18 starts, host addresses toxicity allegations

Celebrity talk show host Ellen DeGeneres started the 18th season of her famous and controversial talk-show The Ellen DeGeneres Show with a monologue and renewed vigor.

"Took me to bedroom, rubbed my leg": Model on Khan

13 Sep 2020

Entertainment
"Took me to bedroom, rubbed my leg": Model on Khan

Model/actor Dimple Paul, also known as Paula, has opened up about what conspired ten years ago when disgraced filmmaker Sajid Khan had allegedly sexually harassed her.

NBC's Paul Telegdy under fire for 'homophobic, sexist behavior'

02 Aug 2020

Entertainment
NBC's Paul Telegdy under fire for 'homophobic, sexist behavior'

NBC Entertainment Chairman Paul Telegdy will be investigated for his alleged sexist and homophobic behavior as pointed out by multiple former and present employees of the company, an NBC representative said on Friday.

Nawazuddin's niece files a sexual harassment complaint against his brother

03 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Nawazuddin's niece files a sexual harassment complaint against his brother

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's niece has accused his brother of sexually harassing her, adding that despite being aware of it, the Bollywood actor did not support her.

Delhi: Gargi students allegedly molested, masturbated at; protest planned today

10 Feb 2020

India
Delhi: Gargi students allegedly molested, masturbated at; protest planned today

Students of all-women Gargi College, that is affiliated to Delhi University, have claimed they were molested by a bunch of "outsiders" last week during their annual fest Reverie.

Model testifies against Weinstein; says he masturbated while groping her

06 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Model testifies against Weinstein; says he masturbated while groping her

As the New York City trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul continues, a sixth and final accuser took the stand on Wednesday.

The culture of sexual abuse at Victoria's Secret

05 Feb 2020

Business
The culture of sexual abuse at Victoria's Secret

Famous lingerie brand Victoria's Secret now finds itself in the midst of a sexual harassment scandal.

Another woman accuses choreographer Ganesh Acharya of sexual harassment

05 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Another woman accuses choreographer Ganesh Acharya of sexual harassment

A second woman has leveled allegations of sexual harassment against choreographer Ganesh Acharya.

Man, accused of molesting Bollywood actress mid-air, gets three-years jail

15 Jan 2020

India
Man, accused of molesting Bollywood actress mid-air, gets three-years jail

More than two years after a consultant was accused of molesting a former Bollywood actress inside a flight, the accused was convicted by a court in Dindoshi today.

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