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05 May 2018

Crime Against Women

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Bengaluru after a woman accused him of sexually harassing her.

Russian flight cabin crew member alleges molestation by Delhi businessman

A 50-year-old man was yesterday detained at the Delhi Airport for questioning after a Russian airline crew member accused him of molesting her.

02 May 2018


Ashley Judd files a defamation suit against Harvey Weinstein

Actress Ashley Judd, who was one of the first women to speak up against Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct, has now sued the disgraced producer for damaging her career.

25 Apr 2018


Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations

Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

24 Apr 2018


Sexual misconduct common in Parliament too, says Renuka Chowdhury

Hours after veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan stirred up a storm by defending casting couch in Indian film industry, Rajya Sabha member Renuka Chowdhury said sexual misconduct is rampant inside the Indian Parliament too, much like all other workplaces.

24 Apr 2018


Ali Zafar's female bandmates rubbish Meesha Shafi's sexual harassment claims

After several Pakistani women leveled sexual harassment allegations against Ali Zafar with singer Meesha Shafi leading the way, two of his female bandmates have come out in his support.

23 Apr 2018


Anurag Kashyap on #MeToo movement: People only care about headlines

Anurag Kashyap is known to be an opinionated filmmaker. Time and again, he has fearlessly expressed himself on various issues. Therefore, his silence on the #MeToo movement seems a bit odd.

23 Apr 2018


'Show what's under your skirt?': Scooter-riding model harassed in Indore

Amid increasing reports of sexual harassment, a model from Indore narrated how she was harassed while riding a scooter, India Today reported.

23 Apr 2018

Tamil Nadu

Former BJP candidate molests sleeping minor in Chennai train, arrested

A lawyer who fought the 2006 Tamil Nadu (TN) elections on a BJP ticket has been arrested for allegedly molesting a sleeping nine-year-old girl on a train, somewhere between Salem and Erode, Sunday night.

22 Apr 2018

Meesha Shafi

'Afreen Afreen' singer Momina wants Ali Zafar to "apologize unconditionally"

A slew of sexual harassment allegations has brought Ali Zafar in the eye of the storm. The actor-singer has been accused of the heinous act by several women including Meesha Shafi.

20 Apr 2018


Three more women level sexual harassment allegations against Ali Zafar

A day after Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accused actor-singer Ali Zafar of sexual harassment, three more women have raised their voice against him.

20 Apr 2018

Banwarilal Purohit

'Women-journos sleep around, why complain about patting cheeks?': BJP leader

When TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit patted a female journalist's cheek at a press-conference, BJP leader S Ve Shekher thought it wasn't a big deal as 'women journalists are forced to sleep around anyway.'

20 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

#MeToo has reached Pakistan. Will it ever come to Bollywood?

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accused singer-actor Ali Zafar of repeated sexual misconduct on Twitter yesterday.

19 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of sexual harassment, tweets details

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi in a long Twitter post levelled sexual allegations charges against actor-singer Ali Zafar.

13 Apr 2018


Rapes by caretaker: Karjat boarding school to lose government recognition

The Karjat boarding school, for students with speech and hearing disability, will lose its government recognition, after its caretaker was arrested for sexually assaulting two boarders last month.

07 Apr 2018


National karate champion beats up Haryana cop for sexual harassment

21-year-old Neha Jangra, a national-level karate champion from Haryana, beat up a constable from the Haryana police in Rohtak after he tried to sexually harass her in a shared auto-rickshaw late on Thursday night.

30 Mar 2018


Ahmedabad: PG-owner spied on female tenants through cameras in washroom

In a disturbing incident, a PG owner in Ahmedabad was allegedly found spying on his female tenants through spy cameras in the washrooms.

29 Mar 2018


Gujarat: Certification program launched to make workplace safe for women

An organization in Ahmedabad has launched a certification program for companies to help in making the workplace safe for women employees.

28 Mar 2018

Academy Awards

Academy dismisses sexual harassment charges against president John Bailey

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has issued a statement saying that president John Bailey has been cleared of sexual harassment charges.

21 Mar 2018


Allegedly sexually harassed by teachers, Noida teen hangs self

In a shameful incident, a class 9 student committed suicide on Tuesday evening at her Noida home after she failed in two subjects, an allegedly intentional act by her teachers who harassed her sexually.

NIFT-Kannur students allege rampant harassment. 'Dress appropriately,' police advise

If local police had it their way, girl students of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Kerala won't be able to go out alone at night.

20 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

JNU sexual harassment: Professor detained for questioning, eight FIRs filed

After noisy protests, letters from JNU professors and clashes, Delhi Police have finally registered eight FIRs against Professor Atul Johri of the reputed university.

20 Mar 2018


JNU sexual harassment: Hundreds block roads while child lays bleeding

Hundreds of JNU students marched to the Vasant Kunj Police station yesterday evening, demanding arrest of a professor accused of sexually harassing several students.

17 Mar 2018


Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges

In yet another shocker for Hollywood, the president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, John Bailey, has been leveled with sexual harassment allegations, reported Hollywood trade publications.

13 Mar 2018


Singer Chinmayi groped in public; urges victims to speak up

Chinmayi Sripaada, who shot to fame with the song 'Titli' from Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer 'Chennai Express', was recently groped at an event.

13 Mar 2018


Delhi: Uber 'driver' locks woman inside cab, sexually harasses her

A 29-year-old Delhi woman got the shock of her life when she was allegedly locked inside her Uber cab and sexually harassed by the driver.

03 Mar 2018

Sexual Assault

Now a male gymnast accuses Larry Nassar of sexual abuse

A former US men's junior team member filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against disgraced national gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar for sexually abusing him when he was 16.

27 Feb 2018


Ryan Seacrest's former stylist accuses him of years-long sexual misconduct

A former stylist of 'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest has accused the star of years of sexual misconduct while she worked with him.

23 Feb 2018


Mumbai: Man caught on CCTV forcibly kissing woman, arrested

Police in Mumbai have arrested a 43-year-old man who was caught on CCTV cameras forcibly kissing a woman at the Turbhe railway station yesterday.

20 Feb 2018


Mumbai college professor convicted for inappropriate sex talk with students

A nursing college professor at a government hospital in Mumbai has been convicted for outraging the modesty of students by repeatedly referring to sexual topics in class unnecessarily.

20 Feb 2018


Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has sued The Daily Telegraph for defamation over publishing two stories accusing him of sexually assaulting a fellow actress.

20 Feb 2018


BMW driver masturbates in front of noted Marathi actress; held

The Mumbai Police on Monday nabbed a BMW driver after actor Sumeet Raghavan filed an FIR against him for masturbating in front of his actress wife Chinmayee Surve-Raghavan in Vile Parle, Mumbai.

20 Feb 2018


Emma Watson aids sexual harassment victims, donates a million pounds

Standing up for a noble cause, Emma Watson has donated a million pounds to support the victims of sexual abuse. The donation by the actress was made under a fund called 'Go Fund Me' which aims to make the lives of such victims better.

18 Feb 2018


Noida cop arrested for attempting to rape 6-year-old girl

In a shocking incident, a police constable in Greater Noida reportedly attempted to rape a six-year-old girl inside the city's Kulesara police outpost.

17 Feb 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Rs. 25k-bounty on man who masturbated at DU student

The Delhi Police has announced a Rs. 25,000 reward for anyone providing information regarding the unidentified man who masturbated next to a 23-year-old DU student and tried to molest her on a moving bus last week.

17 Feb 2018


Ekta Kapoor says actors also take advantage of their sexuality

After a slew of sexual harassment charges against a Hollywood producer has kicked up a row in showbiz, Ekta Kapoor has said it is not just the producers who exploit newcomers but several actors also misuse their sexuality to get a job.

14 Feb 2018

Crime Against Women

Sexual assault allegations resurface against Olympic snowboarding legend Shaun White

As Shaun White cemented his status as the snowboarding legend by winning a record third gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, his achievement is eclipsed by the emergence of sexual assault allegations made against him in the past.

13 Feb 2018


Ronan Farrow: The man behind Harvey Weinstein expose

We all have skeletons we wish to bury deep in closets, secrets we dread to acknowledge, let alone confront.

12 Feb 2018

Sexual Assault

New York state sues Weinstein Company over 'pervasive sexual harassment'

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company in state court on Sunday, alleging failure to protect its staff from "pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation and discrimination."

11 Feb 2018


#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women

For millions of Muslims, Mecca is the holiest place. An estimated 2mn head there annually for Hajj.

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