Sexual Offenses Act: News

09 Aug 2023

shiney ahuja

Shiney Ahuja's passport renewal plea granted: Revisiting his legal battle

Gangster fame Shiney Ahuja found himself embroiled in controversy when he was convicted of rape in 2011.

07 May 2022


Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

In a horrific incident reported from Bihar's Samastipur, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter.

18 Mar 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Supreme Court sets aside 'rakhi-for-bail' order in sexual assault case

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a judgment of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in a sexual assault case wherein the accused was asked to get a "rakhi" tied by the victim to get bail.

Who is Pushpa Ganediwala, judge behind controversial Bombay HC ruling

The Bombay High Court's recent ruling that groping a minor without skin-to-skin contact does not constitute sexual assault has faced severe flak.

15 Jan 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

The UP Police has identified nine more victims, including seven minors, on the basis of data recovered from a laptop and other devices seized from an expelled BJP office-bearer arrested on charges of sexually exploiting two children, an official informed on Friday.

30 Jan 2019


Kerala: Congress leader raped minor for a year, booked

A Congress leader from Kerala's Wayanad district allegedly raped a minor tribal girl for over a year, police said on Wednesday.

24 Oct 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: Minor girl sexually assaulted, iron-branded by five for stealing

Five people, including a 16-year old boy, were arrested for sexually assaulting and branding a minor girl near Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district.

04 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh Police

UP Police constable suspended for sodomizing boy for 20 days

A Uttar Pradesh Police constable, posted with the UP100 emergency service in Hathras, has been suspended for allegedly sodomizing a teenage boy at a police outpost for 20 days.

01 Sep 2018


Father-son duo booked for uploading objectionable pics of female students

A man and his son have been booked for posting objectionable pictures of four female students on social media, including a minor, of a private university in Phagwara district of Punjab.

23 Jun 2018


Magazine featuring breastfeeding woman not vulgar, Kerala HC rules

Like beauty, obscenity also lies in the beholder's eyes, said Kerala High Court while refusing to term the picture of a woman breastfeeding her baby on a magazine cover as 'vulgar'.

16 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Humanity just died: One-year-old girl raped and killed in Pune

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a one-year-old girl before killing her in Loni Kalbhor area near Pune, police said yesterday.

Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

In a bid to curb growing sex crimes in the country, the Narendra Modi government is planning to maintain a national database of sex offenders, so that data can be easily shared among authorities for tracking, monitoring, and investigation.