Sexual Assault

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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.

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

10 Jul 2019

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

In yet another incident which raises questions on women's safety in the nation, an employee of an MNC in Gurugram was booked for allegedly raping and blackmailing his colleague.

Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children

09 Jul 2019

Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children

In the latest development, Rajasthan police, who arrested the accused in the Jaipur rape incident recently, have said the culprit has made hair-raising confessions about his history of sexual crimes.

Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

06 Jul 2019

Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Dwarka Sector 23, Delhi, the police said on Friday.

UP: Jealous cousins rape Class-VIII student for topping exams

30 Jun 2019

UP: Jealous cousins rape Class-VIII student for topping exams

In a horrifying incident, a Class-VIII student was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by four of her cousins on a government school campus in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh.

#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women

10 Jun 2019

#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women

Recently, Uttar Pradesh minister Upendra Tiwari made controversial remarks about rape, questioning the veracity of rape allegations made by adult women.

IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

10 Jun 2019

IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

A 45-year-old assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, was arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman, who claims to be his former student, on the pretext of giving her a job.

2-year-old brutally murdered over Rs. 10,000 'loan'. Cry India, cry!

07 Jun 2019

2-year-old brutally murdered over Rs. 10,000 'loan'. Cry India, cry!

India is outraged over the murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl. And why shouldn't we? We have clearly fallen off the rails and humanity is long dead.

US: Man raped 6-year-old "100 times", sentenced to 120 years

06 Jun 2019

US: Man raped 6-year-old "100 times", sentenced to 120 years

On Monday, a man was sentenced to 120 years in prison for several accounts of sexual abuse of a girl in Iowa, United States.

Bihar minor's death triggers tension; gang-raped and murdered, says family

05 Jun 2019

Bihar minor's death triggers tension; gang-raped and murdered, says family

The death of a 16-year-old girl sparked tension in Bihar's Bhabua on Wednesday after her family alleged that three men gang-raped and murdered her on Tuesday.

Teenager rape survivor uses legal euthanasia to end life

05 Jun 2019

Teenager rape survivor uses legal euthanasia to end life

A 17-year-old teenage girl from the Netherlands ended her own life through legal euthanasia after struggling with mental illnesses.

British tycoon Philip Green charged with touching fitness instructor inappropriately

01 Jun 2019

British tycoon Philip Green charged with touching fitness instructor inappropriately

British retail mogul Sir Philip Green of Arcadia Group has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanor after a fitness instructor accused him of touching her inappropriately.

#MeToo: Vikas Bahl gets clean chit in sexual assault case

01 Jun 2019

#MeToo: Vikas Bahl gets clean chit in sexual assault case

Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has been cleared of all charges after an investigation into the sexual assault allegations leveled by a former employee of Phantom Films, a production house co-founded by Bahl. Phantom Films was dissolved in the wake of the allegations.

Weinstein to settle with sexual assault accusers for $44 million

25 May 2019

Weinstein to settle with sexual assault accusers for $44 million

Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women, has reportedly reached a tentative $44 million deal with his accusers and creditors.

Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

15 May 2019

Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

In yet another case of rape of a minor in Jammu & Kashmir, a teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old man in Ganderbal district.