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  • Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges in California Jul 22, 2021 09:06 AM IST

    Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges in California

    Sheriff’s deputies brought the 69-year-old convicted rapist into court in a wheelchair. He was wearing a brown jail jumpsuit and face mask. Attorney Mark Werksman entered the plea for the disgraced movie mogul a day after Weinstein was extradited to California from New York, where he was serving a 23-year prison term.

  • Goa govt moves Bombay High Court against Tarun Tejpal’s acquittal in sexual assault case May 25, 2021 10:21 PM IST

    Goa govt moves Bombay High Court against Tarun Tejpal’s acquittal in sexual assault case

    On May 21, a sessions court in Goa had acquitted Tejpal of the charge of sexually assaulting a former woman colleague inside the elevator of a luxury hotel in the state in 2013.

  • Book on 5 rape survivors exposes how Indian rape culture protects culprits and disadvantages victims May 22, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    Book on 5 rape survivors exposes how Indian rape culture protects culprits and disadvantages victims

    Journalist Urmi Bhattacheryya’s new book looks at the aftermath of sexual assault for five girls and women in India.

  • Former model Amy Dorris alleges sexual assault by US President Trump: Report Sep 17, 2020 05:03 PM IST

    Former model Amy Dorris alleges sexual assault by US President Trump: Report

    Over the years, several women have come forward with accusations, ranging from sexual misconduct and harassment to rape, against Donald Trump.

  • Shaken me to the core: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on rape and assault of minor girl Aug 06, 2020 08:05 PM IST

    Shaken me to the core: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on rape and assault of minor girl

    The Delhi Police Commissioner has been urged to hunt down the rapists and the AAP government has promised strict action against the rapists. The Delhi government has also promised Rs 10 lakh to the family members of the victim.

  • Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegations in a series of tweets Jun 22, 2020 03:34 PM IST

    Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegations in a series of tweets

    Justin Bieber took to Twitter to junk the allegations and wrote: "A new tweet appeared that told a story of myself involved with sexual abuse on March 9, 2014, in Austin Texas at the Four seasons hotel. I want to be clear. There is no truth to this story."

  • Uber says it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US in 2018 Dec 06, 2019 07:50 AM IST

    Uber says it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US in 2018

    Uber said the 2018 figures represented a 16% drop in the rate of incidents from the previous year in the five most serious categories of sexual assault reported.

  • 19-year-old exam topper gangraped in Haryana, CM Khattar says guilty will be punished Sep 14, 2018 03:41 PM IST

    19-year-old exam topper gangraped in Haryana, CM Khattar says guilty will be punished

    The parents of the survivor alleged that police officials refused to take their complaint

  • Tejpal in 12-day judicial demand, gets special cell Dec 11, 2013 06:31 PM IST

    Tejpal in 12-day judicial demand, gets special cell

    Judicial magistrate Kshama Joshi, who remanded Tejpal in judicial custody, allowed his application seeking a special cell in the high security Sada sub-jail in Vasco town.

  • Goa Police's deadline for Tarun Tejpal ends at 3 pm today Nov 28, 2013 08:28 AM IST

    Goa Police's deadline for Tarun Tejpal ends at 3 pm today

    If Tejpal doesn't appear for questioning, a non bailable warrant is likely to be issued against him. Investigators claim they have a long list of questions ready for Tejpal. They have started collecting evidence and it is just a matter of time before Tejpal is grilled.

  • Police to record survivor's version, may quiz Tarun Tejpal Nov 25, 2013 09:07 AM IST

    Police to record survivor's version, may quiz Tarun Tejpal

    Tejpal is likely to move the High Court in the sexual assault case against him as sources said on Sunday that his legal advisors have suggested him that he should seek change in the investigating agency.

  • Goa Police registers FIR against Tejpal for attempt to rape Nov 22, 2013 05:57 PM IST

    Goa Police registers FIR against Tejpal for attempt to rape

    The Home Ministry too has taken cognisance of the case and has sought a report from the Goa Police on it.

  • Anti-rape ordinance may include death in extreme cases Feb 01, 2013 08:37 PM IST

    Anti-rape ordinance may include death in extreme cases

    Death penalty or life term for convicts in extreme cases may be included in the ordinance that the Cabinet may issue after its meet at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's house, sources said.

  • Delhi gangrape: 'Godman' Asaram blames braveheart Jan 07, 2013 07:28 PM IST

    Delhi gangrape: 'Godman' Asaram blames braveheart

    Self-proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu has kicked up a controversy after holding the Delhi braveheart herself responsible for the the barbaric sexual assault on her by a group of six men.

  • Anti rape laws: Shinde seeks parties' views Dec 31, 2012 06:40 PM IST

    Anti rape laws: Shinde seeks parties' views

    As the outcry and protests over the brutal gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old student in Delhi continues, the Union Government is planning to strengthen the law as well.

  • Law to deal with Delhi gangrape accused expeditiously: PM Dec 27, 2012 12:32 PM IST

    Law to deal with Delhi gangrape accused expeditiously: PM

    A day after unveiling measures to review laws dealing with sexual assault, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the law will deal with the culprits in the gangrape case in the capital expeditiously.

  • Crowdsourcing tools to combat violence against women Dec 26, 2012 10:05 AM IST

    Crowdsourcing tools to combat violence against women

    A look at crowdsourcing initiatives across the world that map violence against women in its many forms.

  • Sluts walking in the rape capital Jul 11, 2011 09:35 AM IST

    Sluts walking in the rape capital

    The Delhi version of a spreading global campaign has divided opinion. But should we simply diss it?

  • Fresh rape attempt charge hits Strauss-Kahn Jul 06, 2011 10:45 AM IST

    Fresh rape attempt charge hits Strauss-Kahn

    A French writer has filed a complaint alleging former IMF boss and leading politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of sexual assault in New York, attempted to rape her about eight years ago.

  • Maid planned to exploit former IMF chief for money: report Jul 02, 2011 01:51 PM IST

    Maid planned to exploit former IMF chief for money: report

    In a secretly recorded phone conversation, the New York hotel maid who had accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, can be heard telling her boyfriend in a Arizona about her plan to get money from the former IMF chief.

  • US groups attack Rihanna's 'Man Down' murder video Jun 02, 2011 07:24 AM IST

    US groups attack Rihanna's 'Man Down' murder video

    A new Rihanna music video, in which the singer guns down a man in retaliation for an apparent sexual assault, was condemned on Wednesday for encouraging young women to turn to violence.

  • Strauss-Kahn 'behaved like a gentleman' in custody: Report May 30, 2011 02:28 PM IST

    Strauss-Kahn 'behaved like a gentleman' in custody: Report

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, charged with sexually assaulting a chambermaid, "behaved like a gentleman" during his stint in custody, a report has said.

  • China says emerging powers should help lead IMF May 19, 2011 07:19 PM IST

    China says emerging powers should help lead IMF

    The International Monetary Fund's future leadership should reflect the growing clout of emerging economies, China's central bank governor said on Thursday, joining other developing nations in pressing for greater influence on the world stage.

  • India watching situation at IMF: Pranab Mukherjee May 19, 2011 04:29 PM IST

    India watching situation at IMF: Pranab Mukherjee

    India today said it is watching the situation following the resignation of International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is facing charges of sexual assault in the US.

  • Merkel wants Europe to keep top IMF job for now May 16, 2011 07:18 PM IST

    Merkel wants Europe to keep top IMF job for now

    It makes sense for Europe to keep the top job at the lnternational Monetary Fund for now given its role in tackling the euro zone crisis, though the post may go to the developing world in the future, Germany's leader said.

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