Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicSexual Assault

Topic: Sexual Assault

Confessions, curses & 5-rupee book: Seedy world of Andhra ‘pastor’ accused of raping followers

Anil Kumar alias Prem Das of Prema Swaroopi Ministries booked for alleged sexual assault, and arrested. His alleged crimes came to light when 28-yr-old woman approached police.

After Reddit post & flood of testimonies, ‘celebrity’ Kerala tattooist held for ‘serial sex abuse’

Multiple women have accused Kochi-based Sujeesh P.S., who runs ‘Inkfected’ tattoo studio in Cheranalloor, of rape and sexual assault. The tattooist’s family calls cases ‘fake’.

Father, son and the Kerala court — Bishop Franco is free, nuns now in a silent ‘fortress’

Kerala’s church community has split into a for-and-against divide.

Inconsistent statements, church rivalry — why Kerala court acquitted ex-Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Mulikkal was accused by a Kerala nun of raping her 13 times between 2014 & 2016, when he was the bishop of the Jalandhar Diocese. Nuns supporting complaint will appeal acquittal.

Gurugram woman, who filed 7 rape cases against 7 men, now held for ‘extortion’

The woman, an English Honours student at DU, was arrested after the mother of one of the men she got booked filed a police complaint against her in Gurugram.

Allahabad HC saying forced oral sex ‘less serious’ shows obsession with brutality in sexual offences

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Married at 13, assaulted, trafficked: What Beed minor ‘raped by dad, husband, 400 men’ alleges

17-year-old girl has alleged she was married off to a 33-year-old man, who sexually abused her. She ran away, but was then 'raped by own father, strangers, and a police constable'.

Consensual sex with major not offence but unethical, immoral, Allahabad HC says

Court denies bail to a man for allegedly sexually assaulting his girlfriend and standing as a mute spectator while she was being allegedly raped by two more men.

Can’t silence cases. As more women join, Indian military must address sexual assault problem

A primary concern of the public and military fraternity about women in the armed forces has been torture and rape at the hands of the enemy. But what about colleagues?

Flight lieutenant ‘admitted to rape on video’, I was intimidated by IAF officers, survivor says

The accused flight lieutenant, arrested by Coimbatore police on 26 September, was sent to IAF custody Thursday. NCW slams the ‘two-finger’ test on survivor.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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