Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicSexual Assault

Topic: Sexual Assault

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.

400 Pakistani men sexually assault a woman in Lahore. Twitter says ‘no less than Taliban’

Lahore Police has filed an FIR against hundreds of unidentified men for sexually assaulting a woman who was filming a TikTok video at Minar-e-Pakistan on the country’s Independence Day.

Man arrested in ‘sexual assault’ of 6-year-old girl in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar, DCW lashes out

The incident comes on the heel of the allegedly gang-rape and murder of a nine-year-old Dalit girl. She was later cremated by her attackers in South West Delhi on 1 August.

Kejriwal announces magisterial probe into death of minor Dalit girl ‘gang-raped’ in Delhi

Delhi CM Kejriwal also announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the family of the girl and appealed to the Central govt to strengthen law and order in the national capital.

Women unsafe from male sexual harassers in online classrooms too. MK Stalin govt is fixing it

Recording of online classes, random auditing to monitor teachers’ behaviour, and a grievance hotline are just some of the measures introduced by Stalin govt to check this menace.

Imran Khan took a stand against US. But forgot to stand up for rape victims

When Imran Khan came to power, we were assured that Pakistan will have a PM who will be handsome, speak good angrezi and boost our image. Look at how that’s going.

Victim’s evasive answers, lack of medical evidence — why Goa court acquitted Tarun Tejpal

The court also noted that the victim did not demonstrate any kind of normative behaviour that a victim of sexual assault might show.

Goa court acquits former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of rape charges in 2013 case

Tejpal was accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague inside the elevator of a luxury hotel in Goa in 2013 and has been out on bail since May 2014.

Repeatedly said no, was tricked into hotel room, says 22-yr-old who accused TV anchor of rape

Varun Hiremath, who works with an English News channel, has been absconding for nearly a month after an FIR was registered against him accusing him of rape.  

A week after 6-yr-old girl was found dead in Chandigarh, police await medical report

The girl's body was found in a half-naked state in a forest in Chandigarh. A 12-year-old was arrested for the crime and sent to a juvenile home.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.