Sexual Assault
India  /  Published 25.08.21

Centre opposes HC skin contact verdict

The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court the much-criticised Bombay High Court ruling that groping a child’s breasts without “skin-to-skin contact” did not amount to sexual assau...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.21

Delhi rape: Fast track court to hear case

The Ministry of Home Affairs Thursday said the Nangal rape and murder case of a minor girl as well as the Mayur Vihar rape incident will be heard in fast track special courts in Delhi. The ministry T...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 10.08.21

Alibaba manager fired over rape

China’s biggest online commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, on Monday said it had fired a manager accused of sexual assault, and promised policies to prevent sexual harassment, but was blas...
By Reuters in Shanghai

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.21

When shame becomes a weapon

In an interview with the journalist, Jonathan Swan, for Axios on HBO, Prime Minister Imran Khan was asked about the comments he had made about rape and vulgarity back in April. In response, Khan talke...
By Mehmal Sarfraz

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.21

Courtly view: Sexual Assault

It is disconcerting when a ruling on alleged sexual assault focuses on the behaviour and habits of the complainant. It is a step backward, as though reforms in the laws against sexual assault never ha...
By The Editorial Board


Sports  /  Published 29.05.21

Nike dumped Neymar over sexual abuse probe

Nike ended its sponsorship agreement with the Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar last year after he refused to participate in an investigation of an accusation that he had sexually assaulted a Nike emp...
By Kevin Draper

India  /  Published 22.05.21

Tejpal acquitted in sexual assault case

A sessions court in Goa on Friday acquitted journalist Tarun Tejpal of charges of sexually assaulting a then colleague when he was editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine. Tejpal was accused of assaultin...
By PTI, Reuters in Panaji

India  /  Published 11.05.21

Sexual abuse battle for farm Morcha

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Monday declared zero tolerance for incidents like the sexual assault that has come to light at the Tikri border protest site, calling it a test case for the ongoing farmer...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 20.03.21

Sexual harassment allegations against Babar Azam

Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Friday asserted that his game has not been affected by the sexual harassment allegations he is facing since he is accustomed to such hurdles as a sportsperson. Azam sai...
By PTI in Karachi

India  /  Published 28.01.21

SC stay on ‘skin contact’ ruling

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a Bombay High Court judgment that had acquitted a man on the ground that groping a child’s breasts without “skin-to-skin contact” does not amoun...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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