Sexual Assault
India  /  Published 27.01.21

'Skin to skin' touch rule stayed

The Bombay High Court, days ago, had ruled that  groping a minor’s breast without “skin to skin contact” cannot be termed as sexual assault under the rotection of Children from ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.12.20

NHRC: SOP issued to deal sexual assault evidence

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prepared a standard operating procedure (SOP) on collection and processing of forensic evidence to ensure effective prosecution leading to conviction in...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

Molest cuffs on bike taxi driver in Calcutta

The driver of an app-based bike taxi was arrested late on Saturday for allegedly molesting and abusing a woman passenger. Police said Dhiraj Kumar Ram was picked up from his Tiljala house based on a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.11.20

HC refuses to change judge in assault case

Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed petitions seeking a change of trial court judge in a case related to the kidnap and sexual assault of an actress allegedly masterminded by superstar Dileep. The ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 05.11.20

Youth held for online sexual harassment

A young man, pursuing MCA, has been arrested on the charge of sexually harassing a woman by sending her objectionable videos through Facebook messenger and making indecent proposals on the phone, poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lalbazar


India  /  Published 19.10.20

Hathras: proof destroyed

By Subhoranjan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 17.10.20

Concern at rape-case gag fallout

An association of women media professionals has expressed grave concern at the manner in which rape accused were being allowed the benefit of gag orders on the reporting of sexual assault and harassme...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Molested on way home from tuition, brother attacked

A girl returning home from tuition was molested by several men near Sukantanagar on the outskirts of Salt Lake on Sunday, she has said in her police complaint. The men hit her brother when he protest...
By A Staff Reporter in Sukantanagar

States  /  Published 18.08.20

Ex-chief of Sikkim tourism body held under Pocso charges

Rup Narayan Rai, a former chairman of the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, was arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl after he surrendered before South Sikkim police on Mon...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

#MeToo: Lessons from the US experience

Nityanjali Thummalachetty is a New York City-based cybersecurity entrepreneur and Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion, and was listed in BBC 100 Women in 2017. Abby DiCarlo is a New York City-based re...
By Nityanjali Thummalachetty and Abby DiCarlo


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