Sexual Assault
West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Norms to curb child abuse before Calcutta high court

A writ petition filed by the father of a four-year-old who had been sexually assaulted in school has led to a high court-appointed committee framing a comprehensive set of guidelines to deal with chil...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.18

The definitive consent playlist

Song: Independent WomenArtist: Destiny’s Child“Only ring your cell-y when I'm feelin' lonely / When it's all over please get up and leave / Question: tell me how you feel about this / Try to contr...
By Uma Asher

World  /  Published 01.05.20

Biden denies sexual assault of Senate aide

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday denied that he sexually assaulted a former Senate aide in 1993, his first public remarks on the subject after he faced intense pressure to addr...
By Reuters in New York

India  /  Published 24.10.18

The #MeToo FAQ for smart women

Does every workplace need to have an ICC? By law, any company with over 10 workers has to have an ICC. Failure to comply with POSH invites a fine of Rs 50,000 the first time. Repeated failure has more...
By Deepika S

Maharashtra  /  Published 01.09.19

FIR against cop for inaction in rape case

An FIR has been registered against a police inspector in Mumbai for 'inaction' in the case of alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman who later died at a hospital, police said on Sunday.The woman, who bel...
By PTI in Mumbai


North East  /  Published 03.01.20

6 arrested for assault on minor

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a gang in Meghalaya’s West Jaiñtia Hills, and six out of seven accused, including two juveniles, have been arrested so far.West Jaiñtia Hills...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.19

Look into the heart of crimes

Crimes are phosphorescent illuminations of the hidden nature of society. How we respond to heinous crimes is as significant as the shocking nature of these events. In a society that pays scant attenti...
By Valson Thampu

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.20

Safety first is still not the mantra

Sir — Almost 40 people were booked every hour by the Noida Traffic Police on New Year’s Eve. Many in Calcutta, too, were seen helmetless or with two passengers riding pillion. It is shameful that ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Supreme Court name bar on rape FIRs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred police from recording rape victims’ names in FIRs or court documents and the media from disclosing “any facts which can lead to the victim being identified”....
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.18

Photography: A space odyssey

They were just doing their jobThe Shakti Mills case of 2013 is a prime example addressing these complexities. The brutal assault on two young photojournalists pursuing a story, in broad daylight by a ...
By Tejal Pandey


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