India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 21, 2017
Three youths, convicted for assaulting a woman police official in 2013, have been allowed to walk free by a Delhi court which extended them the benefit of probation, saying lack of education and immaturity could be the reasons for their act.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday April 20, 2017
Three men holding a struggling man and smearing what appeared to be ink on his face, a fourth recording the proceedings on a video camera. That was how Shiv Sena dealt with a teacher who allegedly asked a student for sexual favours at a college in Nagpur. The unabashed group later claimed they had got an SOS from the woman's friends, and took matte...
India News | Reported by Ankita Sinha, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday March 29, 2017
A case has been filed against Arunabh Kumar, founder of The Viral Fever, for alleged molestation after a woman finally came forward to file a complaint against him. The 34-year-old IIT graduate has been accused of sexual harassment by at least five women, but none of them had filed a complaint against him.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 23, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered swift and appropriate action against the accused in a molestation case after the victims' family member tweeted his office seeking action.
Bangalore News | Reported by Harish Upadhya, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday March 22, 2017
A CCTV footage from Bengaluru showing a woman being groped by the rider of a motorcycle has again brought into focus the lack of women's safety in what was once considered one of the safest cities of India for women.
India News | By Sailee Dhayalkar and Sonil Dedhia, mid-day.com | Sunday March 19, 2017
Rizwan Siddiquee should brace for an impasse. The noted criminal lawyer took the first step towards initiating criminal proceedings against digital entertainment agency The Viral Fever (TVF) founder Arunabh Kumar by filing a complaint against him with the Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra Commission for Women three days ago. But, with no alleged vi...
India News | Written By Meghna Nijhawan | Friday March 17, 2017
After being criticised for how they dealt with molestation allegations against their boss Arunabh Kumar, The Viral Fever has now admitted in a second statement that they should have handled their initial response better.
India News | Written By Meghna Nijhawan | Wednesday March 15, 2017
At least 5 women have accused The Viral Fever founder Arunabh Kumar of sexual harassment; some say the 34-year-old molested them. However, no police complaint has been filed so far against the IIT graduate, who founded The Viral Fever or TVF in 2011; the company runs a YouTube Channel, produces popular web series Permanent Roommates, Pitchers and a...
India News | Written By Meghna Nijhawan | Tuesday March 14, 2017
Arunabh Kumar, chief of online content company The Viral Fever, has defended himself against charges of sexual harassment, telling Mumbai Mirror that he's 'open to a police complaint.' On Sunday, a woman claiming to be a former employee at The Viral Fever shared an article on Medium. In her post, she alleged Arunabh Kumar molested her several times...
Tuesday March 14, 2017
TVF boss Arunabha Kumar said that he is willing to deal with the accusations set against him but legally. "I unconditionally and unequivocally deny all these allegations. Social media has already declared me an offender, but I am ready to address all the allegations against me," he said
Offbeat | Written By Meghna Nijhawan | Monday March 13, 2017
Twitter expressed outrage after allegations of molestation surfaced against The Viral Fever founder Arunabh Kumar
India News | Written By Meghna Nijhawan | Tuesday March 14, 2017
A former employee of online entertainment channel The Viral Fever (TVF) has alleged that the CEO and Founder of the company Arunabh Kumar molested her several times during her two-year stint at the firm. In an anonymous blog titled 'The Indian Uber - That is TVF', the woman who goes by the name 'Indian Fowler' has detailed the several alleged insta...
India News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Sunday March 5, 2017
A short clip of two Sonepat girls belting three men in a Haryana roadways bus turned the two sisters fighting back the alleged molesters into national heroines in December 2014. Nearly 27 months later, a Rohtak court on Friday discharged the three men as the police probe report did not have the evidence to put the three men on trial.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 2, 2017
Shaheen Malik of Delhi Commission for Women says the implementation of law against acid attacks is "rare" as acid continues to be sold in shops and the money provided for the treatment of victims is often misused.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 26, 2017
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly sedated and molested by two senior girl students, repeatedly over the last few months, at her school in west Delhi's Moti Nagar, police said today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 23, 2017
The police is taking all measures to arrest the prime accused in the abduction and assault of a popular Malayalam actress in a moving car last week, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said today.
Karnataka News | Written by Harish Upadhya | Wednesday February 22, 2017
A German national was allegedly molested and robbed by an unidentified person on Monday evening at Chamundi Hills near Mysuru.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 21, 2017
The search operations to arrest the two accused involved in the abduction and harassment of a noted South Indian actress continued for the fourth day today, with police taking into custody one person from Palakkad.
Tamil Nadu News | Edited by Meghna Nijhawan | Tuesday February 21, 2017
Two days after a Malayalam actor alleged she was molested in her car, another actor from Tamil Nadu has come forward with a harrowing experience. Actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, in a post on Twitter, revealed she faced harassment from a programming head of a leading TV channel.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday February 20, 2017
Three men have been arrested in Kerala amid massive anger over the assault on a film star in a moving car. Top South film actors and others have taken to social media to express their horror and to demand immediate action by the government and police.
Kerala News | NDTV News Desk | Saturday February 18, 2017
A noted South Indian film actor has alleged that she was molested by two men who forced their way into her car in Kerala's Erankulam district last night. Her driver is suspected of involvement and has been taken into custody. A case of molestation and kidnapping has been registered against the accused.
India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday February 18, 2017
Shubh Laxmi managed to reach home. But she was scared. The 21-year-old girl had just been groped and molested by bikers on her way from college for the fourth time. She wanted the men to be punished but did not know how. Then, she poured her heart out in a Facebook post. Ms Laxmi - she has consented to her name being revealed by NDTV - narrated ho...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 14, 2017
The rape cases in the national capital declined marginally by two per cent in 2016, while the number of molestation cases saw a dip of 22.40 per cent during the same period, according to a Delhi Police report.
Tuesday January 31, 2017
Ashley Judd on sexual abuse: "I was molested for the first time at the age of seven," she said while visiting India
India News | Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Sunday January 29, 2017
Following the resignation of V Shanmuganathan as Governor of Meghalaya over allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment by a young woman, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju ruled out an investigation into the matter citing absence of "documentary evidence".
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 28, 2017
A 30-year-old taxi driver was arrested for allegedly molesting an Australian student in Colaba area of South Mumbai, police said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 19, 2017
An 18-year-old first year student of Delhi University's Daulat Ram College was allegedly molested by a 52-year-old bank clerk inside his car in the North Campus on Wednesday, following which he was arrested, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 17, 2017
The 38-year-old man who was arrested in New Delhi yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting hundreds of minor girls told police he used to "derive fun" out of the act and had his "first prey" in 2001.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Friday January 13, 2017
The YouTuber prankster who posted videos of him randomly kissing women and running away was arrested today along with an associate. He has been charged for molestation and under the provisions of the IT Act.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday January 12, 2017
The Bengaluru police has said that a concert by Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta in the city tonight has not been cancelled, only postponed. But the organisers say they were told to call it off because the police could not deploy enough manpower as the date clashed with Agricultural Produce Market Committee elections in the a...