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Indian origin cult leader convicted of rape dies in prison

London: An Indian-origin man who ran a clandestine extremist Maoist cult and was imprisoned for 23 years for multiple sexual assault cases six years ago died in jail, media reports said.

DCW issues notice to JNU Registrar over sexual assault incident inside campus

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Commission for Women on Saturday issued a notice to Jawaharlal Nehru University Registrar over the recent alleged attempt of sexual assault of a student inside the campus.

'Skin-to-skin' contact not needed to define sexual assault under POCSO Act: SC

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The Supreme Court in its judgement on Thursday set aside a Bombay High Court verdict, which had held that "skin-to-skin contact is essential for POCSO offences".

Woman brutally raped in Mumbai, one held

Mumbai/UNI: A 30-year-old woman was raped and brutally assaulted in the Saki Naka area of Andheri suburb in Mumbai on Friday, police said.

Minor girl's body recovered in Kolkata, family claims sexual assault and murder

Kolkata/IBNS: The body of a nine-year-old girl, who went untraceable since Wednesday, was recovered from the stairs of a building in north Kolkata's Jorabagan area on Thursday morning, reports said.

Holding girl's hands and opening pant zip not sexual assault: Bombay HC

Mumbai/IBNS: In another controversial order, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has said holding a minor girl's hands and opening the zip of pants does not amount to sexual offence, media reports said.

Groping without skin-to-skin contact not sexual assault: Bombay HC

Mumbai/IBNS: The Bombay High Court has said groping a minor's breast without a skin-to-skin contact cannot be considered as a sexual assault, media reports said.

Puducherry: Man arrested under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting a girl student

Puducherry, Nov 6 (UNI) A 32-year-old man was arrested under the Protection of Chidren from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Wednesday for sexually assaulting a 9th standard girl student of a private school here.

Tamil Nadu: College student sexually assaulted, murdered near Pollachi

Chennai, Apr 7 (UNI) In a shocking incident, a second year college student was found murdered with her throat slit at Poosaripatty near Pollachi and police on Sunday arrested one of the suspects in the case.

Puducherry: Teacher held for sexually assaulting his students, staff

Puducherry,Mar 31 (UNI) Puducherry CB CID police registered a case against a government school teacher at Keezhoor village near villianur here for sexually assaulting his female students and staff.

Puducherry: Youth arrested for raping a girl

Puducherry, Mar 27 (UNI) Police on Wednesday arrested a youth on the charges of raping a 22-year-old girl.

Tamil Nadu: Congress leader summoned in Pollachi sexual assault case

Coimbatore, Mar 21 (UNI): The CB-CID wing of Tamil Nadu police, probing the sensational Pollachi serial sexual assault case, on Thursday issued summons to Congress leader Mayura Jayakumar asking him to appear before it on March 25.

Indian national jailed for nine years over sexual assault on US flight

New York, Dec 14 (IBNS): An Indian national was sentenced on Friday to nine years in prison after having been convicted of sexual abuse onboard an aircraft, announced United States Attorney Matthew Schneider.

Is PM Modi serious about justice for daughters, asks Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Apr 16 (IBNS) :  Launching a scathing attack on Narendra Modi for the "shameful" incidents of sexual assault of minors, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked the Prime Minister if he is "serious about the justice of daughters" and demanded fast tracking of the cases.

GD Birla sexual assault: Arrested teachers sent to police custody till Monday

Kolkata, Dec 2 (IBNS): Two teachers of Kolkata's GD Birla school, who are accused of sexualy assaulting a four-year-old girl student of the same school, were produced in a local court at Alipore on Saturday and they were sent to two-day police remand, reports said.