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    Member of Backstreet boys Nick Carter being investigated over sexual assault charges

    Los Angeles: Nick Carter, the 38-year-old member of the Backstreet Boys, is currently being investigated by the Los Angeles (LA) County District Attorney’s Office in connection with alleged charges of sexual assault levelled against him. The Santa Monica Police Department brought the case forward on Tuesday, the LA district attorney’s office told Fox News.

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    Bombay High Court: Woman’s loose character doesn’t allow men to rape her

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court recently ruled that even if a woman has ‘loose’ character, it does not allow any man to rape her. The HC objected to the contention of a 32-year-old rape convict, who attempted to cast aspersions of the character of the victim.

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    Bombay High Court asks Caste Scrutiny Committee to pay Rs 1 lakh fine to SC/ST students

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently took a note of the “harassment and ill treatment” meted out to the students of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) under the garb of validating their claims of belonging to a reserved category. The HC also took into account the “hurdles” faced by students of the SC/ST categories, who are made to wait by the Caste Scrutiny Committees, which resultantly delays the admission process.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Fed up with harassment for three years, minor commits suicide

    Kannauj: A 17-year-old girl committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh’s Kannauj as she was allegedly being harassed for past three years. According to the victim’s family, the girl was being harassed by a man for the past two-three years. The family members alleged that even after repeated complaints the police neither took the matter seriously nor file any case against the harasser.

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    Single incident of harassment not enough to penalise someone for domestic abuse, cruelty: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has said a single and solitary incident of harassment is not enough to attract the provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which penalise domestic abuse and cruelty. The ruling was delivered earlier this month by a single-judge bench of Justice Kishor Sonawane while dealing with a criminal appeal filed by a man challenging his conviction under section 498 A

  • Indore: Youth arrested for forcing girl for marriage 

    Indore: A youth was arrested by We Care For You cell of city police on Friday for harassing a girl over phone. The accused was forcing her for marriage and threatened her with dire consequences if she did not concede. The girl worked as a nurse at a nursing home.

  • Police search scandal-tainted Malaysian ex-premier Najib Razak’s home   

    Kuala Lumpur: Police conducted an extensive search of the home of Malaysia’s scandal-tainted former premier today that his lawyer decried as “harassment”, as the new government presses forward with probes into a massive graft scandal after seizing power in historic elections.

  • Indore: Police arrest 2 men for making obscene calls

    Indore: A team of ‘We Care For You’ cell of police on Thursday arrested two accused in different cases for harassing women on phone. In the first case, a friend of victim’s husband teased and harassed her on phone and forced her for friendship. The victim, resident of Tukoganj police station area, lodged a complaint with We Care For You that a man known to her has been harassing her and even

  • Bhopal: Two women harassed daily at workplace, on campus in Madhya Pradesh

    Bhopal: Shocking it may sound, but on an average at least two cases of woman harassment at workplaces and on campus were reported daily in the state in last one year. And all the more shocking is the fact that in most of the cases persons responsible for the act were given clean chit.

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    Bhayandar: Ahmednagar’s fake Facebook friend held for harassing city girls

    Bhayandar: Less than 48 hours after he started sending obscene and vulgar material to a city resident and her female friends on their Facebook accounts, Mangesh Tambe (22) landed into the cop net. A police team led by PSI -Jagdish Bangar under the guidance of SP- Dr. Mahesh Patil and ASP Atul Kulkarni, nabbed Tambe from his hometown in Ahmednagar late on Saturday night. Investigations revealed that Tambe had created a fake

  • Bhopal: Girl student’s suicide sparks protest

    Bhopal: Agitated over death of a girl student who committed suicide over harassment, a number of ABVP activists staged protest on Tuesday seeking action against the accused.

  • Bhopal: Fed up with harassment, girl kills self

    Jabalpur: A 14-year-old girl committed suicide in the city as she was facing harassment by a youth who lived next-door, police said on Sunday. The incident took place under the limits of the Civil Lines Police station.

  • Bhopal: Car-borne men booked for harassing girls

    BHOPAL: On complaint of two girls, police have registered a case against unidentified car-borne men on charges of harassment at MP Nagar. According to police, the complainant girls are residing at a private hostel in MP Nagar area zone 1.

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    Indore: Former colleague held for harassing woman

    Indore: A youth was arrested by ‘We Care For You Cell’ for allegedly harassing a married woman over phone on Wednesday. The accused was also trying to defame her.

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    FOOD FIASCO: NHRC to probe plight of IIT Indore students

    Indore: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognisance of complaints filed by Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) students regarding harassment by institute authorities and substandard quality of food served to them on campus.

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    Mumbai: Wife uses Twitter to seek police’s help against torture by husband

    Mumbai: A woman on Sunday through a video on Twitter sought police help against “torture” by her husband, an automobile businessman. Police said they were looking into the matter and would take necessary action after investigations. In the video posted on Twitter by filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, the woman, a Khar resident, is seen weeping for “help and justice”.

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    Bhopal: Woman cops stage dharna outside CM house, seek action against seniors

    Bhopal: The two women police personnel, who were allegedly harassed by senior officials, staged a dharna on Tuesday evening outside the CM House seeking action against the cops. The aggrieved women cops also demanded an audience with the chief minister.  Accusing their seniors of sexually harassment, the two woman cops had registered cases against them. However, seeing no action initiated against the accused, the woman cops demanding suspension and arrest of the