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Unzipping pants, holding minor's hand not 'sexual assault' under POCSO, Bombay HC rules

Partly allowing the appeal, the Bombay HC quashed aside the jail sentence of 5 years under the POCSO Act and modified the imprisonment as per the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Published on 28th January 2021

Uttar Pradesh: No panel to deal with cases of sexual harassment in gov't schools?

The basic education department 2016 directed that every school should have a three-member management committee for the monitoring of possible sexual offences

Published on 6th February 2023

Maharashtra: Deputy CM flags "growing ecosystem" of illegal paan shops and anti-social elements near schools

Fadnavis stated in a written reply that the government was taking remedial measures and further plans would be chalked out soon

Published on 21st December 2022

Maharashtra: Schools directed to install CCTV cameras to prevent sexual assault incidents

The state government will hold a joint meeting with the school education department and home department to draw up an action plan

Published on 22nd December 2022

School principal in Karnataka beaten up with sticks by female students following sexual assault allegations

The accused is now taken into custody by the Srirangapatna police; extramarital relationship with another teacher suspected

Published on 16th December 2022

University of Hyderabad sexual assault case: Arrested prof's classes, third semester exams cancelled

Several first and second-year PG students in the department are unaware of the accused because the professor took a year off from teaching in 2020 and returned only in 2022

Published on 5th December 2022

UoH sexual assault case: Students say they will keep watch on administration to ensure fair trials

"For four to five hours last night, we urged the administration to take action on the matter," said Siva Rao, SFI Secretary at UoH


Published on 3rd December 2022

University of Hyderabad professor arrested for allegedly molesting foreign student from Thailand

A complaint was filed and an investigation by the local police is underway. The students' union of the varsity staged a protest today, condemning the 'callousness' of the administration

Published on 3rd December 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Patriarchal, sexist and re-traumatising, SC slams the two-finger test. What is this test? Why is it practised? 

Supreme Court ruled on Monday, October 31 that the two-finger test should never be used on rape survivors and those conducting the test will be prosecuted

Published on 1st November 2022

JIPMER, Puducherry: Student from Hyderabad sexually assaulted by cop and his friend 

The incident created a flutter in Puducherry. After inquiry, the accused were remanded in the central prison in Kalapet after court proceedings

Published on 5th September 2022

IIT Madras: A 24-year-old juice shop worker from Bihar arrested for sexually assaulting student on campus

When the issue came to light, the students demanded that the institute take immediate steps to ensure such incidents do not occur again

Published on 3rd August 2022

Sexual assault alleged by student at IIT Madras. Internal investigation underway   

On July 25, the victim's friend alleged that her friend was assaulted when a man in his early 20s pounced on her while she was cycling to her hostel room 


Published on 30th July 2022

Chennai gov't school teacher held under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting students 

The alleged sexual assaults began in March and he had threatened the girls not to disclose the matter to anyone, said police sources

Published on 30th June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: New law approved in Spain against sexual assaults, now 'Only yes means yes'

We decode the reason behind this decision and understand how the Indian Penal Code of India deals with sexual assault cases

Published on 28th May 2022

Principal, teacher suspended in school hit by sexual assault in East Delhi

The services of a contractual employee to whom the matter was first reported have also been terminated and a show-cause notice has been issued to the school inspector

Published on 6th May 2022

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