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Siddaramaiah accused the government of pledging the pride of the state in front of the whole country.(ANI Photo)

Sex scandal: BJP govt pledging the pride of Karnataka, says Siddaramaiah

PTI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 07:34 PM IST
The Congress leader in a series of tweets said it is 'shameful' that the police could not trace the "CD victim" (the woman in the purported sex video) even after 20 days.
Rejected by Donald Trump as a “witch hunt,” the Mueller probe cast a long shadow over the White House throughout the first half of his presidency.(Reuters File Photo)
Rejected by Donald Trump as a “witch hunt,” the Mueller probe cast a long shadow over the White House throughout the first half of his presidency.(Reuters File Photo)

From sex scandals to impeachment: The unsinkable Donald Trump

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 05:48 AM IST
At least 17 women have accused Donald Trump of sexual harassment or sexual assault -- accusations the president has denied.
College students and women from several organisations hold placards as they stage a protest urging the government to act immediately on Pollachi's sexual assault incident, in Madurai on March 18, 2019.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
College students and women from several organisations hold placards as they stage a protest urging the government to act immediately on Pollachi's sexual assault incident, in Madurai on March 18, 2019.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

CBI takes over Pollachi sex scandal probe in Tamil Nadu

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 12:32 PM IST
The CBI will probe sexual assault and extortion of women and college students across Tamil Nadu by the gang on Pollachi town in Coimbatore district.
“There were differences among leaders, but we have resolved them. We do not see problem in winning Jalgaon too,” said Eknath Khadse.(AFP)
“There were differences among leaders, but we have resolved them. We do not see problem in winning Jalgaon too,” said Eknath Khadse.(AFP)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Raver seems safe, but will infighting cost BJP in Jalgaon?

Hindustan Times, Jalgaon | By Surendra P Gangan
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2019 07:11 AM IST
Jalgaon district has seen many controversies and scams over the past few decades — a sex scandal in the late 1990s, arrest of SIMI workers a decade ago, arrest of two former ministers in a housing scam and most recently, a corruption case related to airport land
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal in Chennai, Friday.(PTI)
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal in Chennai, Friday.(PTI)

Court pulls up Tamil Nadu govt for revealing Pollachi sexual abuse victim’s identity

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 11:48 PM IST
The Madras high court rebuked the Tamil Nadu government and Coimbatore police on Friday for revealing the identity of a sex abuse survivor in the town of Pollachi.
Anastasia Vashukevich, known by her pen name Nastya Rybka, has been held in custody since a police raid in the sleazy seaside resort of Pattaya last February.(AP Photo)
Anastasia Vashukevich, known by her pen name Nastya Rybka, has been held in custody since a police raid in the sleazy seaside resort of Pattaya last February.(AP Photo)

Model who claimed she has proof of Russian efforts to help Trump on trial over sex scandal

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 04:36 PM IST
Anastasia Vashukevich, known by her pen name Nastya Rybka, has been held in custody since a police raid in the sleazy seaside resort of Pattaya last February.
A total of 539 child care institutes have been shut down so far as part of a crackdown launched by the women and child development ministry.(PTI/File Photo)
A total of 539 child care institutes have been shut down so far as part of a crackdown launched by the women and child development ministry.(PTI/File Photo)

Centre shut over 500 child care institutes after Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal came to light

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 07:19 AM IST
A total of 539 child care institutes (CCIs) have been shut down so far as part of a crackdown launched by the women and child development ministry after a sex scandal surfaced at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur earlier this year.
Former Bihar minister Manju Verma surrendered before a court in Begusarai on November 20, 2018.(PTI)
Former Bihar minister Manju Verma surrendered before a court in Begusarai on November 20, 2018.(PTI)

Muzaffarpur sexual abuse case: Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma, missing for weeks, surrenders before court

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 03:59 PM IST
Verma had been evading arrest since she was charged with an Arms Act case after illegal arms were found in her house during a CBI raid in connection with the sex scandal.
Mullah Rasool is on the run after the sex tapes went viral.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Mullah Rasool is on the run after the sex tapes went viral.(AFP/Picture for representation)

Self-proclaimed healer in Afghanistan faces death by stoning over sex video

Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 06:54 PM IST
Mullah Rasool, a traditional healer who wrote amulets for clients in a village in the northwestern Afghan province of Faryab, is accused of sexually exploiting and raping several women who had gone to him for help. He allegedly used the videos to blackmail the women.
Tiger Woods of the United States poses with the trophy after winning the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.(AFP)
Tiger Woods of the United States poses with the trophy after winning the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.(AFP)

Tiger Woods can still match my 18 majors: Golf legend Jack Nicklaus

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 04:26 PM IST
Speaking after Woods ended a five-year victory drought at the Tour Championship, Nicklaus said he thought the 42-year-old would be able to compete at the highest level for another decade or so.
File photo of Manjit Kaur with her husband.(HT)
File photo of Manjit Kaur with her husband.(HT)

Moga sex scandal prime accused-turned-approver shot dead in Ferozepur

Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 09:27 AM IST
She was among 10 accused in the sex scandal and became approver in the case after which she was released on bail in 2013.
Nirmala Devi had ‘illegal intimacy’ with both the accused and had promised to please them by ‘providing’ her own college students for sexual favours.(Reuters File Photo)
Nirmala Devi had ‘illegal intimacy’ with both the accused and had promised to please them by ‘providing’ her own college students for sexual favours.(Reuters File Photo)

Tamil Nadu professor involved in sex scandal also charged with trafficking

Press Trust of India, Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 05:00 PM IST
The woman, Nirmala Devi, conspired with two other men to deceive and seduce girl students for sexual exploitation.
Brajesh Thakur, main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case , after a woman allegedly threw ink on his face while he was being taken to a special POCSO court, in Muzaffarpur on August 8(PTI)
Brajesh Thakur, main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case , after a woman allegedly threw ink on his face while he was being taken to a special POCSO court, in Muzaffarpur on August 8(PTI)

CBI team conducts probe at premises of main accused in Bihar sex scandal

Muzaffarpur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2018 05:13 PM IST
A CBI probe team today visited Brajesh Thakur’s residence in Bihar from where he ran the shelter home
The short-stay home in Muzaffarpur that has been embroiled in a sex scandal involving inmates.(HT File)
The short-stay home in Muzaffarpur that has been embroiled in a sex scandal involving inmates.(HT File)

Name of Bihar minister’s husband crops up in Muzaffarpur shelter sex scandal

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 10:38 AM IST
Kumari Manju Verma rejected the allegations against her husband, stating that the Opposition was indulging in “petty politics” to tarnish her image.
Former DIG, BSF, KC Padhi (centre) has pleaded for leniency, saying he has served the nation.(HT File)
Former DIG, BSF, KC Padhi (centre) has pleaded for leniency, saying he has served the nation.(HT File)

J&K sex scandal accused plead for reduced sentence

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aneesha Bedi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Sentencing in the case is expected on June 6.
Former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens gives his inaugural address from the steps of the capitol in Jefferson City.(AP File Photo)
Former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens gives his inaugural address from the steps of the capitol in Jefferson City.(AP File Photo)

US governor Eric Greitens resigns amid sex scandal, finance probe

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Chicago
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2018 10:19 AM IST
Eric Greitens was hobbled when an extramarital affair from two years ago became public in January, including allegations that he attempted to coerce his mistress into silence.
Among those arrested was Phra Buddha Issara, 62, an activist monk who led street protests in 2014 and launched a campaign to clean up Buddhism, but gained enemies by publicly naming other religious leaders he accused of wrongdoing.(Reuters)
Among those arrested was Phra Buddha Issara, 62, an activist monk who led street protests in 2014 and launched a campaign to clean up Buddhism, but gained enemies by publicly naming other religious leaders he accused of wrongdoing.(Reuters)

Thai police arrest monks amid crackdown on illegal financial dealings by Buddhist temples

Reuters, Bangkok | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 03:50 PM IST
Thai police raided four Buddhist temples and arrested prominent monks in what they say is the government’s latest bid to reform Buddhism, whose image has been sullied by money and sex scandals involving monks.
A view of the Stock Exchange Building (Börshuset), which houses the Swedish Academy, in Stockholm's old city.(AFP File Photo)
A view of the Stock Exchange Building (Börshuset), which houses the Swedish Academy, in Stockholm's old city.(AFP File Photo)

Nobel literature body grants members leave after sex scandal

Agence France-Presse, Stockholm | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 06:51 PM IST
Disagreements within the prestigious institution on how to deal with the issue sowed deep discord among its 18 members and prompted six to quit.
Santhosh, a resident of Keezh Iruppu village in Cuddalore, was arrested by the cyber crime branch on Friday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Santhosh, a resident of Keezh Iruppu village in Cuddalore, was arrested by the cyber crime branch on Friday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man arrested for social media posts linking Tamil Nadu ministers to sex scandal accused

Press Trust of India, Cuddalore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2018 05:50 PM IST
Police said they had studied his posts on Facebook and confirmed that they were defamatory in nature before arresting him.
File photo of Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit.
File photo of Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit.

College sex scandal: Tamil Nadu governor rules out resignation

Chennai, Hindustan Times | By KV Lakshmana
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 11:55 PM IST
The “sex scandal” involves an assistant professor of a college, who allegedly advised students to extend sexual favours to some university officials for higher grades and money.
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