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In London, Ukraine First Lady demands global response to sexual assault in war

The Ukrainian government has launched a support programme to help victims of the war, which Zelenska said she hoped could be a "first step towards an investigation and prosecution".

Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London on November 28.(AFP)
Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London on November 28.(AFP)
Published on Nov 28, 2022 10:53 PM IST

MP: Woman allegedly assaulted over months for not playing 'wife-swap' game

As per the police complaint, she also highlighted that both her mother and her sister-in-law along with her husband demanded a dowry of ₹50 lakhs. She also informed that her inlaws' never paid heed to her complaints and rather blamed her for being not so "modern".

The incident occurred at a hotel room in Bikaner, Rajasthan and the case was registered in Bhopal. (HT Photo/ Representational image)
The incident occurred at a hotel room in Bikaner, Rajasthan and the case was registered in Bhopal. (HT Photo/ Representational image)
Published on Oct 17, 2022 03:49 PM IST

MP woman dies by suicide after threats over sexual harassment complaint

In the FIR, the woman said Ramnaresh had been stalking her for a long time. Last week, he allegedly touched her inappropriately in her house and fled after she cried for help.

After the woman died by suicide on Friday, her family held a protest alleging that the accused had raped her. They also blamed the delay in police action for the woman’s death. (Getty Images)
After the woman died by suicide on Friday, her family held a protest alleging that the accused had raped her. They also blamed the delay in police action for the woman’s death. (Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 09, 2022 03:08 AM IST

Mutt seer puts in request to sign cheques from jail, HC says plea lacks clarity

The Karnataka HC on Thursday said there was lack of clarity in the request of chief pontiff of Murugha Math Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru to sign around 200 bank cheques from the prison where he is lodged in connection with a sexual abuse case.

Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, the pontiff of Jagadguru Murugarajendra Vidyapeetha Mutt, is in judicial custody for allegedly sexually abusing two high school girls staying in one of the hostels administered by the mutt. (PTI)
Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, the pontiff of Jagadguru Murugarajendra Vidyapeetha Mutt, is in judicial custody for allegedly sexually abusing two high school girls staying in one of the hostels administered by the mutt. (PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 09:56 AM IST

Students of Murugha Math shifted to govt hostel after POCSO case against seer

The students of Murugha Math were shifted to the government hostel here after a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the chief pontiff Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru for the alleged sexual abuse of high school girls.

Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, head of the Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Math, who is accused of sexual abuse by high school girls.(Handout photo)
Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, head of the Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Math, who is accused of sexual abuse by high school girls.(Handout photo)
Published on Sep 01, 2022 08:24 AM IST
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