The Swedish academy will be allowed to award the and Nobel Prize for Literature this year, the Nobel Foundation said on Tuesday, after a sex scandal forced a postponement of last year's prize. CBI with forensic experts also inspected the courtyard which was dug up following allegations that a girl was beaten to death by staff of the shelter few years ago and her body was buried there. Chilean authorities have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing 7 minors a month after prosecutors raided his diocese in Rancagua. Earlier this month, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of three Chilean bishops, including the controversial Juan Barros who Karadima's victims accused of covering up wrongdoing.
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South Korea police are due to question two K-pop stars on Thursday over allegations of sex tapes, secret chat about rape, and deals facilitated by prostitutes, in a sex scandal that has rocked South Korea's music world and hit entertainment stocks. Paresh Dhanani alleges that several top BJP leaders were involved in the sex scandal and probably feared being exposed. Gopal, 59, was taken into custody at Chennai airport on Tuesday morning as he was waiting to board a flight to Pune based on a complaint filed by a deputy secretary to Governor at Raj Bhavan on Monday night. During the course of its investigation, the SIT found that three former SPs continued to sent as many as girls to the shelter homes even after its license was cancelled in June last year. Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
The Congress asked the BJP on Thursday to prevail on its alliance partner JD U in Bihar to cancel the candidature of Manju Verma, who was named in the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, for the upcoming state polls. The Punjab and Haryana high court, which was deciding the appeals of the accused convicted in the infamous Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal case, has acquitted former BSF DIG K C Padhi, observing that he was falsely implicated in the case. Some men paid in cash — crores of it — and some in kind — tenders, contracts and funds for NGOs.
The Congress asked the BJP on Thursday to prevail on its alliance partner JD U in Bihar to cancel the candidature of Manju Verma, who was named in the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, for the upcoming state polls. A prostitution ring in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur that involves local politicians from both the BJP and the Congress has sent shockwaves around the city. The racket was exposed after a year-old girl - a student of Class 8 - said she had been sexually exploited by several men between October and May