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2 minors raped at family weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh
While a nine-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Etah, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a guest at a wedding in Chhattisgarh.    IMAGE: People participate in a candle-light protest calling for justice following the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl,in Amritsar. Photograph: PTI Photo  A nine-year-old girl attending a wedding ceremony was raped and murdered by a man Uttar Pradesh's Etah, an incident which comes days after ...
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Union cabinet approves ordinance for death penalty for rape of children
The move comes against the backdrop of the alleged rape and murder of girls in Jammu and Kashmir#39;s Kathua and Gujarat#39;s Surat district recently.
 Money Control4 days ago
Another minor raped in Etah
A nine-year-old girl attending a wedding ceremony was raped and murdered by a man here, an incident which comes days after another minor was raped and killed in this western UP town, police said today.The latest incident took place last night when the accused ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
9-yr-old raped, murdered in Etah
In yet another shocking incident of crime against a minor, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district on late Thursday night.The victim had come to attend a wedding in Etah, where she was lured by the accused man, ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
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Girl attending wedding raped, killed in Chhattisgarh
An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a guest at a wedding in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh, police said. Uttam Sahu, the 25-year-old accused, has been arrested, Lal Umed Singh, Superintendent of Police, told PTI.The incident happened on Wednesday night in the district, about 120km from state capital Raipur. Sahu lured the girl away from the village and then raped and killed her by smashing her head with a stone, Singh said. The victim was related to the bridegroom, he ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
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Surat rape case: Key accused held, double murder case solved
The Ahmedabad Crime Branch, on Friday, arrested Harshsai Gurjar, a resident of Surat from Rajasthan in the case of the 11-year-old girl's rape and murder. The cops had detained two other men, Ram Naresh (a neighbour of Gurjar) and Hari Gurjar (Harshsai's ...
 DNA5 days ago
Highlights at 5.00 pm - northern region
Following are top PTI stories from the northern states at 5.30 pm.ETAH DES4Etah (UP): A nine-year-old girl attending a wedding ceremony was raped and murdered by a man here, an incident which comes days after another minor was raped and killed in this western ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
IMF chief calls Kathua rape-murder revolting, says PM Modi needs to pay more attention to women
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday called on India`s leader to focus more on women in the wake of the "revolting" rape and murder of two young girls. PTI photo International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde on ...
 Zee News5 days ago
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President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape
In case of rape of a girl under 16 years, the minimum punishment has been increased from 10 years to 20 years, extendable to imprisonment for rest of life, which means jail term till the convict’s “natural life”. President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday promulgated the criminal law amendment ordinance, paving the way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The President’s nod to the ordinance ...
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Kathua rape-murder: Mehbooba meets J-K Governor, calls for speedy trial
Amid the recent protest over the gangrape and murder of the eight-year-old girl in Kathua district, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met Governor NN Vohra and urged that that hearing in the case should take place every day in court.Chief Minister Mufti met Vohra at the capital's Raj Bhavan. Mufti also apprised the governor about her recent meetings and discussions in Delhi over future developments within the state.According to media sources, Governor Vohra also ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA
Surat police botched up while investigating the 11-year-old girl rape case
From the day the body of the girl was found, Surat police have shown negligence in investigating the case. The girl was found dead with multiple injuries, near Jiaav-Budiya road in Pandesara on April 6. Basic procedures comprising cordoning off the crime ...
 DNA1 week ago
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Something seriously wrong in our society: Mehbooba on Kathua rape
Terming the Kathua rape-murder incident as “alarming”, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday expressed anguish that “a living form of the Mata” has been subjected to such “heinous” act in the land where girls are worshipped as a manifestation of Goddess Durga. Addressing the sixth convocation at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, the chief minister said the heinous act of the perpetrators “has shocked us as a society” and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Our duty to ensure such things do not happen: Prez on Kathua rape
The president said he was hopeful that "all among us will fulfill the responsibility of securing our girl child".    IMAGE: President Ram Nath Kovind addresses at the the 6th convocation of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Jammu and Kashmir's Kakriyal. Photograph: @rashtrapatibhvn/Twitter President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday termed as "barbaric" the Kathua gangrape and murder case and said it was the collective responsibility of society to ensure such things do not ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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MP shocker: 6-month-old girl raped, killed in Indore
Bhopal : The blood-soaked body of a six-month-old infant was recovered from the basement of a building in Indore, a police official said. Police identified the accused as Sunil Bheel, 21, claiming that he was seen in CCTV footage, at around 4.45 am on Friday, ...
 Sify4 days ago
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Cabinet approves death penalty for raping children up to 12 years of age
The move comes against the backdrop of the alleged rape and murder of girls in Kathua, Unnao and Surat Last Updated at April 21, 2018 14:37 IST Representative image The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to ...
 Business Standard4 days ago
Six-year-old girl raped, murdered in Pakistan's Karachi, sparks outrage and protests
The six-year-old girl had gone missing on Sunday and her body was later found in the bushes in Manghopir. Representational image Karachi: A six-year-old girl was raped and strangled to death in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, triggering violent protests ...
 Zee News1 week ago
DNA
9-year-old girl raped and murdered in UP's Etah; accused arrested
Three days after rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl rocked Uttar Pradesh's Etah, a similar crime against a minor girl child has been reported from the district.
 DNA5 days ago
DNA
No country for children? After Kathua, 8-year-old raped, murdered in UP's Etah
In yet another shocking incident of crime against a minor, an eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district on Monday night. The incident took place when the victim had come to attend the wedding of a family ...
 DNA1 week ago
Minor raped in Etah
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by a man in an inebriated state in this town in western Uttar Pradesh early today, police said. The latest incident of assault of a minor comes amid public outrage over the rape of minor girls in Unnao and Kathua. The incident in Etah happened when the 7-year-old girl had gone with her family members to attend a marriage ceremony. According to police, the incident took place at around 1.30 am near Mandi Samiti gate on the Aliganj road.
 Rediff.com1 week ago
11-year-old girl raped, killed in Chhattisgarh
An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a guest at a wedding in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh, police said.Uttam Sahu, the 25-year-old accused, has been arrested, Lal Umed Singh, Superintendent of Police, told PTI by phone.The incident ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
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Surat rape: Public anger spills onto the streets even as Modi & Shah remain silent
The horror of Kathua rape and murder has found an echo in Surat where a body of an 11-year-old girl who was raped and tortured was discovered with no less than 86 wounds. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi or the Bharatiya Janata Party 's (BJP) national ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
DNA
Surat rape and murder: Odisha SPs asked to gather info on missing girls from state
Suspecting that an unidentified girl, whose body was found in Surat 10 days ago with signs of rape and torture, could be from Odisha, all the superintendents of police (SPs) in the state were today asked to collect information on the missing girls in their ...
 DNA1 week ago
Corrected: Eight on trial for rape, murder of girl in Kashmir amid public anger
(Corrects first paragraph below sub-head to show Delhi chief minister lost election, not forced to resign)
 Reuters1 week ago
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Kathua case: Ex-BJP minister leads rally to seek CM's resignation
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Singh, who had resigned from the state cabinet over the Kathua rape and murder case, today led a rally in support of Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the incident and called for the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for her 'failure' to address the issue.Singh and industries minister Chander Prakash Ganga had resigned on April 13 over their participation in an earlier rally in support of the accused in the gang rape and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape-murder: Father seeks transfer of case outside Jammu and Kashmir, Supreme Court to hear plea at 2 pm
The father of the girl brutally gangraped in murdered in Kathua has approached the Supreme Court seeking the transfer of the case outside Jammu and Kashmir. The father of the victim has sought safety and security even as the trial began in Kathua today. The ...
 DNA1 week ago
DNA
Surat child rape case: Lab receives files 10 days later
In a case of sheer negligence, Surat police on Monday sent case files of the 11-year-old girl who was found dead with multiple injuries near Jiaav-Budiya road in Pandesara on April 6. The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) department has yet to receive her ...
 DNA1 week ago
Pak-origin peer raises Kathua rape-murder case in UK Parliament
An eight-year-old girl belonging to the nomadic community had gone missing on January 10 while grazing horses in Rasana forest in Kathua's Hiranagar area. LONDON: A Pakistani-origin peer on Monday raised the rape and murder of the eight-year-old girl in Jammu ...
 Zee News1 week ago
DNA
Raped 9-yr-old may have been from Bengal, Odisha
The Surat police have sought the help of the general public to solve the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl whose body was found in a secluded spot near Jiaav-Budiya road in Pandesara area of Surat on April 6. After groping in the dark for nearly ten ...
 DNA1 week ago
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Kathua rape accused plead not guilty, ask for narco test
According to the chargesheets, the abduction, rape and killing of the girl was part of a carefully planned strategy to remove the nomadic community from the area.    IMAGE: Sanji Ram, the alleged conspirator of the Kathua rape and murder case appeared before the court. Photograph: PTI Photo The eight people accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl pleaded not guilty and asked the judge for a narco analysis test as the trial into the case, which has become the focal point ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Surat: 9-year-old girl's body with over 80 torture marks found; was raped, brutalised for 8 days, reveals post-mortem
The Surat Police has found body of a nine-year-old girl with 86 injury marks in the city on Saturday. The police recovered the severely injured body of the girl near from a cricket ground in Bhestan area of Surat on April 6. After five-hour long postmortem, ...
 DNA1 week ago
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7-year-old raped, murdered in UP's Etah, NSA invoked
Image used for representational purposes only. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo Enraged over the heinous crime, the victim's family blocked the Etah-Farrukhabad road, while opposition parties slammed the Yogi Adityanath government for the 'sudden spurt' in rape cases. 'I hope my daughter can rest in peace soon' A seven-year-old girl attending a wedding was allegedly raped and strangled in Etah early on Tuesday by a man hired to set up tents for the ceremony, police said. Already ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA
Kathua and Unnao rape cases: Shabana Azmi says for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' daughters should be alive
Against the backdrop of a nationwide outrage caused by the alleged rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, veteran actor Shabana Azmi has said that "Our betis (daughters) should be alive and safe" for the "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign to ...
 DNA1 week ago
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Kathua gangrape case : Madhya Pradesh's BJP chief links Asifa rape and murder case with Pakistan; here's the top developments
The country is exhibiting a nationwide outrage on Kathua rape case of 8-year-old girl Asifa, but on the other hand, many people and political leaders are also giving insensitive statements. In the same row, a BJP leader from faraway Madhya Pradesh has ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
Eight on trial for rape, murder of girl in Kashmir amid public anger
SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Eight men accused of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state appeared in court on Monday for the first hearing in a case that sparked nationwide outrage and criticism of the ...
 Reuters1 week ago
Bollywood reacts sharply to brutal rape of 8-year-old in J&K
Bollywood celebrities have raised their voice in support of the little Bakherwal girl allegedly raped by six men in Jammu and Kashmir and demanded swift justice. They expressed shock over what the young girl had to go through and the politicisation of the ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Surat rape victim's body has 86 injury marks
[India] April 14 (ANI): Police have found body of a nine-year-old girl in Surat with 86 injury marks in Surat. Police recovered the severely injured body of the girl near from a cricket ground in Bhestan area of Surat on April 6. After five-hour long ...
 Sify1 week ago
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Kathua Rape-Case: Asifa Bano! All about the inhuman and murderous tale of the 8-year-old girl
A wildfire of outrages and anger is hitting across the nation after the horrific news of an 8-year-old minor girl was kidnapped for a week and repeatedly raped in a Hindu temple. The girl who belong to Bakarwals, a Muslim community was drugged by the rapists ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
Kathua rape victim’s father moves Supreme Court for security, seeks transfer of case from Jammu to Chandigarh
The father of the eight-year-old girl, who was brutally gangraped and murdered in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, has approached the Supreme Court.
 Zee News1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape-murder case: JK Governor NN Vohra accepts resignations of 2 BJP ministers
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Monday accepted the resignations of the two BJP ministers, who had participated in a rally in support of the people arrested in connection with the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district.
 DNA1 week ago
Culprits should be hanged: Kathua rape victim's father
[India] Apr 13(ANI): The father of the eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, said that the culprits should be "hanged till death". Speaking to ANI on Friday, he said, "I miss my daughter every day. Those ...
 Sify1 week ago
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Kathua rape: Miss my daughter every day, says father
The father of the eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, said that the culprits should be "hanged till death".Speaking to ANI on Friday, he said, "I miss my daughter every day. Those responsible for killing my daughter should be hanged till death."Demanding action against the accused in the Unnao and Kathua rape cases, Congress president Rahul Gandhi held a candlelight vigil at India Gate yesterday night.Jammu and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape case: Mehbooba Mufti hails people from Jammu for dismissing 'communal forces'
A day after BJP forced its two Ministers to resign over supporting the accused in Kathua rape and murder case, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti has hailed the decision in a cryptic tweet. On Twitter she said, " I commend the manner in which the people of Jammu dismissed ...
 DNA1 week ago
Kathua rape and murder: BJP ministers, who supported accused, resign
As the nationwide outrage against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl got shriller, two BJP ministers in Jammu and Kashmir - Choudhary Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga - on Friday submitted their resignations. Singh served as the minister ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
DNA
Hoax hartal call over Kathua rape-murder case triggers tension in Kerala, police sounds high alert
A 'hoax' hartal call on social media to protest the alleged gangrape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua region triggered tension in various parts of Kerala today, prompting the police to sound a high alert.
 DNA1 week ago
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Kathua rape victim's father approaches SC seeking security, transfer of case
The father of the eight-year-old Kathua victim who was allegedly drugged, tortured, and gang-raped in a village temple for a week in January this year, has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the case outside Jammu and Kashmir.The victim's father ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Maneka Gandhi for death penalty in child rape cases
New Delhi: Following a public outrage over the gang rape of a minor girl in Jammu and Kashmirs Kathua, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday declared that her ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases. "I ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago
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Kathua-Unnao rape case: Maneka for death penalty in child rape cases
New Delhi : Following a public outrage over the gang rape of a minor girl in Jammu and Kashmirs Kathua, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday declared that her ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases.
 Sify1 week ago
This BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh is blaming Pakistan for horrific Kathua gang rape and murder
A senior BJP leader in Madhya Pradesh on Friday claimed a "Pakistani hand" behind the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua region.
 DNA1 week ago
Trial in Kathua rape and murder case begins amid outrage on Monday
The trial will be conducted against eight accused who allegedly held the minor girl in captivity in a village temple in Kathua district. The trial in the brutal gangrape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir is slated to begin on ...
 Zee News1 week ago
DNA
Rohtak: 9-year-old girl's body found in a bag, police begin probe
Amid national outrage over string of brutal gangrapes and murders of minor girls in the country, a body of a 9-year-old girl was discovered inside a bag in Haryana’s Rohtak on Monday. The body in the bag was found thrown in an open drain, news agency ...
 DNA1 week ago
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Trials in Kathua rape-murder case to begin today
The trials in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begin todayagainst eight accused who allegedly held an 8-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which she was kept sedated and sexually assaulted before being bludgeoned to death.The accused include a juvenile.The chief judicial magistrate of Kathua will be committing one of the chargesheets, in which seven people have been named, to the sessions court for trial as ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Kathua rape and murder case: Trials against 8 accused amidst nationwide outrage
New Delhi : The trials in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begin todayagainst eight accused who allegedly held an 8-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which she was kept ...
 Sify1 week ago
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Trial in Kathua rape-murder case begins today
Jammu: The trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins on Monday against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which she was kept ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape and murder case trial begins
The trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins today against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which she was kept sedated and ...
 DNA1 week ago
Kathua rape-murder case: Trials begin today
STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: The trials in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case will begin on Monday against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua District for a week in January this year ...
 State Times1 week ago
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'Ashamed, appalled and disgusted': Massive outrage over Kathua rape
The support for the eight-year-old girl was growing with politicians, cutting across party lines, Bollywood stars seeking justice for her.   IMAGE: Former JNU vice-president Shehla Rashid along with local students during a protest demanding justice for 8-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered. Photograph: PTI Photo   From Union minister V K Singh to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, politicians across the divide joined hands with showbiz celebrities and others to speak up for ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Kathua rape and murder: BJP demands sacking of J&K Congress chief
The BJP on Sunday demanded the sacking of Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir, claiming that he was seen in a video terming the police probe in the Kathua rape-and-murder case motivated and defending the public protests against it. Citing the ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
DNA
Kathua: 8-year-old victim was raped and murdered to drive away Bakarwal community from area, says police chargesheet
More details have emerged of the horrific rape-cum-murder of a eight-year-old girl in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir. While protests have erupted in the Valley, charge-sheet in the case reveals some grim details about the gruesome act.The girl belonged ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
Kathua chargesheet: 8-year-old raped again before being stoned to death
The eight-year-old girl allegedly raped by six men, who had held her in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January, was kept sedated and sexually assaulted once again before she was bludgeoned to death, reveals the charge ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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How can anyone protect culprits of such evil: Rahul on Kathua rape
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday described the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua as 'unimaginable brutality' that cannot go unpunished, and wondered how anybody can seek to protect the culprits. He also lashed out at the politics being played over the crime. 'How can anyone protect the culprits of such evil,' he asked, adding that the violence against the child was a crime against humanity.   'It cannot go unpunished,' he said on Twitter. 'What have we become ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Kathua rape-and-murder case: Alleged conspirator's family wants CBI probe
The family members of Sanji Ram, the alleged conspirator of the Kathua rape and murder case, have said that he should be hanged publicly but only if a CBI probe into the case finds him guilty. The family members also criticised the national media for ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape-murder case: Accused should be punished in an exemplary manner, says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
The girl was taken to a temple, kept in captivity and raped by 'religious lunatics', said Vijayan.
 DNA1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape-murder case: Mehbooba Mufti writes to J&K High Court; seeks fast-track court, 90-day trial
Amid outrage over brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to the chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, requesting setting up of a special fast track court to finish the trial in 90 ...
 DNA1 week ago
JHBA strike hits normal life in Jammu
Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHBA) today struck work demanding a CBI probe into the Kathua rape-cum-murder case, leading to disruption of normal life across the region.The brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl has polarised the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Rahul Gandhi leads midnight march to protest Unnao, Kathua rape cases
To demand justice for the eight-year-old girl who was gang-raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir and the teenager in UP’s Unnao, the Congress party led a candelight vigil to India Gate in New Delhi.  IMAGE: Congress President Rahul Gandhi takes part in a candlelight vigil at India Gate to demand justice for Kathua and Unnao victims. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo Congress chief Rahul Gandhi led a midnight march to the India Gate to protest the rapes of minors in ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape-murder case: How can anyone protect culprits of such evil, asks Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today described the rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua as "unimaginable brutality" that cannot go unpunished, and wondered how anybody can seek to protect the culprits.
 DNA1 week ago
DNA
Kathua rape and murder case: AIADMK, Kamal Haasan express anguish, demand justice
The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and actor-turned-politician Kamal Hassan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Friday expressed anguish over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl at Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.
 DNA1 week ago
Lawyers booked for blocking chargesheet in rape-murder
presentation of a chargesheet in a court in Jammu and Kashmir in the rape and murder of a minor girl, police said on Tuesday. "The FIR has been lodged into the incident wherein some lawyers tried to obstruct the presenting of the chargesheet by the Crime ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Pakistani hand in Kathua rape-murder case: MP BJP chief
A senior BJP leader in Madhya Pradesh today claimed a "Pakistani hand" behind the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua region.BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan, who was participating in a fast organised here ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Business Standard
Charge sheet in Kathua rape and murder case to be filed next week: Police
The crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir police is likely to submit the charge sheet before the high court in the rape and murder case of a minor girl in Kathua district next week, a senior police officer said today.The incident had sparked an outrage across the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Business Standard
Kathua rape-murder case: Separate charge sheet filed against another accused
The Crime Branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Police probing the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl today filed a separate charge sheet against another accused in the case, who was earlier said to be a juvenile, at a court in Kathua district.Yesterday, a ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Business Standard
Kathua rape-and-murder case: NC takes out protest march demanding exemplary punishment
On a day the Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHCBA) struck work demanding a CBI probe into the Kathua rape-cum-murder case, workers of the National Conference (NC) staged a march here today, demanding exemplary punishment to those involved in the crime.Led ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Kathua rape-murder case: Separate charge sheet filed against another accused
The Jammu and Kashmir Police, probing the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl, filed a separate charge sheet today against another accused, who was earlier said to be a juvenile, at a court in Kathua district. Yesterday, a senior police official had said the crime branch has filed a charge sheet against seven of the eight accused in the case, even as the Kathua bar association claimed the officials were compelled to leave the court premises without filing the charge sheet amid protest by ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
DNA test confirms J&K nomad minor rape victim kept inside temple
DNA tests of the nomadic girl raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in January this year have confirmed that she was held captive inside a temple before being murder, police officials said on Wednesday.Top sources in the state police Crime ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
8-year-old girl was raped 4 times in 7 days: twice by a juvenile, once each by SPO, B.Sc Agri student
Crime Branch concludes investigation in Kathua rape-cum-murder case Ahmed Ali Fayyaz JAMMU: Obviously to the disappointment of the Jammu and Kashmir BJP leaders, including three Cabinet Ministers and MoS in Prime Minister’s Office Dr Jitendra Singh, who ...
 State Times3 weeks ago
DNA
Kathua rape-murder case: Forensic test matches hair strain, postmortem confirms 8-year-old was drugged
In a major success in Kathua rape-murder case, the forensic tests have confirmed that the hair strain recovered from a religious place matched to that of eight-year old-tribal nomad girl killed in January this year. The body of eight-year-old girl was found ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
6-year-old girl allegedly raped in Assam
A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped yesterday evening in Kamrup (Metro) district when she was alone at home, police said today.The incident came days after the Batadrava gangrape and murder case of a minor girl in Nagaon district.The girl was alone at ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
DNA
Kashmir: Mastermind in rape, murder of eight-year-old girl surrenders
The alleged mastermind in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl, which had sparked a major controversy, surrendered before the Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday. Sanji Ram, 60, a retired government employee, had gone underground after his ...
 DNA1 month ago
19-year-old student gang-raped in Chhattisgarh, four arrested
A 19-year-old student has been battling for life after being purportedly gang-raped and poisoned by four people, including a minor boy, in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "The incident occurred on March 7 in Kharaud village ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
'Mastermind' in nomad girl's rape and murder surrenders
minor Bakkarwal (goatherd) girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district surrendered before Crime Branch sleuths on Tuesday, officials said. Sanji Ram, a former Revenue Department official, is believed to be the mastermind in the rape and murder of 8-year old, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Silchar residents too demand death penalty for rape accused
SILCHAR, March 19 - Protesting strongly against the abhorrent incident of a 13-year-old minor girl, who was brutally raped and later murdered in South Hailakandi, women in Silchar took to the streets in Silchar on Sunday.Women under the banner of Durga Bahini ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago
8-year-old raped and murdered by drunk college student
One person has been arrested for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, whose body was found in Agra on Saturday.
 Zee News1 month ago
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Minor girl found hanging from tree out outskirts of Lucknow
A six-year-old girl was found hanging from Madiaon near Lucknow on Sunday days after she was reported missing, Hindustan Times reported. According to the report, the victim did not return home from school on March 15. Police said the girl’s father, a ...
 DNA1 month ago
Kathua Rape Case: Justice will be ensured, says J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said it will be ensured that justice is done in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district.
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State Times
Justice will be ensured in Kathua rape-and-murder case: CM
STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said it will be ensured that justice is done in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district. The PDP-BJP dispensation in the state, which has announced a probe into ...
 State Times1 month ago
Kathua rape-and-murder case: Ex-revenue official surrenders
A former revenue official, wanted by the police in connection with the rape and killing of a minor girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, today surrendered before the crime branch here, a senior police official said.Sanji Ram (60), believed to be the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Mehbooba Mufti breaks silence over rape, murder of eight-year-old girl
CM Mehbooba Mufti said some people are trying to communalise the issue
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Fringe elements communalising Kathua rape-murder case: J-K CPI (M)
The CPI (M)'s Jammu and Kashmir unit today alleged that some people were trying to give a "communal colour" to the alleged rape and murder of a eight-year-old girl in Kathua district.The incident took place in January and day-by-day the matter is becoming ...
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Divisive politics being played in Kathua rape-murder case: J&K minister Naeem Akhtar
Jammu and Kashmir minister Naeem Akhtar today said divisive politics was being played over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua district of the state. Pic Courtesy: Facebook JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir minister Naeem Akhtar today said divisive politics ...
 Zee News1 month ago
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Kathua rape-murder case: Ministers interfering in the ongoing probe, says NC
Opposition National Conference (NC) today alleged that ministers in the Jammu and Kashmir government were interfering in the ongoing probe into the January rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old girl.The party claimed that the participation of the ...
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West Bengal horror: Mentally challenged tribal woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts
In a horrific incident, a 28-year-old mentally challenged tribal woman was gang-raped, following which an iron rod was thrust into her private parts, giving India chilling reminders of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape and murder incident. The incident, which ...
 DNA2 months ago
Rape, murder of 8-yr-old girl polarises Jammu and Kashmir
The brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua district last month is snowballing into a major controversy, with the incident assuming a communal colour in highly polarised Jammu and Kashmir regions. The victim had been abducted on ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Communalisation of minor girl rape-and-murder case deplorable: NC
Opposition National Conference (NC) today decried "communalisation and politicisation" of a rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district, saying it was highly deplorable and against civilised behaviour.NC provincial president Devender Singh ...
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Shocking! BJP defends man accused of raping & killing 8-year-old, calls him ‘nationalist’
At 3.30 pm on January 10, Asifa Bano, an eight year old Bakerwal girl left her home at Rassana in Kathua to graze horses in the nearby forest but didn’t return. A day later, her family registered a case but police couldn’t trace her. A week later, ...
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Zainab Case: Pakistan Court announces death sentence to man for raping, killing 7-year-old girl
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan on Saturday awarded four death penalties to the accused in the rape and murder case of a minor girl, Zainab.
 DNA2 months ago
Pak court announces death sentence for Zainab's rapist
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan on Saturday awarded four death penalties to the accused in the rape and murder case of a minor girl, Zainab.According to The Express Tribune, the accused Imran Ali was identified through the DNA test as being behind ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Kasur rape-murder case: Pak court frames charges against accused
[Pakistan], Feb 13 (ANI): An anti-terrorism court (ACT) in Pakistan has framed charges against Imran Ali, the man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a seven-old-girl and seven other minors. On Monday, the ATC indicted Ali and started regular ...
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Pak court indicts prime suspect in minor's rape, murder case
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan today indicted the prime accused in the brutal rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Punjab province, an incident that sparked a nation-wide outrage.The girl went missing while going for tuition near her aunt's house ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Key suspect in Pakistani minor's rape-murder indicted
t (ATC) on Monday indicted the prime accused in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Pakistan. Judge Sajjad Ahmad indicted Imran Ali in the murder case of Zainab, who was kidnapped near her aunt's house in Kasur city on January 4 and found dead in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Kasur rape-murder case: Faith healer hangs self
[Pakistan], Jan. 30 (ANI): A faith healer, who was earlier held in connection with the murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his house, under unknown circumstances near Lahore on Monday. The incident took ...
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Kasur rape-murder case: Accused is a potential serial killer
Pakistani authorities on Thursday have termed the accused of rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur as a potential serial killer.A special anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Wednesday placed Imran in 14-day police remand. He will be presented ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Surat rape case: Dead woman was 11-yr-old victim’s mum
The Surat police confirmed on Monday that the unidentified woman’s body that was recovered on April 9, exactly three days after the 11-year-old girl’s body was found, belonged to her mother. The DNA reports finally confirmed it and police have ...
 DNA2 days ago
Business Standard
Death for child rapists: HC raps Modi govt for thoughtless passage; updates
The ordinance comes against the backdrop of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at April 23, 2018 22:00 IST Death penalty for child rapists The Delhi High Court on Monday questioned ...
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President okays death to rapists of children, seizure of property
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls younger than 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. The President ...
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Stringent anti-rape ordinance promulgated
President Ram Nath Kovind today promulgated the criminal law amendment ordinance, paving the way for providing stringent punishment, includingdeathpenalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.The President's nod to the ordinance came ...
 Business Standard3 days ago
Union Cabinet clears ordinance on death penalty to child rapists; Mehbooba welcomes decision
STATE TIMES NEWS NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance to provide stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of rape of girls below 12 years, amid a nation-wide outrage over cases of sexual assault and ...
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Death for child rape: BJP terms ordinance 'historic', Congress asks why it took so long
The ordinance providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for raping girls below 12 years, was today hailed by the BJP as "historic", even as the opposition parties asked why it took so long for the government to bring the measure. The BJP and ...
 DNA4 days ago
NCW hail death penalty in child rapes
[India], Apr 21 (ANI): Women activists across the country have praised the ordinance approved by the Union cabinet to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12. Speaking to ANI, National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha ...
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Why the death penalty for child rape does not mean swifter, better justice
Mumbai : About 90% of child rape cases were pending trial in India in 2016, no more than 28% of such cases ended in conviction, and there is a 20-year backlog in bringing cases to trial, the latest available national crime data show. These data indicate the ...
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Cabinet okays ordinance to award death for rape of children
The Union cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance to provide stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of rape of girls below 12 years, amid a nation-wide outrage over cases of sexual assault and murder of minors in Kathua and Surat and the rape of a girl in Unnao. New fast-track courts will be set up to deal with such cases and special forensic kits for rape cases will be given to all police stations and hospitals in the long term, according to the Criminal Law ...
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Death penalty for rapists of children below 12 years
[India], Apr. 21 (ANI): The Centre on Saturday approved the ordinance to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12. Following a meeting of the Union Cabinet here, the government cleared the amendment in the Protection of Children ...
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Breaking News! POCSO Act: Cabinet approves ordinance; death penalty for rape of children below 12
The Union Cabinet on Thursday has approved an ordinance on the rape of children which allows the death penalty to those who are found guilty of raping children up to 12 years of age. The massive outrages over the increase in the numbers of sexual violence ...
 catchnews.com4 days ago
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Ordinance likely to award death penalty for raping children up to 12 years
The proposal has come in the backdrop of nationwide outrage over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, and sexual assault of a teenager in Unnao in Uttar Prades IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at April 20, 2018 19:16 IST ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
"Bad things" happening too frequently: Akhtar on Kathua case
Expressing concern over the brutal rape and murder of an an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, veteran screenwriter and poet Javed Akhtar said he is afraid that "bad things" have started to happen too frequently and one needs to be worried."What can be an opinion ...
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'PM Modi needs to pay more attention to women'
The IMF chief described the incident of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as “revolting. Lalit K Jha/PTI reports IMAGE: Christine Lagarde said that when she last met PM Modi at Davos she had told him that he had not mentioned the women of India enough. Photograph: Stephen Jaffe/IMF/Getty Images Describing the latest incident of outrageous rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as “revolting”, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
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PM Modi need to pay more attention to women: Lagarde
Describing the latest incident of outrageous rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as "revolting", IMF chief Christine Lagarde today hoped that the Indian authorities starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi would pay more attention to it.Her sharp remarks come in the backdrop of a nationwide outrage over the rape cases in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao."What has happened (in India) is just revolting. I would hope that the Indian authorities, starting with ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
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Prez signs ordinance to award death for rape of girls below 12 years
President Ram Nath Kovind has signed an ordinance to provide stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of rape of girls below 12 years.Yesterday, The Union cabinet approved the ordinance amid a nation-wide outrage over cases of sexual assault and murder of minors in Kathua and Surat and the rape of a girl in Unnao.New fast-track courts will be set up to deal with such cases and special forensic kits for rape cases will be given to all police stations and hospitals in ...
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CM Mehbooba lauds J-K people for not politicising Kathua case
[India], Apr. 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday thanked the people of the state for not politicising Kathua gang-rape and murder case. The Chief Minister said, "One of our daughters was wronged. Our government tried to ...
 Sify1 week ago
There's something wrong with the society: Mehbooba Mufti on Kathua rape case
An eight-year-old girl belonging to the nomadic community had gone missing on January 10 while grazing horses in Rasana forest in Kathua's Hiranagar area. Her body was found a week later. Police investigations revealed she was held captive inside a ...
 Zee News1 week ago
Media houses to pay Rs 10 lakh each for identifying rape victim
s compensation for disclosing the identity of an eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. Advocates representing the media houses told a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar that ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
President in J&K, condemns Kathua rape
arrived here on Wednesday and strongly condemned the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. "Such an incident happening in our country after 70 years of independence is shameful. We have to decide what kind of a society ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Cabinet reshuffle on cards, all BJP ministers quit Mehbooba Mufti govt: Sources
On Sunday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti accepted the resignations of Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga, who had participated in a rally supporting the accused in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua.
 Money Control1 week ago
WATCH: Jacqueline Fernandez shares an emotional 'City of Stars' rendition for 8-year-old rape victim Asifa
The entire nation is left in shock ever since the news broke about the brutal death of the 8-year-old, Asifa Bano in Kathau. The little girl was gang-raped, sedated for days after brutally murdered in the Kathau province of Jammu and Kashmir. As the nation ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 week ago
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Fast track rape cases of minors if you are serious: Rahul to PM
Amid public outrage over Kathua and Unnao rape cases, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fast track cases of rapes of minors and punish the guilty if he was serious about providing justice to the country's daughters.  Gandhi pointed out that there were as many as 19,675 cases of rapes of minor children in 2016, terming them as "shameful". "There were 19,675 rapes of minor children reported in 2016. This is shameful. PM should fast track these cases ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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People take to streets across nation against Unnao, Kathua rape incidents
New Delhi: In the wake of incidents of rape in Unnao, Kathua and Surat, protests were staged in various parts of the country on Sunday. Protests were held at the Parliament Street, here in the capital, and at Carter Road in Mumbai's Bandra area. In Surat, ...
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Kathua rape: SC to hear plea demanding case be shifted out of J&K
The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking transfer of the Kathua rape case from Jammu.The court will hear the case at 2 pm today.The father of the eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua has requested the court to transfer the trial to Chandigarh, citing a backlash and lack of security for his family.The murder of the child, who belonged to a nomadic Muslim community, outraged the country after details were exposed in a police chargesheet last week.It ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Dear PM, prove India's daughters matter, Indian students in UK write to Narendra Modi
The letter refers to the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, the case of a young woman in Unnao who attempted suicide outside the home of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
 DNA1 week ago
CM accepts, forwards resignations of BJP ministers to Governor
STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday accepted the resignations of two controversial BJP ministers, who had participated in a rally in support of the people arrested in connection with the rape and murder of an eight-year-old ...
 State Times1 week ago
Mehbooba Mufti accepts resignations of BJP ministers
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday accepted the resignations of two controversial BJP ministers, who had participated in a rally in support of the people arrested in connection with the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Kathua rape case: Alleged conspirator's family wants CBI probe
Conspirator's family expressed doubt about the credibility of the probe by the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir. Kathua victim's mother: I wanted her to be a doctor IMAGE: Students hold placards during a candlelight protest calling for justice for the victim of Kathua rape-and-murder case in Amritsar. Photograph: PTI Photo  The family members of Sanji Ram, the alleged conspirator of the Kathua rape and murder case, have said that he should be hanged publicly but only if ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Media houses to pay Rs 10 lakh for revealing rape victim identity
compensation for disclosing the identity of an eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. Advocates representing the media houses told a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar that the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Farooq Abdullah wants bill to award death penalty for raping minors
Opposition National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah today demanded a special session of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly to bring in a bill to award capital punishment to those who rape minors. Abdullahs comment comes in the backdrop of a ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Kathua case: JK CM lauds people for dismissing communal forces
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lauded the people of Jammu for dismissing communal forces and their unwavering support for justice to an eight-year-old girl who was raped and killed in Kathua."I commend the manner in which the people of Jammu dismissed ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Dineshwar Sharma meets JK governor
The Centre's representative to Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, today called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here, an official said.Governor and Sharma held extended discussions regarding the crucial importance of maintaining ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Kathua case: Mufti writes to JK HC chief justice for setting up fast track court
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to the chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, requesting setting up of a special fast-track court to try the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua. The chief minister requested the ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Kathua case: Mehbooba lauds people for dismissing communal forces
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lauded the people of Jammu for dismissing communal forces and their unwavering support for justice to an eight-year-old girl who was raped and killed in Kathua.'I commend the manner in which the people of Jammu dismissed communal forces and were unwavering in their support for a little girl.'It has strengthened my belief that Jammu serves as a model of inclusiveness and together the people of J-K inspire secular unity and righteousness,' Mufti said in a ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
WCD ministry to seek amendment to Pocso Act for death penalty to convicts of rape of minors below 12-yrs
The women and child development (WCD) ministry has decided to propose an amendment to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, 2012 for handing down death penalty to convicts of rape of children below twelve years. The ministry is expected ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Your silence on violence against women, children unacceptable: Rahul to PM
During the protest march at India Gate, Gandhi slammed the Prime Minister over the repeated incidents of violence, rape and murder of women in the country IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at April 13, 2018 18:55 IST Rahul Gandhi leads Congress party protests in ...
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Maneka says will ask for death penalty for child rapists
[India], Apr. 13 (ANI): Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that her ministry intends to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) to make provision for the death penalty in child rape cases.
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Kathua gang rape: SC takes note of incident, issues notices to bar bodies
IMAGE: Members of the Jammu high court bar association participate in the Jammu bandh, demanding a CBI probe in the Kathua rape-murder case. Photograph: PTI Photo The Supreme Court on Friday directed members of the bar not to obstruct judicial proceedings in the Kathua gang rape and murder case in Jammu and Kashmir as it took note of lawyers obstructing the victim’s counsel from appearing in court.  A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Protests over Kathua, Unnao rapes rage on
Delhi: Protests continue outside Rajghat in Delhi led by the Delhi Commission for Women against the Unnao and Kathua rape cases. Yesterday, a number of student and women organisations protested at Parliament Street against the rape cases and questioned the silence of Centre and PM Modi on the issue. The The National Commission for Women yesterday took strong note of the rape cases in Uttar's Pradesh Unnao and Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua.In a press release, the NCW said, "The National Commission ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Rahul leads midnight protest at India Gate
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi led a midnight protest by the party workers at India Gate here against the "slumber" of Narendra Modi government over the rape incidents in Jammu and Kashmirs Kathua and Uttar Pradeshs Unnao and to seek justice for ...
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Modi denounces Kathua, Unnao rapes; 2 BJP J&K ministers resign: Updates
Facing flak for supporting the Kathua rape accused, Chandra Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh submitted their resignations as ministers to state BJP President Sat Sharma BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at April 13, 2018 22:37 IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
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Will make death penalty mandatory for those raping minors, says Mehbooba Mufti
Even as the Kathua gangrape continues to fuel national outrage, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said that her government will soon table a new law to make death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors."We will never ever let another child suffer this way. We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors, so that minor's case becomes the last," said Mehbooba Mufti in a tweet.The chief minister further assured the entire nation ...
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Rahul Gandhi leads midnight candlelight march over rape cases, asks PM to begin 'beti bachao'
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi led a midnight march to the India Gate here tonight to protest the Kathua and Unnao minor rape cases and said it's time for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to walk the talk on 'beti bachao' (save the girl child).Amid slogans against ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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JK CM must clarify involvement of BJP ministers in Kathua agitation: Cong
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to come clean on the alleged involvement of two of her cabinet ministers in instigating trouble in Kathua region following the gang rape and murder of an ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Unnao, Kathua Rape Cases: Rahul Gandhi holds midnight candlelight march at India Gate
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi reached India Gate to lead a candlelight march to protest against the Sexual violence on women. Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi urged others to join him in the candlelight march against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases. Rahul Gandhi ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
Mehbooba Mufti moots death penalty for raping minor
[India], Apr. 13 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday announced that the state government will bring a new law to make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors. Condemning the incident of rape and murder of ...
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Rahul Gandhi calls for candlelight vigil at India Gate
[India], Apr. 12 (ANI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi will hold a candlelight vigil at India Gate today midnight in a protest against rampant incidents of violence against women. Rahul took to Twitter and said, "Like millions of Indians my heart hurts ...
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Kejriwal demands death penalty for rape of minors
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded death penalty for those raping minors and also blasted the BJP for defending its MLA accused of raping a teenager in Uttar Pradesh. While visiting the Rajghat where Delhi Commission for Women ...
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Kathua case: J-K CM accepts resignation of BJP ministers
[India], Apr 15 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday accepted the resignations of two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers Chandra Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh. The Chief Minister forwarded the resignation of the two ministers to ...
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J&K CM accepts resignations of BJP ministers
SRINAGAR, Apr 15 (PTI): Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti of northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday accepted the resignations of two controversial BJP ministers, who had participated in a rally in support of the people arrested in connection with ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago
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Rahul Gandhi leads candlelight vigil for Kathua, Unnao rape victims
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is leading a midnight candlelight vigil at India Gate in New Delhi to demand justice for Asifa, the 8-year-old girl who was gang-raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir and the teenager in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, who was allegedly raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA."Like millions of Indians my heart hurts tonight. India simply cannot continue to treat its women the way it does. Join me in a silent, peaceful, candlelight vigil at India Gate at midnight tonight to ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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J&K govt will enact law for death penalty for rape of minors: Mehbooba
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said her government will enact a new law to make rape of minors punishable by death and asserted that justice will be delivered in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl in Kathua district.  The rape and murder of the girl from the nomadic community has created a controversy after lawyers in Jammu called for a shutdown on Wednesday, demanding the case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation. "We will ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Won't allow obstruction of justice in Kathua case, says Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said her government will not allow law to be obstructed and justice will be delivered in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl in Kathua district.The rape-and-murder of the nomadic ...
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India protests over Kathua, Unnao rape cases
Hundreds of people on Sunday participated in protest marches across the country against increasing incidents of rape and atrocities on Dalits and minorities. IMAGE: No Country for girls, says one of the banners during a protest at Carter Raod in Mumbai's Bandra to demand justice for victims in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com People, carrying "Not in My Name" placards and forming human chains, protested across Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Goa and Kerala.   ...
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India unites in protests over Kathua, Unnao rape cases
Hundreds of protesters marched in various cities on Sunday evening to demand justice for victims in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases. People, carrying placards and forming human chains, are protesting across Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Goa and Kerala. Protests are also being held in Rajasthan's Ajmer, Gujarat's Surat and Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal.After facing criticism for his silence on the rapes for days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the incidents in Kathua and Unnao ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Kathua rape
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said her government will not allow law to be obstructed and justice will be delivered in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl in Kathua district. The rape-and-murder of the ...
 State Times1 week ago
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Preparing proposal for death penalty for rape of minor below 12 yrs: Maneka
Her comments came in the wake of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl at Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir Press Trust of India | Vadodara Last Updated at April 14, 2018 19:05 IST FILE PHOTO: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi Union ...
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JHCBA sponsored strike disrupts life in Jammu
Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHBA) today struck work over various issues including demanding a CBI probe into the Kathua rape-cum-murder case and deportation of Rohingya immigrants, leading to disruption of normal life across the region.The brutal rape ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Jammu lawyers hold city to ransom
The Jammu High Court Bar Association today struck work over various issues including demanding a CBI probe into the Kathua rape-cum-murder case and deportation of Rohingya immigrants, leading to disruption of normal life across the region. The brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl has polarised the normally peaceful town of Jammu, with the local Bar Association calling for a bandh against what it termed the "targeting of minority Dogras" while the state police had lodged a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Life disrupted as lawyers call for general strike in Jammu
Jammu High Court Bar Association on Wednesday struck work over various issues including demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the Kathua rape-cum-murder case and deportation of Rohingya immigrants, leading to disruption of normal life across the region. IMAGE: Carrying tricolor and chanting slogans in support of their demands, JHCBA members led by their president B S Slathia staged a rally from the high court complex and visited various markets in the old city. Photograph: PTI ...
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Cong slams lawyers for trying to prevent filing of charge sheet in Kathua case
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president Ghulam Ahmad Mir today lashed out at lawyers who tried to prevent the Crime Branch officials from presenting the charge sheet in the case of rape-and- murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua."I ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Jammu and Kashmir: Congress slams lawyers for trying to prevent filing of charge sheet in Kathua case
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Tuesday lashed out at lawyers who tried to prevent the Crime Branch officials from presenting the charge sheet in the case of rape-and- murder of an eight-year-old girl in ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
Farooq Abdullah decries communalisation of politics ahead of 2019 LS elections
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today expressed grave concern over communalisation of politics" ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, and cautioned the BJP to desist from "dividing the nation into religious lines". A polarised India is ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Split in Mehbooba Mufti govt spills out over rally
The split in the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition is out in the open after two senior BJP ministers joined the Hindu Ekta Manch rally demanding a CBI probe into the rape and murder of an eight-year-old tribal nomad girl. Jammu and Kashmir Forest Minister Lal ...
 DNA1 month ago
Rediff.com
MP shocker: 6-month-old girl raped, killed in Indore
The blood-soaked body of a six-month-old infant was recovered from the basement of a building in Indore, a police official said.  Police identified the accused as Sunil Bheel, 21, claiming that he was seen in CCTV footage, at around 4.45 am on Friday, carrying the infant on his shoulder.  The post-mortem of the infant, which was carried out at the state-run MY Hospital in Indore, suggested that she might have been raped before being killed as her private parts bore an injury mark, a ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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9-yr-old raped, murdered in Etah
In yet another shocking incident of crime against a minor, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district on late Thursday night. The victim had come to attend a wedding in Etah, where she was lured by the accused man, ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago
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Girl attending wedding raped, killed in Chhattisgarh
The ditch where the girl's body was dumped. Image: ANI Raipur : An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a guest at a wedding in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh, police said. Uttam Sahu, the 25-year-old accused, has been arrested, Lal Umed ...
 Sify5 days ago
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Pak-origin peer raises Kathua rape-murder case in UK Parliament
The rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir was on Monday raised in the House of Lords by a Pakistani-origin peer, who called on the UK government to intervene to bring perpetrators of human rights abuses in the ...
 DNA1 week ago
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Trials in Kathua rape-murder case to begin on Monday
According to the chargesheets, the abduction, rape and killing of the Bakerwal girl was part of a carefully planned strategy to remove the minority nomadic community from the area.  IMAGE: Girls participate in a candlelight vigil against the brutal rape and murder of 8-year-old Kathua girl in Bengaluru. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo The trials in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begin on Monday against eight accused who allegedly held an 8-year-old girl in captivity ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
The Assam Tribune
Trial in Kathua rape-murder case begins tomorrow
JAMMU, Apr 15 (PTI): The trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins tomorrow against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago
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Kathua rape-murder case: Mehbooba Mufti says will bring law to make rape of minors punishable by death in J&K
Mehbooba assured to deliver justice to the eight year old tribal nomad girl.
 DNA1 week ago
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Pakistani hand in Kathua rape-murder case, says MP BJP chief
A senior BJP leader in Madhya Pradesh today claimed a "Pakistani hand" behind the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua region. BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan, who was participating in a fast organised here in protest against the washout of parliament's budget session, told reporters, "The act (Kathua rape-murder) must have been committed by Pakistan's agents to divide people by chanting Jai Shri Ram".  He was responding to reports that ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Kathua rape-murder case: Separate charge sheet filed against another accused
Jammu: The Crime Branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Police probing the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl today filed a separate charge sheet against another accused in the case, who was earlier said to be a juvenile, at a court in Kathua district.
 State Times2 weeks ago
Charge sheet in Kathua rape and murder case to be filed next week: Police
Jammu: The crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir police is likely to submit the charge sheet before the high court in the rape and murder case of a minor girl in Kathua district next week, a senior police officer said today. The incident had sparked an outrage ...
 State Times2 weeks ago
Key suspect in Pakistani minor's rape-murder indicted
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday indicted the prime accused in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Pakistan.Judge Sajjad Ahmad indicted Imran Ali in the murder case of Zainab, who was kidnapped near her aunt's house in Kasur city on January ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Key suspect in Pakistani minor's rape-murder indicted
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday indicted the prime accused in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Pakistan. Judge Sajjad Ahmad indicted Imran Ali in the murder case of Zainab, who was kidnapped near her aunt's ...
 Sify2 months ago
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Kasur rape-murder case: Faith healer hangs self
A faith healer, who was earlier held in connection with the murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his house, under unknown circumstances near Lahore on Monday. The incident took place at Peerowal Road, ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Union cabinet approves ordinance for death penalty for rape of children
New Delhi:The Union Cabinet today approved an ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. Official sources said here that the criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the Indian Penal ...
 Mathrubhumi4 days ago
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'PM Modi needs to pay more attention to women', says IMF chief Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde said that when she last met PM Modi at Davos she had told him that he had not mentioned the women of India enough. Image: AFP London : Describing the latest incident of outrageous rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as ...
 Sify5 days ago
Kathua case: Mufti writes to JK HC chief justice for setting up fast track court
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to the chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, requesting setting up of a special fast track court to try the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua.The chief minister requested the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Mehbooba Mufti moots death penalty for raping minor
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday announced that the state government will bring a new law to make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors.Condemning the incident of rape and murder of eight-year-old in Kathua district, ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Farooq Abdullah decries communalisation of politics ahead of 2019 LS elections
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today expressed grave concern over communalisation of politics" ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, and cautioned the BJP to desist from "dividing the nation on religious lines".A polarised India is detrimental ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Pak court announces death sentence for Zainab's rapist
[Pakistan], Feb 18 (ANI): An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan on Saturday awarded four death penalties to the accused in the rape and murder case of a minor girl, Zainab. According to The Express Tribune, the accused Imran Ali was identified through the ...
 Sify2 months ago

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