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CPI (M) demands SC to oversee probe into Kathua atrocities

Hyderabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The 22nd Congress of the CPI(M) on Saturday demanded that the Supreme Court should oversee an enquiry into the behaviour of a large number of lawyers in Kathua who prevented the police from filing a chargesheet and that those found guilty be barred from p... read..
 

Kathua girl's sedation, rape confirmed by medical experts: J&K Police

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch on Saturday said reports in a section of media regarding the Kathua rape-murder case were false and that medical experts had confirmed the sedation, sexual assault and subsequent murder of the eight-year-old gir... read..
 

Kathua rape, murder case: Clashes continue in Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Security forces on Saturday burst teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators, including students, at some places in Kashmir valley, protesting against rape and brutal murder of an eight-year-old girl at Kathua in Jammu. Scores of youth hit the streets a... read..
 

Dainik Jagran lit fest faces boycott over Kathua rape fake news

Patna |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Several poets, writers, theatre activists and journalists have boycotted Hindi daily Dainik Jagran's literature festival "Bihari Samvadi" on Saturday to protest against its repeatedly publishing a news story claiming the eight-year-old Kathua victim was n... read..
 

Shridhar Patil takes over as new Kathua SP

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Kathua Superintendent of Police (SP) Suleman Choudhary has been replaced with Shridhar Patil.... read..
 

Omar takes dig at Dy CM for questioning Kathua rape-murder case probe

Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Taking a dig at Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh for showing lack of confidence in Jammu and Kashmir police in Kathua rape and murder case, the working president of the main opposition National Conference (NC) alleged that this is how BJP is playing ... read..
 

Attempt to defame Hindus through Kathua case: Giriraj Singh

Patna |Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday said as part of a sinister political design, attempts are being made to defame Hindus through the Kathua rape-murder case in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Targeting PM in Unnao, Kathua rape cases is concerted slur: Tripura Governor

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Terming the Unnao and Kathua rape incidents as "despicable, regrettable and condemnable", Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the two cases was a "concerted slur" and he cannot be held respon... read..
 

Shilpa Shetty feels ashamed after Kathua rape case

Mumbai |Friday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra says she is a proud Indian, but has been feeling ashamed after incidents like the Kathua rape case in which an eight-year-old was brutally gang raped and murdered in Jammu.... read..
 

SER trains services disrupted at Howrah and Kharagpur line for Kathua rape victim protest

Kolkata | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Train services between Howrah and Kharagpur were today affected after a large number of people squatted on the tracks at Chengail railway station, some 35 kms from here, protesting against the Kathua rape case. A large number of people blocked the track f... read..
 

Kathua rape: Did not prevent Kathua lawyers from appearing in Court: Jammu Bar to BCI

Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The representative of Bar Association of Jammu on Friday cleared the dust while responding queries of three-member team of Bar Council of India saying that they did not prevent Kathua lawyers from appearing in court in Kathua rape and murder case. The BC... read..
 

Kathua rape: J&K BJP minister demands CBI inquiry, holds candlelight vigil

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chaudhary Lal Singh, who resigned after participating in a rally in support of the culprits in Kathua rape and murder case, on Thursday took out a candlelight vigil and demanded Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry i... read..
 

Kerala artist's house attacked for painting against Kathua rape

Palakkad (Kerala) [India] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A group of unidentified men pelted stones at artist Durga Malathi's house in Kerala's Palakkad district last night for her painting against Kathua rape case.... read..
 

Kathua Case: Appointed by SC, 5-member BCI team visits Kathua

Jammu | Thursday, Apr 19 2018 IST
Appointed by the Supreme Court, a five member Bar Council of India (BCI) team on Thursday visited the District Court Complex Kathua to record version of lawyers in Kathua rape-murder incident. Former BCI Chief, Tarun Agarwal, who is the BCI co-chairmen he... read..
 

'Surprised' over continuing Kathua protests in Valley: J&K Minister

Jammu |Thursday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Minister Naaem Akhtar on Thursday expressed "surprise and dismay" over the continuing student protests in the Valley on the Kathua rape and murder case.... read..
 

Kathua case accused already in jail, stone pelters hurting interests of J&K: Govt spokesperson

Srinagar | Thursday, Apr 19 2018 IST
As the student protests refuse to die down in the valley over the rape and brutal murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua, Works Minister and state government spokesperson Naeem Akhtar on Thursday said there is no reason for these protests as the case is a... read..
 

Kathua rape & murder: 14 students injured in clashes in Kashmir

Srinagar | Thursday, Apr 19 2018 IST
Fourteen students were injured when security forces resorted to lathicharge and burst teargas shells to disperse demonstrators in Kashmir valley, who were protesting against rape and brutal murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu region. Mean... read..
 

TMMK organises demo against Kathua gangrape

Puducherry | Thursday, Apr 19 2018 IST
Members of the Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK) on Thursday held a demonstration near the Swadeshi Cotton mills here. The agitation was to condemn the rape and murder of the eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir and to hand over immediate... read..
 

Class work suspended in some Colleges, HSSs in Kashmir owing to Kathua rape

Srinagar | Thursday, Apr 19 2018 IST
Class work was on Thursday suspended in some colleges and Higher Secondary Schools (HSSs) as a precautionary measure in view of clashes and protests on Wednesday against rape and brutal murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu. "The authorities hav... read..
 

Kathua gang rape: Kozhikode clamps Prohibitory orders

Kozhikode | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
The district administration on Wednesday clamped prohibitory orders in Kozhikode city in anticipation of violence following Kathua gang-rape and murder case of an 8 year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir in January, 2018. The order issued under section 78 and... read..
 

President in J&K, condemns Kathua rape (Second Lead)

Jammu |Wednesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Wednesday and strongly condemned the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Engineering students protest against rape of minors in Kathua, Unnao, Surat

Aurangabad | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
Students and technocrats of PES Engineering College on Wednesday organised a protest march to the Divisional Commissioner's office here, protesting against the gruesome rape of minors at Kathua, Unnao and Surat, and demanding action against the culprits.... read..
 

Candle march in Latur against Kathua, Unnao rapes

Latur | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
District and city Congress activists led by MLA Amit Deshmukh took out a candle march from Ganggolai to Gandhi chowk to protest recent incidents of rape against minors in Unnao and Kathua, raising corruption and crimes. Mr Amit Deshmukh led the candl... read..
 

Kathua rape & murder: Protests, clashes continue across Kashmir, 15 students injured

Srinagar | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
Around 15 students, mostly girls, were injured when security forces resorted to lathicharge and burst teargas shells to disperse demonstrators protesting against rape and brutal murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu region. Two policemen were ... read..
 

I hope justice is served: Alia on Kathua rape case

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
Actress Alia Bhatt, who has beautiful memories of shooting her upcoming film "Raazi" in Kashmir, says she feels angry and hurt about the barbaric rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. She hopes that justice is ... read..
 

Kathua rape & murder: 5 students injured in clashes with security forces in Anantnag

Srinagar | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
At least five students were injured during security forces action on protestors in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, demonstrating against rape and brutal murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu region. Scores of students, including girls, ... read..
 

Need to think what kind of society is developing in nation: Prez on Kathua rape-murder

Jammu | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
In a reference to the Kathua rape-murder case, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said the nation should introspect on what kind of society it is developing. "What kind of society are we developing? It is our responsibility to ensure such a thing does... read..
 

President in J&K, condemns Kathua rape (Lead)

Jammu |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Wednesday and strongly condemned the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

I feel shattered: Mehbooba on Kathua rape case

Jammu | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
Asserting that the people of Jammu have set an example of brotherhood and communal harmony, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday while speaking on Kathua rape-murder case said that she feels shattered and her heart goes out. "The G... read..
 

President, ex-PM condemn Kathua gangrape

Jammu | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday weighed in on the Kathua gang rape and murder case, saying the nation must ensure that such incidents should not happen to any girl or woman. Speaking at the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra ... read..
 

Kathua rape case: LSA grants compensation to legal heirs of victim

Jammu | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Patron-in-Chief J&K State Legal Services Authority, Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, who is also the Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority on Tuesday approved a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to be granted to the legal heirs of victim in Kathua rap... read..
 

AIDWA, DYFI, SFI stage protest against Unnao, Kathua rape incidents

Shimla | Monday, Apr 16 2018 IST
Women, youth and students fronts belonging to Left Organisations on Monday staged protest outside Deputy Commissioner Office, protesting against 'cover up' of Unnao and Kathua rape incidents condemning the action of BJP ruled UP and J&K governments. Prote... read..
 

Kathua case accused linked to MU

Meerut | Monday, Apr 16 2018 IST
Main accused of Kathua gang-rape case Vishal Jangotra was B.Sc. Agriculture first year student of Akansha Degree college affiliated with Chaudhary Charan Singh(CCS) University here and some university officials tried to save Vishal by showing that he was ... read..
 

No objection in handing over Kathua rape case to CBI: Jitendra

Jammu | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Union Minister in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that the Centre has no objection to hand over the Kathua rape and murder case to the CBI, provided the State Government comes out with a reference. "As far as we are concerned, we don't have any pro... read..
 

'Black Day' observed in HP against Kathua, Unnao rapes

Shimla | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
The District Congress women unit on Tuesday observed 'Black Day' against the recent Kathua and Unnao rapeS in Jammu and Kashmir and UP respectively as the party activists gathered at state Congress headquarter wearing black badges . Party women cell on ... read..
 

Kathua rape case: Students protest, clash with security forces in Sopore

Srinagar | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Security forces on Tuesday burst teargas shells to disperse students of Degree College Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, protesting against rape and brutal murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu region. Scores of students of Deg... read..
 

Kathua rape: J&K Panthers Party holds protest, demands CBI probe

Jammu | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir national Panthers Party on Tuesday demanded CBI probe in gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua. The Panthers party alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party was committing multifarious acts of treachery in quick successi... read..
 

Kathua bestiality: BJP's Lal Singh holds roadshow, seeks CBI probe

Jammu | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Days after stepping down from the Mehbooba Mufti dispensation, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Basholi, Choudhary Lal Singh, held a road show in Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua on Tuesday to support the kin of the accused in the rape and murder of the eight-ye... read..
 

Kathua rape case: Lumpen elements must not be allowed to disturb law and order, says J&K Guv

Jammu | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met Governor N N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here. A handout issued by the Raj Bhawan said that during the course of their extensive discussions the Chief Minister apprised Governor about her recent m... read..
 

Kathua rape: Protests continues in Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Protests continued on Tuesday across the Kashmir valley against the gangrape and brutal murder of an 8-year-old girl in Jammu's Kathua region. Scores of traders hit the streets at Lal Chowk, Srinagar and took out a protest rally demanding justice for the... read..
 

Unnao, Kathua ... Four more cases of rape reported from UP, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh

Lucknow | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
While the nation was still to come to terms with the cases of Unnao and Kathua bestiality, four more rapes of minor girls -- two in Uttar Pradesh and one each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh -- were reported on Tuesday. An eight-year old girl was raped and mu... read..
 

Kathua rape and murder: Ex-J&K minister stages protest march

Jammu |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir minister Choudhary Lal Singh staged a protest march here on Tuesday demanding a CBI probe in the Kathua rape and murder case.... read..
 

Shutdown to protest Kathua rape hits life in Kerala, many arrested (Lead)

Kozhikode (Kerala) |Monday, 2018 8:15:07 PM IST
A shutdown called by a section of social media users against the rape and murder of a girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua hit normal life in several parts of the state.... read..
 

Kathua SIT in UP

Meerut | Monday, Apr 16 2018 IST
The officials of the Chowdhary Charan Singh University here found themselves in trouble allegedly for trying to save one of the eight accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Kathua. The accused was doing BSC from a college in Muzaf... read..
 

Kathua case: Accused ready for narco tests

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | April 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The counsel for the accused in the alleged murder and rape of an eight-year-old girl, Ankur Sharma said on Monday that all of them were ready for the narco tests.... read..
 

Kathua rape: SC agrees to hear plea on shifting of case outside J&K at 1400 hrs today

New Delhi | Monday, Apr 16 2018 IST
The Supreme Court has decided to hear the plea of Kathua rape victim's father seeking safety and security of his family members and shifting of trial from Jammu and Kashmir to Chandigarh at 1400 hrs on Monday. The victim's father, this morning, knocked... read..
 

Kathua rape victim's father approaches SC seeking security, transfer of case

New Delhi [India] | April 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
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.... read..
 

SC to hear plea for transfer of trial in Kathua case

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear later in the day a plea by the father of Kathua rape and murder victim seeking transfer of trial to Chandigarh.... read..
 

Kathua Case: DLSA awards Rs 2 lakh compensation to victim's family

Jammu | Monday, Apr 16 2018 IST
Chairman District Legal Service Authority (DLSA) Kathua Sanjeev Gupta on Monday awarded Rs 2 lakh compensation to the victim's family in the rape and murder case of an eight year old girl. The compensation was provided under sub-section (2) of Section 545... read..
 

Jammu, Kathua DCs ask private schools to regulate fee structure

Jammu | Monday, Apr 16 2018 IST
Acting on complaints registered by the wards of the students regarding fee structure and other activities by the private schools, Deputy Commissioners Jammu and Kathua on Monday asked private schools to regulate free structures. Deputy Commissioner Jammu ... read..
 

Congress seeks court-monitored probe into Kathua case

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday demanded a court-monitored inquiry into the Kathua rape and murder case as, he said, there is no faith left in the Central and state governments.... read..
 
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