Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicKathua rape

Topic: Kathua rape

Jagran says Kathua rape judgment lesson to all, Dinamani asks why no death penalty

A round up of the Hindi and Tamil newspapers opinion pages to reflect a North-South viewpoint on topical issues

Unusual sweat on Kathua accused Sanji Ram’s face gave it away, says lead investigator

The lead investigator in the Kathua case RK Jalla regretted the acquittal of a juvenile on benefit of doubt.

These are the people who campaigned to get justice for Kathua’s 8-year-old girl

The three-pronged fight included lawyers representing the girl's family, the policemen investigating the case and civil rights activists and actors.

3 accused in Kathua rape and murder case sentenced to life, 3 get 5 years

The case involves the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Bakerwal girl in January 2018. Plea of eighth accused, a 'juvenile', is pending before Jammu and Kashmir HC. 

Kathua rape & murder verdict Monday, defence has claimed victim’s community framed accused

Three days before verdict in the rape & murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua, defence lawyer tells ThePrint accused were framed by the Bakarwals.

BJP rebel to fight party in Jammu, gets daughter of Kathua rape accused as star campaigner

As a minister in former Mehbooba Mufti govt of J&K, Lal Singh, then a BJP member, triggered a major controversy when he came out in support of Kathua accused.

Kathua rape-murder victim’s family dumps lawyer-activist Deepika Singh Rajawat

Victim’s father says family doesn’t want Deepika Rajawat to continue as she’s appeared only a few times. Lawyer says she’ll still stand by them.

SC directs transfer of Kathua gang rape and murder case to Pathankot

The bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra ordered in-camera trials on a day-to-day basis to avoid any delay.

Fired, ex-BJP minister Lal Singh ups the ante against J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

The former forest minister said the chief minister had failed to understand the popular sentiment and was yet to seek a CBI probe into the Kathua rape-murder.

SC seeks J&K govt’s views on transferring Kathua gangrape-murder case to Chandigarh

Family of the 8-year-old victim is seeking the shift amid alleged threats to themselves and their lawyers. Court directs state to provide police protection.

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Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
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Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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