Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicKathua rape

Topic: Kathua rape

SC holds 1 rapist as adult in Kathua case

It set aside the orders of the Chief Judicial Magistrate at Kathua and the high court which had held that the accused Shubam Sangra was a juvenile and hence to be tried separately.

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.

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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.