Govt promises action in rape of minor on panchayat diktat

The heinous rape of a 10-year old Dalit girl in Jharkhand on the diktat of a panchayat head had its echo in Rajya Sabha today with the entire House demanding stringent punishment to the culprits, forcing the government to promise necessary action.

‘Nobody should be allowed to take law into hands’

RLD chief Ajit Singh on Monday sought to put a lid on the controversy saying that nobody should be allowed to take law into their hands.