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Kathua rape-and-murder accused will be tried as adult: Lawyers

Kathua rape-and-murder, who had claimed to be a juvenile, accused will be tried as adult in the court, said lawyers on Thursday.

Jul 05, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

MHA forms new division to deal with women safety, calls it top priority

Issues like sensitisation of children through appropriate changes in school curriculum, a media campaign for raising awareness, checking proliferation of pornography materials and online contents would also be addressed, the statement said.
 

May 26, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Kathua rape case: Our 'real concern' is fair trial, says Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that if it finds the slightest possibility of lack of fair trial, it will transfer the case out of Kathua.

Apr 26, 2018, 14:50 PM IST

Kathua gangrape-murder case: Accused move SC, seek CBI probe

Two prime accused in the sensational Kathua gangrape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court opposing the plea of the victim's father seeking transfer of trial outside the state, preferably to Chandigarh.

Apr 26, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

Government determined to act against rape, but make sons more responsible: PM Modi

The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared the Ordinance which provides death sentence for rapists of girls under 12 years.

Apr 24, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Did you carry out any study that death penalty is deterrent to rape, Delhi HC asks Centre

 Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance stipulating stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 16 and 12 years. 

Apr 23, 2018, 19:45 PM IST

'Kitne aadmi the': Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury kicks row over comment on gangrape

The Congress MP was commenting on the situation for women in the country and claimed that the state of law and order has worsened in the present time.

Apr 22, 2018, 10:38 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi condemns rising incidents of rapes in India, says there should be no politics over the issue

PM Narendra Modi made these remarks while interacting with the Indian diaspora during the 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath' in London's Westminster.

Apr 19, 2018, 00:27 AM IST

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 temple, sedated and repeatedly raped before her murder.

Apr 18, 2018, 13:48 PM IST

Delhi HC fines media houses who revealed Kathua rape victim’s identity

The Delhi High Court said that anyone who would disclose the identity of the victim can be imprisoned for six months.

Apr 18, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Shameful that cases like Kathua rape happen even 70 years after independence: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind said it is our responsibility to ensure such a thing does not happen to any girl or woman.

Apr 18, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

Justice vs pettiness in Kathua rape case: Why we need to separate good politics from the bad

The 8-year-old rape victim represents five layers of the underprivileged in India.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Surat Police seek help on social media to identify 11-year-old raped-murdered girl

Taking to Twitter, the Surat City Police provided two contact numbers - one of Surat city crime branch and other of Pandesara police station - and asked to report about any information of the girl's family or the culprit.

Apr 16, 2018, 23:19 PM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

Parents of Kathua rape-murder victim urge for justice, say 'feel the need for security'

While the father asserted threats to their lives, the mother of the eight-year-old girl urged justice for her daughter.

Apr 16, 2018, 21:22 PM IST

'We are not guilty,' eight Kathua rape-accused tell court on first day of trial

The next hearing in the case has been set for April 28.

Apr 16, 2018, 20:26 PM IST

Provide security cover to Kathua rape-murder victim's family: Supreme Court to Jammu and Kashmir government

The top court directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide police protection to the victim's family and their counsel Deepika S Rajawat.

Apr 16, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

I can be raped or killed: Lawyer of Kathua victim's family claims threat ahead of trial

The trial in the Kathua rape and murder case is slated to begin on Monday.

Apr 16, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2018, 06:27 AM IST

System must share blame for Unnao, Kathua rape crimes: Nirbhaya's mother

Citing the case of her daughter, who was gangraped and murdered her over five years ago, Devi said despite the conviction of the culprits, the same have still not been hanged.

Apr 16, 2018, 01:03 AM IST