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Justice That Is Instant Is Travesty

But neither the state nor society can wash their hands off this social craving for settling scores in the name of doing justice to the victim

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Crime

Kathua case: Six convicted for rape, murder

An eight-year-old girl was kidnapped on 10 January last year, was allegedly raped in captivity in a small village in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir

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Crime

Kathua rape-and-murder case: Verdict likely on 10 June

The Kathua rape-and-murder case became a subject of national as well as international debate in April last year, with Bollywood celebrities breaking the law to name the victim, a minor so that her religion could be identified and the Hindu community held guilty for the crime

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India

Supreme Court seeks Jammu-Kashmir govt’s reply on plea alleging custodial torture of Kathua case witness

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the Jammu and Kashmir government on a plea by Talib Hussain, a key witness in the sensational Kathua gang rape-and-murder case, alleging custodial torture by the State police in an alleged fake rape case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission of […]

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India

Kathua witnesses complain of police harassment; SC to hear plea

New Delhi: A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on Monday agreed to hear on 16 May the plea of three witnesses in the Kathua gangrape and murder case, alleging that they are being harassed by the State police. According to their plea, they had already recorded their […]

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Crime India

Kathua rape and murder: Accused to file fresh petition in SC, seeking CBI probe

Jammu: The accused in the Kathua rape-and-murder case will file a fresh petition in the Supreme Court in the next few days, seeking handing over of the probe to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The apex court had yesterday directed that the trial in the case of alleged gangrape and murder of an 8-year-old girl, which […]

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India

कठुआ मामला— सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने ट्रायल कोर्ट में चल रही सुनवाई पर लगाई रोक

नई दिल्ली—कठुआ गैंगरेप मामले में सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने ट्रायल कोर्ट में चल रहे ट्रायल को अगले आदेश तक रोक दिया है। कल यानि 28 अप्रैल को कठुआ के ट्रायल कोर्ट में इस मामले की सुनवाई होनी थी। सुप्रीम कोर्ट इस मामले पर अगली सुनवाई 7 मई को करेगा। कोर्ट ने कहा कि ट्रायल जज इस […]

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Kathua: Hindi Journalism Beats English Counterpart

In this day and age, it might be unfashionable to say journalists are more reliable than some popular, non-journalist figures in social media. Yet, I trust journalists more for the simple reason that they alone reach the spot where a story unfolded. Those who have attained popularity either by constantly challenging journalists on Twitter and […]

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Editorial Views

Not About Dalits Or Women; It’s About 2019, Stupid

Every underprivileged section of society deserves a special treatment as per the scheme of things of a welfare state. The makers of the Constitution of the country designed the sacred document along those lines as a temporary tool for uplifting the wronged castes and the gender perceived to have got a raw deal for the […]

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India

Rahul Gandhi asks PM to fast track cases of rapes of minors

New Delhi:  Launching a scathing attack on Narendra Modi for the “shameful” incidents of sexual assault of minors, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked the Prime Minister if he is “serious about the justice of daughters” and demanded fast-tracking of the cases. Amid public outrage over Kathua and Unnao rape cases,  Gandhi pointed out that […]