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Lawyer representing #Kathua rape victim’s family sends legal notice to Zee for ‘false report’

Lawyer representing #Kathua rape victim’s family sends legal notice to Zee for ‘false report’

Advocate Deepika Singh Rajawat, counsel representing the family of the victim in Kathua rape and murder case, has served a legal notice to Zee Hindi News, seeking an apology from the news channel  for broadcasting a “false news report tarnishing her image.” Deepika took strong objection to the program run by Zee Hindi News on […]

PM Modi milks 2016 ‘surgical strikes’ in UK: They were scared to come on phone

PM Modi milks 2016 ‘surgical strikes’ in UK: They were scared to come on phone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that Pakistan’s generals were scared to come on the phone when India wanted to inform them about the “surgical strikes” across the Line of Control on 29 September 2016, reports said. At an event organised at the Central Hall Westminster in downtown London and moderated by lyricist and […]

Kashmiris, Sikhs hold protest in London

Kashmiris, Sikhs hold protest in London

LONDON: Several people took to the streets of London on Wednesday and chanted slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrived in United Kingdom for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). The protests at London’s Parliament Square were organised by British Sikhs and Kashmiris. Modi is on a four-day visit to the […]

#Kathua rape-murder: Delhi HC asks media houses to pay penalty for revealing victim’s identity

#Kathua rape-murder: Delhi HC asks media houses to pay penalty for revealing victim’s identity

Some media houses, which had revealed the identity of the eight-year-old who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, were directed by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday to deposit ₹10 lakh as penalty towards the State’s rape victims compensation funds, reports said. Last week, a Bench of Acting Chief Justice […]

Kathua rape-murder: Lal Singh, Ganga were ‘two sacrifices’ offered by PM Modi to salvage party honour

Kathua rape-murder: Lal Singh, Ganga were ‘two sacrifices’ offered by PM Modi to salvage party honour

With Chaudhary Lal Singh —  the BJP minister who apparently resigned of his own will along with another minister Chander Prakash Ganga for defending the rape accused of 8-year-old Muslim minor girl from Kathua — again showing up in a rally on Tuesday to press for a CBI probe in the case, a report published […]

Kathua rape-murder: 7 students injured in police action in Anantnag during protests

Kathua rape-murder: 7 students injured in police action in Anantnag during protests

At least seven students were injured as protests over justice for minor Kathua girl turned violent in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday. Students carrying banners assembled at Khanbal-Pahalgam road and took out a protest march seeking justice for Asia, reports said. The police, however, tried to stop the student march which led to clashes. […]

Kathua rape-murder case: ‘One strand of hair’ may root out dark secrets

Kathua rape-murder case: ‘One strand of hair’ may root out dark secrets

Among several strands of hair found inside the Devasthan temple where the 8-year-old Muslim minor of Kathua was allegedly gang-raped, only one had a root, containing cellular material rich in DNA. The single hair strand was sent by the police to a forensic laboratory in Delhi and it was established that it was the victim’s, Muzaffar Raina reported in The […]

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