Kathua rape and murder: Hundreds march in Muzaffarabad

Kathua rape and murder: Hundreds march in Muzaffarabad

By Khizar Hayat Abbasi MUZAFFARABAD: Hundreds of people, mostly young girls, on Thursday took to streets here to protest against the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua area of Jammu. The protest demonstration organized by Pasban-e- Huriyat Jammu and Kashmir started from Burhan Wani Chok and terminated at Garhi Pan Chok where […]

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 […]

South Indian journalist, corporator to name their daughters after Asifa

South Indian journalist, corporator to name their daughters after Asifa

A day after a journalist in Kerala named his newborn baby as Asifa, a corporator in the neighbouring state of Karnataka on Monday chose to rechristen her eight-year-old daughter after the Kathua rape and murder victim. Mangalore City Corporation corporator and State Congress Women’s Committee general secretary Prathibha Kulai said the Kathua incident “has made […]

Kathua rape-and-murder: ‘Indian media’s sudden coverage is suspicious. They remained silent for three months when we were on streets’

Kathua rape-and-murder: ‘Indian media’s sudden coverage is suspicious. They remained silent for three months when we were on streets’

After the world took notice of this case, Modi-loving media has come out all of a sudden to cover it so as to protect their credibility. I think there is also a bigger political conspiracy behind it because this is the same media which remained silent for three months when we were protesting on streets […]

UN in India ‘strongly’ condemns Kathua minor’s rape-and-murder

UN in India ‘strongly’ condemns Kathua minor’s rape-and-murder

Sadly, these are not isolated cases. There are many others who remain invisible, unheard and therefore, not counted due to everyday normalization of sexual and other forms of violence. Srinagar: The UN in India on Friday “strongly” condemned the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua district in Jammu and a […]

New twist in Kathua rape-n-murder case: ‘Police says let 2 Sikhs be prosecutors’

New twist in Kathua rape-n-murder case: ‘Police says let 2 Sikhs be prosecutors’

Sources said the police want to have prosecuting officers from their own ranks but from a neutral faith to avoid further communal division The rape and murder case of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua has got a new twist. The police has reportedly sought the appointment of two Sikh police officers as special prosecuting […]