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Kathua: Muslim youth stabbed to death, 3 arrested

Kathua: Muslim youth stabbed to death, 3 arrested

Srinagar: A Muslim youth was “fatally stabbed”  Monday afternoon by three people in full public glare at Ther village of Billawar in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Liyakat Ali, 22, a college student and a resident of Ther mohalla in Billawar town of Kathua district. He was […]

Kathua rape-and-murder: The plot thickens

Kathua rape-and-murder: The plot thickens

The bone-chilling rape-and-murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua in January could be an ominous reply of the same old script: alter demography of Jammu region, yet again By Bilal Handoo The moment lip-chewed and bone-crushed body of an 8-year-old Muslim nomad girl was found in Kathua on 17 January, a trucker silently picked […]

Kathua-Unnao gang rapes: Academics write to PM on silence, platitudes

Kathua-Unnao gang rapes: Academics write to PM on silence, platitudes

Over 600 teachers and scholars worldwide have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing anguish at the Kathua and Unnao gang rapes and holding his government responsible for the “terrible state of affairs”, reports said. The academics have voiced concern at the Prime Minister’s “prolonged silence” and the “non-specific assurance of justice” […]

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 […]

14 injured with pellets, two in eyes during protests against Kathua rape-murder in Shopian

14 injured with pellets, two in eyes during protests against Kathua rape-murder in Shopian

At least fourteen protesters were injured with pellets, among whom two were hit in the eye, fired by police at them in south Kashmir’s Shopian district today.  A protest was going on against the rape-and-murder of 8-year-old Muslim minor in Kathua in January. Reports said the clashes broke out near Jamia Masjid main town Shopian between […]

#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 […]

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