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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. […]

BJP’s Lal Singh does it again, surfaces in Jammu march to demand release of rape accused

BJP’s Lal Singh does it again, surfaces in Jammu march to demand release of rape accused

The BJP Minister, Chaudhary Lal Singh, who resigned last week for rallying in support of the accused in rape-and-murder of Kathua Muslim girl, today took out a march in the Hindu majority region to demand CBI probe into the case, The Citizen reported. Hundreds of Singh’s supporters assembled at Satwari Chowk in Jammu city today […]

Sikhs, Kashmiris to protest against PM Modi in UK

Sikhs, Kashmiris to protest against PM Modi in UK

A large-scale protest has been planned by British Sikhs and Kashmiris against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Britain for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOG) in London from 16th–20th April 2018 to condemn Modi’s affiliation with violent Hindu nationalism and rising attacks on minorities, vulnerable and women in India, reports said. Heads […]

PM Modi’s silence on Kathua, Unnao rapes perplexing, distressing: NYT editorial

PM Modi’s silence on Kathua, Unnao rapes perplexing, distressing: NYT editorial

To read about what happened to the girl, who was held and abused at a Hindu temple, over several days is to plumb the depths of human depravity Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence, says New York Times editorial, “is as perplexing as it is distressing”. The editorial says that Modi seems to have failed to learn […]

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 […]

Kathua rape-murder case: SC seeks J&K’s reply on case transfer, asks Mehbooba to provide security to victim’s family

Kathua rape-murder case: SC seeks J&K’s reply on case transfer, asks Mehbooba to provide security to victim’s family

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Jammu and Kashmir state government and sought a reply on Kathua rape and murder case plea filed by the victim’s father, media reports said. The court asked the Mehbooba Mufti government whether the case should be transferred outside the state. The top court also directed the […]