Hathras: News

SC dismisses plea against job for Hathras rape victim's kin

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the Uttar Pradesh government's plea against the Allahabad High Court's direction to provide a job to the next of kin of the 19-year-old Dalit woman who was raped and killed in Hathras in September 2020.

02 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Hathras gang rape-murder case: Court acquits 3 accused, 1 convicted

In a major development in the Hathras murder and gang-rape case, an Uttar Pradesh (UP) court on Thursday acquitted three out of the four accused and held one accused guilty, as per NDTV.

02 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan walks free after over 2 years

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on terror charges in 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh in the aftermath of a horrific gang rape and murder case there, was released from jail on Thursday after more than two years.

15 Sep 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri

UP: Dalit sisters found hanging were raped, strangled to death

Two minor sisters hailing from the Dalit community were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

23 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Truck runs over 6 Kanwar devotees in Hathras

Six Kanwar Yatra devotees on their journey to Bhopal from Haridwar died during early hours of Saturday after a speeding truck ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district, the police said.

13 Jul 2022

Yashwant Sinha

Draupadi Murmu shouldn't be made 'symbol of Adivasi': Congress leader

In the run-up to the presidential election scheduled for Monday (July 18), Congress leader Ajoy Kumar raked up a controversy by saying the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu represents a "very evil philosophy of India."

25 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Hathras rape case: Chandrashekhar Azad threatens to begin dharna

Azad Samaj Party National President Chandrashekhar Azad has threatened to begin an indefinite protest if the Uttar Pradesh government fails to fulfill its promises to the family of a 19-year-old woman from Hathras who was gang-raped and assaulted last year leading to her death.

02 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Molestation accused kills victim's father in Hathras

A man who was briefly jailed in a molestation case in 2018 allegedly shot dead the father of the victim on Monday in Uttar Pradesh.

Kerala journalist, arrested on way to Hathras, granted 5-day bail

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh last October, has been granted bail by the Supreme Court for five days to visit his ailing mother.

Hathras case: CBI charges four accused with gang-rape, murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday charged the four accused in the Hathras case with gang-rape and murder.

Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

The Allahabad High Court will monitor all aspects of the probe in the Hathras gangrape and murder case, including a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Supreme Court said today.

UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run

A former village head and another man allegedly raped a Dalit woman, said to be in her 20s, in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district, multiple reports said.

16 Oct 2020


Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

The team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the Hathras gang-rape case, took the victim's brother with it on Tuesday for questioning, reports said.

Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC

The family of the 19-year-old girl, whose assault and death in Hathras jolted India, said on Monday that they won't be immersing her ashes — a mandatory ritual for the dead — until they get justice.

12 Oct 2020


Hathras case: Victim's family to testify before Allahabad HC today

The bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras in Uttar Pradesh will appear before the Allahabad High Court on Monday to narrate their version of the story.

CBI takes over Hathras probe; agency to also investigate 'conspiracy'

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the investigation into the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

Amid an outpouring of grief and anger in connection to the gut-wrenching episode in Hathras, the main accused has written a letter to local police, claiming innocence and blaming the family for allegedly killing the 19-year-old Dalit woman.

07 Oct 2020


Pregnant Dalit teen killed in Uttar Pradesh for "bringing shame"

A 16-year-old teen belonging to the Dalit community was allegedly killed by her father and elder brother for bringing "shame to the family" with her pregnancy, reports TOI.

07 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days

On orders of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the rape and inhumane assault of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, got ten more days to submit its findings. The team was scheduled to furnish its report today.

06 Oct 2020

Digvijaya Singh

Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Hathras.

03 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi en route to meet Hathras victim's family

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi are proceeding toward Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, to meet the family of a 19-year-old woman who was raped and murdered.

02 Oct 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.

02 Oct 2020


Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.

01 Oct 2020

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Rahul, Priyanka detained, not allowed to march toward Hathras

Uttar Pradesh Police detained former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka on Thursday, just as they were on way to Hathras to meet the bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was raped earlier this month and succumbed to serious injuries on Tuesday.

01 Oct 2020

Yogi Adityanath

On way to Hathras, Rahul Gandhi claims he was lathi-charged

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed Uttar Pradesh Police lathi-charged him and pushed him to the ground, just as he was on his way to meet the bereaved family of the Hathras gang-rape victim.

30 Sep 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Late-night cremation for Hathras gang-rape victim against family's wishes

Hitting a new low, the Uttar Pradesh Police forcibly cremated the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped by four men of upper caste earlier this month, against the family's wishes in Hathras.

29 Sep 2020

Times of India

UP: Gang-raped two weeks ago, 19-year-old dies in Delhi hospital

A 19-year-old Dalit woman succumbed to her grievous injuries in Delhi today, nearly two weeks after she was raped and tortured by four men in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.

27 Nov 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Mother, lover kill 6-year-old daughter to hide their illicit affair

In a shocking incident, a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district killed her 6-year-old daughter after the minor discovered her affair with a neighbor.

04 Oct 2018

Sexual Offenses Act

UP Police constable suspended for sodomizing boy for 20 days

A Uttar Pradesh Police constable, posted with the UP100 emergency service in Hathras, has been suspended for allegedly sodomizing a teenage boy at a police outpost for 20 days.