12 Jun 2019
Kathua rape case: Officer reveals how Sanji Ram was caught
Earlier this week, an eight-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and brutally murdered finally got justice.
10 Jun 2019
Kathua rape case: Three guilty sentenced to life imprisonment
In the horrific Kathua rape and murder case, three prime convicts were sentenced to life imprisonment by the Pathankot court on Monday.
10 Jun 2019
Kathua Case: 6 held guilty of 8-year-old's rape, murder
In what comes as a sigh of relief for those who have faith in the judiciary, Pathankot court on Monday convicted six of the seven accused in the horrific Kathua rape and murder case.
08 Jun 2019
Sonam Kapoor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit argue over Aligarh murder-case
When a two-and-a-half-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Aligarh over a petty sum of Rs. 10,000, the entire country wept.
03 Jun 2019
Kathua rape case: Trial is almost complete, verdict expected soon
In January last year, India outraged after an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped, raped, and murdered in Jammu's Kathua.
14 Apr 2019
Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua on Sunday and criticized tall leaders like Captain Amarinder Singh (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP) and Omar Abdullah (National Conference).
20 Jan 2019
J&K's first inter-state bridge to be inaugurated on January 22
Union minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the 1.2 km-long Keediyan-Gandiyal bridge on the Ravi river in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on January 22.
29 Dec 2018
Army seizes arms, ammunition in Kathua, averts major terror-attack
The Army today said they have averted a major terror attack with the seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
18 Nov 2018
Plea alleging custodial torture of key Kathua case witness dismissed
The Supreme Court dismissed a plea claiming a key witness in the sensational Kathua gang rape-and-murder case was allegedly tortured in custody by Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with a separate rape case.
16 Nov 2018
Kathua Case: The real life 'Peepli Live'
Picasso said, art is a lie that tells the truth. Look deeper, and you would agree.
04 Nov 2018
UP shocker: Minor, admitted in ICU, gang-raped, case registered
In an appalling incident, a minor was gang-raped in the ICU of a private hospital in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, where she was admitted.
17 Oct 2018
Two countries, two girls, two rapes, but two different ends
Imran Ali, who was convicted for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in Kasur, Pakistan, was hanged to death today morning in Kot Lakhpat Central Jail.
05 Oct 2018
Kathua rape case: Supreme Court dismisses plea for fresh probe
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea by an accused in the sensational Kathua gang-rape and murder case seeking fresh investigation on grounds that the probe was allegedly motivated.
29 Sep 2018
J&K: National flag displayed upside down in BJP-rally, FIR registered
The national flag was allegedly displayed upside down during a rally led by senior BJP leader Rajiv Jasrotia in Kathua district, following which an FIR was lodged for insulting the tricolor, police said today.
09 Sep 2018
Kathua rape case: Victim died of asphyxiation, doctors tell court
In the ongoing trial surrounding the Kathua rape case, the doctors who conducted the autopsy of the eight-year-old victim, have revealed that she had been sexually assaulted and died of asphyxiation.
08 Sep 2018
J&K: 19 children rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Kathua
At least 19 children, including eight girls, have been rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district during a raid.
29 Jul 2018
Kathua rape case: Crime branch to submit supplementary-chargesheet this week
Jammu and Kashmir Police's crime branch will be submitting its supplementary charge-sheet this week before the Pathankot court, which is hearing the gruesome case of rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in January.
09 Jul 2018
Kathua rape: After shifting case, accused moved out of J&K
The SC today passed a slew of directions to authorities in the Kathua rape-murder case, including shifting the accused from Kathua prison in J&K to Gurdaspur district jail in Punjab.
30 Jun 2018
Activist, who led Kathua-rape protest, booked for domestic violence
Social activist and lawyer Talib Hussain, who led the stir in demand for justice for Kathua rape victim, has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife and attempting to kill her for dowry.
07 Jun 2018
Kathua rape case: Pathankot court frames charges against the accused
The Pathankot district and sessions court, which was hearing the Kathua rape and murder case, has framed charges against seven of the eight accused in the case. The eighth accused in the case is a juvenile.
29 May 2018
Kathua rape case: Accused to be produced before Pathankot court
The eight people accused in the case of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community in J&K's Kathua will be produced before a court in Pathankot in Punjab on May 31 in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court.
26 May 2018
NDA parting ways; four years of Modi government, disappointing: Mayawati
BSP chief Mayawati today termed the four years of Modi-led government as "disappointing" as the NDA alliance partners are parting ways with the BJP, one by one.
20 May 2018
Kathua rape: Accused's signature doesn't match with exam attendance sheet
The signature of Vishal Jangotra, an accused in rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in January, doesn't match the one which he claimed to have signed in an exam attendance sheet in Meerut on January 15, stated Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory (CFSL) report.
08 May 2018
The missing objective of the PDP-BJP alliance
Like a square peg in a round hole, the BJP-PDP alliance is an obvious misfit.
05 May 2018
Kathua-rape: Prime accused said "was like grandfather to victim"
Sanji Ram, the prime accused in Kathua rape case, has reportedly said he was like a grandfather to the eight-year-old victim.
04 May 2018
Actress Emma Watson tweets support for Kathua victim's lawyer
'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson today came out in support of Kathua rape victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat.
28 Apr 2018
Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice
"Your Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign hope has repeatedly been trampled upon," reads a letter by IIM-Bangalore professors, addressed to PM Narendra Modi in the wake of the Kathua and Unnao rapes.
27 Apr 2018
Sanji Ram decided to kill Kathua-rape-victim to save son: Investigators
The main accused in Kathua rape case, Sanji Ram planned the murder of the eight-year-old victim to save his son, Vishal; investigating officers have said.
27 Apr 2018
Centre mulling death penalty for rape of boys under 12
To make the Criminal Law (Amendment) ordinance, 2018 gender neutral, the ministry of women and child development plans to move the Cabinet to demand the same punishment — death penalty — also for those found guilty of raping boys under the age of 12.
26 Apr 2018
Kathua-case will be shifted out at 'slightest-possibility' of mistrial: SC
The Kathua rape case will be shifted out of J&K at the "slightest possibility" of the trial being affected, the SC today assured the victim's family, who have alleged threats to themselves and their lawyer.
22 Apr 2018
Death for child-rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends 9-day fast
Swati Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women, ended her 9-day fast at Rajghat, New Delhi on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved death penalty for those convicted of raping children below 12 years.
22 Apr 2018
Brouhaha shouldn't be created over 1-2 rape cases: Minister
Wading straight into controversy, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar said, Sunday, brouhaha should not be created on rape cases in a big country like India.
22 Apr 2018
Bihar: 13-year-old commits suicide after father rapes her; man arrested
A 13-year-old girl hung herself to death at her home in Bihar's West Champaran district on Thursday after being allegedly raped by her father.
21 Apr 2018
Hema Malini: Rape cases are given more publicity these days
BJP MP Hema Malini commented on the rising rapes and crimes against women on Saturday and said such incidents are getting a lot of publicity, ANI reported.
21 Apr 2018
Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance
The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.
20 Apr 2018
Paintings on Kathua-rape end in stone-pelting at Kerala-artist's home
In a horrific turn of events, stones were thrown at a Kerala painter's house after her paintings on the Kathua rape case offended Hindus.
20 Apr 2018
After #BoycottAmazon trends because of Swara Bhaskar, company deletes tweet
Facing flak for its association with actress Swara Bhaskar, Amazon deleted the tweet which was a part of their 'Ajnabi Shahar Ki Googly' campaign.
19 Apr 2018
India's taking provisions to protect girls. What about married women?
In the wake of the Kathua, Unnao and Surat rape cases, the central government is considering awarding death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12.
19 Apr 2018
Feel disgusted to talk about the Kathua rape: Amitabh Bachchan
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest celebrity from Bollywood to condemn the Kathua rape incident, saying he feels "disgusted" by it.
19 Apr 2018
UP: Father 'gifts' daughter to friends, then they gangrape her
In a horrific case, a man in Sitapur, UP, allegedly "gifted" his 35-year-old daughter to his friends and joined them in gangraping her, TOI reports.