Articles about Kathua Rape Case

Kathua rape case: Officer reveals how Sanji Ram was caught

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.

Kathua rape case: Three guilty sentenced to life imprisonment

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.

Kathua Case: 6 held guilty of 8-year-old's rape, murder

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.

Kathua rape case: Trial is almost complete, verdict expected soon

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.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist denied entry into India

28 Dec 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist denied entry into India

Cathal McNaughton, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, was denied entry into India after he returned from an overseas trip.

Plea alleging custodial torture of key Kathua case witness dismissed

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.

Kathua Case: The real life 'Peepli Live'

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.

Two countries, two girls, two rapes, but two different ends

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.

Kathua rape case: Supreme Court dismisses plea for fresh probe

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.

Kathua rape case: Victim died of asphyxiation, doctors tell court

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.

Kathua rape case: Crime branch to submit supplementary-chargesheet this week

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.

Kathua rape: After shifting case, accused moved out of J&K

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.

Activist, who led Kathua-rape protest, booked for domestic violence

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.

BJP leader threatens Kashmiri journalists, reminds of Shujaat Bukhari's fate

24 Jun 2018

BJP leader threatens Kashmiri journalists, reminds of Shujaat Bukhari's fate

Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Lal Singh stoked a controversy as he warned Kashmiri scribes to draw a line and reminded them of the death of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari.

Kathua rape case: Pathankot court frames charges against the accused

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.

The missing objective of the PDP-BJP alliance

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.

Kathua: SC says no to CBI-inquiry, transfers trial to Pathankot

07 May 2018

Kathua: SC says no to CBI-inquiry, transfers trial to Pathankot

After much hue and cry, the SC has transferred the Kathua gangrape-murder case to a Pathankot court, also ruling out a CBI inquiry.

Kathua-rape: Prime accused said "was like grandfather to victim"

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.

Actress Emma Watson tweets support for Kathua victim's lawyer

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.

Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice

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.

Sanji Ram decided to kill Kathua-rape-victim to save son: Investigators

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.

Kathua-case will be shifted out at 'slightest-possibility' of mistrial: SC

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.

Pooja Bhatt targets Bachchan for his remark on Kathua rape

22 Apr 2018

Pooja Bhatt targets Bachchan for his remark on Kathua rape

Amitabh Bachchan's statement on the horrific Kathua rape case has drawn a lot of flak from all corners. The megastar is being heavily criticized for his reluctance to speak on the issue.

Hema Malini: Rape cases are given more publicity these days

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.

Surat rape case: Prime suspect and 2 others arrested

21 Apr 2018

Surat rape case: Prime suspect and 2 others arrested

In a major breakthrough in the rape and murder of 11-year-old girl in Surat, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch arrested the prime suspect Harsh Sai Gurjar on Friday.

Paintings on Kathua-rape end in stone-pelting at Kerala-artist's home

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.

Preventing sexual abuse is girl's responsibility, teaches Class-8 textbook

20 Apr 2018

Preventing sexual abuse is girl's responsibility, teaches Class-8 textbook

While speaking about the horrific Kathua-Unnao rapes, PM Modi urged all Indians hold boys/men accountable for their actions and stop blaming girls/women for heinous gender crimes.

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

20 Apr 2018

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

Feel disgusted to talk about the Kathua rape: Amitabh Bachchan

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.

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

19 Apr 2018

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

18 Apr 2018

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.

'Speak like you advised me': Manmohan Singh to Modi

18 Apr 2018

'Speak like you advised me': Manmohan Singh to Modi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in an interaction with the Indian Express, hit out at PM Narendra Modi over his silence on Kathua, Unnao rape cases.

Kathua rape: SC orders protection for victim's family, lawyers

16 Apr 2018

Kathua rape: SC orders protection for victim's family, lawyers

The SC has ordered the J&K government to ensure security for the Kathua rape victim's family and their lawyers Deepika Rajawat and Talib Hussain.

Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists

16 Apr 2018

Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists

In the wake of the horrific rape cases that have shamed the nation, Anand Mahindra, the Chairman of Mahindra Group, has volunteered to execute the perpetrators.

Kathua, Unnao rapes: India demands justice, severe punishment for predators

16 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao rapes: India demands justice, severe punishment for predators

India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.

Kathua rape-horror: Koena Mitra slams Sonam for her "communal take"

15 Apr 2018

Kathua rape-horror: Koena Mitra slams Sonam for her "communal take"

Sonam Kapoor has been accused of giving a "communal twist" to the Kathua rape case, wherein an eight-year-old was raped and murdered brutally.

Crowdfunding campaign for Kathua, Unnao victims collects over Rs. 25L

15 Apr 2018

Crowdfunding campaign for Kathua, Unnao victims collects over Rs. 25L

The entire country was put to shame on learning the horror unleashed on rape victims of Kathua and Unnao.

Will look him in-the-eye and ask: Kathua rape accused-cop's fiancee

15 Apr 2018

Will look him in-the-eye and ask: Kathua rape accused-cop's fiancee

The chargesheet in the Kathua rape case names four cops. The role of one of them, Deepak Khajuria, evoked horror.

Braving threats, Kathua victim's lawyer says fight's for her daughter

15 Apr 2018

Braving threats, Kathua victim's lawyer says fight's for her daughter

When lawyers of Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association brandished sticks and stopped the crime branch from filing a chargesheet in the Kathua rape-murder case, Deepika Singh Rajawat was seeking justice for the 8-year-old victim.

Unnao rape: Primary accused BJP MLA sent to 7-day CBI custody

14 Apr 2018

Unnao rape: Primary accused BJP MLA sent to 7-day CBI custody

After being arrested by the CBI on Friday, BJP MLA from Bangarmau in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, was sent to a seven-day CBI custody on Saturday.