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Hathras case


Hathras case: HC orders probe after victim’s kin allege threats to witnesses

March 21, 2021 4:29 am

The chaos in the courtroom allegedly stopped the witnesses from deposing before the court.

STF seeks court permission for Siddique Kappan’s voice, writing samples

March 04, 2021 7:32 am

The STF claims to have retrieved a voice message from Kappan's phone, which is in Malayalam, sent to another person and it needed Kappan's voice sample to investigate further.

On Hathras incident, CM Adityanath tries to put SP in dock

March 04, 2021 4:16 am

After the Chief Minister's remark, Leader of the Opposition in Assembly and SP leader Ram Govind Chaudhary claimed that he had photos of the accused with a BJP MP. To this, the Chief Minister asked if the accused had put up posters for Samajwadi Party.

Hathras ‘conspiracy’: CFI leader brought to Mathura from Kerala, sent to custody

February 15, 2021 3:10 am

The UP Police's Special Task Force (STF), which is investigating the case, came across the alleged role of Rauf Sherif, who is the CFI’s national general secretary, during its inquiry.

ED files charges against Siddique Kappan, PFI members

February 12, 2021 3:26 am

The ED claimed in its prosecution complaint that the national general secretary of CFI, K A Rauf Sherif—arrested by ED on December 12 last year--raised funds through PFI members in the Gulf and channelled the same into India through fraudulent transactions.

ED files 1st chargesheet against PFI; claims it wanted to spread terror after Hathras rape case

February 11, 2021 10:38 pm

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) recently started investigations into the Islamic organisations' alleged role in "funding" anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests and the communal riots which took place in Delhi last year.

Plea in Supreme Court for Kappan bail to meet ailing mother

February 04, 2021 3:24 am

Kappan was arrested by UP Police on October 5 last year. According to the journalists body, he was on way to meet the family of the Hathras victim when he was picked up and charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

Will let lawyers meet trio held with Kappan on way to Hathras: UP to court

February 03, 2021 1:48 am

Of the three, Atiq-ur-Rahman and Masood Ahmed are members of the Campus Front of India (CFI), the students’ wing of the Popular Front of India, and the third person – Alam – was driving the car in which they, along with Kappan, were travelling to the victim's village.

Sexual violence in rural India draws on hierarchies of land, caste, patriarchy

January 04, 2021 8:51 am

Hierarchies of caste, class, and gender intersect to form a cocktail of horrors for the women of rural India — we must understand these nuances in order to form any policy that meaningfully tackles gender-based violence in India.

2020 has been horrible year for India for reasons that have nothing to do with pandemic

January 02, 2022 1:37 pm

It has become evident that in the ‘new India’, anyone who questions Modi’s policies will be treated as ‘anti-national’. Dissent is the lifeblood of democracy, so the harm done by this contempt for dissension is incalculable.