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Kathua rape-murder victim’s father moves HC: Death for main convicts

The Jammu and Kashmir administration is yet to take a decision over any appeal against Jangotra’s acquittal.

Kathua gangrape and murder case: High court admits former cop’s appeal against conviction

Submitting that there is only oral evidence against Raj in the case, his counsel further said the trial court had failed to take into consideration the defence plea that no recovery was made from him.

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Punjab & Haryana HC agrees to hear Kathua convict’s appeal

Raj was sentenced to five years in prison by the Pathankot Sessions Court on June 10 for destruction of crucial evidence in the case. The court had also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict.

Healing a wound

Verdict in Kathua case is a reassurance that the criminal justice system can hold its own in a politically-fraught moment

Kathua rape-murder case: Her parents miles away, in the mountains, Woh baar baar yaad aati hai

Their daughter disappeared on January 10, 2018, and her body was found in a forest a week later. “There isn’t a day I don’t think about her. She is always before my eyes, mujhe baar baar yaad aati hai,” the father said.

Express daily briefing: Ex-CEA cuts GDP estimate between 2011-12 and 2016-17; Yuvraj Singh retires and more

From ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian concluding the country's GDP has been overestimated between 2011-12 and 2016-17 to cricketer Yuvraj Singh announcing his retirement and Assam's ex-armyman recounting his days at detention centre, here's all the top news today.

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Kathua rape-murder case: Amid fault lines, a prosecution team that cut across the divide

Since the police personnel at Hiranagar police station were allegedly bribed by the accused to hush up the case, the investigators worked against heavy odds. To destroy evidence, the convicts had even washed off the deceased’s clothes, sources said.

For rape-murder of Kathua child, 3 get life in jail: 'acted as if jungle law prevails'

The court sentenced three men, accused of rape and murder among other charges, to life imprisonment, and three policemen to five years for destruction of evidence, observing that “the perpetrators of this crime have acted in such a manner as if there is a ‘law of the jungle’ prevalent in society”.

Kathua rape-murder case: Among the convicts: a retired revenue official, labourer’s son, three cops

The six accused who were convicted on Monday for the kidnapping, gangrape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Kathua rape-murder case: J&K parties hail verdict

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC) welcomed the Pathankot district and sessions court’s verdict in the Kathua rape and murder case. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was chief minister when the case was reported, tweeted, “Welcome the judgement. High time we stop playing politics over a heinous crime where an 8 […]

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'You cannot silence us': India demands justice in Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Massive protests were organised across India recently demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases. While chilling details of the chargesheet in the Kathua rape case shook the nation, people were angry with Uttar Pradesh's government's inaction against the accused BJP MLA in Unnao rape case. He was later arrested by the CBI after the case was transferred to it.

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Will the Kathua gangrape case prove to be PM Modi's undoing?

Will Kathua do damage of the sort of damage to Narendra Modi and the BJP that the Nirbhaya case did to Manmohan Singh and UPA-II?

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