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Animosity between accused, Bakerwal community led to Kathua rape-murder case, concludes trial court

June 12, 2019 9:35 am

In the chargesheet, the police had said Sanji Ram was “against the settlement of Bakarwals in Rasana, Kootah and Dhamyal area, and always kept on motivating the members of his community of the area to not provide land for grazing or any other kind of assistance”.

J&K: 19 children rescued during raid at orphanage in Kathua

September 08, 2018 5:05 pm

The civil administration and police conducted the raid Friday after some children complained that they were being "harassed and tortured" at the facility run by a pastor from Kerala. 

SC seeks J&K govt's reply on plea alleging custodial torture of Kathua case witness

August 08, 2018 12:07 pm

The court was hearing the submission of a close relative of Hussain, seeking urgent hearing on the plea. The relative of Hussain sought his protection in police custody and alleged that he had been brutally beaten up in the alleged fake rape case.

Militants infiltrate international border, high alert sounded in Jammu

May 14, 2018 9:33 am

At least five militants are believed to be part of the infiltration group, sources said. The group appeared to have sneaked into Kathua district through Londi nullah passing through Bobbiyan area.

Kathua: College student stabbed in public, two accused arrested

May 03, 2018 6:14 am

The deceased has been identified as Liyakat Ali, a resident of Dher mohalla in Billawar town.

Kathua gangrape: ‘We’ve failed an eight-year-old’, Sportspersons call for justice

April 17, 2018 12:56 pm

Sportstars have come forward from across sports in India to express their anguish and called for justice for the eight-year-old girl who was gangraped multiple times before being killed in Kathua.

Unnao and Kathua rape cases: Protests break out across country, Rahul Gandhi leads candlelight march in Capital

April 13, 2018 4:11 pm

Police inaction in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases and the silence or delayed response of political leaders, from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Uttar Pradesh’s Yogi Adityanath, has what fuelled the anger.

Kathua rape-murder case: Demand for CBI probe continues to polarise J-K; nation shocked by gruesome incident

April 12, 2018 10:23 pm

The chilling details of Kathua rape and murder case has sparked outrage and led to large-scale protests in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The case took a communal turn in Kathua, where an outfit called Hindu Ekta Manch was set up by politicians in support of the accused.

Those with Kashmir-centric mindset portraying stir for CBI probe communal: Jammu Bar Association

April 12, 2018 6:18 pm

The president of the Bar Association of Jammu said if the government can give hand over the case of rape and murder of two women in Shopian to the CBI on public demand, then in this case too it should have done the same.

Kathua rape-murder case: We have failed the eight-year-old girl as humans, says VK Singh

April 12, 2018 3:49 pm

The eight-year-old will not be denied justice, VK Singh added, taking to Twitter. Singh is the first person from the government to respond to the incident that sparked outrage and led to large-scale protests in the state.