Outrage, protests as Unnao rape victim succumbs to burn injuries: Kin demand accused be 'chased, killed'; Congress terms UP 'rape capital'
The death of the Unnao gangrape victim led to nationwide outrage on Saturday with protests erupting in several places, including Delhi and the Unnao rape victim's village
Unnao rape case Latest Updates: Uttar Pradesh govt announces Rs 25 lakh financial assistance, house for victim's family
Unnao rape case Latest Updates: The Uttar Pradesh government announced an ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh and a house for the family of Unnao rape victim. The government also assure that the trial will take place in a fast-track court.
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka coalition govt to face trust vote today, Ayodhya mediation panel to submit report; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Karnataka Assembly to vote on fate of HD Kumaraswamy government today, Punjab, Haryana HC to hear plea in Kathua rape case, and more
Kathua rape and murder case verdict: Pathankot court's judgment focused on 'poetic justice', refused to give 'benefit of doubt' to accused
The special court, which convicted six people in the murder case of an 8-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu region, has termed the crime "devilish and monstrous" committed in the most "shameful, inhumane and barbaric manner" for which "poetic justice" needs to be done to its perpetrators.
Kathua rape and murder case: Most now see disease, but symptoms of communal strife were always there in Jammu and Kashmir
Many Gujjar and Bakarwal activists allege that some Right-wing elements in Jammu, particularly in Hindu-majority areas of these parts, have been systematically trying to force the Muslim population out of their residential areas.
Seventeen months after the kidnapping, gang rape, and murder of a minor girl in Jammu's Kathua district, the Pathankot district and sessions court held six men guilty for the horrific crime.
Kathua rape, murder case verdict LIVE updates: Victim's family likely to challenge verdict giving life term to three main accused
Kathua rape and murder case verdict LIVE updates: After the quantum of sentence was pronounced, Farooqi Khan, lawyer of victim's father told India Today, "We are little disappointed. We had demanded capital punishment for the accused... We're planning for that (challenging the verdict)."
Daily Bulletin: Verdict in Kathua rape, murder case likely today, BJP calls for 12-hour Basirhat bandh in West Bengal; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: The BJP and TMC continue to clash and blame each other for violence in West Bengal, verdict in the Kathua rape and murder case likely today, and more
Kathua rape and murder case: Deepika Rajawat episode throws spotlight on ignored issue of victim's right to representation in trials
The recent development in the Kathua rape and murder case has also brought focus on an often-ignored aspect of the criminal justice system in India — rights of victims during trials.
J&K 'insensitive' to appoint Aseem Sawhney, counsel for Kathua rape accused, additional advocate-general
After his appointment by the Jammu and Kashmir government, Aseem Sawhney said he had not appeared in court for the Kathua rape and murder accused since 2 July.
Kathua rape and murder: Supreme Court stays trial till 7 May, to consider PILs seeking shifting of case, CBI probe
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed till 7 May the trial in the Kathua gangrape and murder case, after being seized with petitions seeking shifting of the trial to Chandigarh and handing over the investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Significantly, the government also shifted the 'burden of proof' on the accused, while bringing provisions to ensure time-bound fast track investigation and trial in such cases, a minister said.
The trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins on Monday against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year