Nation hails 'justice' meted out in Kathua rape and murder case but sexual assaults continue unabated; 13 cases reported in two weeks
The fact that the legal system in India does not deter rapists is evident in the number of reports of rapes that came in even after news of the Kathua verdict spread.
Kathua rape and murder case: Mehbooba Mufti, activists laud J&K Police for 'professional' handling of crime
The Kathua rape and murder case had exposed the communal fault lines in the state, as many groups in Jammu and Kathua had come out in support of the accused persons.
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)."
Kathua case: Life imprisonment for 3 as Pathankot special court convicts 6 for rape, murder of 8-yr-old in J&K; Mehbooba, Omar welcome verdict
The Kathua case was brought to a conclusion on Monday with a special court in Punjab's Pathankot finding six out of the seven accused guilty on charges of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl belonging to the Bakarwal community in Jammu and Kashmir.
Kathua rape case: Judgment likely to be delivered on 10 June, a year after trial began in Pathankot court
The day-to-day in-camera trial began in the first week of June 2018 at the district and sessions court in Pathankot after the Supreme Court directed that the case be shifted out of Jammu and Kashmir.
Catalysed by Kathua rape-murder case, communal polarisation in Jammu and Kashmir reached new heights in 2018
Jammu feels neglected by Kashmiri leaders and Kashmir blames Jammu for its underdevelopment. The communal sentiments feed into this perception
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.
Kathua rape and murder: Months after horrific incident, Rasana remains on edge; anxious parents keep minors under relentless vigilance
Life seems to have come to a standstill in Rasana since the Kathua incident. In constant fear, elders in the village have barred kids from playing outside.
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 case: Jammu and Kashmir Police refutes reports saying girl was not sexually assaulted; read full text
The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday issued a press statement saying that reports in a section of media regarding the Kathua rape and murder case were false.
Kathua rape and murder: Communal tension erupts in Jammu as politicians play petty politics over tragedy
Since the arrest of culprits in the Kathua rape case, it seems people with support of dubious groups and political parties are ready with a match stick.
Jammur Bar Association meets Bar Council of India team, refutes allegations of threatening Kathua rape victim's lawyer
A BCI team met representatives of BAJ who refuted allegations that lawyer of Kathua rape victim was prevented from appearing in court by fellow advocates.
Kathua rape case: Victim's family demands culprits be 'hanged for heinous crime', say they do not need CBI probe
The grief-stricken mother of the eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Kathua, wishes for death penalty for the guilty
Kotak Mahindra Bank in Kerala fires employee for caustic Facebook rant justifying Kathua rape and murder
Kotak Mahindra Bank in Kerala fired an employee for sharing a post on Facebook which justified the Kathua rape and murder.
The Kathua rape and murder indicates that India has to revisit its legal system, and the only pressure that will work is that of the younger generation waking up.
India expresses outrage over Kathua, Unnao rape incidents; Rahul Gandhi leads midnight march to India Gate
A number of students and women organisations protested in New Delhi against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases and questioned the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Kathua rape case: SC seeks material on strike by Jammu Bar Association, says bench has nothing on record about it
The Supreme Court asked a lawyer to bring materials on record to take judicial note of a strike call given by Kathua and Jammu and Kashmir bar associations in relation to the rape and murder of an eight-year-old.
Kathua rape case: Jammu Bar Association says its agitation for CBI probe wrongly portrayed as 'communal'
The Bar Association of Jammu (BAJ), on Thursday, announced that it is extendng its strike till 17 April against the growing illegal presence of Rohingya and Bangladeshi nationals, while alleging that its agitation for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the Kathua rape and murder was wrongly being portrayed as "communal".
Kathua rape case: Jammu and Kashmir police to file chargesheet next week, forensic evidence to play key role
Jammu and Kashmir police is expected to file a chargesheet in the Kathua rape and murder next week. The case had become a political flashpoint in the state.