Kathua rape and murder case: Victim’s family warns of agitation if CBI probe is ordered

The victims biological father warned that they would launch an agitation if the government handed over investigation of the case to the CBI.

16 Apr 2018

Rape and murder of 8-year-old Kathua girl drives out nomadic Bakerwal tribe

The brutal rape and murder of a minor girl triggered early seasonal migration of the nomadic Bakerwal community from Rasana village in the border district of Kathua.

15 Apr 2018

Threatened by Jammu Bar chief, says Kathua rape and murder victim’s lawyer

The lawyer pursuing the case of the minor gang rape-cum-murder victim accused Jammu Bar Association president B S Slathia of harassment and also sought protection.

14 Apr 2018

BJP ministers who took part in rally in support of Kathua gangrape accused resign 

Forest Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh and Industries Minister Chander Prakash submitted their resignations to the party's state president Sat Sharma.

14 Apr 2018

J-K government will enact law for death penalty for rape of minors: CM Mehbooba Mufti

The rape and murder of an eight-year old nomad girl in Kathua has created a controversy after lawyers in Jammu called for a shutdown on Wednesday, demanding the case be handed over to the CBI.

13 Apr 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Crime Branch files charge sheet against seven of eight accused 

The police filed charges against seven accused, including two Special Police Officers, two policemen and a former revenue official, while charges against a juvenile accused will be filed separately.

10 Apr 2018

Soldier killed, four others injured in Pakistan shelling along LoC in J-K's Poonch

The cross-border shelling by Pakistan troops started in Krishna Ghati sector this morning and continued for over two hours.

03 Apr 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Main accused surrenders in Jammu and Kashmir

Sanji Ram, a former Revenue Department official, is believed to be the mastermind in the rape and murder of 8-year old, according to the Crime Branch.

20 Mar 2018

NIA uses drones during raids at Srinagar Central Jail, recovers 25 mobile phones

A spokesman of NIA said 20 teams of the investigation agency assisted by J&K Police, CRPF and NSG commandos carried out an extensive search inside the Central Jail, Srinagar Monday.

12 Mar 2018

Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Drabu in the line of fire for saying Kashmir not a political issue

Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu had stated that “Kashmir is neither a conflict zone nor a political issue” and warned him to retract the “controversial” statement or face action.

11 Mar 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Separatist leader warns of agitation if justice denied, Jammu bar demands CBI probe

8-year-old nomad girl Asifa Bano R/o Rasana village in Hira Nagar, Kathua had gone missing on January 10 and a week later her body was recovered with bruises, bite-marks on lips and more.

09 Mar 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Amid protests in support of accused, Jammu and Kashmir Government says rapists of minor girl will be brought to justice

The Jammu and Kashmir government condemned politicization of rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua and asserted that the law would take its course to bring the accused to justice.

03 Mar 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Amid calls for release of SPOs arrested, parties ask Government not to spare rapists

Police have so far detained two SPO Deepak Khajuria and Virender Sharma and a minor boy for their involvement in abduction, rape and murder of the minor girl.

17 Feb 2018

Kathua rape-murder case: Special police officer's arrest in Jammu and Kashmir takes ugly turn

The arrest came as a shock to many as the SPO was in the police team that had searched for the girl.

17 Feb 2018

Jawan killed, cop injured in gunfight near CRPF camp in Srinagar

A spokesman of the CRPF in Srinagar said that two militants, armed with AK-47 rifles and carrying bags attempted to barge into the 23rd battalion CRPF camp at Karan Nagar early this morning.

12 Feb 2018