Hathras Rape

Hathras gang-rape victim's kin living in conditions akin to house arrest, says Civil rights body

The whole family is in a way under house arrest conditions and their normal social life has been cut off, PUCL members Kamal Singh, Farman Naqvi, Alok, Shashikant and K B Maurya told reporters.

published on : 21st November 2020

SC issues notice on plea against arrest of journalist Siddique Kappan on way to Hathras

Journalist Siddique Kappan was arrested on October 5 while he was on his way to Hathras, home to the young Dalit woman who died after being gang-raped.

published on : 16th November 2020

Hathras rape case: Victim’s family 'unhappy' with CBI’s line of probe

According to the victim’s elder brother, the CBI officials questioned him about the claims being made by local residents that he killed his own sister. 

published on : 5th November 2020

Hathras case: SIT submits report, questions victim's hurried late-night cremation

The role of the district police came under scanner after they rushed to cremate the victim’s body at 2:45 am on September 30 allegedly against the wish of the family.

published on : 4th November 2020

Hathras rape case: HC expresses concern over no action against DM so far by state government

It may be recalled that the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court had taken a suo-motu cognizance of the case, especially the issue of cremation of the victim girl.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Assertive in western UP, yet Dalits face brunt of caste atrocities

Since colonial era, Dalits in this region were more prosperous than their counterparts in UP

published on : 2nd November 2020

Dalit rights team seeks psycho-social help for Hathras victim’s family 

The Supreme Court had recently ordered that security be provided to the victim’s family and witnesses in the case.

published on : 31st October 2020

Mathura court to hear on November 4 bail plea of two held on way to Hathras

Those arrested included a Kerala journalist, Siddique Kappan, who has not filed any bail application so far.

published on : 30th October 2020

Punjab govt acted swiftly in Hoshiarpur rape case in contrast to UP in Hathras: Amarinder Singh

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped, killed and then set on fire. Her half-burnt body was found at a house in a village in Tanda in Hoshiarpur on Wednesday.

published on : 25th October 2020

Wife of UP police officer part of SIT set up to probe Hathras case dies by suicide

She is the wife of Chandra Prakash, DIG of Police Training Centre, Unnao, UP police said.

published on : 24th October 2020

UP Special Task Force to probe caste 'conspiracy' angle in Hathras rape case

A senior STF official said that the team probing the conspiracy angle will soon visit the scene of the crime to investigate and collect facts.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Hathras victim's family wants to relocate to Delhi for safety, seeks government's assistance

The victim’s brothers have even urged the authorities concerned to shift the gang rape-murder case to Delhi.

published on : 16th October 2020

SIT completes probe in Hathras rape case, likely to submit report today

The SIT was supposed to submit its report earlier on October 7, but following the directions of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath, the time given to them was extended by 10 days.

published on : 16th October 2020

Protest held in Mumbai to seek justice for Hathras rape victim

Shelke said his organisation has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind urging him to ensure strict punishment to the accused in the case.

published on : 16th October 2020

Man claims deceased wife’s photo being circulated as Hathras rape victim

Justice Navin Chawla said if the man’s complaint is found to be correct, the government should act on it expeditiously by issuing necessary directions to Facebook, Google and Twitter in this regard. 

published on : 16th October 2020
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