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Muslim Bakarwals

Hindu Ekta Manch allegedly targets man who provided burial ground for Kathua rape victim Has the communal agenda come full circle?

Hindu Ekta Manch (HEM), the radical right-wing organisation that held a rally in support of the Kathua rape accused, is at it again. As if it wasn’t enough to wave the tricolour and make the accused come across as heroes who had been framed, HEM is now allegedly threatening the man who provided land to…

SC Extends Power To Grant Anticipatory Bail

SC order on transferring Kathua Case outside J&K Read complete SC Order here

On May 7, 2018, the Indian Supreme Court issued an order directing that the Kathua gang-rape and murder case be transferred outside Jammu and Kashmir. The case where an eight year old Muslim Bakarwal girl was kidnapped, drugged, raped and murdered in Kathua in Jammu in January, will now be heard by a District Judge in…

SC Extends Power To Grant Anticipatory Bail

SC transfers Kathua rape and murder case from J&K to Punjab District Judge to conduct day-to-day hearings without adjournments, SC will monitor trial

In a welcome development in the Kathua rape and murder case, the Supreme Court has transferred the case to a court in Pathankot, Punjab. The trial will be conducted on a day-to-day basis and the SC will monitor the trial. This is significant given concerns that the accused in the case could use their political clout…

How Kathua’s Horror Story Unfolded In this video CJP attempts to put together all facts of the incident

The brutal gangrape and murder of an eight year old girl in Jammu and brazen attempt to defend the perpetrators shocked everybody in India. The Crime Branch chargesheet says that it was an attempt to drive Muslim Bakarwals out of the area.   Related: Outrage spills outside Kathua and Unnao Implement FRA to empower Bakarwals…

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