50-year-old gangraped, murdered in UP’s Budaun
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath asked the additional director general of Bareilly zone to submit a report in the matter and also directed the UP Special Task Force to provide assistance in the investigation. The National Commission of Women also took cognisance of the matter.
UP government 'exposed' in Hathras rape-murder case: Akhilesh Yadav
In a tweet, Yadav said, "The way the lies of the BJP government have been...
CBI files charges of gangrape and murder against four accused in Hathras case
The victim was cremated in the dead of the night near her home ...
Congress deplores new ‘Hathras narrative’, promises action on Chhattisgarh rape issue
On the other hand, after facing BJP counterattack over reports of a two-month delay in filing of an FIR in a gang-rape case and the suicide of the victim in the party-ruled Chhattisgarh, Congress spokespersons said the state government would do speedy redressal of the complaint.
NGO moves SC, seeks transfer of probe into Hathras incident to CBI
An NGO has moved the Supreme Court seeking to transfer the investigation in the Hathras incident, in which a Dalit girl was allegedly raped and died of injuries, to the CBI.
View: Backlash over Hathras could seriously harm BJP's Hindutva project
The callous disregard of the sentiments of the victim’s family by the district magistrate and police officials of the BJP state administration has sent shock waves through the valmiki community.
View: Hathras case reflects failure of state machinery
The rule of law, upheld by the judiciary and other institutions that are supposed to work independently, is what gives people the assurance that they will be treated the same under the laws of the land, making it a safe and reasonable place to live.
Opposition set to raise Hathras incident in the upcoming Bihar assembly elections
In Bihar, 38 assembly seats are reserved for scheduled castes (SCs). Of these, the BJP had won only five seats in the 2015 polls while the opposition alliance had swept these seats, with the RJD winning 13, JD (U) securing 11 and the Congress getting five seats.
UP bypolls: Hathras, Balrampur incidents to be highlights of campaign for elections on 7 seats
The deaths following the alleged gangrapes in Hathras and Balrampur have become a political issue in the state. Even after the suspension of Hathras Superintendent of Police and recommendation of a CBI probe by the state government, the opposition is taking up these issues in a big way.
Hathras case: SIT continues probe, visits victim family again
Special Investigation Team (SIT) arrives at the residence of the victim of Hathras incident. The team is recording the statements of the mem...
Mayawati demands CBI or SC monitored probe into Hathras incident
BSP president Mayawati said people were not satisfied with the initial investigations in the matter.
Month before Hathras, Centre asked states to guard against inhuman treatment of SC/STs
The directive was issued after the National Human Rights Commission took suo motu cognisance of alleged sexual exploitations of the vulnerable sections of the society and inaction by the police and civil authorities, officials said.
Allow media, politicians to meet Hathras victim's family, police image dented: Bharti to Yogi
Bharti, who has been admitted to AIIMS-Rishikesh after testing positive for COVID-19, said had she been fine she would have herself visited the family in Hathras district, and added she will definitely visit the family after getting discharged from the hospital.
BJP government taking to brutality to cover up Hathras incident: Rahul Gandhi
"The UP government has taken to brutality cover up the truth. Neither us, nor the media is being allowed to meet the victim's family. Neither are they allowed to come out. On top of this, the family members of the victim are being beaten up and brutalised. No one in India will support such a behaviour," he said in a tweet
Hathras gang-rape case: PM Modi calls for strict action, Adityanath set ups SIT
A senior government official said Secretary home, Bhagwan Swarup, will lead the SIT and DIG, Chandraprakash, and commandant PAC Agra, Poonam, will be its members.