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Hathras gangrape case

Akhilesh Mocks BJP's 'Double-Engine' Govt, Says Engines Are Colliding

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Mocking the BJP's constant claim that the state benefited because the same party led the governments in UP and at the Centre, he said, “This double-engine government has completely failed. These double engines are colliding with each other.”

Media Trial Is Subverting Truth In Hathras Case, says Lawyer Of Accused

Sep 25, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In Bulgarhi, where upper castes are in the majority, the victim’s family finds little sympathy. Not even other Dalit families side with them. This is a potent weapon for the accused.

A Year After Hathras Gang Rape; Dalit Victim’s Family Now ‘Strangers’ In Own Village

Ostracised in upper caste-majority village and guarded round-the-clock by CRPF, life for family is now a prison

Ashes, Bones And A Long Wait For Justice

Sep 19, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

One year after Hathras, father of Dalit woman refuses to immerse ashes in Ganga till accused are ‘hanged’. Living in fear and waiting for justice, family of gangrape-murder victim expresses dismay over 'slow pace' of court proceedings

Jailed Journalist Siddique Kappan’s Mother Passes Away

He had visited his ailing mother in February after the Supreme Court granted him five-day bail.

12 May, 2021

Some Oxygen For Siddique Kappan, Please?

Mrudula Bhavani

An extraordinary story unfolds, mostly away from public eyes: a journalist is condemned to seemingly endless prison for merely trying to report news. Even a Supreme Court order goes abegging.

28 April, 2021

SC Directs UP Govt To Shift Arrested Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan To Hospital In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court makes clear that scribe Siddique Kappan will be sent back to Mathura jail after recovery. 

28 April, 2021

Can Siddique Kappan Be Shifted For Treatment Outside State: SC Asks UP Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to seek instructions from the state government on its suggestion and posted the plea of Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) and Kappan's wife for further hearing at 1 pm.

18 April, 2021

Wrong Photo Of Hathras Rape Victim On Social Media: Plea In Delhi HC Seeks Information On Uploader

Outlook Web Bureau

The direction came on the application moved by a man whose deceased wife's photo was being circulated on various social media platforms wrongly depicting her as the victim of Hathras rape.

22 March, 2021

Hathras Rape Case: 'New Developments In The Case Raise Questions On Govt's Working', Mayawati Attacks Yogi Adityanath

Outlook Web Bureau

The 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly raped by four upper-caste men in Hathras on September 14. She died on September 29 at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital during treatment.

21 March, 2021

Hathras Rape Case: Allahabad HC Seeks To Know If Witness, Victim’s Lawyer Were Threatened During Trial

Outlook Web Bureau

The court also said that it would consider transferring the proceedings out of Hathras for ensuring a free and fair trial in the case.


09 March, 2021

Horrendous Rape Cases In 2021 So Far Show That Minors Are Biggest Victims Of Sexual Assaults

Outlook Web Bureau

The Odisha rape victim was just 3-year-old, Banda victim was 8-year-old, Hathras victim was just 19, Bulandshahr girl who was raped and then set on fire was also 12-year-old. The list can go on and on...

15 February, 2021

Big Relief, Grateful To SC: Siddique Kappan’s Wife On Granting Interim Bail

Preetha Nair

Siddique Kappan gets bail on his birthday

15 February, 2021

SC Grants 5-Day Interim Bail To Journalist Siddique Kappan To Visit Mother In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

Siddique Kappan was arrested in October while he was on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh to report on the alleged gang-rape of a Dalit woman.

22 January, 2021

UP Government Tells SC It Will Consider Allowing Video Chat Between Kerala Journalist And Mother

Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal, appearing for the journalists' body, said that the mother of Kappan was unconscious and was wanting to see her son.

17 January, 2021

Hathras Rape Case: Parties Watch Related Audio, Video Clippings In Allahabad HC

Outlook Web Bureau

The 19-year-old victim in the Hathras case died at a Delhi hospital after she was allegedly raped by four men from her village on September 14 last year.

08 January, 2021

‘Rape Could Have Been Avoided Had She Not Gone Out Alone’: NCW Member On Badaun Gang-Rape

Outlook Web Bureau

'I tell women again and again that they should never go out at odd hours under anyone's influence,' commission member Chandramukhi Devi said


08 January, 2021

Main Accused In 50-Year-Old Woman’s Gang-Rape And Murder Case In Badaun Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday, the 50-year-old woman who had gone to a temple was found dead under mysterious circumstances.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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