The bench considered the request of Uttar Pradesh government and asked the Allahabad High Court to delete the victim’s name from one of its orders on a PIL pending there.
"An iron trader was kidnapped in Baghpat this morning. Women are not safe in UP. Traders are not safe. Children are not safe," Priyanka Gandhi tweeted
A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped, killed and then set on fire in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur on Wednesday.
The incident was reported from a village by the girl's father on Thursday after which an FIR was lodged at the local Hathras Junction police station, they said.
Dr Azeem Malik, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) at Aligarh Muslim University had contradicted police’s claim that the Hathras victim was not raped.
There are 11 anti-Romeo squads with five police personnel in each team.
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have accused the UP government of protecting criminals after recent media reports surfaced claiming that a BJP MLA and his son allegedly protected a man accused of harassing a woman.
On Saturday, the brother of the victim said, "We want to shift to Delhi for security reasons."
A 15-year old Dalit girl committed suicide on Tuesday after she was allegedly gangraped in Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot district. Two policemen have been suspended for laxity of duty, in connection to the case.
Along with the COVID-19 crisis, the BJP is dealing with farmer protests and outrage over the Hathras incident. The PM cannot be expected to lead every fight, the BJP needs someone like the late Arun Jaitley with immense persuasive powers.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh said that the UP government was trying to weaken the case by 'destroying' evidence and demanded monitoring of CBI inquiry
Minister G Kishan Reddy also said the government would never tolerate crime against women and the downtrodden and would take all measures to ensure speedy and decisive justice for all victims.
The case was referred to the CBI by the Uttar Pradesh government after alleged apathy of the administration snowballed into a political storm with Congress, Aam Admi Party, Trinamool Congress and other opposition leaders staged massive protests.
The family members of the 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gangraped in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, have informed the Allahabad HC that the victim’s body was cremated without their consent. They have also requested for the trial to be shifted to Delhi.
A Dalit woman was allegedly raped and tortured by four men in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district last month and died two weeks later at a Delhi hospital, triggering widespread outrage across the nation.
The family members of the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died after allegedly being gangraped in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district, will be escorted to the Allahabad High Court on Monday by the nodal officer who is in-charge of the case.
‘UP CM and state police claim no one was raped because for them, and many other Indians, she was no one,’ Rahul Gandhi said while commenting on the Hathras case.
Central Bureau of Investigation took over the probe into a 19-year-old Dalit girl’s alleged gang-rape on September 14.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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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