India 2 BJP Ministers, Who Backed Men Accused In Kathua Rape Case, Resign

18:50  13 april  2018
18:50  13 april  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

SC lawyers ask apex court to take suo motu cognisance in Kathua rape case

  SC lawyers ask apex court to take suo motu cognisance in Kathua rape case SC lawyers ask apex court to take suo motu cognisance in Kathua rape caseA group of Supreme Court advocates on Friday morning raised the issue of Kathua rape case before the top court and urged it to take suo motu cognisance of the issue.

The BJP has double standards over this rape and murder case ,” JKNPP Chairman Harshdev Singh told reporters here. Accusing the saffron party of “bowing down” before its ally and failing to provide justice to the people of Jammu, Singh asked the BJP ministers to resign immediately “as they have

He said: " BJP which politically exploited Nirbhaya rape case is now outrightly brazening it out on the rape cases in Kathua and Unnao. "It is so because the accused person is a crony BJP MLA who is protected by the Chief Minister . The father was persecuted.

People hold placards at a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl, in Kathua © Reuters People hold placards at a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl, in Kathua

Two BJP ministers who defended the men arrested for raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua quit from their posts today after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti put her foot down, telling the BJP leadership that their continuation in the government had become untenable.

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Industries Minister Chandra Prakash Ganga and Forest Minister Lal Singh had addressed a rally in support of the accused by a group called the Hindu Ekta Manch in March.

"No Culprit Will Be Spared": PM Amid Anger Over Kathua And Unnao Rape Cases

  "No Culprit Will Be Spared": PM Amid Anger Over Kathua And Unnao Rape CasesNEW DELHI: Breaking his silence on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, which have sparked nationwide outrage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said no culprit will be spared. "Incidents being discussed since past two days cannot be part of a civilised society. As a country, as a society we all are ashamed of it," the prime minister said.

Hours after Jammu and Kashmir Police registered a case against lawyers who tried to prevent Crime Branch officials from filing a chargesheet in the Kathua rape and murder case , former J&K chief minister Back to top. Copyright reserved with Global Express News. error: Content is protected !!

The JHCBA is on strike since Thursday in support of various demands including handing over the Kathua rape -cum-murder case to CBI, a demand which was also highlighted by women relatives of the accused who are on an indefinite hunger strike since March 31. The BJP , which is sharing power

Read: Allahabad HC orders arrest of BJP MLA in Unnao rape case

The group had also taken out a rally with the national flag, trying to communalise the gang-rape and was seen to have received support from state BJP leaders who even passed a resolution calling for punishment to the girl's rapists but stressing that innocents should not be spared.

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Manmohan Singh on Kathua, Unnao rape cases: ‘PM Modi should follow own advice to me, speak more often’ .
Manmohan Singh on Kathua, Unnao rape cases: ‘PM Modi should follow own advice to me, speak more often’In an exclusive interview, Singh said he was glad that Modi finally broke his silence last Friday at an event in Delhi commemorating the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, when he said the “daughters of India” will get justice and the guilty won’t be spared.

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