Jind Gangrape

  • Khap panchayats not a law, says Sonia Gandhi October 9, 2012

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. ...
  • Sonia's visit to rape victims comes too late: Haryana Opposition October 9, 2012

    Taking a tough stance on the rising number of rapes in the country, especially after a spate of incidents were reported in Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. Sonia also said that strictest action will be...
  • Sonia Gandhi takes on Haryana khaps over rapes October 9, 2012

    Sacha Khera: Taking a tough stance on the rising number of rapes in the country, especially after a spate of incidents were reported in Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. Sonia also said that strictest...
  • Live: Khaps can't decide law, says Sonia Gandhi October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: 10.30 am: Sonia Gandhi is the first Congress leader to meet the rape victims. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who hasn't met a single rape victim so far, accompanies Sonia. 10.25 am: "Khap cannot decide law, it is in the hands of the judiciary," says Sonia. 10.18 am: Sonia...
  • Haryana: 2 more rapes reported ahead of Sonia's visit October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Two more rapes have been reported in Haryana. While a minor was raped in Panipat, in Ambala, a widow was allegedly raped. The police have registered a case, however, no arrests have been made so far. This takes the tally of reported rapes in Haryana over the past...
  • Haryana rapes: Sonia to visit victims, families October 9, 2012

    Hisar: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will on Tuesday visit the rape vicitims and their families in Jind, Haryana. Her visit comes three days after a Dalit teen girl set herself on fire after being gangraped by four men. The Congress government in Haryana had been criticised for doing too little...
  • India slams Haryana khap member's suggestion on preventing rapes October 8, 2012

    Following the gangrape of a teenaged Dalit girl in Jind, who went on to commit suicide, a khap member in Haryana seemed to blame the victims for the rape. Speaking to a CNN-IBN reporter, khap panchayat member Sube Singh said that the only solution to rapes was to get girls married...
  • Jind gangrape: All 4 accused arrested October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: All four of the accused in the Jind gangrape case have been arrested, police said on Sunday. The accused included a woman relative of one of the accused, who, said the police, stood guard while the incident took place. The girl set herself on fire on Saturday evening, unable...
  • Haryana: Class 11 student gangraped by 4 men September 29, 2012

    Sonepat: A class 11 student was gangraped in Gohana near Sonepat in Haryana by four men. Three accused have been arrested and a case has been registered. According to police, the girl was raped in a busy market area on Thursday afternoon but her family filed the complaint only on...
  • Gangrape victims in Haryana await justice September 27, 2012

    Chandigarh: The distraught victim of yet another gangrape in Haryana's Jind. Three men barged into her home looking for her husband and when they did not find him, they brutally raped the woman, who is from a backward class, in turn. Even as her daughter stood outside screaming in fright....
  • Haryana: Dalit woman gangraped by three men September 26, 2012

    Jind: A Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped by three men in Jind in Haryana. The woman is reportedly from Rajasthan. The police registered a case and arrested two out of the three accused. This comes at a time when the Haryana police is searching for the remaining six accused in...