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Kathua rape, murder case: Family of girl to move court for stiffer punishment to convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 06:39 PM IST
A district court in Punjab’s Pathankot had in June this year convicted six men for the gang rape and murder of the nomadic Muslim girl, crime which stirred nationwide outrage and pushed the central government to introduce the death penalty for convicted child rapists.
Speaking to media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the survivor.(ANI File Photo)
Speaking to media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government will give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the survivor.(ANI File Photo)

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs10 lakh financial help for minor rape victim’s family

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 12:54 PM IST
On July 2, the six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Dwarka area of the national capital.
Elon Musk had in July also called British diver Unsworth a “pedo” in a tweet.(AP File Photo)
Elon Musk had in July also called British diver Unsworth a “pedo” in a tweet.(AP File Photo)

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer ‘child rapist who took a 12-year-old bride’

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 06:55 PM IST
The controversy comes at a time when Tesla and Musk continue to battle intense negative publicity and embarrassing controversies.
(Illustration: Animesh Debnath)
(Illustration: Animesh Debnath)

Let’s Talk About Child Rape: No one can vouch for rapists even after therapy, says Samir Parikh

By Samir Parikh
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 01:14 PM IST
In the last and final part of our series, Let’s Talk About Child Rape, Dr Samir Parikh writes that child rapists, like many other deviants, learn to mask their sexual urges, which often make it impossible to identify them in a social setting.
Students shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, in Srinagar on April 16.(REUTERS)
Students shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, in Srinagar on April 16.(REUTERS)

Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association seeks chemical castration for child rapists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 10:28 PM IST
Chemical castration involves injecting anti-androgens in a person, which lowers the level of testosterone. It is a reversible process, if injections are stopped.
India’s cabinet has approved the introduction of the death penalty for those who rape children on April 21, amid uproar over a series of high-profile cases.(AFP/Getty Images)
India’s cabinet has approved the introduction of the death penalty for those who rape children on April 21, amid uproar over a series of high-profile cases.(AFP/Getty Images)

Your space: Death penalty for child rapists is necessary

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Many people believe that power of any kind can buy protection and exemption from the law of the land.People from influential families believe they are above the law. The reality is that almost all highly connected people and their progeny get away scot-free or with ridiculously lenient punishments.
Students hold placards during a protest march against recent cases of rape in the country, in Ranchi, Jharkhand.(PTI Photo)
Students hold placards during a protest march against recent cases of rape in the country, in Ranchi, Jharkhand.(PTI Photo)

Will death penalty for rape of children help reduce crime?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Moushumi Das Gupta, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 08:12 AM IST
Ever since the Centre invoked the law, it has attracted intense criticism from child activists, human rights organisations and the intelligentsia over the futility of awarding the death penalty to child rapists
Imagine living your whole life with not just the shame of being abused, but also the guilt of causing someone’s death. This is my primary reason for not supporting death penalty for child rapists.(HT)
Imagine living your whole life with not just the shame of being abused, but also the guilt of causing someone’s death. This is my primary reason for not supporting death penalty for child rapists.(HT)

Why I don’t support death penalty for child rapists: A survivor

By Ishita Manek
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 07:42 PM IST
A child sexual abuse survivor tells why capital punishment for child rapists could be counterproductive to justice
Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava is a gold medallist from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University.
Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava is a gold medallist from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University.

Meet Alakh Alok Srivastava, the lawyer behind the PIL for death to rapists of children

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Moushumi Das Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 07:50 AM IST
Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava had filed the PIL in his personal capacity seeking justice for an eight-month-old girl who was brutally raped by her 28-year-old cousin in Delhi.
People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh state, in Amritsar.(Reuters File Photo)
People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh state, in Amritsar.(Reuters File Photo)

Cabinet clears ordinance for death penalty to child rapists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Moushumi Das Gupta and Jatin Gandhi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 04:48 PM IST
The move seeking death penalty for child rapists comes after nationwide outrage over the brutal rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua and the alleged rape of a minor in Unnao.
Protesters at a candle light march to demand justice for Kathua and Unnao Rape cases in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)
Protesters at a candle light march to demand justice for Kathua and Unnao Rape cases in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)

Centre tells Supreme Court it’s planning to impose death penalty on child rapists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 06:56 PM IST
The assurance to the Supreme Court on death penalty for child rapists comes amid nationwide outrage over the rape-cum-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua earlier this year.
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