Gave resignation on moral grounds: BJP J&K minister

Union minister VK Singh

Union minister VK Singh

We can go to the extend of cancelling the licence of the lawyers.

On Friday, the Supreme Court directed the Association to ensure that access of justice was not denied to the family and that no obstruction was caused to them.

He said that the BCI in its Friday meeting had made a decision to dispatch the team to Kathua on April 20.

Nirupam said the candle-light protests will express solidarity with the victims and their families and highlight the government's failure to combat the growing cases of atrocities against women. BJP leader Chandra Prakash Ganga, who had resigned yesterday, told Mirror that he is satisfied with the investigation conducted by the Crime Branch in the rape and murder of the victim as he did not personally felt the need for a CBI probe.

JHCBA is on strike since 4 April and sponsored a general strike on 11 April in Jammu to press for its demands, including for according district status to Nowshera sub-division in Rajouri district. "If our leaders do so, how can we expect justice for victims", asked a student who attended the protest.

"It is really shameful to see how the government is trying to protect rapists".

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The CM also wrote to the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, seeking a fast-track court to conclude within 90 days the trial in the case that has caused a nation-wide outrage, official sources said here.

After facing severe criticism from the people and Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke his silence and said that the culprits behind the both rape cases will be punished. Ordinary citizens have once again proved that they are in-charge of this society, says Bilal Zaidi, founder and community coordinator at CrowdNewsing. If we had been wrong in our demands, the other associations would not have supported our main demands, while Kashmir bar would have raised a question. "She was lovely and we loved her", she says.

Basotra said they were concerned over the security threat posed by Rohingya as they had got Aadhaar cards. Why did they kill her in such a brutal way.

In connection with the case, two FIRs have been filed: one against eight people for allegedly being involved in the crime and another has been filed against a group of lawyers who had allegedly stopped the police from filing chargesheet against the eight accused.

"We live in total fear", she said.

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