PM Modi breaks silence over rapes, says no culprit will go unpunished


Having led a successful midnight candle march, an aggressive Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and tell the nation why rapists and murders were being protected.

What do YOU think about the growing violence against women and children? His tweets made no mention of the BJP, but Congress leaders accused the Narendra Modi government of shielding rapists.

The SPG too had a very hard time protecting Rahul Gandhi from the chaotic crowd. Vampires are slowly killing our soul.¿ Stressing on the fact that the protest was a non-political one, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said the "Sab chalta hai" (everything is OK) attitude will not do and the government needs to do something regarding the issue.

Two BJP ministers in Jammu and Kashmir government who allegedly attended a rally in favour of accused submitted his resignation to state party leadership. A week later, her raped and battered body was recovered.

The Congress leader said the BJP can inaugurate as many memorials as they like, "but the fact is that they are reducing sub-plans, financial allocations". As a society, we all are ashamed for it as a country.

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The minor was gang raped and murdered by these men, who had held her captive in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January.

He said Modi's silence over the rising atrocities against women was "unacceptable" and that India was waiting for him to speak up.

Earlier in the day, Rahul thanked thousands of men and women who took part in his midnight march to demand justice for the Kathua and Unnao rape victims. PM had given a slogan "Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao" and it's in his regime that our girls are being raped.

Before Thursday, Rahul had courted much criticism over his conspicuous silence on the Kathua case, despite weighing in on the alleged Unnao crime. "Our daughters will definitely get justice", the Prime Minister added. The state's BJP government on Thursday declared that the Central Bureau of Investigation would handle the case and decide if Sengar should be arrested.

Reports said that the bar members assembled at main Budgam Chowk and condemned the action of Kathua lawyers who prevented Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police from filing the charge sheet.