Top Headlines of the Hour:
1) India erupts in anger over the brutal gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras village. Victim’s distraught mother narrates ordeal and questions ‘Aisa kab tak hoga’?
2) Rape culture flourishes in the State of Uttar Pradesh. A minor girl in Baghpath, 22-year-old in in Balrampur, lady constable in Bulandshahr, all raped, murdered, molested or brutally thrashed.
3) Despite the rising number of rape cases in UP, the State ADG Law & Order claims, ‘Uttar Pradesh stands at No.1 position in conviction in women-related cases'.
4) After 100 days in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death investigation, all eyes now are now lying on Siddharth Pithani. He is likely to record his statement to CBI
5) Babri Masjid Demolition verdict irks opposition parties. Congress now asks CBI to challenge acquitters.