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Youth lynched on suspicion of being a child lifter in Kolkata

So far, police have arrested 17 accused in the case of lynching that happened at posh Kakurgachi in the eastern part of the city on Friday night.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Hapur lynching: SC issues notice to UP Police seeking direction for SIT probe

Qasim, a cattle trader, was lynched to death after a group of people attacked them on suspicion of being involved in cow slaughter.

published on : 11th February 2019

Ziya Us Salam's 'Lynch Files' seeks to decipher the hatred behind lynchings 

Ziya Us Salam also discusses the Supreme Court judgement against lynching and says it has given some hope.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Local SC leader thrashed to death in Andhra Pradesh

The attackers came on motorcycles, splashed chilli powder on Mahiwardhan’s face and beat him mercilessly with iron rods, local police said.

published on : 4th January 2019

2018: When the internet cost people their privacy and even their lives 

A round-up of this year's some of the biggest data breaches and misinformation sources that questioned an individual's privacy and even at times threatened human life. 

published on : 31st December 2018

80-year-old tribal man beaten to death on suspicion of black magic in Tripura

The Tripura Police said that three persons have been arrested on the charge of killing the man identified as Lakhanjoy Reang.

published on : 31st December 2018

Kin of lynching victims from Jharkhand seek jobs

 The bodies of Ansari and Khan were found hanging from a tree on March 17, 2016. They were taking their cattle to a village fair for sale when they were attacked.

published on : 27th December 2018

Citizenship issues, Rima-Hima kept Assam in news in 2018

Preparation of the National Register of Citizens to segregate illegal immigrants from the genuine residents in Assam, however, was the most engaging thing in the state in 2018.

published on : 25th December 2018

Eight men awarded life term for lynching two Muslims in Jharkhand

In March 2016, Imtiyaz Khan and Mazrum Ansari were beaten up and then hanged from a tree by a mob of so-called cow vigilantes in Khaprelwar village of Latehar district.

published on : 21st December 2018

Eight people convicted in Jharkhand for lynching two cattle traders

The eight —  Arun Sao, Manoj Kumar Sahu, Vishal Tiwari, Sahdeo Soni,  Mithlesh Prasad Sahu, Avdhesh Sao, Pramod Sahu and Manoj Saw — were put behind bars.

published on : 21st December 2018

Baby-selling scandal, activists' gangrape shame Jharkhand in 2018

Union minister Jayant Sinha stoked a controversy in July after he garlanded eight convicts in the Ramgarh lynching case when they came out of prison on bail and offered them sweets.

published on : 20th December 2018

UP being ruled by the BJP goons, says AAP, demands Rs 1 crore compensation to slain inspector's family

Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh met the deceased's family in his native village in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district.

published on : 4th December 2018

Jharkhand: Naxal lynched to death while attempting to rape woman in Palamu

Several other complaints have been lodged against Kherwar earlier also for demanding levy from contractors engaged in road construction and other government buildings.

published on : 30th November 2018

NHRC notice to UP government over lynching of man in Shamli district

The notice was issued to the state chief secretary and director general of police, calling for a detailed report in the matter within four weeks, a press release from the NHRC said Friday.

published on : 30th November 2018

Dystopia in 'Ghoul' helped express what we wanted to, without getting lynched: Director Patrick Graham

The Netflix India Original follows a prisoner who arrives at a remote military interrogation centre and turns the tables on his interrogators, exposing their most shameful secrets.

published on : 25th November 2018
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