Mob Lynching

Construction worker lynched on suspicion of idol theft in Nizamabad

The police have registered a case of murder and so far no arrests have been made.

published on : 15th October 2019

Haryana elections: Mob lynching, security takes centrestage in Muslim-majority Mewat

The lynching cases of Pehlu Khan and Junaid have become a regular feature in the speeches during opposition rallies for the October 21 Haryana assembly election.

published on : 15th October 2019

Defecating in open has become a reason to kill, says Safai Karmachari Andolan convenor Bezwada Wilson

He called for government action on the death of over 1,800 manual scavengers, by releasing compensation and providing employment to the kin of the deceased.

published on : 14th October 2019

Bihar police orders closure of sedition case against 49 celebrities who wrote open letter to PM Modi

The letter by the 49 had said that the lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities must be stopped immediately while stressing that there was 'no democracy without dissent'.

published on : 9th October 2019

Congress Rajya Sabha MP MV Rajeev Gowda urges PM Modi to take public stand on welcoming dissent

In a letter to the PM, a copy of which was released to the media, Gowda questioned since writing a letter to an elected leader of the country has become a trigger for an FIR.

published on : 9th October 2019

If Gandhi was alive, he would have checked govt’s ‘excesses’, says historian Ramachandra Guha

He added that Gandhi’s emphasis today would have been on asking the civil society to act as a watchdog of the people and always asked tough questions.

published on : 9th October 2019

Asaduddin Owaisi slams Mohan Bhagwat over 'don't use lynching' comment

Speaking on the occasion of Vijayadashami at Reshimbagh in Nagpur, Bhagwat had earlier today spoken about hate crimes and lynching, without naming any community.

published on : 8th October 2019

Congress attacks RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over statements on lynchings, economy

Those involved in incidents of lynching came from the RSS ideology, state Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant said in a statement here.

published on : 8th October 2019

More of us will speak every day: Over 180 intellectuals condemn FIR against celebs who wrote to PM

An FIR was filed in Bihar against personalities, including Aparna Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Ramchandra Guha for alleged sedition.

published on : 8th October 2019

CPM demands sedition case against celebs be revoked 

The case was filed after a chief judicial magistrate passed an order on a petition filed by a lawyer alleging that the writers had tarnished the image of the country.

published on : 6th October 2019

Adoor Gopalakrishnan demands Central law against mob lynching

Any "responsible government" would have taken action on the issue, the veteran filmmaker said.

published on : 5th October 2019

Our open letter to PM Modi was just an appeal, so why this FIR: Shyam Benegal

Benegal said their letter addressed to Modi in July was just an appeal and not a threat that will disturb peace.

published on : 4th October 2019

Sedition case slapped on Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, Ramachandra Guha for open letter to PM Modi

The complainant said that the celebrities have been named as accused in the FIR allegedly for tarnishing the country's image by writing such an open letter.

published on : 4th October 2019

FIR lodged against celebrities who wrote open letter to PM Modi on mob lynching

The case was lodged after an order was passed by Chief Judicial Magistrate Surya Kant Tiwari two months ago on a petition filed by local advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha.

published on : 3rd October 2019

Marad riots: Shaheed Bava murder was a case of lynching, says HC

The counsel for the petitioners submitted that the injuries found on the deceased were not intentionally inflicted by the accused and the injuries were not sufficient to cause death. 

published on : 27th September 2019
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