Mob Violence

Not bothered by abuses, but open hate in society disturbing: Naseeruddin Shah 

Last year, the 69-year-old veteran, referring to the recent spate of mob violence incidents, had said that at many places the death of a cow is being given more importance than the killing of a cop.

published on : 13th October 2019

Mob attacks Assam cops, others suspecting them to be child-lifters

The incident was reported from Nitainagar in southern Assam’s Hailakandi district on Friday night. At least 13 police personnel were among the injured.

published on : 12th October 2019

'Why are incidents of 'Jai Shri Ram' violence not happening in BJP-ruled states?': Manoj Tiwari asks Congress

Tiwari launched a scathing attack on Congress government after two people were arrested in Alwar for allegedly forcing a Muslim couple to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'.

published on : 7th 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

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

Man mistaken for thief, lynched in West Bengal

West Bengal has seen at least 10 incidents of lynching over a period of past three months.

published on : 27th September 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Main accused Bajrang Dal leader released on bail

He was on the run after the incident but was caught by the police in January this year.

published on : 25th September 2019

Five detained, FIR against 19 for lynching Jharkhand tribal

Klantus Barla was beaten up, along with two others who are battling for life at a hospital.

published on : 24th September 2019

Man lynched on suspicion of being thief in Gujarat, three arrested 

The accused worked as supervisors at a private fabrication factory nearby and lived in a rented house.

published on : 23rd September 2019

'Harmony needed for development': Pawar speaks out against lynchings

Mob lynchings were unheard of in the past, but now such incidents are occurring frequently, he said, addressing an event organised by his party's minority cell in Mumbai.

published on : 14th September 2019

Kashmiri youth thrashed in Alwar released after IB grilling, 4 others arrested

The police, however, are yet to gain complete clarity on why the Kashmiri youth was roaming around in a market area dressed like a woman.

published on : 8th September 2019

Pehlu Khan lynching case: SIT submits probe report to Rajasthan DGP

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had ordered a fresh investigation into the case and decided to follow it up with an appeal against the acquittal of all six accused in the case by an Alwar court.

published on : 5th September 2019

Five arrested after mentally challenged man lynched on suspicion of child-lifting in Jharkhand

Police said that the incident took place near Radha Govind School at Gadke under Ramgarh Police Station from where the victim was intercepted by some people.

published on : 4th September 2019

Truck cleaner beaten up in Himachal Pradesh over child theft suspicion, 7 held

The victim was looking for a water source nearby when he saw the child and greeted him.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Muslim youth assaulted by mob in Alwar, policemen attacked during rescue effort

While the exact motive for the attack is not yet clear, Hakim Ali was reportedly attacked after an argument outside an ATM took an ugly turn on Saturday afternoon.

published on : 1st September 2019
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