Dhule lynching

Maharastra: Another accused in Dhule lynching case arrested

The incident took place last Sunday when five people were lynched to death by villagers in Dhule district on suspicion of being child-lifters.

published on : 8th July 2018

Dhule lynching: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for stronger measures by social media platforms to check rumours

Fadnavis said modern means of communication are for sharing information and knowledge and should be used judiciously.

published on : 8th July 2018

Centre asks states to check mob lynching fuelled by child-lifting WhatsApp rumours

The Centre today asked the states and Union territories (UTs) to check incidents of mob lynching fuelled by rumours of child lifting on social media.

published on : 5th July 2018

Main accused in Dhule lynching case arrested: Maharashtra Police

Maharu Pawar, 22, was arrested from the neighbouring Nandurbar district yesterday, Dhule Superintendent of Police M Ramkumar told media.

published on : 5th July 2018

WhatsApp to work with Indian experts to curb lynching 

WhatsApp said it would fund research to find out why misinformation spreads on the platform like wildfire in India.

published on : 4th July 2018

Dhule lynching: Maharashtra CM announces Rs 5 lakh aid to victims' kin

Describing the Dhule lynching incident as "very painful and cruel", Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of the deceased.

published on : 2nd July 2018