Mob Lynching

Jharkhand HC grants bail to six people arrested in Tabrez Ansari lynching case 

Ansari was thrashed by a mob on June 17 at Dhatkidih village in Seraikela-Kharsawan district when he and two of his associates allegedly tried to enter a house with an intention to commit theft.

published on : 11th December 2019

Youth lynched over alleged cattle theft in Bihar

The villagers mercilessly beat the suspected thief with sticks, the police said.

published on : 29th October 2019

Entire country worried about rise in mob lynching incidents: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Gehlot said that an environment of fear, distrust and violence has developed in the country due to which mob lynching incidents are on the rise.

published on : 28th October 2019

Rajasthan man murders daughter, lover in Sikar 

The accused Ramgopal has admitted to having murdered his daughter Prem (19) and Ganpat (35).

published on : 24th October 2019

17-year-old boy lynched by lover's relatives in Tripura

The Class 12 student, Ripan Sarkar, was allegedly in love with a girl whose relatives beat him to death after finding him inside her house.

published on : 19th October 2019

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
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