Mob Violence

Chhattisgarh mob of over 100 thrashes pastor, family over alleged religious conversion 

The mob also vandalised his property and manhandled his family members before fleeing from the spot, he said.

published on : 30th August 2021

Angered by 'custodial death' of youth, Bihar mob attack cops, woman constable killed

The mob indulged in heavy stone-pelting and fired gunshots in the air, leaving many police personnel injured.

published on : 24th July 2021

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

Government sets up Two high-level committees to suggest measures on mob violence, lynching

The move came days after the Supreme Court asked the government to enact a law to deal with such incidents, terming them as "horrendous acts of mobocracy".

published on : 23rd July 2018

Mob violence is crime, don’t give it colour: Supreme court on lynchings

The bench observed that vigilantism is not confined to any particular motive; it’s actually mob violence, which is a crime.

published on : 4th July 2018

Mob violence in Bihar over cow issue confirms BJP in power: CPI-M

Responding to questions, CPI (M) general secreatry Sitaram Yechury said lynching and mob violence have "entered Bihar as soon as the BJP came to power there."

published on : 3rd August 2017