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Vaastavik Kanoon: The poem on mob lynching that went viral

This spoken word poetry by IITian Naveen Chourey on religious violence is a part of his book "Kohra Ghana Hai'.

published on : 4th February 2020

Ram's name is holy, people should not be allowed to make it a war cry: Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Adoor Gopalakrishnan and 48 eminent personalities wrote to PM Modi, expressing concern over incidents of Mob Lynching and the alleged weaponisation of the slogan ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

published on : 31st July 2019

Azam Khan's wife returns gifted cow over mob lynching fears

Tanzeem Fatima, the wife of veteran Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, has returned a cow gifted to them by an acquaintance over mob lynching fears in the aftermath of the recent killings.

published on : 26th July 2018

Eyewitness narrates Alwar lynching incident

Akbar Khan along with his friend was taking some cows to his village through a forest near Lalawandi area in the Alwar district of Rajasthan when some locals allegedly thrashed him brutally.

published on : 24th July 2018

BJP is using religion as their ideology: Owaisi

During the discussion, AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi slammed the BJP led government and said the instances of mob lynching will continue as this government promotes religion as an ideology. 

published on : 1st August 2017

PM Modi condemns those who killed people in the name of Cow Protection

In a program of completion of 100 years of Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, PM Modi condemned those who killed people in the name of Cow Protection.

published on : 29th June 2017

Four accused arrested for murdering Junaid Khan in Ballabhgarh lynching incident

17-year-old Junaid was accused of carrying beef and was stabbed to death while his brothers were injured by a mob in the train.

published on : 29th June 2017

Man thrashed in Jharkhand after dead cow found outside his house

A man was beaten up and his house was set ablaze by a mob after a dead cow was allegedly found outside his house in a village in Jharkhand’s Giridih district.

published on : 28th June 2017

Watch: Three battered to death, two burnt in Uttar Pradesh in dispute over cash

At least five people were killed after gunshots were fired and a vehicle was torched in Apta village of Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli, on Monday in a dispute over cash. Three lynched, two burnt alive.

published on : 27th June 2017

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi lashes out at BJP over Alwar lynching

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi sent out angry tweets calling for condemnation from the concerned authorities especially the government. 

published on : 6th April 2017