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Even when a police officer is killed by Hindus, it is minorities that face the brunt

Going by the record, it would appear that when the perpetrators of the violence are minorities, the process of justice is swift. When they form part of organised Hindu militant groups, the fabled long arm of the law barely moves.

Bulandshahr: NSA against 3 held for cow slaughter

The office of the UP Director General of Police in a notification claimed the proceedings were initiated because the cow-slaughter act caused “terror” and disturbed peace in the Siyana area.


Bulandshahr violence: Prime accused Yogesh Raj features in Bajrang Dal's R-Day poster

"There is a huge difference between someone who is accused and someone who is convicted. The posters display Yogesh's patriotism which even an accused has a right to express. We completely endorse this”, said Balraj Dungar, State Convenor of Bajrang Dal.

Hoardings with pictures of violence accused come up in Bulandshahr

The hoardings also have photos of Satish Lodhi, Ashish Chauhan, Satendra Rajput and Vishal Tyagi, all accused in the case, along with a bigger picture of Yogesh Raj, the main accused, extending wishes on behalf of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal.

Bulandshahr violence: NSA invoked against seven arrested for cow slaughter

Two people including a police officer were shot dead during the violence triggered following the alleged cow slaughter on December 3 last year in Bulandshahr. Police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and civilian Sumit Kumar, 20, were killed of bullet shots during the mob violence.

Bulandshahr violence: Accused BJP youth wing member arrested from Hapur

Subodh Kumar Singh, the station house officer of Siyana, and local youth, Sumit Kumar, were killed on December 3 in mob violence near Siyana village in Bulandshahr during protests against alleged cow slaughter.


Bulandshahr violence: Accused Bajrang Dal activist Yogesh Raj held

“Some informants had been tracking Yogesh Raj. On confirmation, we laid a trap at Bulandshahr-Khurja Road and arrested him. This is a big breakthrough,” said SHO (Siyana) Kiranpal Singh.

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal activist Yogesh Raj arrested

Subodh Kumar Singh, the station house officer of Siyana, and a local youth, Sumit Kumar, were killed on December 3 in mob violence near Siyana village during protests against alleged cow slaughter.

Bulandshahr: Man who ‘attacked inspector with axe’ arrested

The accused, identified as Kalua, had allegedly attacked the officer during protests over alleged cow slaughter, forcing the officer to run for cover to the fields, where he was eventually killed.

Bulandshahr violence: Man who attacked Inspector Subodh Singh with axe arrested

Four of the accused in the case had first attacked Subodh Singh with an axe and then threw stones at him as he ran across the field for cover.

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‘The notion that your neighbour is your kin, regardless of faith, is a real thing in South India’

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.

Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.