A bus travelling on GT Road overturned near the toll plaza at Dadri on Tuesday morning, leaving one dead and seven injured. Police said the accident possibly took place because the driver —who fled after the incident— fell asleep while driving.
The demand was raised during a village meeting at the local temple, from where an announcement was allegedly made on the night of September 28 last year, asking residents to assemble since a cow had been slaughtered.
In lamenting PM Modi’s dilemma (damned if he does and equally damned if he doesn’t), Chandan Mitra, in classic propagandist fashion, first provides us with a cleansed version of what happened to Mohammad and Danish Akhlaq in Uttar Pradesh. A rejoinder is necessary.
A 24-year-old youth on Tuesday (October 6) was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his house, heightening tension in the village after his family alleged that he was facing police harassment following the lynching of a man here over beef rumour.
Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who heads the Jammu and Kashmir government with the BJP as partner, has said “there is no alternative” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who he believes is “here to stay for the next 10 years”. However, calling the lynching in Dadri “an attack on India’s diversity”, Sayeed said the Prime […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described as “unfortunate and unwarranted” the lynching of a man in Dadri over rumours of storing and eating beef and opposition to Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali’s concert. He was speaking to the Bengali daily Anandabazar Patrika. “The Dadri incident or the opposition to Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali are sad […]
The lynching of a 50-year-old man by a mob which accused his family of consuming beef in a Dadri village has sparked outrage with opposition parties alleging that such incidents are a result of the “climate of hate” propagated under BJP to polarise people. Around 200 persons attacked the residence of Iqlakh on Monday night […]
Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Thursday described the lynching of a 50-year-old man in Dadri by a mob, allegedly over-consumption of beef, as an “accident” and said that no “communal colour” should be given to it, even as the family of the victim is planning to move out of the village fearing that it may […]