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Maharashtra: 4 arrested for lynching 19-year-old who tested positive

June 19, 2020 2:41 am

Police said the group, which suspected that the man was a thief, assaulted the victim to death on June 7 and disposed his body in Govandi.

In Tamil Nadu, Dalit youth stops to defecate, is lynched

February 17, 2020 8:28 am

While the incident happened on Wednesday, after videos of the torture began circulating in the area, police on Friday arrested seven people and said they were investigating the role of others.

There may not be a word for lynching in most Indian languages. We need one.

October 12, 2019 1:48 pm

It is strange because it is new. Always. Even after 4,743 bodies — the number of people lynched between 1882 and 1968 in the United States, as estimated by the NAACP, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Gujarat: Mentally unstable man from UP beaten to death in Jamnagar

September 24, 2019 2:36 pm

"All the accused are natives of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and were employed as supervisors at Pasco Protecting Coating, a private factory in Khavdi. We arrested Tripathi, Yogesh and Manoj on Monday while the remaining four are on the run," PSI Vadher said.

Man lynched in North Tripura for stealing, three held

September 17, 2019 10:05 pm

As per reports, the man was dragged all the way from Ratiabari village to Sukanta Palli, nearly 2.5 kilometers away, and was thrashed by an angry mob.

Lucknow: Mentally challenged woman, man lynched in two more attacks

September 03, 2019 3:33 am

Cases were registered by the police and a power department official respectively, even as senior officers denied that the attacks were linked to child-lifting rumours.

West Bengal Assembly passes bill against lynching

August 30, 2019 6:37 pm

The BJP, which has emerged as the main opposition party, neither supported nor opposed the bill as it felt that the legislation may be used for settling political scores.

Rakbar Khan lynching: Fourth accused arrested

August 23, 2019 2:20 pm

The police have already arrested Dharmendra Yadav, Paramjeet Singh and Naresh in connection with Rakbar alias Akbar who was beaten severely by a group of people on suspicion of cow smuggling in Alwar's Ramgarh area in July last year.

What is the Pehlu Khan lynching case?

August 14, 2019 6:36 pm

Khan and his companions — including his sons Irshad and Aarif — were attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar on the Jaipur-Delhi Highway for transporting cattle on April 1, 2017. Khan died two days later, with the incident sparking a huge public furore.

Man lynched in Rajasthan over bike theft, four arrested: Cops

August 05, 2019 5:36 pm

According to the police, the incident took place late on Friday night near Raneela village in Sawai Madhopur’s Bamanwas area.


Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Parliament about the plan to control WhatsApp rumours

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.

HIGHLIGHTS: When Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, talked about Jay Shah, Rafale deal and more

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

In his long speech on the floor of the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, attacked the government on the issues of farmers, women's safety, lack of jobs and accused the BJP of playing divisive politics. And it all ended with a hug and a wink.