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What is the Pehlu Khan lynching case?

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

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


Prevention of lynching: SC notice to Centre, 10 states on implementing guidelines

The petition, filed through its authorised representative, said it was moving the court “to stop the increasing of mob lynchings basically targeting the minority community of the country”.

Jharkhand: Eight arrested for 'lynching' four tribals

According to a statement, the arrested people were among a mob who dragged four elederly persons, including two women, out of their houses in Nagar-Siskari village and beat them to death in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.

Man lynched for allegedly stealing peacocks in MP; nine held

The deceased and three others were booked under the Wildlife Protection Act, he added.

40 more held for rioting at Surat rally, in judicial custody

The protest was held to condemn a case of mob lynching in Jharkhand


Curbing lynching: Certificates to be issued for cattle transport in UP

At a meeting of the Commission held in Lucknow, the Chief Minister instructed that if a person takes cows from one place to another then “Gau Sewa Aayog should provide him the certificate and take responsibility of his security arrangements so that incidents like mob lynching do not happen”, a government spokesperson said.

Bharatiya Manav Adhikar Morcha submits memorandum to Prez against Jharkhand lynching

In the memorandum submitted through Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Deepak Kumar, on Friday, the Morcha has demanded stringent action against the culprits. It has also demanded that attacks on Muslims should be stopped.

Fifth column: I wish PM Modi had pointed out that without rule of law there can be no democracy

The vigilantes have mostly got away with what they did. Inevitably, now that Narendra Modi’s mandate is bigger than the one that he got last time, many of his supporters see it is as sanction for them to carry on with their violent activities.

Jharkhand: Old ox dies, mob kills man, three injured are booked for bovine slaughter

Police said a case was registered against those injured after a complaint by the accused villagers. “We have registered a case against the three injured under The Jharkhand Bovine Animal Prohibition of Slaughter Act,” said M L Meena, ADG (operations).

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

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

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.


Woman Lynched In Agra For Alleged ‘Braid Chopping’

ON A day when police in Delhi and UP made it clear that the reports of women’s hair being chopped were just baseless rumours, with no arrests and no evidence, the five sons of a 60-year-old Dalit woman were struggling to come to terms with their mother’s death near Agra. On Wednesday, Mala Devi died of […]