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

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

"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

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

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

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

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?

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.

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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 […]