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Suspected of being a thief, Dalit man lynched; 11 held

May 12, 2022 12:54 am

There were allegedly no doctors at the hospital so the injured man was rushed to another hospital in Bhayandar where he was declared dead.

Man lynched over cattle theft suspicion in Tripura, 2 arrested

March 30, 2022 7:09 am

A 26-year-old man was lynched on suspicion of cattle theft in Baramura village of Tripura's Sepahijala district on Tuesday. Police later arrested two people after victim's father lodged a complaint.

Kapurthala gurdwara granthi arrested for 'murder', police say no sacrilege

December 25, 2021 11:44 am

🔴 While they ruled out any desecration and called it a murder, police said they were looking at the possibility of the killing being part of a conspiracy to “sensationalise” the sacrilege issue.

Man lynched in Kapurthala case had nearly 30 sharp cuts, shows post-mortem

December 24, 2021 8:20 am

A day after the Amritsar incident, where a man was lynched for allegedly committing an act of sacrilege at the Golden Temple, the migrant worker in Kapurthala was beaten to death by a mob in the presence of senior police officials.

2 killings in 2 days in Punjab: Stunned state looks for answers, finds a 'conspiracy'

December 20, 2021 9:30 pm

Political leaders cutting across party lines have condemned the desecration or ‘beadbi”, but have said little else — and nothing on the murders in the state that is now weeks away from Assembly elections.

Amritsar: Dead youth booked for ‘sacrilege’ bid at Golden Temple, SIT to probe

December 19, 2021 10:22 pm

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that the SIT will submit its report in two days.

Jharkhand government plans law against lynching

December 13, 2021 7:42 am

🔴 Draft proposal mandates imprisonment for up to three years for creating a ‘hostile environment’ for victims

Gujarat: 20-year-old lynched on suspicion of theft, seven held

November 25, 2021 11:24 am

Paal opened the door and raised an alarm, suspecting that Koli was a thief. Soon, people gathered, tied Koli to an electric pole and assaulted him with wooden sticks, police said.

Surat: Mob lynches 20-year-old man suspecting him to be a thief, 7 held

November 24, 2021 4:28 pm

The deceased, identified as Samadhan Koli (20), hails from Maharashtra and had come to Gujarat to work.

Sunday Long Reads: Aparna Sen interview, Amitava Kumar opinion, books, and more

November 02, 2021 3:35 pm

Here are this week's must-read pieces!


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.