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Murder in Hapur

The government in UP must book the culprits — and break the vicious cycle of impunity.

NHRC notice to UP govt over lynching of man in Shamli district

The notice was issued to the state chief secretary and director general of police (DGP), calling for a detailed report in the matter within four weeks, a press release from the NHRC said Friday.


Maharashtra govt to pay Rs 10 Lakh compensation to lynching victim's family

Sadiq Sheikh had approached the high court seeking Rs 10 lakh — Rs 5 lakh each from the Union government and the state — under a scheme which offers compensation to victims of communal violence.

Mumbai: Man lynched in Vikhroli on suspicion of theft

Four men — Suresh Varma, Surendra Varma, Shivkumar Varma and Monu Pandey — were booked for committing murder and three of them were arrested, the police said.

New Delhi: DGPs’ meet to focus on fake news, lynching, illegal migrants

During the three-day discussion, a session on erosion of police credibility is being planned, in order to address the growing insensitivity among the law enforcement agencies

One held in Chittorgarh lynching case

Azhar died while undergoing treatment in Udaipur on September 22. No firearm has been retrieved by the police yet.


Supreme Court asks states, UTs to comply with its order on cow vigilantism, mob lynching

The Supreme Court granted last opportunity to eight states and UTs to file their compliance affidavits within three days and listed the PIL of Congress leader Tehseen Poonawala after two weeks.

Gandhinagar: Man lynched over suspicion of theft, 5 held

According to the police, the deceased had entered the porch of the house and allegedly tried to steal the silver ornaments worn by an old woman member of the family. After the old woman raised an alarm, Amrat and others woke up and caught hold of the man.

Manipur: Man lynched on suspicion of vehicle theft, five arrested  

Md. Farooque Khan, from Lilong Haoreibi, Thoubal district, was attacked by a mob at Tharoijam Imphal West district on suspicion of vehicle theft. The mob also destroyed a car which was allegedly used by the 26-year-old and his accomplices.

Bihar: Man trying to loot railway official lynched, says police

This is the third such incident in Bihar in just a week. Last week, three people were lynched outside a Begusarai school while a suspected thief was lynched in Sitamarahi on 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.