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Death of a doctor

Health is the biggest flash point in Assam’s tea gardens. Their under-staffed hospitals are now wary since Dr Dutta was killed by an angry mob.

Police chargesheet drops murder charge against 11 accused in Tabrez killing

Citing the “final post-mortem report” that Ansari died of “cardiac arrest”, and stating that it was “not a case of pre-meditated murder”, police filed the chargesheet last month under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).


Express daily briefing: Women get more Mudra jobs than men; Police chargesheet drops murder charge against 11 accused in Tabrez killing

From Jharkhand Police dropping the murder charge in their chargesheet filed against 11 accused in Tabrez lynching case, to US President Donald Trump Monday saying that ties between India and Pakistan were “less heated” now, here's all that is making news today.

How to tackle mob lynchings? Giriraj Singh says rear only female calves

On the issue of stray cattle, Giriraj Singh said the government was exploring ways to introduce some mechanism or model within the next six months.

Suspicion of child-lifting: Man taking 7-year-old nephew to doctor lynched in Sambhal

Police have arrested six people and are conducting raids in the area to nab the other accused.

Mayawati expresses concern over mob-lynching incidents on suspicion of child theft in UP

Beena Devi (50), a resident of Sirmaur in Himachal Pradesh, was beaten up by some people on the suspicion of chid theft on Sunday. Four persons have been arrested in connection with the incident.


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.

Rajasthan govt’s clear position that mob lynching shouldn’t happen, says CM Gehlot

Gehlot remarks come a day after an Alwar court acquitted all the six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case.

Explained: How Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh propose to check lynching

The Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019 makes mob lynching a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence punishable with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh.

Explained: Why Rajasthan has tabled a Bill against lynching, what SC had said

Rajasthan witnessed a spurt of lynchings in 2017, beginning with that of dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in April 2017.