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Attack on Gurgaon family: ‘Scared of sending children to school’

Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav, who visited the family Monday, said: “This type of violence can only happen when perpetrators have full reassurance that whatever we do, nobody will confront us."

Attack on Gurgaon family: The accused include advocate, dairy owner, auto driver

“It is unclear whether he was released on bail or acquitted. We are checking records,” said Himanshu Garg, DCP (South).


‘Go to Pakistan’: 20-25 men barge into Gurgaon home, assault family

In the complaint, Sajid’s nephew Dilshaad, who was among those beaten up, said trouble started when he was playing cricket with some others in a vacant plot near the house.

View From The Right: Selective outrage

There is a stark contrast in the media coverage and political responses between the unfortunate killings of Akhlaq of Dadri in Uttar Pradesh and Ramalingam of Thirubuvanam in Tamil Nadu, reads editorial in Organiser.

New Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey appeals against mob lynchings

Pandey, who earlier served as SP in eight districts, including in Maoist-affected areas in undivided Bihar, has been instrumental in carrying out campaigns to influence youths to make the liquor ban successful.

Isn’t it amazing so many police officers, judges still do their duty? Like the SHO in Bulandshahr: Rajmohan Gandhi

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi, dismisses any enmity between Nehru and Patel, calls recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’, counts unemployment among the biggest challenges and urges citizens to correct false historical facts.


Sitamarhi mob lynching: Man seen holding Ansari’s hand among 13 held, search on for 6 others

A day after Dussehra, a Muslim-dominated area in Sitamarhi was on the edge after stone throwers damaged a Durga idol being taken for immersion.

The uncaring state

In Jharkhand, over the past year, the police rarely reached out to protect or support victims of the lynch mobs.

Junaid Khan lynching: Main accused granted interim bail by Punjab and Haryana HC

This was the second bail plea of accused Naresh before the trial court. He had earlier withdrawn his first bail plea in April. Five other accused in the case have already been granted bail in the case.

Maharashtra set to amend law to give relief to victims of mob violence

The state has witnessed nine deaths and 14 cases of lynchings, including the killing of five nomads at Dhule in July, on rumours of being child lifters.