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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 He had earlier withdrawn his first bail plea in April.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.

Publicise serious legal consequences of mob violence: Home Ministry to states, UTs

Officials said the MHA, in consultation with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, will soon start broadcasting messages on radio and TV that mob lynchings would invite “stricter punishment”.


Gujarat: Man lynched over suspicion of theft, five held

“The deceased was a thief and was beaten to death after he tried to commit a theft. We are trying to establish his identity,” senior police official said.  

Manipur lynching video shows armed policemen were present, four suspended

Manipur lynching: According to Jayanta Singh, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Range 1, “strong action” had been taken against police personnel seen in the video. “An inquiry has been initiated against them,” he said.

The first lynching

Three years after the murder of Mohammad Akhlaq, there is no remorse in his village. There is a sense of menace.

Jharkhand: Driver lynched by mob after truck crushes child to death

Shikaripara police station in-charge Manoj Kumar Thakur said the mob caught the driver, Mohan Rai, and thrashed him to death following the accident.