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Maharashtra: 47 accused in Palghar lynching case get bail

December 07, 2020 6:23 pm

Advocates Amrut Adhikari and Atul Patil, who appeared for the applicants, submitted in the court that their clients had no role in the incident and the police arrested them on mere suspicion.

Polarising for profit

September 14, 2020 9:24 pm

Technology is being misused to divide people, hide grave national issues.

Assam: Two brothers released as part of prison decongestion killed by mob

April 22, 2020 1:29 pm

“They were released on bail a few days back and went to their village last night. We are trying to ascertain what exactly transpired between the villagers and the men. A mob of villagers attacked their house and killed the two persons,” the officer added.

No Hindu-Muslim or any communal angle in Palghar lynching case: Uddhav

April 20, 2020 8:48 pm

Refuting allegations of government inaction, the Chief Minister said more than 100 accused, including five main accused, have been arrested a day after the incident on April 16.

Palghar lynching: Over 100 arrested, 9 minors detained

April 20, 2020 11:12 am

Gaurav Singh, Superintendent of Police, Palghar, said that investigations into the murders of the three men have so far been focused on identifying the sources of the rumours spread in Gadchinchle village in Dahanu taluka.

Mob lynchings: Govt says no Central data, only 2 states passed Bills against killings

November 20, 2019 2:15 am

Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai told the Lok Sabha that Rajasthan and Manipur have passed Bills on action to be taken against those involved in lynching but they are yet to get the President’s consent.

Jharkhand: Seven lynched over child-lifting rumours, but NCRB report says no such case

October 28, 2019 10:41 am

The zero figure assumes significance when seen against the backdrop of 21 deaths in the state in the past three years due to mob violence over suspicion of animal slaughter, theft, child-lifting rumours, among others.

Legislation against mob lynching must be accompanied by effective policing

October 24, 2019 8:48 am

There have been 266 cases of lynching since 2014 and this continues to show an upward trend, casting an adverse impression about the role of the police in arresting such trends.

NCRB leaves out data on lynchings, khap and religious killings

October 22, 2019 10:10 am

Sources said the agency had begun a massive data revamp exercise under former NCRB Director Ish Kumar. It was under him that the bureau revised the proforma under the category of murder and added new sub-heads of mob lynching and murder for religious reasons among others.

Bihar police close sedition case against 49 celebrities and intellectuals, to book complainant

October 10, 2019 8:38 am

The complainant, police said, could not produce supporting documents or evidence, not even the alleged letter written by the 49 persons.