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3 killed in Bihar on suspicion of cattle theft, 7 arrested

The relatives of the victims clashed with Pithari villagers at Sadar Hospital, Chhapra. Additional police personnel were called to control the situation. The kin said the three were pick-up van drivers who were returning to their village .

Mob lynchings: SC turns down plea seeking urgent hearing for contempt petition

The counsel who mentioned the matter before the bench said the Registry had informed him that it will be listed only if the court passed an order. But the bench said that the reasons cited for seeking urgent hearing are found to be incorrect upon verification in many instances.


Gehlot: Will bring law against mob lynching, honour killing

Expressing concern over these “disturbing” incidents, Gehlot said his government is “serious” about them, and referred to UP, where the state Law Commission recently framed a draft legislation to combat mob lynching.

7 yrs to life in jail: UP panel drafts tough law on mob lynching, onus on officers

The state law panel, while taking suo motu cognizance of incidents of mob lynching, has said the existing law is not sufficient and there is need to not just punish the wrongdoers but also hold authorities responsible for dereliction of duty if such incidents take place under their watch.

Two days after he was beaten up, Nadia man dies; BJP MP blames ‘TMC goons’

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh demanded the immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the post of Home Minister as she has "completely failed to perform her duties in maintaining the law and order situation in the state".

Surat: Police open fire as clash breaks out with people protesting against mob lynching

Police lobbed tear gas shells and fired in the air to disperse the mob to control the situation as the organisers of the rally were arrested.


A climate of impunity emboldens the perpetrators of public murder to post real-time videos online.

Hate has consequences. And those who propagate and promote that hate must bear responsibility for its entirely predictable consequences.

Malegaon: Over 1 lakh Muslims protest, seek anti-lynching law

Calling it the first rally by the community to protest mob lynching, the organisers said the killing of Tabrez Ansari, 24, from Jharkhand, was the final trigger.

Tabrez Ansari 18th mob violence victim in Jharkhand in three years

These incidents were triggered by a variety of factors, ranging from suspicion of cattle slaughter and theft, and child-lifting rumours.

Congress wants govt job, ex-gratia for family of man lynched in Malda

Tension erupted in Kaliachak and Baishnabhnagar areas of Malda district on Sunday after the death of a Muslim youth who was beaten up by a group of people on June 26 on suspicion that he was a motorbike thief.