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Rajasthan lynching


Rajasthan Assembly passes honour killing, anti-mob lynching Bills

August 06, 2019 1:43 am

Rajasthan had witnessed a spurt in lynchings in 2017, beginning with dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in April 2017. The Bill, tabled by Cabinet minister Shanti Dhariwal on July 30, was discussed Monday and subsequently passed by voice vote.

A crime of hate, a journey of love

March 01, 2018 12:06 am

In the wake of Afrazul’s murder, revisiting the fear that lingers for those who, like him, travelled far away from their homes to provide for loved ones.

Rajsamand chargesheet: ‘This is my last Diwali... I have an aim to fulfil’

January 16, 2018 8:15 am

Regar allegedly thought that by killing Afrazul, he would scare Bengali labourers and they would stop coming to Rajsamand.

Rajsamand chargesheet: 'Love jihad' cover for Shambulal Regar ties with 'Hindu sister'

January 15, 2018 8:39 am

The chargesheet says that Regar may have raised the whole ‘love jihad’ claim to cover the real motive behind the murder.

Rajsamand chargesheet: Enmity between groups among charges

January 13, 2018 5:54 am

“The chargesheet in the case has been filed and the documents were submitted to the court of the chief judicial magistrate here in Rajsamand today,” Rajsamand SP Manoj Kumar told The Indian Express Friday.

Rajasthan hacking: Demonstrators detained for protesting over Afrazul's murder

January 07, 2018 9:19 am

Advocate Shamshad Pathan, who led the protest, urged the gathering to “raise their voice against the injustice and atrocities on innocent persons”

Udaipur protesters call Afrazul killer ‘symbol of Hindu anger’, cite ‘Muslim video’

December 17, 2017 8:56 am

Restrictions had been imposed under Section 144 in the town on December 14 to prevent protests over the arrest of Shambhulal Regar in Rajsamand, accused of murdering labourer Afrazul Khan and sharing a video of the killing.

Rajasthan: In village where Afrazul Khan was killed, houses empty out

December 17, 2017 12:29 pm

“I will get the death certificate from the authorities in the next couple of days and then I will head back to Saiyadpur in Malda,” says Inaul.

In Afrazul’s wake: Shaken by killing of Muslim labourer in Rajasthan, some returned, but not for long

June 25, 2018 2:18 pm

The 47-year-old’s killing in distant Rajasthan has seen panic-stricken villagers from Saiyadpur and villages such as Mozampur and Baluachara, all in a 3-km radius, returning to Malda.

No differences between Hindus and Muslims in West Bengal, says CM Mamata Banerjee

December 11, 2017 7:18 pm

"One person from our state was burnt alive in Rajasthan. How long will this keep happening? I do not want to know whether he was Muslim or Hindu. We consider everybody as our family members."