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Deep Mukherjee


Deep Mukherjee is a senior correspondent based in Jaipur. He covers Rajasthan for The Indian Express. Follow his tweets @manwithaquill

Rajasthan: 23 cases of cow-related violence in 2017
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The data shows that of the 23 cases of cow-related violence, five cases took place in Alwar and Sri Ganganagar each.

Parole runs out, TADA court convict fails to make it home for son’s wedding
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

It was the first instance of a convict under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act being granted parole by the Rajasthan High Court.

At least 33 dead as bus falls into river in Rajasthan
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

Police said the accident took place between 6.30 am and 7 am, when the bus was overtaking another vehicle on a bridge on the Sawai Madhopur-Lalsot road.

After 17 years, TADA convict to go home for a week
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Now 60, Sufi will walk out of the Jaipur Central Jail this Saturday for a seven-day parole to attend his son’s wedding.

Rajasthan: Hindu groups ‘disrupt’ Christmas event
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Had reports of religious conversion, turned out to be false alarm: police

Rajasthan hacking: Regar watched hate videos, wanted to kill JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, say cops
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

On December 6, Regar hacked Mohammed Afrazul, from Saiyedpur in Malda, to death in Rajsamand and set fire to the body as his minor nephew filmed the act.

Udaipur protesters call Afrazul killer ‘symbol of Hindu anger’, cite ‘Muslim video’
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

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.

‘If someday I feel like joining as she does aarti, I’d do it happily’
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Mohsin Khan’s late father was an autorickshaw driver. After his death, the Class 5 dropout started driving the autorickshaw, while taking up painting assignments on the side.

Rajasthan: In village where Afrazul Khan was killed, houses empty out
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

“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.

Rajasthan hacking: 516 people from across India donate Rs 3 lakh to Shambhulal Regar’s wife
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Regar, 36, hacked Mohammed Afrazul to death on December 6, even roping in his 14-year-old nephew to film the killing. He later posted videos of the killing along with inflammatory and communal comments to defend the act.

Chennai inspector dies of bullet injury in Rajasthan raid
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

The local police are still investigating whether the bullet that hit Inspector S Periyapandiyan, 48, came off a police weapon or that of the accused.

Citing Sachar, Rajasthan Health department sends data on Muslim staff to Centre
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

In a letter dated November 30, the State Directorate of Medical, Health and Family Welfare Services had sought information on all Muslim employees posted across the state.

Rajasthan labourer hacked: Two arrested for inflammatory Facebook posts
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

According to police, a case was registered against two people at the Mavli police station in Udaipur district on December 9 for allegedly posting inflammatory material on Facebook.

Rajasthan hacking: WhatsApp group with BJP MP, MLA as members hail killer
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

The WhatsApp group, ‘Swachh Rajsamand, Swachh Bharat’, has been created by Prem Mali, who claims he is a BJP “booth vistarak” (booth-level worker) in Rajsamand.

Rajasthan hacking: ‘My youngest daughter wakes up screaming. Nobody kills even an animal in that manner’
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Grief and fear grip Afrazul’s village, migrant workers head back home

Rajasthan labourer hacked: Accused claimed murder in name of rescuing woman, she denies link
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

The family members of Regar had earlier said that Sheikh’s associates were threatening him for “rescuing” the woman. 

Rajasthan murder: The accused called himself Shambhu Bhawani
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

Neighbours say that Regar’s business was closed as a result of losses sustained following demonetisation

Rajasthan hacking: As accused killed and burnt, his teen nephew filmed hate-murder, say cops
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Family of accused claims he is a drug addict, police in Rajasthan deny. "It appears that Regar meticulously planned the crime. We have found videos on his cellphone which were shot a day before the crime, in which he has made more inflammatory statements,” police said.