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Beaten by Left protesters, police please political masters and take it out on media

May 23, 2017
Kashmir-like scenes of stone-throwing, teargas shelling and baton charges unfolded in central Calcutta on Monday. The beleaguered Left was trying to assert its presence in Bengal and the loyal...   | Read..

Human shield asks a question

May 23, 2017
Two "awards" have been announced in the country in the past 24 hours that have a common thread: the image of a trussed-up man strapped to a jeep and driven past a...   | Read..

Rahul to PM: Speak up on lynch syndrome

May 23, 2017
The Congress today accused the BJP of unleashing a "lynching movement" in the country, claiming the Sangh parivar's philosophy supported vigilantism that...   | Read..

DHD-J leaders convicted in scam

May 23, 2017
A special court of the National Investigation Agency today convicted all the 15 accused in two cases related to siphoning off of government funds and diverting it to the...   | Read..

Colleagues stand by tainted officer

May 23, 2017
The Meghalaya IAS Officers' Association has expressed "shock, disbelief and anguish" over the conviction of chief secretary K.S. Kropha in the coal scam.   | Read..

Dylan bash comes to town

May 23, 2017
It is that season of the year again - a birthday date with Bob Dylan's fans. This time, it will not be confined to Shillong alone.   | Read..

Key bridge revamp rolls

May 23, 2017
The Mahatma Gandhi Setu as you know it is history and the wait begins for its shiny new avatar.   | Read..

'Shatru' makes it bitter-tweet for BJP

May 23, 2017
BJP Patna Sahib MP Shatrughan Sinha today slammed party leaders resorting to "negative politics and mudslinging" against opponents such as Lalu Prasad and Arvind...   | Read..

MP defies Naveen, heaps praise on PM

May 23, 2017
BJD president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik's stern warning has fallen on deaf ears with party leaders continuing to go public with their views on sensitive political...   | Read..

Lynch hub OCs suspended

May 23, 2017
Jharkhand police top brass today suspended OCs of Rajnagar and Bagbera, where the May 18 mob murders occurred, admitting policemen had failed to gauge the impact of child...   | Read..

Wall collapse kills 3

May 23, 2017
Rain and a sudden storm wreaked havoc in Jamshedpur and Ranchi on Monday. In the steel city, a portion of a boundary wall of Kasidih High School in Sakchi collapsed,...   | Read..

Congress trains gun on BJP

May 23, 2017
The Congress today accused the BJP of unleashing a "lynching movement" in the country, claiming the Sangh parivar's philosophy supported vigilantism that...   | Read..
Beaten by Left protesters, police please political masters and take it out on media
 
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Is this the new normal? Mob justice and vigilantism?

ABHISHEK SINGHVI

Congress spokesperson addressing the Centre

 
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