Books  /  Published 10.06.22

Horrors revisited

Book: India’s Undeclared Emergency: Constitutionalism And The Politics Of Resistance Author: Arvind Narrain Publisher: Context Price: Rs. 699 Before Amazon decided to shut down Westland Boo...
By Chintan Girish Modi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.22

Gumla: Rape accused lynched

Jharkhand witnessed on Wednesday the  fourth instance of lynching after passing legislation against such mob violence in December last year, when two rape accused were burnt, out of which one suc...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Three arrested from Narkeldanga for alleged involvement in lynching case

At least three persons were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in a suspected lynching case in the city's Narkeldanga area, police said. The body of a youth, identified as Sheikh Sh...

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Man beaten to death in Narkeldanga on theft suspicion

A man found dead near a canal at Narkeldanga on Thursday is believed to have been lynched after he was suspected to be a mobile phone thief.  Three men have been arrested.  Sheikh Sha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Narkeldanga

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.22

Mentally unstable youth lynched

A 22-year-old mentally challenged man was lynched by a group of people on suspicion of him being a thief at a village in North Dinapur district on Tuesday night. Sources said Sheikh Zamiruddin, a res...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.03.22

Governor sends back lynching Bill

The Jharkhand governor has returned to the state government the draft anti-mob lynching bill with two suggestions, three months after it had been passed by the Assembly.  Jharkhand had last Dece...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.22

Jharkhand: anti-lynching Bill sent back by Governor Ramesh Bais

Jharkhand governor Ramesh Bais is understood to have returned the anti-mob lynching Bill passed by the state Assembly in the last winter session, asking the state government to revisit ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 20.02.22

Netaji Nagar-based realtor lynched in Baruipur

Avik Mukherjee, the Netaji Nagar-based realtor who was allegedly lynched on Thursday night, had repeatedly pleaded with the mob to hear him out before tying him to a lamp post and beating him up, poli...
By Our Special Correspondent

News  /  Published 19.02.22

Tollygunge promoter out on a bike ride mistaken for thief, lynched in Baruipur

A 35-year-old man who had gone to Baruipur, in South 24-Parganas district,around 30km south of Kolkata, on a joyride on his motorcycle was allegedly lynched on Thursday night after residents of the ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Baruipur

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.22

Lazy bones: lynching

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Central government is of the opinion that there is no need to define lynching in the Indian Penal Code. This evasiveness has been a central feature of the BJP’s st...
By The Editorial Board


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