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North East  /  Published 21.10.20

Death penalty for lynching doctor

A Jorhat court on Tuesday handed death penalty to an accused and life terms to 24 others convicted in the Dr Deben Dutta lynching case of 2019. Delivering his verdict in the “brutal and barbari...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.10.20

Police foil bid to lynch two gang-rape accused

Police on Monday night prevented mob lynching of two gang-rape accused in a village of Gumla district, around 150 km from Jharkhand capital Ranchi. According to police sources, a Class V girl aged 14...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 13.10.20

25 convicted in Assam doctor lynching case

A court in Jorhat on Monday convicted 25 persons in the 2019 Dr Deben Dutta lynching case, the investigation of which “stood out” for the police’s promptness in filing a “foolp...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.09.20

Repeal two laws: Youths

Tribal youths from the Kolhan region on Tuesday wrote to Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren seeking repeal of two controversial laws — the Jharkhand Bovine Animal Prohibition of Slaughter Act...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.09.20

Concern over continuation of lynching

The Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha, a joint platform of several activists and organisations, is worried that the minorities and the tribals were being subjected to mob lynching and violence by pro-Hin...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.20

Wife, lover and friend lynched in Gumla

Superintendent of police, Gumla Hrudeep P. Janardhanan said that two separate FIRs have been lodged in the case. “We have filed two separate FIRs in the case. While a brother of murdered Marian...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

‘Maoist-turned-tormentor’ lynched in Gumla

“After his release from jail, he left the PLFI and joined hands with a local criminal Basant Gope and used to extort local businessmen and also harass villagers for money. “The police had...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.20

Lynching: 6 held for attack

Six persons have been arrested on charges of lynching a man from the minority community for allegedly stealing vegetables from a farm in Jamtara district of Jharkhand on Tuesday night. Jamtara police...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.07.20

BJP: cop's wife forces retreat

A BJP youth wing member accused in the lynching of a police officer by cow vigilantes has been dropped from a campaign to publicise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s schemes after Priyanka Gandhi V...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Clean laws: Transforming Indian jurisprudence

Change happens invisibly, in unexpected directions. It was only in 2017 that the Centre said that criminalizing marital rape would destabilize the institution of marriage and hurt the husband. But now...
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