West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Lynching finger at BJP, 8 held

A Trinamul booth committee president in East Burdwan’s Mangalkot, Sanjit Ghosh, 38, was lynched and another party worker accompanying him badly beaten up allegedly by BJP workers on Tuesday even...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.01.21

Palamau: 'rebel' couple lynched

Palamau SP Sanjeev Kumar, however, denied it was a mob lynching. “We would not term it a mob lynching as nothing was planned by the villagers. It was only after the murder of a villager, relati...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Two Dalit youths lynched in Bihar

A violent mob killed two Dalit youths in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district on Monday after they were caught by villagers while allegedly roaming in suspicious conditions. Police officials said that the...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.12.20

Couple face mishap fury in Giridih district

“The mob was demanding compensation for the death of the child and some mischievous elements had put petrol on the man and tried to set him ablaze. We reached the spot and doused the flames. We ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Bihar: lynching over 'buffalo theft'

A young man belonging to the minority community was bludgeoned to death on the outskirts of Patna on the charge of cattle theft, bringing back the spectre of mob lynching that had stopped in the run-u...
By Dev Raj in Patna


West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.20

BJP worker lynched during outreach

A BJP booth committee president was allegedly beaten to death and six  party workers were injured at Halisahar in North 24-Parganas during the saffron party’s outreach programme on Saturday...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Halisahar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

‘Witch-hunt’ with rods kills one, injures two

A man was killed and two women seriously injured when people attacked them for “practising black magic” at Maynakhola, a locality adjacent to Bhagatpur tea estate under Nagrakata police st...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

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


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