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Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

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 14.09.20

‘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 06.08.20

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...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.19

Lynchistan is impeccably desi

Of course, lynch and lynching are foreign words. But lynchistan, an apposite colloquialism for parts of the cow belt, is impeccably desi. The term derives from practices that would have horrified Moha...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Trinamul leader lynched in East Midnapore’s Moyna

A former Trinamul gram panchayat member was beaten to death in broad daylight on Monday in East Midnapore’s Moyna, with the party blaming BJP workers for the murder.Basudeb Mandal’s killing was th...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Turning prejudice into a matter of pride

The principle of accountability is, supposedly, the beating heart of a healthy democracy. It is meant to uphold the liability of the elected representatives to the people who elect them to positions o...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.19

Bengal lynching bill under governor scrutiny

The Mamata Banerjee government’s plan to pass a bill to prevent lynching in Bengal has come under the scanner of Raj Bhavan with the Congress and the Left bringing to governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s n...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 06.09.19

5500 tea tribe members vow to shun violence

A total of 5,500 tea tribe members on Friday took a pledge to never take the law into their own hands in an awareness programme held at Rupai tea estate in Assam’s Tinsukia district. Assam Tea Tribe...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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