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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

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Lynched after ‘intruder’ tag in clinic

A mason was beaten to death inside a polyclinic in the heart of Behrampore town in Murshidabad on Wednesday after employees of the establishment accused him of “intruding” into the premises and at...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.19

Follow Bengal and stop lynchings, Mamata tells Centre

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday urged the Centre and all states to pass laws to curb lynchings, calling it a “social evil” the Narendra Modi government should have tried to stamp out and ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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