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

India  /  Published 20.12.18

Bulandshahr heat on Yogi

A collective formed in 2015 to protest against the Narendra Modi government’s bid to dilute the land acquisition law urged all opposition parties on Thursday to mobilise opinion for the resignation ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

2 lynched over cattle theft suspicion

Two cattle traders died after being beaten up and their vehicle torched on the suspicion of cattle theft by a group of people on the outskirts of Cooch Behar town early on Thursday.The duo were rescue...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.19

Gendered crime is a comment on Indian society

Love can be painful. The Crime in India Report, 2017 published by the National Crime Records Bureau leaves no doubt about the tragic consequences of love. Although there are fewer murders overall, tho...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Vet rape: Accused killed in encounter

The rape and murder case of the veterinarian that happened last month at Shadnagar near Hyderabad took an unexpected turn early Friday morning as people woke up to the news of the four accused being k...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.12.19

MPs express anger over rape cases in India

The issue of rape cases in India on Monday rocked the winter session of Parliament as MPs expressed outrage, demanding death penalty and other stringent measures for those convicted.The discussions in...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

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)


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