Mob Lynching
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 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

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.19

Thuggish behaviour in the name of Lord Ram

Sir — The mob lynching of a migrant worker, Tabrez Ansari, near Jamshedpur has left the country in shock (“Lynch mob to victim: Chant”, June 24). It is a matter of concern that in a democratic c...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

The government must act now on violence against minorities

Some allegations can rankle. A report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has alleged that vigilante groups have consistently harassed and intimidated Muslims and lower ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 08.10.19

Lynching alien to Bharat: RSS

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said the concept of lynching was “alien to Bharat” and was being used to defame the “country and the entire Hindu society”.Speaking at the annual Dussehra ce...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.19

‘Planned lynch in Khunti’

An umbrella outfit of many organisations, the South Asia Forum for Federation of Religion or Belief (India chapter), revealed on Saturday the findings of its fact-finding team on the September 22 mob...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 02.07.19

Internet blocked to nip lynch backlash in Meerut

The day passed without trouble in Meerut but not before the Yogi Adityanath government thought it fit to block Internet services for several hours to defuse a situation linked to a backlash against ly...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.19

Tabrez’s teen widow demands insaaf

She is barely 19, was married in April and widowed a week ago, when 24-year-old welder Tabrez Ansari succumbed to injuries inflicted on him by a murderous mob on June 18 on the suspicion that he was a...
By Kumud Jenamani in Kharsawan

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.19

BJP's criticism of the anti-lynching law in Rajasthan is telling

Sometimes the hard core of values exposes itself through fruity layers of palliative rhetoric. That happened in the Rajasthan assembly when the government passed the Rajasthan protection from lynching...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.19

Man surrenders in Tabrez case

One more accused in the June Tabrez Ansari lynching case surrendered before police on Saturday, taking the total number of arrests to 12.Atul Mahali, 28, a resident of Dhatkidih village in Seraikela, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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