Mob Lynching
Books  /  Published 19.09.19

Citizenship rights of Muslims are eroding rapidly

For the past five years, Indian Muslims have had it rough. People have been dragged from their homes and lynched on suspicion of eating beef; others have been brutally manhandled and even killed if th...
By Kingshuk Chatterjee in

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.19

Wanted: a cure for violently biased minds

Was there anybody called Pehlu Khan? Because it seems no one killed him. The court in Alwar acquitted the six accused on the ground of benefit of doubt. Three of the accused, who are minors, are unde...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.07.19

Lynching contempt plea in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down a fresh plea for early listing of a contempt petition against state authorities who had failed to act against those involved in mob lynchings.A bench headed b...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.19

7 accused in Tabrez case get bail

The young widow of lynching victim Tabrez Ansari on Wednesday said she was not deterred by Jharkhand High Court granting bail to seven of the 13 accused of killing her husband and vowed to fight right...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Will keep lynch law in mind: Shah

The government will “keep in mind” the need to have specific legal provisions against lynchings as it mulls an overhaul of the Indian Penal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code, home minister Amit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 24.02.20

12 convicted for lynching

Twelve persons were held guilty on Monday by Diphu district and sessions judge A.U. Ahmed in the Jhankar Saikia mob lynching case. The quantum of punishment will be declared on Friday. The court, how...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.20

Farmer killed over phone tiff in Malda

A 30-year-old farmer was beaten to death allegedly by a neighbour and his relatives near Kaliachak on Saturday night over damage caused to a smartphone while boys of the two families were playing with...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

When the court is merely a silent spectator

On the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day, a strange verdict blotted India’s jurisprudential landscape. Rejecting the weak links in the process of collection of evidence during investigations ...
By Teesta Setalvad in

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.19

Modi must act decisively against lynchings

Numbers seldom lie. When they are not tweaked, they can be harbingers of bitter truths. A recent set of data put together by a non-governmental organization has shown that 17 of the 44 incidents of ly...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 30.06.19

Lynching now a street power under BJP: Yogendra Yadav

Mob lynching has emerged as a street power under the BJP’s rule of dominance in the country, political analyst Yogendra Yadav said on Sunday.“BJP’s dominance is presently recognised with increas...
By Raja Das in Guwahati


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