Mob Lynching
India  /  Published 07.03.20

JJB defers sentencing of convicted minors in Pehlu Khan lynching case

Alwar's Juvenile Justice Board on Saturday deferred the judgment on the sentencing of two minors convicted by it in the Pehlu Khan lynching case of 2017.'The board deferred the judgment today (Saturda...
By PTI in Jaipur

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Mob lynching: Committee for amendments in IPC, CrPC

Amid demand by members for a separate law to curb mob lynching, Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said in Rajya Sabha that the government has set up a committee to suggest necessary amendment...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.20

The flag must fly high

Are symbols eternal? Emblems defy time because they represent ideas, and ideas, history has shown, can endure in spite of such adversaries as time and tyrants. Indeed, the march of human civilization ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Telling lynch data & response

Seventeen of the 44 people lynched in the country between May 2015 and December 2018 were killed in Jharkhand, according to data collated by an NGO. The figure puts Jharkhand at the top of the heap o...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.06.19

Police cast doubt on Tabrez video, villager speaks of 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

Police on Monday decided to send for forensic examination a video clip that shows a mob beating up Tabrez Ansari, who died on Saturday, and forcing him to chant “Jai Shri Ram” and “Jai Hanuman...
By Kumud Jenamani in


India  /  Published 02.10.19

Trump is right. Gandhi can’t be father of this nation: Artist

A nation where people are lynched for possessing beef, and intellectuals are killed for airing their views should not call Mahatma Gandhi its father, artist Subodh Kerkar said here on Wednesday.Kerkar...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Wardha

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

NCRB report: Selective omission of hate crime data

The identification of the cause is often the first step to neuter a deleterious effect. But such identification is made possible only with reliable data. The importance of the 2017 Crime in India repo...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Security guard lynched in Nadia

A security guard was beaten to death by a mob which was incensed by lewd comments on women in Nadia’s Gayeshpur on Saturday night.Villagers said three security guards, Janak Sarkar, Milan Moitra and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia

India  /  Published 21.07.19

Naseeruddin Shah vows to stand by lynch victims

Actor Naseeruddin Shah on Sunday expressed solidarity with the family members of those lynched by mobs in the country. Speaking at a national convention on the theme of “state complicity in hate cri...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.07.19

Playwright Raghunandana declines award over ‘lynching’

Eminent Kannada playwright Raghunandana on Thursday declined the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in protest against the trend of “mob lynching and violence in the name of God and religion” and the att...
By PTI in Bangalore


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