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Mob Lynching
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

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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

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

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


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