Mob Lynching
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

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.19

At last, signs of action against mob lynching

Indian legislators seem to have woken up, at long last, to the need to tackle mob lynching. The wake-up call may, however, have something to do with the Supreme Court’s strongly worded indictment of...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.19

Speaking truth to the powerless

At Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, my path is blocked by people holding placards welcoming important co-passengers. I feel a slight resentment that there is none to help me with my hand ...
By Alaka M. Basu

North East  /  Published 01.06.20

Student lynched in tea estate, 8 arrested

Police have arrested eight persons, four of them on Monday morning, in connection with the alleged lynching of a college student on Friday night inside the Gabharu Parbat Tea Estate at Nakachari, abou...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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