Mob Lynching
Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Clean laws: Transforming Indian jurisprudence

Change happens invisibly, in unexpected directions. It was only in 2017 that the Centre said that criminalizing marital rape would destabilize the institution of marriage and hurt the husband. But now...
By The Editorial Board in

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

India  /  Published 19.05.20

Journalistic freedom at core of right to free speech: SC

Journalistic freedom lies at the core of the fundamental right to free speech, and India's freedom will rest safe as long as journalists can speak to those in power without being chilled by a threat o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Lynched for ‘goat theft’ in Dumka

A man was lynched and another severely injured by a mob while the duo was allegedly trying to steal a goat at a village in Dumka on Monday afternoon.Superintendent of police (SP) Ambar Lakra said Subh...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Dumka

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Sadhu murder tables turned on Yogi

Two sadhus who had been managing a temple in a village in Bulandshahr were found dead at the shrine on Tuesday, murdered apparently by a drug addict who has been arrested, police in the west Uttar Pra...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Teenager lynched for virus alert

A teenager was beaten to death in Bihar allegedly by a group that returned from Mumbai after he reportedly informed authorities that some of them were showing symptoms of Covid-19.Bablu Kumar, 19, hai...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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

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 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


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