Pehlu Khan
India  /  Published 12.07.19

Court nod to Pehlu Khan cattle probe

An Alwar court has accepted a police plea seeking to investigate further a cow smuggling case against a truck operator and the two sons of Pehlu Khan, who was lynched two years ago for allegedly trans...
By PTI in Jaipur

India  /  Published 30.10.19

Cattle smuggling case against Pehlu Khan quashed

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday quashed a case against Pehlu Khan, who was lynched by cow vigilantes in April 2017, his two sons and a truck driver for allegedly illegally transporting cows for ...
By PTI in Jaipur

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.20

Crime and punishment

For some years now, I have been working on a personal research project: building a scientific model for predicting the quantum of punishment that will be awarded by the courts for various crimes. This...
By Kalyani Menon-Sen

India  /  Published 29.06.19

The tale of Pehlu Khan, lynched by a cow vigilante mob

Pehlu Khan was killed by a mob of alleged cow vigilantes two years ago. Now, the Rajasthan government has filed a chargesheet against the dead dairy farmer for cow smuggling. The chargesheet, which wa...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 18.10.19

Pehlu Khan lynching case: Rajasthan government moves HC against acquittal of accused

The Rajasthan government has filed an appeal in the high court in Jaipur against the acquittal of all six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case.Khan and his sons were thrashed by a mob on suspicion ...
By PTI in Jaipur


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

India  /  Published 17.08.19

Gehlot orders fresh probe into Pehlu Khan lynching

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday ordered a fresh investigation into the 2017 Pehlu Khan lynching case and decided to follow it up with an appeal against the acquittal of all six accused...
By PTI in Jaipur

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.18

The Congress is trying to out-cow the BJP

Before the ascendancy of Narendra Modi, white-collar apologists for the Bharatiya Janata Party used to argue that power would moderate its feral instincts. Some argued that the BJP could become an ana...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.19

Even Lady Liberty is not safe from bigoted logic

Sir — The idea of liberty has often been distorted to suit bigoted arguments; now, even the Statue of Liberty has been roped in. The acting director of the citizenship and immigration services depar...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 14.08.19

All 6, none named by Pehlu Khan, acquitted

The lynching was caught on camera but all six suspects accused of murdering dairy farmer Pehlu Khan have been acquitted by a Rajasthan trial court that gave them the benefit of doubt.The outcome, said...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Jaipur


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