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One More Held For Lynching Jharkhand Man

One More Held For Lynching Jharkhand Man

Shamim Ansari, the head of the Raikera Forest Committee, was beaten to death in a place under Bharno Police Station area by a group of men allegedly involved in illegal timber trade on Friday.

07 May 2022
Spectre Of Mob Lynchings Continues To Haunt India Amid Lacklustre Laws

Spectre Of Mob Lynchings Continues To Haunt India Amid Lacklustre Laws

Lynching is not defined as a crime under the Indian Penal Code. In 2017, NCRB collected data on cases of mob lynching, hate crimes etc. But it was observed...

28 April 2022

Unanswered Questions From Singhu Lynching

Destitute family of Lakhbir Singh, lynched for blasphemy in October last year, pin hope on the new Punjab government.

Auto Driver Beaten To Death By Mob In Mumbai's Malad Area, Kin Claim Culprits Have Political Links

Auto Driver Beaten To Death By Mob In Mumbai's Malad Area, Kin Claim Culprits Have Political Links

Mumbai: Mob lynched 32-year-old auto rickshaw driver Shahrukh Sheikh in north Mumbai’s Malad area on suspicion of him being a thief.

24 January 2022

Lakhimpur Violence: Charge Sheet Against Four In Connection With Lynching Of BJP Workers, Driver

The violence in Tikunia village of Lakhimpur Kheri had claimed eight lives, including four farmers, a journalist, two BJP workers and a driver.

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29 December 2021
Kapurthala Lynching A 'Planned Murder'? Police Say No Evidence Of 'Sacrilege'

Kapurthala Lynching A 'Planned Murder'? Police Say No Evidence Of 'Sacrilege'

The mob lynching of a young man inside a Gurudwara near Nijampur village in Kapurthala in Punjab has led to an arrest and outrage.


24 December 2021
Kapurthala Lynching: Gurudwara Caretaker Arrested After CM Channi Says 'No Sacrilege'

Kapurthala Lynching: Gurudwara Caretaker Arrested After CM Channi Says 'No Sacrilege'

Police have listed 100 other unnamed people in the Kapurthala lynching case. Amongst them 25 to 30 of them were armed during the incident


24 December 2021
Centre's help sought in bomb blast case: Punjab CM

Centre's help sought in bomb blast case: Punjab CM

Channi said he had spoken to Home Minister Amit Shah hours after the explosion and that the Centre has dispensed teams to Punjab to investigate the case.


25 December 2021
Deafening Silence Of Saner Voices Against Surging Wave Of Lynch Culture

Deafening Silence Of Saner Voices Against Surging Wave Of Lynch Culture

In India, the growing cult of vigilantism is being increasingly normalised and the lynch attacks end up being glorified, both online as well as off-line.


21 December 2021
Taking Law Into Hands, Against Teachings Of Quran: Pakistan Apex Religious Body

Taking Law Into Hands, Against Teachings Of Quran: Pakistan Apex Religious Body

After a Sri Lankan national was lynched on the suspicion of blasphemy in Pakistan, the country's highest religious body has said that taking law in hands was...


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20 December 2021
Ker Govt Trying To Crush BJP Popularity By Any Means: Nityanand Rai

Ker Govt Trying To Crush BJP Popularity By Any Means: Nityanand Rai

The Union Minister, speaking to reporters here, said the law and order situation in Kerala was "bad" and that is why these killings were happening.


15 December 2021
‘No Separate Data On People Killed In Mob Lynching’: MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai In Parliament

‘No Separate Data On People Killed In Mob Lynching’: MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai In Parliament

MoS (Minister of State) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai in response to a question in Rajya Sabha said no separate data on persons killed or injured by vigilante...


08 December 2021
Pakistan Mob Lynching: Sri Lankan Minister Demands Apology From Pakistan Minister For Insensitive Remarks

Pakistan Mob Lynching: Sri Lankan Minister Demands Apology From Pakistan Minister For Insensitive Remarks

After the Pakistani Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said that murders take place when young people get emotional, the Sri Lankan minister said that this remark...


06 December 2021
Pakistan Lynching: Remains Of Sri Lankan National Arrives In Colombo

Pakistan Lynching: Remains Of Sri Lankan National Arrives In Colombo

Pakistan lynching: A mob of over 800 men attacked the Sri Lankan national and set him on fire over allegations of blasphemy on Friday in Sialkot district.


06 December 2021
Lanka Premier League: Security Increased After Lynching Of Sri Lankan In Pakistan

Lanka Premier League: Security Increased After Lynching Of Sri Lankan In Pakistan

A dozen of Pakistanis players, including Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Amir, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Hafeez, are competing in the Lankan Pre ier League T20 tournament.


03 December 2021
Kangana Ranaut: Had The Police Not Been There, Then I Would've Been Lynched

Kangana Ranaut: Had The Police Not Been There, Then I Would've Been Lynched

The Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony had summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to appear before it on December 6 over her controversial...


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01 December 2021
Prime Accused In AASU Leader Lynching Case Killed In Accident While Trying To Flee Police Custody

Prime Accused In AASU Leader Lynching Case Killed In Accident While Trying To Flee Police Custody

"The police vehicle, which was moving at a high speed, hit the accused accidentally as he was trying to flee. The driver of the vehicle then lost control of...


03 November 2021
Lakimpur Kheri Violence: Police Arrests Two Men For Allegedly Lynching BJP Workers

Lakimpur Kheri Violence: Police Arrests Two Men For Allegedly Lynching BJP Workers

Eight people were killed in the incident, after UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had visited Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.


22 October 2021
The Nihangs: Sikh Warrior Creed That Evokes Respect And Fear In Equal Measure

The Nihangs: Sikh Warrior Creed That Evokes Respect And Fear In Equal Measure

As the murder at Singhu border put the Nihangs in news, the warrior creed thrives at the symbol-laden chhaonis. Their austerity, discipline and martial history...


17 October 2021
Singhu Border Lynching: Three Accused 'Nihang' Sent To Custody, Two SITs To Probe Case

Singhu Border Lynching: Three Accused 'Nihang' Sent To Custody, Two SITs To Probe Case

Haryana police sought remand of the accused on the ground that they have to reconstruct the scene of the crime, recover clothes that the accused wore at the...


16 October 2021
Singhu Border Lynching: BJP Says ‘Anarchists’ Behind Farmer Protests Need To Be Exposed

Singhu Border Lynching: BJP Says ‘Anarchists’ Behind Farmer Protests Need To Be Exposed

BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.


10 October 2021
Lakhimpur Kheri: Second FIR States Protestors Attacked BJP Men; No Mention Of Farmer's Killing

Lakhimpur Kheri: Second FIR States Protestors Attacked BJP Men; No Mention Of Farmer's Killing

The FIR lodged on the basis of a complaint by Sumit Jaiswal, who claimed to have been among the BJP workers going to welcome Uttar Pradesh's Deputy Chief...


13 September 2021
Mob Lynches A Migrant Worker In WB On Suspecting He Was A Thief

Mob Lynches A Migrant Worker In WB On Suspecting He Was A Thief

A 24-year-old migrant worker, who had returned home in West Bengal's Malda district from Nagpur, was lynched by a mob suspecting him to be a thief, police said...


13 August 2021
Kanpur Assault Case: 3 Held For Thrashing Muslim Man, Asking Him To Chant 'Jai Shri Ram' Gets Bail

Kanpur Assault Case: 3 Held For Thrashing Muslim Man, Asking Him To Chant 'Jai Shri Ram' Gets Bail

Videos of the assault, which also shows Afsar Ahmad’s five-year-old daughter pleading with the men to let her father go, had gone viral on social media.


12 August 2021
UP: Muslim Man Thrashed, Asked To Chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

UP: Muslim Man Thrashed, Asked To Chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

The victim, an e-rickshaw driver, said around 3 pm, some people started abusing and assaulting him. They threatened to kill his family.


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