Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Mob Violence

Couple harassed for 'kissing' in Ayodhya's Saryu river

Moral Police Attack: Mob Thrashes Man For Kissing Wife While Bathing In Ayodhya River

A probe has been ordered after a man was beaten up a mob in an apparent incident of moral policing after he was spotted 'kissing' his wife while bathing in the Saryu river in Ayodhya.

23 June 2022

Protests Over Comments On Prophet Muhammad Turn Violent In UP, Jharkhand; Curfew, Internet Snapped In J&K

Police personnel were injured in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand amid violent protests in multiple cities involving stone-pelting.

Protest against mob lynchings in India

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 that the data was unreliable.

A BJP office that was attacked in Howrah in violence over Nupur Sharma's comment on Prophet Muhammad

West Bengal Police Arrests 60 After Violence Over Comments On Prophet Muhammad Continues For 2nd Day In Howrah

Stone-pelting and arson have been going on in violent protests over Nupur Sharma's comments on Prophet Muhammad in Howrah for two days.

11 June 2022

Two Tribal Men Beaten To Death In Madhya Pradesh Over Suspected Cow Slaughter

The complainant in the case and the Opposition Congress party have alleged the attackers belong to the Bajrang Dal.

Representative image of a mob

Karnataka: Angry Over Social Media Post, Mob In Hubballi Damages Hanuman Temple, Hospital, Police Vehicles

Around 40 people have been arrested for the violence in which 12 police personnel were injured, according to the police.

17 April 2022

Stone-pelting in Ranchi after protest over Nupur Sharma's comment on Prophet Muhammad turned violent

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren Forms High-Level Panel To Probe Ranchi Violence

Two people were killed and at least 24 were injured in violent protests on Friday over Nupur Sharma's comments on Prophet Muhammad.

11 June 2022


Representative image of house on fire

Mob In Agra Burns Houses Of Muslim Man Accused Of Kidnapping Hindu Woman

A video surfaced on social media in which the woman said she is an adult and had gone willingly with the man, according to police.

15 April 2022