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Tag: Mob Lynching

20-yr-old lynched in Delhi, 9 held
20-yr-old lynched in Delhi, 9 held

After inquiry, the police found that Krishna had a tiff with a youth named Suraj on the day of Holi. To settle the score, Suraj reached Krishna's house along with his friends and thrashed him. The victim was then taken to Bhagwati Vihar.

FIR Against 50 Celebrities For Letter To PM On Mob Lynching

Patna: An FIR was lodged in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district against celebrities including Bollywood actress Konkana Sen, director Maniratnam, Aparna Sen, Shayam Benegal, Ramchandra Guha and 45 others, who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising concern over the growing incidents of mob lynching, police said on Friday. According to district police […]

IIM-B faculty, students seek fresh probe into Jharkhand lynching

Bengaluru: A section of faculty and students of the state-run Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a fresh inquiry into the death of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari on June 22 due to alleged mob lynching on June 17 in Jharkhand’s Kharsawan district village. “We the faculty, staff and students of […]

101 Blood Letters to PM Modi from Hindu Mahasabha

Aligarh (UP): The All India Hindu Mahasabha urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to take strong action against 49 eminent personalities, who had written to him on lynching of minorities and hate crimes in the country. Launching a counter-attack, leaders of the Mahasabha posted 101 letters written in blood to the prime minister, saying […]

Mob Lynching: SC issues notice on plea for implementing order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a petition seeking direction to stop increasing mob lynching incidents targeting the minority community in the country. A set of directions was laid down by the top court in its 2018 judgement to prevent mob lynching. The petition was listed before a bench headed by […]

Mayawati supports draft Bill to curb mob lynching

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Saturday welcomed the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission’s draft Bill that seeks stringent punishment for those involved in mob lynching. “Mob lynching has emerged as a dreadful disease across the country and the loss of lives due to this is a matter of serious concern. In this regard, […]

Owaisi seeks legislation to curb mob lynching

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded a legislation from the Centre to curb the increasing incidents of mob lynching, as directed by the Supreme Court. He said it had been a year since the apex court directed the Centre to draft a legislation but the Modi government has done nothing. Terming those indulging in […]

Mob lynching pains me but don't insult Jharkhand: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the lynching of a young man by a mob in Jharkhand had pained him but said it was unfair to blame the entire state for it. Breaking his silence on the crime which took place over a week ago, Modi, speaking in the Rajya Sabha, slammed […]

Jharkhand Mob Lynching: 5 Arrested, 2 Cops Suspended

Ranchi: Five people involved in the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand have been arrested while two policemen have been suspended. “Two cops, one Sub Inspector and one Assistant Sub Inspector, have been suspended for dereliction of duty. Five people have been arrested so far,” said a Deputy Superintendent of Police to IANS over […]

Right wing protestors force Naseeruddin Shah to give Ajmer Literature Festival a miss

Jaipur: Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah on Friday gave the Ajmer Literature Festival a miss due to strong protests by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha and other right wing associations for his controversial statements. In a TV interview, Shah had said that he fears for his children in this country. He has reportedly said, “In some […]

Judicial inquiry ordered into Alwar mob lynching case

Jaipur: The CJM’s court of Alwar on Tuesday ordered a judicial inquiry into the mob lynching incident on Saturday night that led to one Rakbar Khan’s death, and handed over the case to Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM), Rajgarh for investigation. The police had requested the Alwar Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) to order a judicial […]

Op-Ed: Growing Saffronisation of Police is Scary

As the circumstances leading to the death of Rakbar Khan, who was lynched by a ‘gau rakshak’ mob in Alwar in Rajasthan on Saturday night on suspicion of illegally carrying cattle, come to the fore, it is becoming increasingly clear that his life could have been saved had the cops been a little less callous […]