mob violence

Kashmir: 70-year-old man stoned to death over allegations of braid chopping

Kashmir: 70-year-old man stoned to death over allegations of braid chopping

Panic over the hair of women allegedly being chopped off in the Valley led to the death of a septuagenarian last night after a young man hit him with a stone under the impression he was the one behind the mysterious incidents.

Oct 07, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Violence in the name of faith unacceptable: PM Narendra Modi to cow vigilantes

Violence in the name of faith unacceptable: PM Narendra Modi to cow vigilantes

 In an obvious attack on cow vigilantes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said violence in the name of one's values was unacceptable.

Aug 15, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
114 armed forces veterans write to PM Narendra Modi, call for 'unity in diversity'

114 armed forces veterans write to PM Narendra Modi, call for 'unity in diversity'

In the wake of recent attacks on Dalits and Muslim community in the country, a group of 114 armed forces veterans have penned a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemning the surge in mob violence and unprecedented attacks by relentless vigilantism of self-proclaimed 'Gau Rakshaks'. In the letter, the 114 veterans of all three forces said that they stand with the 'Not in My Name' campaign, that had mobilised thousands of citizens across the country. 

Jul 31, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
114 armed forces veterans write to PM Modi, calls for 'unity in diversity'

114 armed forces veterans write to PM Modi, calls for 'unity in diversity'

In the wake of recent attacks on Dalits and Muslim community in the country, a group of 114 armed forces veterans have penned a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemning the surge in mob violence and unprecedented attacks by relentless vigilantism of self-proclaimed 'Gau Rakshaks'. In the letter, the 114 veterans of all three forces said that they stand with the 'Not in My Name' campaign, that had mobilised thousands of citizens across the country. 

Jul 31, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Mob violence against Muslims rising: Ghulam Nabi Azad

In a letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the killing of two Muslim cattle traders by a frenzied mob in Jharkhand, Azad wrote: "This is not a one-off incident.”

Mar 20, 2016, 21:50 PM IST
Muslim rally turns violent, mob burns police station over Kamlesh Tiwari's remarks on Prophet Muhammad

Muslim rally turns violent, mob burns police station over Kamlesh Tiwari's remarks on Prophet Muhammad

Tension gripped West Bengal's Malda district after a mob torched the entire police station and several vehicles over Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari's remarks on Prophet Muhammad.

Jan 05, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

Violence after labourer run over by truck in Ludhiana

A mob torched a truck and clashed with police personnel after a labourer was crushed to death by the vehicle on Ludhiana-Chandigarh road here in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Aug 25, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Three policemen injured in mob violence in West Bengal

Three police personnel were on Friday injured when a mob trying to put up a road blockade, clashed with the men in uniform in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, cops said.

Apr 03, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Avoid lethal measures to control mobs: Assam CM

Firing should be avoided as far as practicable while controlling mob violence, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said.

May 29, 2014, 20:21 PM IST

China protests to Vietnam over mob violence

Beijing: China has lodged a diplomatic protest with Vietnam, condemning mob attacks against its companies and nationals triggered by Beijing`s deployment of an oil rig in the disputed South China Sea waters.

May 16, 2014, 09:35 AM IST

40 injured in Assam mob violence

Atleast 40 people, including 12 police personnel, were injured when a mob went on a rampage following an abortive attempt to abduct a two-year old boy in Assam`s Sibsagar district on Tuesday, police said.

Sep 03, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Mob torches vehicles, building, 3 cops suspended

Angry over custodial death of a youth, protesters torched an old police station building and vehicles in Odisha`s Angul district even as three policemen were placed under suspension Wednesday in connection with the incident.

Jan 02, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

Oil mafia tries to set govt official on fire in UP

A UP government official in Badaun was attacked by local goons, allegedly part of the oil mafia, who tried to set him on fire for raiding a ration shop yesterday.

Oct 19, 2012, 12:01 PM IST

MLA injured in mob violence

Five persons, including
an MLA, were injured and two vehicles damaged during repolling
in a panchayat election in Dhenkanal district of Odisha.

Feb 20, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

Security beefed up after mob violence along Indian enclave

Security has been been beefed up near the Indo-Bangladesh border after a mob torched and vandalised several houses inside an Indian enclave in Panchagarh district in retaliation for the alleged killing of a Bangladeshi.

Oct 17, 2010, 23:48 PM IST

J&K mob violence: Who will protect the cops?

Who is accountable for 662 policemen nursing the injuries recieved from stone pelters?

Aug 06, 2010, 23:15 PM IST