Lynching

Two lynched in Jharkhand

Two people were beaten to death in separate incidents in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday.

Sep 19, 2017, 15:58 PM 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

Lynching issue in Rajya Sabha: Opposition alleges role of RSS members, govt says don't give communal colour

As the House took up a discussion on the issue, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government is equally concerned about the criminal incidents.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
File FIRs over violence in name of cow protection: MHA to states

File FIRs over violence in name of cow protection: MHA to states

The Centre has asked state governments to compulsorily register FIRs in all "untoward incidents" happening in the name of cow protection, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Jul 18, 2017, 14:59 PM IST

Man lynched in Uttar Pradesh as son eloped with girl

A 45-year-old was beaten to death by the family of a girl his son had eloped with earlier this month, police said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Conspiracy against Hindus, PM in name of intolerance, lynching: BJP

Conspiracy against Hindus, PM in name of intolerance, lynching: BJP

"There is a war between two ideologies -- one that wants to disintegrate the country and the other represented by nationalists. The war will be won by the latter," party spokesperson Sambit Patra said.

Jul 09, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
Lynching in name of protecting something not acceptable: Ram Madhav

Lynching in name of protecting something not acceptable: Ram Madhav

On June 22, Junaid Khan was allegedly lynched by unidentified persons on a local train while travelling from Ghaziabad to Mathura.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Shiv Sena hails PM Modi for warning cow vigilantes, says lynching in the name of 'gau raksha' against Hindutva

Shiv Sena hails PM Modi for warning cow vigilantes, says lynching in the name of 'gau raksha' against Hindutva

"Those who were safeguarding cows were Hindus till yesterday. Today, they have become murderers. The issue of beef is related to eating habits, business and employment. Hence, there should be a national policy over the issue," the editorial in Saamana reads. 

Jul 04, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

We can't be selective about condemning violence: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said one should not be "selective" while condemning violence.

Jun 29, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

A mob had lynched Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayoub Pandith outside the Jamia Masjid – Srinagar's biggest mosque in Nowhatta area – on Thursday.

Jun 24, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Jamshedpur remains tense after violence over lynching

The situation in Jamshedpur was tense but under control on Sunday, a day after it saw large-scale protests over the lynching of seven persons, including four Muslims, suspected of being child-lifters.

May 21, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Jharkhand: Villagers lynch six on suspicion of child lifting

Six persons were brutally beaten to death on Thursday in Jamshedpur over rumours of being child kidnappers.

May 19, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
Won't tolerate Alwar lynching-like incidents: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

Won't tolerate Alwar lynching-like incidents: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

Days after a 55-year-old dairy farmer died after allegedly being attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday said such incidents will not be tolerated in her state.

Apr 25, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Police looking for 10 more cow vigilantes in Alwar case

Police has identified ten more persons allegedly involved in the lynching of a Muslim man by cow vigilantes and efforts are on trace them.

Apr 07, 2017, 14:24 PM IST

Congress condemns Gir Somnath Dalit assault, calls for action against accused

Congress called for strict action against all the accused of the Gir Somnath Dalit assault incident.

Jul 19, 2016, 11:14 AM IST
Now this is real intolerance! Man lynched for stealing garlic in MP

Now this is real intolerance! Man lynched for stealing garlic in MP

A 33-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of 6 men after he was allegedly caught stealing garlic from a house in Gulwa village near Dhar in Madhya Pradesh. 

Apr 12, 2016, 18:51 PM IST

Pakistani cleric arrested as boy cuts off hand for blasphemy mistake

A Pakistani cleric of a mosque has been arrested under terror charges for allegedly inciting a 15-year-old boy to chop off his own hand believing he had committed blasphemy.

Jan 17, 2016, 18:26 PM IST

Mob lynches man for killing Dalit youth in UP

A 50-year-old man was lynched by a mob after he allegedly shot dead a Dalit youth over political rivalry in Gopiganj area here, police said on Tuesday.

Oct 27, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Owaisi seeks action against publications justifying lynching

MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday sought ban on organisations and publications who don't believe in the Indian constitution.

Oct 18, 2015, 20:18 PM IST