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Supreme Court pulls up Rajasthan government over Alwar lynching, seeks report

The Supreme Court observed that though it had passed the order on preventing lynching incidents on July 17, a Muslim man named Rakbar Khan alias Akbar Khan was killed in a lynching incident on July 24.

Aug 20, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

Lynching incidents direct consequence of politics of communal polarisation: Rahul Gandhi

According to the Congress president, such politics is “irreparably damaging our social fabric” and that the recent incidents “have sickened our nation”.

Jul 08, 2018, 06:33 AM IST

Under fire over lynching incidents, govt asks WhatsApp to check messages impacting law and order

While the Law and order machinery is taking steps to apprehend the culprits, the abuse of platform like WhatsApp for repeated circulation of such provocative content are equally a matter of deep concern, says the government.

Jul 03, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Parliament's Monsoon Session Day 2: Fireworks likely as Opposition set to corner Govt over lynching incidents, farmers' plight

Fireworks are expected on Tuesday - the second day of Parliament's ongoing Monsoon Session – as the Congress led Opposition is set to corner the ruling BJP dispensation over farmers' plight, lynching incident, Kashmir unrest among other issues.

Jul 18, 2017, 10:27 AM IST