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lynching incidents in India

Govt mulls action against India heads of social media on failure to halt fake news

Abide by law or face prosecution -- this is the tough message likely to be sent across to India heads of social media platforms.

30 Aug 2018 1:09 PM

In Germany, Rahul blames joblessness, demonetisation, GST for lynchings

In his address, Gandhi traced creation of ISIS to warn against similar situation at home if people are excluded from development process.

23 Aug 2018 8:33 AM

SC seeks Rajasthan govt’s reply on contempt plea in Alwar lynching case

SC was hearing contempt plea seeking contempt action against the Rajasthan government in the case of mob lynching of Rakbar Khan at Alwar.

20 Aug 2018 2:00 PM

Mentally unstable man lynched over child-lifting suspicion in MP, 10 held

The attack by the mob caused multiple injuries particularly on the neck which resulted in his death.

07 Aug 2018 3:02 PM

'He looked like terrorist!': Horror story of Karnataka mob attack

The problem is that people 'may not be able to read or write, but everyone understands photos,' said Rema Rajeshwari, SP in Telangana.

30 Jul 2018 12:49 PM


WB CM Mamta Banerjee is mentally unstable person: BJP minister

Banerjee addressing TMC rally in Kolkata alleged that members from BJP and RSS are 'playing dirty games' in name of religion.

28 Jul 2018 6:02 PM

Unnecessary importance being given to mob lynching: Yogi Adityanath

'Humans are important and cows are also important. Both have their own roles in nature. Everyone should be protected,' UP CM said.

25 Jul 2018 6:46 PM

Cows safer than women in India: Shiv Sena slams BJP over mob lynching

'You want to save 'gau-mata' (cow) but what about 'mata' (mother),' Uddhav Thackeray said.

23 Jul 2018 3:32 PM

PM Modi’s popularity rising, lynchings done to defame him: BJP's Meghwal

Meghwal said, 'The more popular Modi Ji becomes, the more such incidents will happen.'

22 Jul 2018 11:30 AM

Day after PM hug, Rahul says only love, compassion can build nation

Rahul said PM Modi using 'hate, fear and anger' in hearts of some people to build his narrative and Congress countering it with love.

21 Jul 2018 4:52 PM


Oppositionn to meet today, form strategy to corner Govt during Monsoon Session

On top of the agenda will be to finalise a joint candidate for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman's post.

16 Jul 2018 8:31 AM

Left to press for PM's reply on communal violence, lynching in Monsoon Session

Opposition parties would be meeting on July 16 and work out a strategy for the Parliament, said the Left leaders.

15 Jul 2018 4:53 PM

Videos that incited lynchings in Maharashtra were manipulated: Police

Police claimed that most of these videos were 'misrepresented to create panic' and were not of incidents in Maharashtra, but shot elsewhere.

13 Jul 2018 9:49 AM

Julio Ribeiro, 42 other ex-civil servants demand Jayant Sinha's sacking

Sinha stoked controversy after he felicitated the convicts after they came out of prison on bail last week.

10 Jul 2018 2:26 PM

'Lynch Pujari': Kapil Sibal hits back at PM Modi's 'bail gadi' jibe

However, a picture went viral on social media, in which Jayant Sinha was seen felicitating eight men convicted in the aforementioned case.

08 Jul 2018 1:43 PM


Centre directs states, UT’s to take measures to prevent mob lynching

MHA stressed that complaints of child abduction or kidnapping should be properly investigated to instil confidence among affected persons.

05 Jul 2018 2:59 PM

Dhule mob wasn’t satisfied with killing ‘child abductors’, wanted to burn them too

The victims belonged to the nomadic Nath Gosavi community who move from place to place in Maharashtra in search of food and work.

04 Jul 2018 8:36 PM

Govt to call social media representatives to discuss ways on spread of rumours

The date of the meeting with social media representatives was yet to be fixed, official said, adding that it was expected to be held soon.

03 Jul 2018 9:12 PM

Government warns WhatsApp over spread of messages triggering violence

Over the past few months, there have been a number of instances where mobs were instigated by fake WhatsApp messages.

03 Jul 2018 9:04 PM

Why no 'Mann ki Baat' on hate crimes, Kapil Sibal asks PM Modi

Cong has been on the offensive on issue and claims that there have been almost 28 cases of people being lynched every month under Modi govt.

03 Jul 2018 7:18 PM