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On a ‘mobocracy’ and a patron-client relationship

Mob justice is a threat to the existence of democracy as it questions the very existence of the State as a whole.

02 Aug 2018 2:33 AM

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

On social media rumors, CJI Dipak Misra says citizens must check themselves

The Chief Justice said there was a surge in mob lynching incidents recently based on 'viral texts on social media' leading to 'mobocracy'.

25 Jul 2018 4:32 PM

Heed Supreme Court, rein in the mobs and fear before it’s too late

Propaganda that transforms normal people into killing machines operates on most primal fears and insecurities of human minds.

25 Jul 2018 12:38 AM

Mobocracy unleashed on hapless elder

The crux of the issue is such mob behaviour seems to have the patronage of those with political power.

23 Jul 2018 12:17 AM

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To deter lynch mobs, enforce existing laws

What is needed is the will to execute them so that the message goes out that mob justice won’t be tolerated.

19 Jul 2018 12:00 AM

Mobocracy can't be allowed, act to curb cow violence: SC to Centre, states

The court said instances of lynching and mob violence are creeping threats which may gradually take the shape of a “Typhon-like monster”.

18 Jul 2018 1:01 AM