Rajasthan court to pronounce verdict in Pehlu Khan lynching case today; trial concluded on 7 August after 40 witnesses deposed
A court in Rajasthan's Alwar is likely to pronounce its verdict in the Pehlu Khan lynching case on Wednesday.
Alwar lynching victim Pehlu Khan, sons charged with cow smuggling; Ashok Gehlot blames BJP govt, assures re-investigation
55-year-old Pehlu Khan, a native of Nuh in Haryana, was allegedly beaten up by self-styled cow vigilantes near Behror in Rajasthan on the Delhi-Alwar highway on 1 April, accusing him of smuggling cattle. He succumbed to his injuries at a private hospital on 3 April.
Alwar lynching case: Supreme Court to hear Rakbar Khan's family's plea seeking to shift trial out of Rajasthan next week
Supreme Court will next week hear a plea by Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan's family, who sought a court-monitored probe on Monday.
Alwar lynching case: Police files charge sheet against three for beating Rakbar Khan to death over suspicion of smuggling cows
The police on Friday filed a chargesheet against three Alwar villagers arrested for beating a man to death in July after accusing him of smuggling cows.
Supreme Court takes note of Alwar mob lynching incident, asks Rajasthan govt to file response about action taken
The Supreme Court asked the Rajasthan government to file an affidavit detailing the action taken in the Alwar mob lynching case after it had issued directions on dealing with cow vigilantism.
Alwar lynching case: BJP caught between pushing development agenda and playing to the tunes of its voter base
It is not very tough to see that the BJP is caught in a cleft stick, trying to navigate between its growth agenda and a nativist, obscurantist, divisive and exclusionary one
Lynching cases in India: Politicians' inaction and silence has turned peaceful symbol like the cow into cause of illogical brutality
The cold-blooded murder of Rakbar Khan, absurdly, has been made secondary by some political leaders to the clarion call of saving cows.
#TalkToAMuslim, to those who started the movement, was a way to drive home the urgency (and necessity) of bridging the drastically widening gap between Muslims and those from other religions
Alwar lynching: Human lives important but cows important too, says Yogi Adityanath days after SC judgment
Yogi Adityanath said that his govt will provide protection to everyone but every individual, community and religion should respect each other's sentiments.
Alwar lynching: Token administrative action, diktats futile; India's failing law enforcement apparatus needs overhaul
In horrible lynching incidents like that in Alwar, one thing emerges with abundant clarity: no diktats from SC and no hurried deference from govt can help.
Mob lynching: Modi summoned various police officers before Alwar death, told them to 'keep India's social fabric intact'
Recent spate of lynchings prompted Narendra Modi to summon police officers from various states & direct them to 'ensure they keep the social fabric intact'.
A local Meo leader, Sher Mohammed, called BJP MLA's remarks on Alwar lynching incident an unfair generalisation of the entire community
Meenakshi Lekhi calls those outraging over lynchings hypocrites, says don't forget 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Meenakshi Lekhi also asked during Zero Hour as to why there was no uproar on the killing of a Dalit in Rajasthan for marrying a Muslim girl
Alwar lynching: State home minister says evidence points to custodial death but case timeline raises doubts
A comparison of timeline of events in Alwar lynching presented by eyewitness and the Rakbar Khan's colleague suggest that the eyewitness and police may have known about them even before Rakbar and Aslam had reached Lalawandi village
Mamata Banerjee says BJP's 'hate campaign' cause for rise in lynchings, asks party to control, not condemn
Mamata Banerjee warned that she would take strict action against anyone responsible for a lynching in West Bengal.
Alwar lynching case: Rajasthan Police admits 'error in judgement', says officials thought victim's condition wasn't serious
The probe panel set up by Rajasthan Police said it was not a case of “custodial death” and whatever happened on the part of the local police was an "error of judgement” in responding to the situation.
Alwar lynching: Rajasthan Police suspends assistant sub-inspector, transfers three; political slugfest in, out of Parliament
The police has arrested three persons suspected to be involved in the attack on Rakbar Khan, even as a video surfaced on Monday purportedly showing assistant sub-inspector Mohan Singh admitting to his mistake for alleged delay in taking the victim to hospital.
BJP MLA Raja Singh says cases like Alwar lynching will continue until law against cow slaughter is brought in
T Raja Singh said that the Parliament should pass a bill for the protection of cows and cow should also be declared as 'Gau raj mata'.
Alwar lynching: Rahul Gandhi slams Modi's 'brutal New India'; BJP hits back, calls Congress chief 'merchant of hate'
Reacting to the Alwar mob lynching, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said it reflected Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "brutal 'New India'". Taking umbrage, BJP ministers hit back and called the Congress chief a "merchant of hate".
Anatomy of lynching: Toll climbs, but BJP dilly-dallies with MaSuKa even as India lacks specific law to deal such crimes
Although the proposed law against lynching is supported by 11 political parties, the BJP is reportedly not in favour of passing it in Parliament.