Fathima had no friends, Akhlaq no neighbours: IIT-Madras suicide, Dadri lynching linked by mainstream's lack of engagement with Muslims
In the wake of the suicide of IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef, it is important to remember the story of Mohammed Akhlaq.
Maharashtra election: Shashi Tharoor in Pune recounts mob lynchings of Mohsin Shaikh, Mohammad Akhlaq, Pehlu Khan, asks 'is this our Bharat'
Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor on Sunday condemned the incidents of mob lynchings that have happened "over the last six years", in a veiled attack on the NDA government at the Centre.
After Shambhulal Regar, Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena gives Dadri accused Rupendra Rana Lok Sabha ticket from Noida
The Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena is expected to announce Dadri lynching accused Rupendra Rana as its candidate from a Noida constituency on Monday evening.
Anatomy of lynching: Muslims live in fear after Hapur violence; cows still suffer on streets despite holy tag
In the latest incident of lynching, a group of villagers beat to death 28-year-old Rakbar Khan in Rajasthan's Alwar district on Friday.
Rajasthan hacking: Shambhulal Regar is 'Jihadi John' of India, a product of Hindutva brigade's caliphate of hatred
Shambhulal Regar isn't the only one responsible for killing Afrazul. An entire battalion of hate-mongers, their cheerleaders, benefactors, and protectors are guilty of this assault on Hinduism, India, and humanity
The Allahabad High Court has granted bail to Vishal Rana, one of the main accused in the infamous Dadri lynching case in which a middle-aged man was beaten to death by a mob on the suspicion that beef was consumed.
Monsoon Session of Parliament: BJP condemns cow vigilantism with caveats, Opposition looks to take advantage
Sparks flew in Parliament in the first week of Monsoon Session as the Opposition sought to corner government on the increasing incidents of cow vigilantism.
Shabana Azmi said, "I'm vs all fundamentalism. In NIMN (Not in My Name) campaign, I said it's about all mob lynching including the DSP in Kashmir, the love Jehad."
Noted social activist Shabnam Hashmi returned the National Minority Rights Award on Tuesday, protesting against the recent mob lynchings, the latest being that of a Muslim teenager near the national capital.
Here are a few gau rakshak attacks across India since the 28 September 2015 Dadri lynching.
One of the accused in the Dadri lynching case was on Tuesday released from jail after getting bail from the Allahabad High Court.
A Congress-led delegation of Opposition parties submitted a memorandum on the alleged irregularities in electronic voting machines (EVMs) and the rise of communal forces under Prime Minister Narendra Modi to President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday
Syed Zainul Abedin, spiritual head of Ajmer Sharif Dargah and Chishti order of Sufism talks of why he thinks it is important to support the beef ban and make cow the national animal
If you analyse how events panned out post Rohith Vemula's suicide, you realise it was like a cat-and-mouse game being played out.
Maintaining the discipline, decorum and dignity of the Parliament is of paramount importance for the Indian democracy, something our politicians seem to have forgotten
But, as prime minister, Narendra Modi surely needs to reach out to his sceptics and critics and not just to the already converted
In a letter signed by the president and one AISA councillor from the School of Languages alleged Najeeb Ahmed of violence while the assault on him was not mentioned.
Media reports of a tricolour draping the body of Ravi, an accused in the Dadri lynching case, should worry us. That the police whose job it is to ensure law and order, allowed such a bizarre action to go uncontested puts a question mark over their will to take action against members of the majority community. Clearly, the sentiments of Akhalq’s family did not matter.
Taking suo motu cognisance of a media report, NHRC issued notice and sought a report within four weeks while the Dadri lynching accused, Ravi's family has alleged foul play