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Man lynched to death over 'stealing' battery in Jharkhand's Bokaro, another injured; five arrested, manhunt on for one more
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Man lynched to death over 'stealing' battery in Jharkhand's Bokaro, another injured; five arrested, manhunt on for one more

Five persons of the same family, including a woman, have been arrested in Jharkhand's Bokaro district for lynching one man to death and injuring the other suspecting that they were stealing a truck battery

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's reading of lynching incidents flies in the face of reason, belies reality
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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's reading of lynching incidents flies in the face of reason, belies reality

Mohan Bhagwat's views on lynching reflect both his analysis of the problem, as well, as his prescription for a solution. What has rightly received criticism is his analysis.

One dead, two injured in Jharkhand after mob attacks trio on suspicion of cow slaughter
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One dead, two injured in Jharkhand after mob attacks trio on suspicion of cow slaughter

Local residents allegedly spotted Kalantus Barla, Fagu Kacchap and Phillip Horo with the carcass of a cow near a river at Jaltanga village in Jharkhand on Sunday and assaulted them

Tabrez Ansari lynching case: Jharkhand Police restores murder charge against 11 accused after obtaining fresh medical report
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Tabrez Ansari lynching case: Jharkhand Police restores murder charge against 11 accused after obtaining fresh medical report

Eight days after the Jharkhand police dropped the murder charge against 11 accused in the mob lynching case of young Muslim man Tabrez Ansari, they brought back the same charge on the accused on Wednesday after obtaining a fresh medical report

Tabrez Ansari lynching: Jharkhand Police drops murder charge against all 11 accused
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Tabrez Ansari lynching: Jharkhand Police drops murder charge against all 11 accused

Over two months since 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari lynching, the Jharkhand Police has dropped murder charge under IPC Section 302 in the chargesheet filed against the 11 accused in the case

Man lynched by mob in Bihar’s Vaishali on suspicion of theft; police registers case against 'unidentified persons’
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Man lynched by mob in Bihar’s Vaishali on suspicion of theft; police registers case against 'unidentified persons’

An unidentified man was beaten to death by a mob on Tuesday after he was allegedly caught stealing from a house in Bihar's Vaishali. 'We have also registered a case against unidentified persons in connection with his murder', said SHO Dharamjeet Mehto. Last month, a man named Tabrez Ansari was attacked by a mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on the suspicion of theft.

Tabrez Ansari one of many victims of Jai Shri Ram obsession: Rundown of latest incidents of right-wing mobs targeting minorities
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Tabrez Ansari one of many victims of Jai Shri Ram obsession: Rundown of latest incidents of right-wing mobs targeting minorities

When the 17th Lok Sabha convened for the first time on 18 June, a curious and worrying phenomenon manifest itself in the House of People. The Members of Bharatiya Janata Party decided to celebrate their brute majority by heckling members of the Opposition, especially Muslims, with the slogan Jai Shri Ram.

Jharkhand mob lynching: Delhi Waqf board chairman steps in, announces ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh, job for Tabrez Ansari's wife
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Jharkhand mob lynching: Delhi Waqf board chairman steps in, announces ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh, job for Tabrez Ansari's wife

Delhi Waqf Board chairman and AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan on Thursday said that the panel will give Rs 5 lakhs and a job to the wife of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari who was lynched in Jharkhand

Jharkhand mob lynching: Tabrez Ansari’s family condemns media for 'false reports' claiming his father was also beaten to death
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Jharkhand mob lynching: Tabrez Ansari’s family condemns media for 'false reports' claiming his father was also beaten to death

The family members of Tabrez Ansari who was allegedly lynched by a mob earlier this month, claimed that the reports of his father Maskoor Alam's death 15-years-ago due to mob lynching are false. They said that Tabrez's father was murdered over a dispute with friends. Tabrez Ansari was attacked by a mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on the suspicion of theft on 18 June and succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital on 22 June.

Jharkhand mob lynching: US body on religious freedom condemns 'brutal' murder of Tabrez Ansari, urges Modi govt to curb violence
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Jharkhand mob lynching: US body on religious freedom condemns 'brutal' murder of Tabrez Ansari, urges Modi govt to curb violence

The report detailed numerous concerns in Jharkhand, including its anti-conversion law and mob violence against religious minorities. In 2018, USCIRF released a special report on limitations on religious minorities in South Asia, including in India.

Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha: PM says Jharkhand lynching pained him, but no one has right to insult state
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Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha: PM says Jharkhand lynching pained him, but no one has right to insult state

PM Modi broke his silence on the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand, saying it has pained him and the guilty must be severely punished, but stressed that all incidents of violence in the country should be treated the same

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi seeks stern action in Jharkhand lynching case, says 'Jai Shri Ram' can be chanted 'by embracing people, not throttling them'
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi seeks stern action in Jharkhand lynching case, says 'Jai Shri Ram' can be chanted 'by embracing people, not throttling them'

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi termed the lynching of a 24-year-old man in Jharkhand a 'heinous crime' and called for stern action against the perpetrators.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee govt of trying to create 'West Bangladesh' by allowing infiltrators
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee govt of trying to create 'West Bangladesh' by allowing infiltrators

The BJP accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West Bengal.

Jharkhand mob lynching: Opposition seeks to corner govt over killing of Tabrez Ansari, IUML seeks adjournment motion in Lok Sabha
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Jharkhand mob lynching: Opposition seeks to corner govt over killing of Tabrez Ansari, IUML seeks adjournment motion in Lok Sabha

Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MPs have given an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over the recent mob lynching incident in Jharkhand.

Jharkhand mob lynching: 11 arrested for 'beating' 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari to death, 2 cops suspended; SIT formed to probe case
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Jharkhand mob lynching: 11 arrested for 'beating' 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari to death, 2 cops suspended; SIT formed to probe case

Eleven people were arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 24-year-old man, who was thrashed by a mob here for alleged theft and is seen in a purported video being forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' and 'Jai Hanuman', police said. A special investigation team has been set up to look into the death of Tabrez Ansari. Two police personnel were suspended in connection with the incident.

Daily Bulletin: Mike Pompeo to arrive in India today; S Jaishankar to file his Rajya Sabha nomination from Gujarat; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Mike Pompeo to arrive in India today; S Jaishankar to file his Rajya Sabha nomination from Gujarat; day's top stories

Today's top stories: US Secretary of Sate Mike Pompeo will arrive in India today; 11 people were arrested for the Jharkhand hate crime; S Jaishankar will file his Rajya Sabha nomination from Gujarat; and more.

Villagers lynch driver after truck crushes two-year-old to death in Jharkhand's Dumka district
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Villagers lynch driver after truck crushes two-year-old to death in Jharkhand's Dumka district

A truck driver was lynched by a group of locals in Jharkhand's Dumka district on Saturday, after his vehicle ran over and killed a two-year-old boy. The child has been identified as Subit Marandi

Man lynched in Jharkhand's Palamu on suspicion of being a thief; eight arrested, remanded to 14 days judicial custody
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Man lynched in Jharkhand's Palamu on suspicion of being a thief; eight arrested, remanded to 14 days judicial custody

Stating that more arrests were likely in the incident, Superintendent of Police, Indrajeet Mahatha said six persons including the woman were arrested in connection with the lynching and the rest two for obstructing the police.

Firecrackers, beef, child abduction rumours unleash mob violence in parts of India; reports claim at least 20 lynched in last two months
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Firecrackers, beef, child abduction rumours unleash mob violence in parts of India; reports claim at least 20 lynched in last two months

The reasons for this vigilante justice were varied but the root cause was often the same — suspicion based on rumours fanned by messages on social media platforms like WhatsApp.

Supreme Court takes stern view of cow vigilantism, asks states to ensure compensation for victims
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Supreme Court takes stern view of cow vigilantism, asks states to ensure compensation for victims

The Supreme Court said that all states are under an obligation to compensate victims of cow vigilantism violence cases and called law and order "essentially a state subject."