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Sessions court in Jorhat convicts 25 in connection with elderly doctor’s lynching in 2019
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Sessions court in Jorhat convicts 25 in connection with elderly doctor’s lynching in 2019

The angry mob, which had fatally attacked the senior medical officer, also vandalised a hospital following the death of a garden worker

Palghar lynching: Thirty-five cops from Kasa Police Station transferred; plea in Bombay HC seeks handing of investigation to NIA
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Palghar lynching: Thirty-five cops from Kasa Police Station transferred; plea in Bombay HC seeks handing of investigation to NIA

As many as 35 policemen of Kasa Police Station have been transferred in connection with the Palghar lynching incident

Prompt arrests in Palghar incident show state govts can always act fast to counter communalism if they want to
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Prompt arrests in Palghar incident show state govts can always act fast to counter communalism if they want to

From 2015, 45 Muslims have been lynched by mobs, yet neither did any government functionary expressed any concern like they did in the Palghar incident nor did any government felt obliged to immediately arrest the culprits or suspend the policemen who allowed them to be lynched

Over 91% of Nirbhaya Fund unused, says Centre: Politicians fulminating over rape cases must put their money where their mouth is
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Over 91% of Nirbhaya Fund unused, says Centre: Politicians fulminating over rape cases must put their money where their mouth is

The Centre informed Parliament that five states and a Union Territory have not utilised a single penny of the Nirbhaya Fund granted to them by the Union Home Ministry to firm up women's safety.

Congress releases manifesto for Jharkhand Assembly polls, promises farm loan waiver up to Rs 2 lakh, stringent law against lynchings
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Congress releases manifesto for Jharkhand Assembly polls, promises farm loan waiver up to Rs 2 lakh, stringent law against lynchings

The manifesto of the Congress also said the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy per quintal will be fixed at Rs 2,500, and there would be a separate MSP for fruits and vegetables.

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

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

Cognitive biases and false memories: The psychology behind fake news and their spread in India
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Cognitive biases and false memories: The psychology behind fake news and their spread in India

Fake news, a more systemised and tech-savvy methodology for rumours, has been strongly linked to people’s psychological mechanisms and their flaws, posing a danger to both individual and societal harmony.

Donald Trump compares Democratic-led impeachment inquiry to 'lynching'; provokes outrage over tweet
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Donald Trump compares Democratic-led impeachment inquiry to 'lynching'; provokes outrage over tweet

Stirring up painful memories of America’s racist past, President Donald Trump on Tuesday compared the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry to a lynching

BSP says RSS' vision of India contradictory to that of BR Ambedkar, cites lynchings, atrocities against Dalits
India

BSP says RSS' vision of India contradictory to that of BR Ambedkar, cites lynchings, atrocities against Dalits

'RSS vision has been spelled out by MS Golwalkar, he mentions that RSS wants to build India as Hindu Rashtra', he said

Let 'mann ki baat' not become 'maun ki baat': Congress' Shashi Tharoor and Rajeev Gowda write to Modi, protest FIR against 49 celebrities
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Let 'mann ki baat' not become 'maun ki baat': Congress' Shashi Tharoor and Rajeev Gowda write to Modi, protest FIR against 49 celebrities

'Those who criticise or have opposing views to yours should not be deemed enemies or anti-national,' the letter written by the Congress MPs to Narendra Modi read.

Protesting sedition charge against peers, TM Krishna, Romila Thapar among 180 signees on open letter to PM Modi
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Protesting sedition charge against peers, TM Krishna, Romila Thapar among 180 signees on open letter to PM Modi

Among the 180 signatories are TM Krishna, Ranjit Hoskote, Romila Thapar, Mallika Sarabhai and Naseeruddin Shah, whose letter reads: 'More of us will speak every day. Against mob lynching. Against the silencing of people’s voices. Against the misuse of courts to harass citizens'.

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

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

Mobs thrash six over child-lifting rumours in three separate incidents in UP; attacks occurred despite police warning on invoking NSA
India

Mobs thrash six over child-lifting rumours in three separate incidents in UP; attacks occurred despite police warning on invoking NSA

Attacks over rumours of child-lifting have increased over the past week in Uttar Pradesh. On Thursday, Director General of Police OP Singh said 82 people have been arrested.

Sacred Games 2 director Neeraj Ghaywan criticises Twitter user for equating lynching scene with 'item number'
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Sacred Games 2 director Neeraj Ghaywan criticises Twitter user for equating lynching scene with 'item number'

Sacred Games 2 director Neeraj Ghaywan (of Masaan-fame) has directed Sartaj Singh's (Saif Ali Khan) sequences.

Rajasthan govt orders fresh probe into Pehlu Khan lynching case, two days after Ashok Gehlot promises to challenge Alwar court verdict
India

Rajasthan govt orders fresh probe into Pehlu Khan lynching case, two days after Ashok Gehlot promises to challenge Alwar court verdict

The Rajasthan government ordered a fresh probe into the Pehlu Khan lynching case on Friday, CNN-News18 reported, two days after a court in Alwar acquitted the six accused, stating that the video of the incident was inadmissible evidence

Blind father of Dalit youth lynched by mob allegedly kills himself in Rajasthan day after court acquits accused in Pehlu Khan murder case
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Blind father of Dalit youth lynched by mob allegedly kills himself in Rajasthan day after court acquits accused in Pehlu Khan murder case

A Dalit boy's blind father committed suicide on Thursday evening after he failed to get justice for his son's mob lynching, as reported by News18 India.

Ajaz Khan arrested by Mumbai police after actor posts 'communal' Tik Tok video
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Ajaz Khan arrested by Mumbai police after actor posts 'communal' Tik Tok video

Ajaz Khan has earlier been arrested in 2018 when the Anti-Narcotics Cell put him behind bars after procuring drugs from his hotel room

Mayawati lauds UP law panel's draft Bill on mob lynching, demands pan-India legislation to stop spread of 'dreadful disease'
Politics

Mayawati lauds UP law panel's draft Bill on mob lynching, demands pan-India legislation to stop spread of 'dreadful disease'

In a statement issued by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Lucknow, Mayawati said, 'Mob lynching has emerged as a dreadful disease (bhayanak bimari) across the country, and the loss of lives in it is a matter of serious concern.'

Monsoon Session of Parliament: SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq raises concerns over lynchings during Zero Hour in LS
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq raises concerns over lynchings during Zero Hour in LS

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, SP MP Barq said, 'We have to decide how Muslims would live in this country", in a reference to lynching incidents.'