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Mob assaults two Siddi men and their friend in Gujarat's Veraval; four arrested, sent to judicial custody, says police
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Mob assaults two Siddi men and their friend in Gujarat's Veraval; four arrested, sent to judicial custody, says police

On 3 June, three men  —  two from Siddi community and another from Laghumati community — were tied to a bench and beaten up by a mob in Veraval, a hub of fishing industries in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district

Delhi students appearing for CBSE exams on edge as violence grips Delhi; parents fear for safety, mental well-being
India

Delhi students appearing for CBSE exams on edge as violence grips Delhi; parents fear for safety, mental well-being

Delhi continues to be ravaged by violence between the pro and anti-CAA protesters, but schoolchildren who are taking their board exams have become an unintended victim of the situation

Delhi communal violence: City's past shows Hindu-Muslim enmity predates Hindutva, political parties and even Partition
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Delhi communal violence: City's past shows Hindu-Muslim enmity predates Hindutva, political parties and even Partition

This week, as Delhi struggles with the fallout from weekend violence which ended in a temple in the city's Chawri Bazaar area being vandalised, the 1974 riots — one of the deadliest Hindu-Muslim clashes in post-Independence Delhi — are a useful prism to inspect what happened, and wh

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

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

After mob attacks in Uttar Pradesh, pregnant woman beaten up in Delhi over child-theft rumours
India

After mob attacks in Uttar Pradesh, pregnant woman beaten up in Delhi over child-theft rumours

Several people have been injured in violence over rumours of child-lifting in Uttar Pradesh over the past week, forcing the state police to warn public it has decided to invoke the stringent National Security Act against rumour-mongers

Five held after mob attack on contractor carrying cattle carcasses for disposal in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida
India

Five held after mob attack on contractor carrying cattle carcasses for disposal in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida

Uttar Pradesh Police said that the contractor was carrying cattle carcass with due permission from Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation officials.

12 youths in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar booked for assaulting Imam, 'forcing' him to chant 'Jai Sri Ram'
India

12 youths in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar booked for assaulting Imam, 'forcing' him to chant 'Jai Sri Ram'

The complainant, Imam Imlaq-ur-Rehman also said the youths told him to come to the village in Muzaffarnagar only after shaving off his beard.

'Don't believe rumours,' says Uttarakhand Police after reports of Kashmiri students trapped in Dehradun hostel
India

'Don't believe rumours,' says Uttarakhand Police after reports of Kashmiri students trapped in Dehradun hostel

The Uttarakhand police put out an alert on Twitter saying citizens should not believe the rumours about the Kashmiri students in Dehradun, and assured that they had handled the situation.

Bidar lynching: He looked like terrorist, says villager, days after WhatsApp rumour leads to death of 1 in rural Karnataka
India

Bidar lynching: He looked like terrorist, says villager, days after WhatsApp rumour leads to death of 1 in rural Karnataka

Messages circulating in a local WhatsApp group, late in the day Mohammed Azam was killed in Bidar, Karnataka, simply said: “Child kidnappers found in Murki.” Videos and photos of Azam and his four friends, taken just before, were attached.

Health officials injured after vendors attack team testing milk in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar
India

Health officials injured after vendors attack team testing milk in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar

A mob attacked a team of health officials, which had collected milk samples from local vendors to test for purity, in Muzaffarnagar's Naya Gaon village, the police said on Saturday.

Bengaluru New Year's mob attack: Women groped and molested; no cases filed
India

Bengaluru New Year's mob attack: Women groped and molested; no cases filed

As 2016 came to a close and Bengalureans decided to ring in the new year on Saturday night at MG Road and Brigade Road, mobs of unruly men molested women, says a report in the Bangalore Mirror.

Abhorrent carriage of vigilante justice: Tanzanian girl in Bengaluru beaten, stripped, paraded naked
India

Abhorrent carriage of vigilante justice: Tanzanian girl in Bengaluru beaten, stripped, paraded naked

A 21-year old Tanzanian student was beaten, stripped off her clothing and was forced to parade around naked by a lynch mob in Bengaluru.

Cop killed in Amethi: Is the police too not safe in Uttar Pradesh?
India

Cop killed in Amethi: Is the police too not safe in Uttar Pradesh?

The mindless killing of a cop in Amethi has drawn attention to the disappearing law and order system and has raised a question: Is police not safe in UP?