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Maharashtra election: Shashi Tharoor in Pune recounts mob lynchings of Mohsin Shaikh, Mohammad Akhlaq, Pehlu Khan, asks 'is this our Bharat'
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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.

Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act
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Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act

Journalist and Republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday conducted a prime-time debate on his channel on the issue of 49 prominent personalities writing a letter to the prime minister expressing concern over the rising number of hate crimes in the country including lynching.

Gujarat Congress MLA tables bill against 'mob lynchings', withdraws it following angry debate
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Gujarat Congress MLA tables bill against 'mob lynchings', withdraws it following angry debate

The Gujarat Assembly witnessed angry exchanges on Wednesday during a debate on a private member's bill tabled by a Congress MLA Imran Khedawala for punishing mob lynchings and violence against the minorities

Venkaiah Naidu calls India most secular country in world, says 'isolated incidents' happen here and there
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Venkaiah Naidu calls India most secular country in world, says 'isolated incidents' happen here and there

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said India does not need any lessons from others, as it is the most secular country in the world, where religious freedoms are guaranteed by the Constitution.

WhatsApp has evolved into a fake news medium and needs IT solutions to fix things
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WhatsApp has evolved into a fake news medium and needs IT solutions to fix things

While there is no easy solution to fight fake news, citizens are pitching in to wage war against it.

Mob lynchings: SC questions states, UTs for failing to follow guidelines to curb violence; only 9 states, 2 UTs complied with order
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Mob lynchings: SC questions states, UTs for failing to follow guidelines to curb violence; only 9 states, 2 UTs complied with order

The Supreme Court on Friday took a stern view of the fact that only 9 of the 29 states, an 2 of 7 UTs have framed a report against lynchings based on the apex court's detailed 17 July 17 order

Supreme Court asks all states to submit reports on procedures to stop cow vigilantism, mob lynchings within one week
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Supreme Court asks all states to submit reports on procedures to stop cow vigilantism, mob lynchings within one week

The Supreme Court has warned all states to comply with its 17 July verdict directing states to submit reports on the procedure to curb to incidents of cow vigilantism and mob lynchings.

Tehseen Poonawalla appears before official panel mulling over anti-lynching law, suggests life term for guilty
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Tehseen Poonawalla appears before official panel mulling over anti-lynching law, suggests life term for guilty

Poonawalla, who is pressing for an anti-lynching bill or Masuka (Manav Suraksha Kanoon), told PTI that he had a fruitful meeting with the panel headed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba

PDP MP Muzaffar Baig's warning against mob lynchings: 'Killings in the name of cow will cause another partition'
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PDP MP Muzaffar Baig's warning against mob lynchings: 'Killings in the name of cow will cause another partition'

Senior PDP leader and Lok Sabha member from Baramulla Muzaffar Hussain Baig on Saturday warned of another partition of India if lynching of Muslims over cow-smuggling allegations were not stopped forthwith.

SC slams Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Yahoo for promoting 'objectionable material'
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SC slams Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Yahoo for promoting 'objectionable material'

The court warned to impose a fine of Rs 5 lakh/day if they fail to develop a foolproof mechanism.

WhatsApp to bring fake news verification model ahead of 2019 elections in India
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WhatsApp to bring fake news verification model ahead of 2019 elections in India

WhatsApp will look if any spurious messages are being circulated before the polls kick in especially 48-hours ahead of polling

Karnataka Police arrest 25 men over latest WhatsApp rumour-led lynching
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Karnataka Police arrest 25 men over latest WhatsApp rumour-led lynching

The mob had lynched a 32-year-old man after WhatsApp rumours that he was a child-kidnapper.

Swaraj at 70 Part 2: Not being able to disagree without causing upheaval is dangerous, says Sushobha Barve
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Swaraj at 70 Part 2: Not being able to disagree without causing upheaval is dangerous, says Sushobha Barve

Firstpost spoke to Sushobha about the situation in Kashmir, the recent spate of mob-lynchings and the meaning of Swaraj in present day India.

'Hindustan turning into lynchistan': Opposition raises heat in Parliament, blames BJP for encouraging gau rakshaks
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'Hindustan turning into lynchistan': Opposition raises heat in Parliament, blames BJP for encouraging gau rakshaks

The Opposition Monday accused the BJP-led government of encouraging organisations behind violence by cow vigilantes, with Congress claiming that lynching of people in the name of religion and cow protection began only after the NDA assumed power

Parliament Day 10 highlights: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha as BJP, Congress spar over resignations in Gujarat ahead of RS polls
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Parliament Day 10 highlights: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha as BJP, Congress spar over resignations in Gujarat ahead of RS polls

It is likely that the Opposition will disrupt the Parliament proceedings on Day 10 of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament.

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 9: After week full of disruptions, Lok Sabha witnesses smooth sailing
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Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 9: After week full of disruptions, Lok Sabha witnesses smooth sailing

After almost a week the two Houses witnessed smooth proceedings that led onto a few meaningful discussions.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: NDA, Opposition clash over suspension of Congress leaders in Lok Sabha
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: NDA, Opposition clash over suspension of Congress leaders in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha saw a verbal clash between the ruling side and the opposition, with Congress demanding an immediate debate on the lynching issue while the BJP sought an apology from the Congress members suspended for throwing papers towards the Speaker

Shadipur, Ranjitnagar residents take out peace march against lynchings in New Delhi
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Shadipur, Ranjitnagar residents take out peace march against lynchings in New Delhi

Residents of Shadipur, Khampur and Ranjit Nagar in central-west Delhi Thursday took out a peace march against mob lynchings and terror attacks

Mob lynchings: Islamic body fears situation deteriorating, PM Modi's statements having no impact
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Mob lynchings: Islamic body fears situation deteriorating, PM Modi's statements having no impact

An Islamic forum said the Centre's assurance that those involved in mob lynchings would be acted against was not having any impact on the ground, and the situation was "deteriorating very fast"