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1984, When the Sun Didn’t Rise: Scars of anti-Sikh violence won't fade, Teenaa Kaur Pasricha finds
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1984, When the Sun Didn’t Rise: Scars of anti-Sikh violence won't fade, Teenaa Kaur Pasricha finds

1984, When the Sun Didn’t Rise opens in Delhi’s Tilak Nagar which, over the years, has come to be known as 'Widows Colony' — many of the families of those killed in 1984 live in this quaint neighbourhood.

Uttar Pradesh law panel submits draft bill on mob lynchings to Yogi Adityanath, pushes for life term imprisonment for guilty
India

Uttar Pradesh law panel submits draft bill on mob lynchings to Yogi Adityanath, pushes for life term imprisonment for guilty

Suggesting that such a law may be called the Uttar Pradesh Combating of Mob Lynching Act, the commission specified the responsibilities of police officers and district magistrates, spelling out the punishment for failing in their duty.

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

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.

Cab driver beaten, abused and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Thane; police arrest three accused
India

Cab driver beaten, abused and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Thane; police arrest three accused

Thane police commissioner Vivek Phansalkar said, "Based on the content of the complaint, we have registered an offence and have also included the section for insulting and hurting religious beliefs. The three accused have been arrested by the police and are in our custody. Further investigation is going on."

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

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.

'Don't have much hope': Brother of Mohsin Shaikh, Pune techie lynched in 2014, says family still waiting for justice
India

'Don't have much hope': Brother of Mohsin Shaikh, Pune techie lynched in 2014, says family still waiting for justice

It has been five years since the murder of Mohsin Shaikh, but the family of the Pune techie has still not received justice

Mobs set Hindu shops ablaze in Pakistan after veterinarian uses pages of holy book to wrap medicines
World

Mobs set Hindu shops ablaze in Pakistan after veterinarian uses pages of holy book to wrap medicines

Mobs set ablaze shops belonging to the Hindus after a veterinary doctor allegedly tore pages of a holy book and wrapped medicines in them in Pakistan's Sindh province, according to a media report.

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch
India

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch

The US ODNI intelligence singling out India, warning communal violence ahead of General Election to Lok Sabha, may indicate a certain bias, but a global rise of hate only makes that threat more serious, not less

Bulandshahr violence: Another accused Pawan Kumar arrested; count up to 35, says Uttar Pradesh Police
India

Bulandshahr violence: Another accused Pawan Kumar arrested; count up to 35, says Uttar Pradesh Police

One more accused in last month's Bulandshahr mob violence, in which a police inspector and a civilian were killed, was arrested Monday, police said.

Amartya Sen supports Naseeruddin Shah, claims India suffered because of patience for inequality, injustice
India

Amartya Sen supports Naseeruddin Shah, claims India suffered because of patience for inequality, injustice

Amartya Sen also said he would advocate changing the name of the Nalanda University, as it was not "functioning in conformity with its heritage".

Ghazipur violence: 11 arrested after constable's death in stone pelting; Congress calls it 'Adityanath's jungle rule'
India

Ghazipur violence: 11 arrested after constable's death in stone pelting; Congress calls it 'Adityanath's jungle rule'

The Congress on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a police constable in Ghazipur in stone pelting by a mob, alleging that in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's "jungle rule" neither the people were safe, nor the police.

MeitY’s draft intermediary guidelines need a relook, but not at cost of fundamental rights
News & Analysis

MeitY’s draft intermediary guidelines need a relook, but not at cost of fundamental rights

The amended guidelines fail to actually contribute in any way towards resolving the problems at hand.

Bulandshahr violence: Man who 'shot' inspector Subodh Kumar Singh sent to 14-day judicial custody
India

Bulandshahr violence: Man who 'shot' inspector Subodh Kumar Singh sent to 14-day judicial custody

A court on Friday sent to 14-day judicial custody the man who allegedly shot dead a police inspector during mob violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district earlier in December. Prashant Nat, who was arrested Thursday from Sikandrabad, was produced in the court of the additional chief judicial magistrate.

Bulandshahr violence case: Non-bailable warrant issued against Yogesh Raj and 26 others as key accused still absconds
India

Bulandshahr violence case: Non-bailable warrant issued against Yogesh Raj and 26 others as key accused still absconds

The development comes after an application was submitted by the investigators before the Chief Judicial Magistrate court in Bulandshahr, arguing that the absconding accused were trying to influence the probe.

Bulandshahr violence: Villagers question inclusion of four names, including two minors in FIR on cow slaughter
India

Bulandshahr violence: Villagers question inclusion of four names, including two minors in FIR on cow slaughter

The FIR was lodged Monday on a complaint by Bajrang Dal's Yogesh Raj, who is accused in another FIR on mob violence in Bulandshahr.

Delhi Police rescues 4 Tanzanian women, 2 Nigerian men from hostile crowd accusing them of 'cannibalism'
India

Delhi Police rescues 4 Tanzanian women, 2 Nigerian men from hostile crowd accusing them of 'cannibalism'

Delhi Police rescued four Tanzanian women and two Nigerian men from Dwarka after they were attacked by mobs in different locations following rumours of cannibalism.

Manmohan Singh says Narendra Modi failed the electorate, slams Centre on mob violence, economy
Politics

Manmohan Singh says Narendra Modi failed the electorate, slams Centre on mob violence, economy

Manmohan Singh alleged that Modi presides over a "fearful population, an economy that has been set back by foolhardy initiatives and a painful lack of jobs.

Supreme Court directs police across states to create portal for reporting instances of mob violence
India

Supreme Court directs police across states to create portal for reporting instances of mob violence

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that in cases where a group or organisation has staged a demonstration resulting in violence and damage to property, the leaders and office bearers of such group should on their own, physically present themselves for questioning within 24 hours in the concerned police station.

I&B Ministry issues advisory urging private TV channels to run warning against lynching, mob violence
India

I&B Ministry issues advisory urging private TV channels to run warning against lynching, mob violence

The Supreme Court had in July ordered that the central and state governments should broadcast on radio and television and other media platforms, including the official websites of the home department and police of the states, that lynching and mob violence of any kind shall invite serious consequences under the law.