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Dec 04, 2018
UP's law-and-order woes under Yogi Adityanath raise key question: Has CM turned into embarrassment for BJP?The Bulandshahr incident points to the dangers of two diametrically opposed strategies that the Yogi Adityanath government has followed since coming to power
Sep 12, 2018
BJP has links to incidents of violence against SCs, Muslims, tribals, says UNHRC special rapporteur's reportThe report also mentioned a letter sent in May 2018 to the Government of India by the special rapporteur concerning the updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in which attention was drawn towards heightened concerns of the Bengali Muslim minority.
Sep 08, 2018
Mob lynchings: SC questions states, UTs for failing to follow guidelines to curb violence; only 9 states, 2 UTs complied with orderThe 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
Jul 17, 2018
SC tells Parliament to draft new law on mob lynching, condemns 'mobocracy': Highlights from judgmentThe Supreme Court bench passed a slew of directions to provide "preventive, remedial and punitive measures" to deal with offences like mob violence and cow vigilantism.
Feb 01, 2018
EIU Democracy Index: Vigilantism, violence against minorities pushes 'flawed democracy' India to 42nd placeIndia has slipped to 42nd place on an annual Global Democracy Index amid "rise of conservative religious ideologies" and increase in vigilantism.
Jul 31, 2017
114 veterans write to Narendra Modi, say can't look away from 'relentless vigilantism of self-appointed protectors of Hinduism'A group of 114 armed forces veterans have expressed their displeasure over the recent attacks on minorities in an open letter to Narendra Modi
Apr 07, 2017
Pehlu Khan killed by gau rakshaks in Alwar: Not Opposition, BJP faces biggest threat from withinBJP's spectacular electoral successes and spreading of national footprint have unleashed a wave of Hindu triumphalism.
Aug 24, 2016
Gau rakshaks and ID cards: An official way to condone horrors unleashed by cow protectors?Can gau rakshaks with ID cards also stop common folks on the road and turn their policing into harassment of women and young couples over a curry and rice check?
Sep 24, 2015
Not so holy after all: Couple dragged out of guest house, thrashed in HaridwarA young couple was allegedly dragged out of a guest house in Piran Kaliyar area in Haridwar and beaten by a mob, following which a case was registered against 12 people and two of them were arrested on Wednesday.
Jan 08, 2014
Does AAP's all-woman commando force spell trouble ahead in Delhi?Lofty vagueness about the force has fueled concerns that it could rapidly deteriorate into an armed vigilante group operating outside the powers of the law.