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  • Alwar lynching case: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking court-monitored probe

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will next week hear a plea by Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan’s family, who sought a court-monitored probe on Monday. The plea also sought transfer of the trial out of Rajasthan. On September 7, the Alwar police charged three men linked to the murder of Rakbar Khan.

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    Incidents of lynching have hurt India’s reputation: Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons in China

    Beijing: Incidents of lynching have hurt India’s image, Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons, who is in China to draw in more tourists, has admitted. The minister, however, said that the ban on beef has not affected tourism in the country and sought to debunk a survey showing India as the most unsafe country for women in the world. “Well, it (lynching) shouldn’t happen. Simple. And, the Prime Minister (Narendra Modi)  has called them criminals. And,

  • Bhopal: BJP-Congress blames each other, for cow related accidents

    Bhopal: Cows have raised quite a storm including lynching, deaths and frictions between various communities on many occasions in India recently. However according to Dial 100 data cows have a major contribution among four lakh road accidents that took place in MP.

  • Assam lynching: 1 killed, 3 injured in Biswanath over suspicion of cow theft

    Guwahati: One man was lynched and three others were critically injured by a mob in Biswanath district of Assam that suspected them to be cattle lifters, police said today. Biswanath Superintendent of Police Diganta Kumar Choudhury told PTI the incident took place early yesterday at Line Number 15 of Diplonga Tea Estate under the Sootea police station.

  • Uttar Pradesh: 8 identified in Muzaffarnagar lynching case

    Muzaffarnagar: At least eight more people have been identified in connection with the lynching of a man in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district last week, police said today. The victim, Kapil Tyagi, was allegedly beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of being a thief at Bijopura village last Thursday, police had said.

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    Lynching in name of cow heartbreaking, says Kangana Ranaut

    Mumbai: Actor Kangana Ranaut on Thursday said it is a sad state of affair that people in the country are being lynched in the name of cows, even as she stressed the need to protect the animal. There have been several incidents of lynching in the country on suspicions of either cow smuggling or consuming beef.

  • No harmony among police and people can harm India: Kaushik Basu

    Mumbai: India has been getting a lot of negative publicity around the world for its divisive policies, believes economist and former economic advisor Kaushik Basu. He hopes this does not taint the years of efforts India as country put in.

  • Man beaten to death in Haryana’s Palwal over suspicion of cattle theft, 1 arrested

    Chandigarh: A man was allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of cattle theft in Palwal district of Haryana, police said today. The unidentified victim was caught by three brothers on the intervening night of August 2 and 3 while he was allegedly trying to steal cattle from the yard belonging to their father, Shradharam in Bahrola village, Palwal Sadar Police Station SHO Devender told PTI over phone.

  • Ecosystem of fear & hate fuelling mob lynching

    Murderous attacks on helpless victims have become fairly common in India. In the last three years, there have been 88 incidents of mob violence across the country in which 68 people have been killed. The grounds for killing the victims have varied, often fuelled by suspicion and rumours. While some people have been killed after being suspected of being ‘child kidnappers’, in most cases the grounds for killing have been cow slaughter

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    22-year-old man lynched to death by mob in Gujarat over suspicion of robbery

    Dahod: There is no let-up in incidents of mass hysteria. A 22-year-old tribal was allegedly lynched to death by a mob in Gujarat’s Dahod. His friend, who was also attacked, is grievously injured. The mob beat them up over suspicion of committing a theft near Kali Mahudi village.

  • Government to come up with law to cover both incidents of mob lynching, stone-pelting: Rajyavardhan Rathore

    NEW DELHI: The Centre is looking at an omnibus law to cover both incidents of mob lynching and stone-pelting. In other words, the scope of the four-member committee on lynching has been expanded. This was indicated by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in a conversation with CNN-News18. Speaking to the channel, Rathore said, “Every violence should be shunned and condemned and you cannot politicize these incidents. When a cop is killed by a mob

  • End this madness in the name of cows

    In the normal course, the highest court in the land or, for that matter, a lower court need not have concerned itself with criminal acts, but it speaks of the apparent failure of various State Governments that the Supreme Court did feel constrained to take up the matter of periodic cases of lynching. Whether the intervention of the court was justified or not, law-abiding citizens should feel a sense of relief that

  • Alwar lynching: Victim died of shock caused by injuries, reveals postmortem report

    Jaipur: Rakbar Khan, who was allegedly lynched to death on the suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, died of shock caused by his injuries, the post-mortem report has said. On Saturday, Rakbar and his friend Aslam were taking cows to their villages in Haryana through a forest area in Alwar’s Ramgarh, where they were caught by a group of people. While Aslam managed to flee, Rakbar