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Mob lynching in Indian state worries Catholic activists

Concern is growing among Catholic activists in India over repeated incidents of mob lynching in the eastern state of Jharkhand, which has a sizable...

MP lynching: Bajrang Dal says works with police, handed over Seoni tribals to it

By Anand Mohan J  / The Indian Express For the past two days, Bajrang Dal leaders in Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh have been in...

Spectre Of Mob Lynchings Continues To Haunt India Amid Lacklustre Laws

By Ashutosh Sharma / Outlook India On the morning of January 4, an angry mob held a meeting in Jharkhand and decided to punish Sanju...

Jharkhand HC grants bail to Latehar lynching convicts

Jharkhand High Court on Monday granted bail to eight people convicted who belong to the Hindu extremist group for mob lynching and hanging of...

What is Causing the Rise of Communal Violence in Madhya Pradesh?

By Kashif Kakvi Bhopal: A bangle seller in Indore, a street vendor in Dewas, a scrap dealer in Ujjain and a chaat seller, again in Indore—the...

The forked tongue

By Mathew John  Two news reports appeared recently in a leading national daily. In one, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Mohan Bhagwat, waxed...

Farm labour lynched to death in West Bengal’s Malda

A 36 year old farm labour, Sheikh Ghishu succumbed to injuries after being brutally assaulted by a mob under Ratua police station of Malda...

Mohammad Ismail lynched to death in Bihar’s Araria

New Delhi:  30-year-old Mohammad Ismail was lynched to death in Araria district of Bihar on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. The police...

WhatsApp fake news connects with media bias: LSE report

LSE’s Shakuntala Banaji and Ram Bhat explain the findings of their recent research into how Whatsapp is used to spread misinformation in India, and make recommendations to improve how the platform and others tackle this problem.