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Mob Lynching

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.

‘Why do mob lynchings still continue unabated?’

The idea ‘instant’ justice is immensely popular, and its acceptance even higher if the perceived crime is allegedly committed by a Muslim, Dalit, Christian...

Mob lynchings in India: The need to act now is upon us

MOB LYNCHING has drastically increased in recent years, particularly since the the BJP government came to power. There has been fourfold increase in cow...

What is behind India’s epidemic of ‘mob lynching’?

Is the spate of 'mob lynchings' in India really just a spontaneous expression of mob anger?