Tag: lynching

  • Man beaten to death on cattle theft suspicion

    Man beaten to death on cattle theft suspicion

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    Lucknow : A man was beaten to death by a mob in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, early on Thursday on suspicion of stealing their cattle, police said. Superintendent of Police Abhinandan Singh said three persons have been arrested. The victim was identified as Shahrukh Khan (20), who worked as a tailor in Dubai and had come…

  • Lynching bad for India’s reputation: Alphons in China

    Lynching bad for India’s reputation: Alphons in China

    By Gaurav Sharma, 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…

  • Lynching is Narendra Modi’s brutal new India: Rahul

    Lynching is Narendra Modi’s brutal new India: Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress Presdient Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the latest lynching incident in Rajasthan’s Alwar represents Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “brutal New India”. The incident came to light on Saturday. “Policemen in Alwar took three hours to get a dying Rakbar Khan, the victim of a lynch mob, to a hospital just six…

  • SC for Central advisories to states to stop mob violence, lynching

    SC for Central advisories to states to stop mob violence, lynching

    New Delhi : In a move to stop mob violence and lynching, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to issue advisories to the states explaining the gravity of the situation and listing the measures to be taken to deal with it. For “preventive, remedial and punitive” steps, the court asked the Centre and…

  • Life terms to 10 for lynching in Jharkhand

    Life terms to 10 for lynching in Jharkhand

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    Ranchi : A court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to 10 persons convicted of lynching a person in Bokaro district of Jharkhand in 2017 after suspecting him of kidnapping children. Tenughat court Judge Gulam Haider handed out the jail terms to the convicts. On April 4, 2017 a mob caught hold of victim Shamsuddin Ansari…

  • Yechury blames Trinamool, BJP’s ‘competitive communalism’ for Bengal lynching

    Yechury blames Trinamool, BJP’s ‘competitive communalism’ for Bengal lynching

    Kolkata : Describing as “unthinkable” and “painful” the lynching of two persons in West Bengal for transporting cows in pick-up vans, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday blamed the “competitive communalism” of the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP for such happenings. “It’s unthinkable that such things can happen in West Bengal,”…