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Kapurthala Lynching A 'Planned Murder'? Police Say No Evidence Of 'Sacrilege'

Dec 28, 2021 Ashutosh Sharma

The mob lynching of a young man inside a Gurudwara near Nijampur village in Kapurthala in Punjab has led to an arrest and outrage.

Kapurthala Lynching: Gurudwara Caretaker Arrested After CM Channi Says 'No Sacrilege'

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Police have listed 100 other unnamed people in the Kapurthala lynching case. Amongst them 25 to 30 of them were armed during the incident

Centre's help sought in bomb blast case: Punjab CM

Channi said he had spoken to Home Minister Amit Shah hours after the explosion and that the Centre has dispensed teams to Punjab to investigate the case.

Deafening Silence Of Saner Voices Against Surging Wave Of Lynch Culture

Dec 22, 2021 Ashutosh Sharma

In India, the growing cult of vigilantism is being increasingly normalised and the lynch attacks end up being glorified, both online as well as off-line.

Taking Law Into Hands, Against Teachings Of Quran: Pakistan Apex Religious Body

After a Sri Lankan national was lynched on the suspicion of blasphemy in Pakistan, the country's highest religious body has said that taking law in hands was against the teachings of Quean, Sharia and the constitution.

20 December, 2021

Ker Govt Trying To Crush BJP Popularity By Any Means: Nityanand Rai

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The Union Minister, speaking to reporters here, said the law and order situation in Kerala was "bad" and that is why these killings were happening.

15 December, 2021

‘No Separate Data On People Killed In Mob Lynching’: MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai In Parliament


MoS (Minister of State) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai in response to a question in Rajya Sabha said no separate data on persons killed or injured by vigilante groups crowds is maintained by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

08 December, 2021

Pakistan Mob Lynching: Sri Lankan Minister Demands Apology From Pakistan Minister For Insensitive Remarks


After the Pakistani Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said that murders take place when young people get emotional, the Sri Lankan minister said that this remark justifies such killings.

06 December, 2021

Pakistan Lynching: Remains Of Sri Lankan National Arrives In Colombo


Pakistan lynching: A mob of over 800 men attacked the Sri Lankan national and set him on fire over allegations of blasphemy on Friday in Sialkot district.

06 December, 2021

Lanka Premier League: Security Increased After Lynching Of Sri Lankan In Pakistan


A dozen of Pakistanis players, including Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Amir, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Hafeez, are competing in the Lankan Pre ier League T20 tournament.

03 December, 2021

Kangana Ranaut: Had The Police Not Been There, Then I Would've Been Lynched

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The Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony had summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to appear before it on December 6 over her controversial social media post about Sikhs. Protesters stopped her car on Friday, demanding an apology for the same.


01 December, 2021

Prime Accused In AASU Leader Lynching Case Killed In Accident While Trying To Flee Police Custody

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"The police vehicle, which was moving at a high speed, hit the accused accidentally as he was trying to flee. The driver of the vehicle then lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a wall, and was damaged," Jorhat Superintendent of Police Ankur Jain told PTI.

03 November, 2021

Lakimpur Kheri Violence: Police Arrests Two Men For Allegedly Lynching BJP Workers

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Eight people were killed in the incident, after UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had visited Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.

17 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: Three Accused 'Nihang' Sent To Custody, Two SITs To Probe Case

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Haryana police sought remand of the accused on the ground that they have to reconstruct the scene of the crime, recover clothes that the accused wore at the time of the incident, and interrogate them in depth about the entire incident.

16 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: BJP Says ‘Anarchists’ Behind Farmer Protests Need To Be Exposed

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BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.

10 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Second FIR States Protestors Attacked BJP Men; No Mention Of Farmer's Killing

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The FIR lodged on the basis of a complaint by Sumit Jaiswal, who claimed to have been among the BJP workers going to welcome Uttar Pradesh's Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya for a wrestling event.

13 September, 2021

Mob Lynches A Migrant Worker In WB On Suspecting He Was A Thief

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A 24-year-old migrant worker, who had returned home in West Bengal's Malda district from Nagpur, was lynched by a mob suspecting him to be a thief, police said on Sunday.


13 August, 2021

Kanpur Assault Case: 3 Held For Thrashing Muslim Man, Asking Him To Chant 'Jai Shri Ram' Gets Bail

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Videos of the assault, which also shows Afsar Ahmad’s five-year-old daughter pleading with the men to let her father go, had gone viral on social media.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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