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Last updated: May 26 2018 03:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Child lifter’ messages keep police on their toes 26.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Five cases filed in the city, 16 people rescued from mobs since Wednesday; police reaching out to people to reiterate that the messages are fake
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Mob lynching continues unabated 25.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Despite strong warning from the police and a sustained campaign, mob lynching continues unabated in the city. On Wednesday, 35-year-old Gautam Sahoo,
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14 arrested in Bengaluru for lynching Rajasthan man 24.5.2018 Hindu: National
He was beaten to death after being mistaken for a child kidnapper.
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Man suspected to be child-lifter beaten to death by mob 24.5.2018 General News
A man suspected to be a child- trafficker was lynched by a mob in a crowded area of the city, police said today. Fourteen people, including four women, were arrested yesterday in this connection, they said. A mob of 25 people attacked the man at Cottonpet with cricket bats and logs, the police said. The victim Kaluram of Rajasthan was a tiles-fitter who had come to Bengaluru from Pune a month ago, they said. Some women residing near Chamarajpet garden suspected Kaluram to be a child-trafficker and chased him. The bystanders caught and assaulted him, the police said adding he was beaten up with cricket bats and logs. Following information about a man being lynched, police rushed to the scene and took him to a hospital, but he died on the way. "There was no basis for suspecting him as a child trafficker. There is a Whatsapp video in circulation portraying the features of a suspected child trafficker," the station house officer of thejurisdictional Chamarajpet police ...
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Rajasthan gets NHRC notice over alleged brutalities against Dalits 18.5.2018 General News
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Rajasthan government over alleged police brutality against Dalits in the wake of the April 2 nationwide shutdown, a spokesperson said today. The right's panel took suo moto cognizance of media reports alleging that several Dalits, falsely implicated in criminal cases, were jailed with no provision of bail even after six weeks of confinement. Several incidents of abuse of power by the police on women and children were reported from the state, the panel said. Seeking the Rajasthan chief secretary's reply within six weeks, the NHRC said the allegations of illegal arrest, physical torture and implication of people in false criminal cases raised serious issues of violation of human rights and were a matter of concern, the NHRC said. The commission also sought the state government's response on the action taken against the culprits, it said. The April 2 shutdown by Dalit groups to protest against alleged dilution of the .
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Harshvardhan, Sonam's films to clash on June 1 16.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor's vigilante film "Bhavesh Joshi Superhero" is set to clash at the box office with his sister and actress Sonam Kapoor's movie "Veere Di Wedding" on June 1.
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‘Give maximum punishment to my mother’s killers’ 14.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
It was painful to the see the video of her assault, says Rukmani’s son
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Village deserted after lynching incident 12.5.2018 Hindu: National
Fearing arrest, many residents of Athimoor and neighbouring areas are hiding in relatives’ houses
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11 more arrested 12.5.2018 Hindu: National
The police on Saturday arrested 11 more persons in connection with an incident in which a mob assaulted five persons in Athimoor village in Polur tal
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Loss of innocents: on the wave of lynchings in Tamil Nadu 11.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
It is important to analyse such incidents to understand the underlying anxieties and the drift of trouble-making attempts
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Mob mistakes 65-year-old woman to be child trafficker in Tamil Nadu, lynches her 11.5.2018 Zee News : States
An old woman was allegedly lynched in Athirmoor village near Polur, Thiruvannamalai as the mob thought that she was a child trafficker.
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65-year-old woman mistaken to be child trafficker in Tamil Nadu, lynched by mob 10.5.2018 Zee News : States
In a tragic incident, a 65-year-old woman was allegedly lynched in Tamil Nadu as the mob thought that she was a child trafficker.
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Woman mistaken for child lifter beaten to death in Tamil Nadu village 10.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
In a shocking incident of mob lynching, an elderly woman was killed and four of her relatives were injured when a mob of villagers at Athimoor near Polur in Tiruvannamalai district beaten them up mistaking them for child lifters. Two of the injured were battling for their lives. Police have identified the victim as Rukmani, 65, from Old Pallavaram in Chennai. She along with her relatives — Venkatesan, 52, S Mohnakumar, 33, Chandrasekheran, 34, and car driver R Gajendran — were on their way to visit Muthumariamman temple in Tiruvannamalai. This is the third incident of a person being killed by a mob suspecting either to be a child lifter or thief in Tiruvannamalai and its neighbouring Vellore district in the last two weeks. Police attribute the sudden rise in such mob attacks on individuals to fake news spread through WhatsApp and social media about a gang of robbers and child lifters from North India roaming in the district. Police said that when they stopped the car to inquire about the route to the ...
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This is mob justice: Bill Cosby's wife slams prosecutor, accusers for husband's guilty verdict 3.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
Bill Cosby's wife of more than 50 years jumped to his defense on Thursday, blaming his sexual-assault conviction last week on a corrupt prosecutor, a pliant press and a lying accuser that she said led to a false verdict and stirred a lynch mob against him. Camille Cosby said her husband, once a beloved actor and comedian known as America's Dad for his role in a popular 1980s TV show, was railroaded by a self-serving system that she said demanded a criminal investigation of his prosecutors. "This is mob justice, not real justice," she said in a statement issued by her publicist. "This tragedy must be undone not just for Bill Cosby, but for the country." A jury of seven men and five women convicted Cosby, 80, on April 26 of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, 45, in 2004. He faces up to 10 years in prison for each of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby's lawyers said they would appeal the verdict. He remains free on $1 million bail. Camille Cosby, 74, who attended her husband's ...
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22-year-old man lynched in Rajasthan`s Bikaner in alleged love jihad case 3.5.2018 Zee News : India National
The police, however, dismissed reports of it being a case of love jihad, saying it was a case of attraction between a couple.
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Harshvardhan unveils trailer for his next movie 2.5.2018 General News
Harshvardhan Kapoor unveiled the trailer of his upcoming movie 'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' on Tuesday and it is all about a superhero without superpowers, but with a motive to mete out vigilante justice.He tweeted, "They say timing is everything and Destiny has its way! Heroes are not born they are Made. Vikram's direction, @anuragkashyap72's dialogues and me as #BhaveshJoshiSuperhero coming to you on May 25th.Watch a glimpse of it now: http://bit.ly/BhaveshJoshiTrailer . #BhaveshJoshiTrailer."The trailer of the movie features a slacker, who decides to don tights and fight against crime.The scene at the beginning of the trailer shows three friends talk about superheroes and comic books. At Bhavesh's earliest attempts at superheroes, he wears a makeshift mask, confronts wrongdoers, but soon realises that he is out of his depth.Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, 'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' will be Harshvardhan's second film after his debut, Mirzya.The film is slated to release on May 25..
Una Dalit victims embrace Buddhism with 300 others 29.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Four Dalit youngsters, who were flogged by self-styled cow vigilantes for skinning a dead cow in Gujarat in 2016, on Sunday embraced Buddhism along with their families and about 300 others, to protest against discrimination and atrocities on them.
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Day after clashes, JNUSU and ABVP take out marches 28.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Groups fought over movie screening; blamed each other for violence
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Watch: Mumbai man pushed to death after accidentally bumping into woman at Mulund station 24.4.2018 DNA: Opinion
In a shocking incident that highlights the dangers of overcrowded stations and over-the-top vigilantism, a man was crushed to death for accidentally bumping into a woman. According to a report in midday.com, CCTV footage shows a man who accidentally bumped into a woman and apologised before he was pushed onto the track where he was crushed by an incoming train. CCTV footage shows Mulund resident Deepak Patwa was going to the office when the 56-year-old, a steel broker, accidentally bumped into a woman. Even though he profusely apologised, he was pushed by a woman and another man. The government railway police (GRP) are looking for a 35-year-old woman and another man, both of whom, according to the CCTV footage, pushed Patwa. They have been booked for murder. According to the report, Patwa, who has a steel brokering business and an office in Masjid’s Bunder Loha Bazaar, was headed to the office when he met his end. The incident happened at 2 PM on Saturday, when he accidentally bumped into a woman. The ...
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Police suspect decomposed body to be of missing tourist 21.4.2018 General News
The highly decomposed body, with it's head severed, which was recovered from Thiruvallam near Kovalam, is suspected to be of a Lithuanian tourist, reported missing since March 14, police said today. The body was found from a bushy, isolated area near a" mangrove forest on the banks of the Karmana river, they said. Police Commissioner, Thiruvananthapuram, P Prakash, said DNA and forensic tests would be carried out to confirm it. "The woman's body, with the head severed, ankles and toes detached, was recovered yesterday', another senior police officer told PTI. The head was found at a few metres away from the body. "We are probing all angles, including murder, to find the truth', the officer said. Some local people who had gone for angling had informed police about the body. The officer said DNA samples would be taken soon and sent to Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Bio-Technology here to ascertain if the body was that of the missing tourist. 33-year-old Liga Skromene, who had had ...
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