Lynchings

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POLITICS

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Mohammed Ayub, Gujarat 2002, Lynchings, Gau Rakshaks

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: How arrest of gau rakshaks impacted lynchings in Gujarat

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read
Gau Rakshaks, Mohammad Akhlaq, Lynchings, Pehlu Khan

Meet nobody, India's scariest serial killer, who lynched Pehlu Khan

Rajasthan Police in Alwar think none of those named in no uncertain terms by the victim and his kin are guilty.

VOICES

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Fake Encounters, Lynchings, Yogi Adityanath, Muslim men

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: Uttar Pradesh has found a new excuse to kill Muslim men

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

VOICES

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Hate Crime, Gau Rakshaks, Lynchings, Cow Vigilantism

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: When lynch mob killed a young Hindu man mistaken to be Muslim

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Hate Crime, Gau Rakshaks, Lynchings, Cow Vigilantism

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: Surviving the gau rakshak's trishul

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Hate Crime, Gau Rakshaks, Lynchings, Cow Vigilantism

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: Disturbing trend of lynch mobs making videos of their kill

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Women's hair, Casteism, Lynchings, Dalit Killings

Mob lynches Dalit woman. She was accused of being a 'witch', for cutting women's hair

Rumour-mongering and caste or religion have a sinister connection.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Lynchings, India, Hitler, Holocaust

Could we please stop making Holocaust analogies?

By focussing on an 'exotic', horrible crime we are overlooking the mundane mass murders that are closer to home, and which are much more dangerous.

POLITICS

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Lynchings, Vigilantism, Politics, Anti-national

Problem with nationalism is that it’s foreign and imported

It must smell of our soil, our air, our water, our imagination, our spirit. And when I look for things of that sort, it is very little that comes to mind or to hand.

VARIETY

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Violence, Bullying, Lynchings, Delhi schools

Why news of Class 5 student 'beaten' to death by classmates is worrying

Has the spectre of everyday public lynchings percolated to our schools and children's psyche?