Lynchings

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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Fake news, Social Media, WhatsApp forwards, Lynchings

How anonymity allowed the weaponisation of WhatsApp

India Today cover story highlights the dangerous misuse of social media, and how to stop it.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Maharashtra, Tripura, Modi government, Lynchings

Maharashtra, Tripura lynchings: What happens when a govt has zero-tolerance policy on everything but hate crime

The world suffers a lot not because of bad people, but because of the silence of 'good people'.

POLITICS

 |  The Big M  |  7-minute read
Hate crimes, Lynchings, Hindutva, Gau Rakshaks

Armed men, friendly cops, underfed cows: My visit to a Haryana gau rakshak office

‘We were really hurt when Modi said we were goondas, we are working with the administration’.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Lynchings, Minority appeasement, Communal Violence, Narendra Modi

Has rising turmoil really destroyed India’s growth story?

Parties predicting doom and disaster today are the ones that have appeased, and not empowered, citizens for decades.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Congress, BJP, Bengal, Hate crimes

Karwan-e-Mohabbat 2018: Lynchings expose the hollowed out promises of India’s republic

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

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Lynchings, Economy, Hindutva, BJP

Let not fear rule us in 2018

A country’s peace and prosperity is under threat when its economic and social health is poor.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Videos, Murder, Rajasthan, Lynchings

Why videos of rape, lynching and hackings are on the rise in India

The videos exist in public domain titillating its 'consumers' and gradually normalising the crime itself.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
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

 |  5-minute read
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.