Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: lynchings

Pakistani police served accused before a lynch mob. Now Imran Khan saying ‘zero tolerance’

Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif has condemned the Khanewal incident and said that reversal of extremism in society should be a national issue.

Another man killed in Punjab for ‘sacrilege bid’, hours after Golden Temple lynching

The killing took place at Gurdwara Nijampur Mod on Kapurthala-Subhanpur road amid an altercation between police and a crowd that refused to hand over the culprit, police said.

The joke that is Earth day and hand sanitisers instead of food for poor

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why NCRB collected data on lynching, cow slaughter & hate crime, but left it out of report

The NCRB, whose reports provide an estimate of the crime situation in India, released its much-delayed report for 2017 Monday. 

We can’t talk about Gandhi if we don’t speak up on Kashmir and lynchings

Gandhi was no doubt a pacifist, but not at the cost of suffering injustice. His sensibilities, his techniques, his message were informed by a distinctly modern outlook.

YK Alagh on ‘real’ rural distress, Mahesh Vyas on why unemployment highest in 33 months

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

As lynchings increase, Modi govt dawdles on central law that SC wanted a year ago

The Supreme Court had urged Parliament to enact a law to deal with the rise in lynching cases, but there has been little movement in this direction.

Communal violence in the time of Modi has a distinct shade. Here’s why

With targeted hate crimes on the rise, an atmosphere of fear has become ubiquitous among India's minorities. 

Those who lynch can’t call themselves nationalists: Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President said that nationalism doesn't involve discriminating others on any basis and highlighted the need for societal change. 

Indian heads of social media platforms likely to be punished if fake news not checked

A panel headed by Rajnath Sigh is like to recommend action against social media platforms if they do not remove objectionable content from their site.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.