Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicMob violence

Topic: Mob violence

Muslim minds, not bodies, are targets of Hindutva vigilantes. Their crimes resemble terrorism

The spectacle of complete subjugation of Muslims by a Hindu mob in a viral video is not just symbolic but necessary for the cause of 'Hindu Rashtra'.

Ex-Congress mayor accused in Bengaluru riots case ‘absconding’, police on the lookout

According to the police, Congress corporator Sampath Raj, accused of instigating a mob against Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasa, was discharged from hospital without informing them.

Mian Mithu, the extremist cleric whom Hindu families dread in Pakistan’s Sindh

Mian Mithu is evergreen. Electoral losses, public protests mean nothing to him. And now he has been caught leading rioters in Ghotki.

Pakistanis say Muslims should rebuild Ghotki temples vandalised by mob

A mob went on a rampage in northern Pakistan's Ghotki district after a parent accused a Hindu school principal of blasphemy.

Child-lifting rumours send UP mobs on thrashing spree — 37 FIRs filed in one month

In just last four days of August, 12 cases of violence emerged, including holding people hostage. At least 3 others died and 140 people have been arrested.

VHP says liberals defaming India, lists Godhra, Akshardam attack as ‘lynching of Hindus’

To counter letter written by intelligentsia & celebrities on use of 'Jai Shri Ram' to intimidate minorities, VHP lists 84 cases of violence 'against Hindus'.

Mob beats up Muslim man in Assam for selling beef, questions if he’s on NRC list

The victim claimed he was force-fed pork during the mob attack. A video, reportedly of the attack, has also surfaced on social media.

Within a month of Bulandshahr cop killing, UP mob murders Ghazipur head constable

Ghazipur head constable Suresh Pratap Singh is survived by a wife and three children.

‘Delhi taxi driver’ arrested for shooting Bulandshahr cop

Police say 30-year-old Prashant Natt has admitted that he had fired the shot which killed inspector Subodh Kumar in the 3 December mob violence.

Licensed guns, Delhi car & chopper used – Bulandshahr cow slaughter case cracked, say police

Police claim they have pieced together the Bulandshahr cattle killing case after arresting and questioning three accused

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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