Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicTabrez Ansari

Topic: Tabrez Ansari

In Jharkhand, lynching spares no religion and police & govt think it’s ‘routine’

21 people have been lynched in the state over the past two years for allegedly transporting beef or consuming beef, and over child-lifting rumours.

3 years after JNU student Najeeb went missing, his mother to march to Amit Shah’s residence

On 15 October, Fatima Nafees will be joined by slain UP cop Subodh Kumar Singh's wife Rajni Singh and families of Tabrez Ansari & Gauri Lankesh.

Mob lynching in Jharkhand again: Beaten up for ‘selling beef’, tribal man dead, 2 critical

5 held so far. Police say mob came from neighbouring villages after news of alleged cow slaughter spread through text & WhatsApp messages.

Murder charges in Tabrez Ansari lynching case brought back against all accused

Eight days after dropping murder charges, Jharkhand police brought them back against the accused amid protests and Ansari's wife threatening suicide.

The ‘gravity’ of India’s economic slowdown and Piyush Goyal does it again

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

Lynching becomes heart attack, victim pays not rapist & rope turns snake in police-neta raj

The police-politician nexus isn’t new. But it has worsened dramatically and IPS has now lost its moral and professional centre of gravity.

Jharkhand Police defend decision to scale down murder charges in Tabrez Ansari lynching case

The police questioned the criticism, saying the decision was made based on a proper investigation and forensic reports.

Tabrez Ansari’s wife demands CBI probe, alleges police protecting accused in lynching case

Shahista Parween questions post-mortem report that says Tabrez Ansari died of heart attack, says police watered down murder charge to protect accused.

Murder charges dropped against all 13 accused in Tabrez Ansari’s mob lynching case

The 13 accused were arrested in connection with the death of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari, who was thrashed and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' for an alleged theft.

Mob lynching criminals will be punished irrespective of caste or religion: Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand is the only state in the country where such cases are taken up on a fast-track basis with quick punishment to the guilty, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said.

On Camera

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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