Mohammad Akhlaq

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AAP office attack to beef-ban: Hindu Raksha Dal's violent past

08 Jan 2020

AAP office attack to beef-ban: Hindu Raksha Dal's violent past

After Sunday's dreadful attack at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, several fingers were pointed amid a flood of fake news online.

Dadri lynching accused get front row seats at Adityanath's rally

01 Apr 2019

Dadri lynching accused get front row seats at Adityanath's rally

As Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath delivered his speech in Bisada on Sunday, he received loud cheers from those sitting in the front row.

Main accused in Dadri lynching case to contest LS elections

24 Sep 2018

Main accused in Dadri lynching case to contest LS elections

Rupendra Rana, one of the main accused in the 2015 lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri, will contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Noida on Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena's ticket.

Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader

22 Mar 2018

Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader

In a first, 11 men were sentenced to life in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday for lynching a Muslim trader last year, suspecting that he was transporting beef.

Taj was built by traitors, we'll change history: BJP MLA

16 Oct 2017

Taj was built by traitors, we'll change history: BJP MLA

The controversy over the UP government's attitude towards the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. Now BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said it was built by 'traitors'.

Dadri lynching: Two years on, jobs, compensation for Akhlaq's killers

14 Oct 2017

Dadri lynching: Two years on, jobs, compensation for Akhlaq's killers

Two years ago, 50-year-old Mohammad Ahklaq of Dadri, UP, was beaten to death by a mob after rumors surfaced that his family had consumed beef.

Another Akhlaq? Police book cow vigilantism victims, assaulters let go

14 Oct 2017

Another Akhlaq? Police book cow vigilantism victims, assaulters let go

In yet another incident of cow vigilantism, a group of men assaulted five people in Faridabad after suspecting them of carrying beef.

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

19 Mar 2017

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

The BJP's choice of hardball Hindutva advocate Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of UP has raised quite an uproar across India with liberals asking "Why?" and Hindu nationalists retorting "Why not?".