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Can't silence us: Fresh letter condemns sedition case against celebrities
India

Can't silence us: Fresh letter condemns sedition case against celebrities

The 49 celebrities, who were booked for sedition, have found support from over 180 personalities, including veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah and historian Romila Thapar.
Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION
India

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.
Bulandshahr: Accused out on bail, murdered cop's wife fears threat
India

Bulandshahr: Accused out on bail, murdered cop's wife fears threat

In December last year, a cop was murdered by an unruly mob in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh and later, several people were arrested.
Tabrez Ansari lynching: Days after outrage, accused charged with murder
India

Tabrez Ansari lynching: Days after outrage, accused charged with murder

A few days back, Jharkhand police had willy-nilly dropped the murder charges against 11 people accused of lynching Tabrez Ansari, a Muslim man, in June.
Assam: Mob beats 73-year-old doctor to death, 21 detained
India

Assam: Mob beats 73-year-old doctor to death, 21 detained

A murderous mob took the life of a 73-year-old doctor in Assam only because he was not "present" at the hospital when a worker needed treatment.
#HarishJatavLynching: Government agrees to fair probe, family cremates his father
India

#HarishJatavLynching: Government agrees to fair probe, family cremates his father

The family of Harish Jatav, who was allegedly beaten to death by a mob in July, performed the last rites of his father on Sunday after the Rajasthan government gave assurance of a fair probe.
#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice
India

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

In a disturbing turn of events, the blind father of a man who was lynched to death in Rajasthan's Alwar last month, committed suicide earlier this week. He was forced to take the extreme step as authorities did nothing to bring his son's killers to justice.
Pehlu Khan lynching: Family blames probe after accused walk free
India

Pehlu Khan lynching: Family blames probe after accused walk free

In 2017, a man was lynched on suspicion of being a cow smuggler, the act was filmed, and the incident made everyone angry.
49 celebrities write to PM Modi, demand action against lynchings
India

49 celebrities write to PM Modi, demand action against lynchings

The atmosphere of the country is troubling and something needs to be done about hate-driven crimes-- this is the gist of a letter which 49 celebrities wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

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