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SC to States: Implement directives to stop mob lynching

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra granted the last opportunity to the defaulting states and UTs, warning if they did not file their reports within a week, then their home secretaries will have to appear in person before court. During the hearing, the Centre informed the court that …

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Lynching an abhorrent act: PM Modi

All round, inclusive fast paced development, this is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. In an interview to a national daily, Prime Minister said that while the government is doing all it can to meet the expectations and aspirations of the electorate, the opposition is …

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Mob lynching incidents should not be politicized: HM Rajnath Singh

Speaking in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that government has taken mob lynching incidents very seriously. He said a high-level committee under the chairmanship of Union Home Secretary has been formed, which will give its report within four weeks and the government will take necessary …

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Mob Lynching: Panel formed to suggest measures

Government is concerned at the incidents of violence by mobs in some parts of the country. Government has already condemned such incidents and made its stand clear in the Parliament that it is committed to upholding the rule of law and adopting effective measures to curb such incidents. Government respects …

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SC cracks down on mob lynching; asks Centre to frame new law

Giving its observations on a petition against lynching by cow vigilantes, the apex court called such incidents as horrendous acts of mobocracy.  SC made it clear that no individual can take law into his own hands.  The apex court also directed the state governments to take appropriate action and said …

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23 arrested in Dhule Lynching case

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis says the guilty will not be spared. He also announced compensation of five lakh rupees for the kin of those killed. Its a big breakthrough in the horrific lynching incident in Dhule in Maharashtra, which claimed 5 lives. Police has arrested 23 people and is questioning them …

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