Gulf Times - lynchings
Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings

Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings

Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-bridge

Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Suspected vigilantes on Saturday killed a Muslim man transporting two cows in India, just 15 months after a similar attack spotlighted the growing influence of pro-Hindu fringe groups.

WhatsApp curbs India service after lynchings

WhatsApp curbs India service after lynchings

WhatsApp announced curbs on its service in India on Friday in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal action in its biggest market.

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said Sunday.

Sardar Patel kept India united: Modi

Sardar Patel kept India united: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday praised India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, saying he played a great role in uniting the country after Independence.