3 MUSLIM CLERICS ASSAULTED ON TRAIN IN UTTAR PRADESH FOR COVERING HEADS WITH ‘RUMAL’ Current Affairs 

3 Muslim clerics assaulted on train in Uttar Pradesh for covering heads with ‘Rumal’

Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh: Three Muslim clerics were assaulted on a moving train by six or seven unknown assailants and thrown off a moving train in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh last night. The clerics who were returning from Delhi have suffered severe injuries and are undergoing treatment at the district hospital. The three, who teach at a madrasa hailing from Aheda village in Baghpat were preparing to get off at their destination after a visit to the Markazi Masjid in Delhi, when they were attacked with rods and thrown off…

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Public Lynching: A new gift for India

“Lynching is an extrajudicial punishment by an informal group. It is most often used to characterize informal public executions by a mob in order to punish an alleged transgressor, or to intimidate a group.” Amy Wood wrote in her book “Rough Justice: Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947”. This practice has a long history, but the term “lynching” originated in American Civil War in the late 1800s. In today’s India, lynching is becoming a daily affair. People are taking law into their own hands and this unlawful practice needs to be…

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