Bollywood Actress Konkana Sen and Director Maniratnam (File Photo)

FIR against 50 celebrities for letter to PM on mob lynching

Patna: An FIR was lodged in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district against celebrities including Bollywood actress Konkana Sen, director Maniratnam, Aparna Sen, Shayam Benegal, Ramchandra Guha and 45 others, who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising concern over the growing incidents of mob lynching, police said on Friday. According to district police […]

Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) O.P. Singh (File Photo)

Mob lynching: Slap NSA against rumour mongers, UP DGP tells SPs

New Delhi: In a bid to contain widespread rumours of child lifting leading to several incidents of mob lynching in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has instructed all district police chiefs to slap National Security Act (NSA) against those who are found inciting mob or spreading rumours on social media. More than 20 incidents of […]