Lynched

  • Brazilian woman lynched to death after a Facebook post for a local news outlet declared her a witch 14-05-2014 11:39 AM

    London: In a bizarre incident, a mob reportedly lynched a Brazilian woman - suspected of being a witch - to death after a Facebook post for a local news outlet spread an alert, claiming that she had been seen abducting children. The woman died in Guaruja city near Sao Paulo...
  • Man beaten to death for stealing a mobile phone battery 07-03-2014 12:32 PM

    A man was beaten to death by people for stealing a mobile phone battery in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district early Friday, police said. According to police, villagers caught Sajid while stealing the battery from a shop and started beating him black and blue. He died on the spot.The body was sent...
  • Couple lynched for practising witchcraft 06-03-2014 02:00 PM

    A couple was beaten to death by their neighbours for allegedly practising witchcraft in a Bihar village. Three people have been arrested for the killings, police said Thursday. The couple's daughter was also injured in the attack. Rameshwar Yadav and his wife Kaushalya Devi were attacked by their neighbours and...
  • Burglar lynched after he kills house owner in Palamu 21-01-2014 08:59 AM

    One person was killed by a burglar, who was later lynched in Pachmo village in Palamu district, police said. 45-year-old Buddhu Ram and his wife (40) resisted the burglar late on Sunday night and in the scuffle, Ram died after being hit by a sharp weapon by the intruder, Superintendent...
  • Evanna Lynch wants to be part of 'Harry Potter' prequel 14-10-2013 03:30 PM

    London: Actress Evanna Lynch is keen to reprise her 'Harry Potter' character Luna Lovegood in author JK Rowling's latest film adaptation, 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'. The 22-year-old actress said that when she heard the film was in development at Warner Bros, she tweeted studio bosses and begged...
  • Man killed for objecting to molestation attempt on daughter, accused lynched by mob 08-08-2013 10:02 AM

    In a gruesome incident, a 22-year- old man on Wednesday shot dead a girl's father after he objected to eve-teasing his daughter, and later in retaliation, the youth was lynched by locals at a village , police said. The incident took place in Jawali village at Loni. According to police,...
  • Maharashtra: Sand mafia tries to lynch tehsildar 15-10-2012 08:02 AM

    Mumbai: The sand mafia has struck again, this time in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district. A village tehsildar reportedly bore the brunt of attack by the goons of a local sand mafia after he intercepted three of their vehicles that was carrying illegally quarried sand from the Bori river. The incident happened...
  • Goon lynched to death by furious mob in Nagpur 10-10-2012 11:23 PM

    Nagpur: A notorious criminal involved in a number of illegal activities along with his brother, was allegedly lynched to death by an angry mob near the busy Amravati road in Nagpur even as his sibling managed to flee from the spot, police said on Wednesday. The accused Iqbal Sheikh alias...
  • US man douses daughter with acid 04-09-2012 04:40 AM

    New York: In a chilling incident, a wheelchair-bound father in the US doused his daughter with acid that caused the skin to peel from her face as she stormed out in the streets pleading for help in smoking clothes. The man who claimed his daughter had been abusing him splashed...
  • Being an icon is a big job: Isabella Rossellini 22-08-2012 05:10 PM

    London: Model-actress Isabella Rossellini, who famously starred in David Lynch's 1986 film 'Blue Velvet', says being a Hollywood icon is a big job. Isabella, who is the daughter of the late Italian film director Roberto Rossellini and Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman, said that glitzy showbiz events are an exhausting affair,...
  • Bihar IAS officer murder: Ex-MP's life term upheld 10-07-2012 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the life sentence awarded to former Bihar MP Anand Mohan for inciting a crowd to lynch to death Gopalganj District Magistrate G Krishnaiah in 1994. A Patna court had earlier awarded him death sentence, a first involving anyone who's been a member...
  • Goldman Sachs, BofA-ML cut India GDP forecast 25-05-2012 05:24 PM

    Mumbai: Analysts at Goldman Sachs and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch cut their growth forecasts for India, following up on a Morgan Stanley downgrade earlier this week that had sparked much concern in domestic markets. The downgrades come in a tough month for Indian markets, after global risk aversion surged, exposing...
  • Nagpur: 3 persons lynched over sexual harassment 09-05-2012 02:01 PM

    Nagpur: Three persons were allegedly lynched to death by an angry mob over sexual harassment in Bharat Nagar area of the city this morning, police said. One of the three men was apparently dressed in a saree, while the other two, in the guise of policemen, indulged in sexual harassment,...
  • US rating likely to be downgraded again: Merrill 24-10-2011 07:30 AM

    New York: The United States will likely suffer the loss of its triple-A credit rating from another major rating agency by the end of this year due to concerns over the deficit, Bank of America Merrill Lynch forecasts. The trigger would be a likely failure by Congress to agree on...
  • Affluent women worry about outliving money 01-02-2011 11:41 AM

    New York: Affluent women expect to be more active than their male counterparts in retirement, but they are also more worried about outliving their money, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch study. The vast majority of affluent baby boomers, the more than 75 million Americans born from 1946...
  • Watch: Mob beats up woman on Srinagar streets 14-05-2009 04:34 PM

    The angry mob caught hold of the woman and beat her up. ...
  • Here is how ordinary Americans view the bailout 29-09-2008 02:13 PM

    The question everyone is asking is whether the bailout will work. ...
  • Economy in dire straits, Bush's weekend plans intact 29-09-2008 09:59 AM

    Bush's weekend schedule makes it seem there isn't really any crisis. ...