Less than a week after the election result and before the swearing in of the new Modi sarkar, reports of hate crimes are already piling up. This page attempts to record instances of hate crimes, targeting and discrimination based on identity that appears to enjoy impunity.
|Dr. Payal Tadvi committed suicide after casteist slurs |
Dr. Payal Tadavi, 23, a post graduate student at Dr. Nair hospital committed suicide after repeated casteist slurs from Dr Hema Ahuja, Dr Bhakti Mehar, and Dr Ankita.
Nair Hospital, Navpada, Sahar Village, Mumbai Central, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Muslim couple assaulted |
A Muslim man was beaten on suspicion of carrying beef and then forced to thrash his wife while saying "Jai Shri Ram"
Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, Indi
|Gou rakshaks vandalize dairy and assult people |
Gou rakshaks (cow vigilantes) entered a dairy in Gokul Nagar in Chittasgarh capital of Raipur and vandalized the dairy alleging the sale of beef. The owner Usman Qureshi and his employees were assaulted.
Gokul Nagar, Kota, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
|Dalit couple assaulted by over 200 upper caste men |
A mob of over 200 upper caste men assaulted a dalit couple at their home over a Facebook post alleging that the government does not allow the use of the village temple for dalit wedding ceremonies. While 11 of the attackers were arrested after a complaint was filed by the wife, the husband too was booked for promoting enmity between two groups. The husband was threatened of dire consequences if he did not delete the post.
Padra - Jambusar Road, Vishaladni Vadi, Mahuvad, Gujarat, India
|Cow vigilante Gou rakshaks kill man transporting horses |
Yasir Hussain and Nayeem Shah were transporting horses when they were attacked by gou rakshak cow vigilantes who thrashed them brutally for transporting cattle and shot Nayeem dead.
|Aide of Smriti irani murdered by unknown persons |
Close aide of Smriti Irani was shot dead by two unknown persons. Police suspect political rivalry or personal grudge.
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Man from Bihar thrashed and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' |
Muslim man from Bihar was beaten up and his skull cap thrown to the ground and trampled. He was forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram". Assailants unknown.
Gurugram, Haryana, India
|Man shot at over Muslim name |
Mohammed Qasim was stopped by Rajiv Yadav and asked his name. When he heard the name, Rajiv Yadav shot him and told him to go to Pakistan.
Kumbhi Road, Kumbhi, Begusarai, Bihar, India
|Doctor accosted by group of men and asked to say Jai Shri ram |
Emminent gynaecologist Dr. Arun Gadre was accosted by a gang of men and ordered to say "Jai Shri Ram"
Hanuman Mandir, Raja Bazar Road Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi
|Woman wearing hijab intimidated by men chanting Jai Shri ram |
Student wearing hijab was threatened and intimidated by unknown outsiders on the campus of North Bengal Medical College
North Bengal Medical College, Siliguri, West Bengal, India