The Juvenile Immigrant: A new book captures the diaspora experience and identity politics that accompanies it
Namrata Verghese, the author of The Juvenile Immigrant, discusses why all writing is inherently political, and what constitutes the American Dream for people of Indian origin in 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Caught between Hinduisation and indifferent govt, Madias of Maharashtra struggle to make ends meet
Majority of the families belonging to the Madia tribe in Maharashtra, whose lives have been disrupted by an encroaching ‘civilisation’, are left with a Hobson’s choice — assimilate and lose their Adivasi culture or resist and lose their lives
SC judge Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay HC order on laws on beef possession
Justice Indu Malhotra Monday recused herself from hearing a batch of appeals and cross-appeals challenging a Bombay High Court verdict which held that mere possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state cannot invite criminal action
BJP has ensured cow protection becomes universal brand of politics; Congress-led govt invoking NSA in MP a typical example
The cow has turned into a potent political totem, much like the seasonal iftar photo-ops, ever since BJP graduated from Ram mandir politics to gau mata politics.
India’s leather industry takes a hit as incidents of cow-vigilantism soar: Exports declined by over 3% last year
As production and leather exports declined, cow-related violence increased from one attack each in 2012 and 2013 to three in 2014, jumping to 37 in 2017, the worst year yet for such violence
Of statue-toppling and culture wars: Not what we fight, most complete erasures are ones we embrace, surrender to
Culture, both as way of life and as artefact, is perennially in the process of being erased and created anew. The gradual erasure is not as dramatic as the deliberate pulling down of a statue, but in the long run, it is usually far more effective.
As the Yogi Adityanath government completes one year in Uttar Pradesh, this Khabar Lahariya special report examines how cows are actually faring in the heartland of gauraksha
Siddaramaiah's beef with cattle slaughter laws: How Karnataka CM waged a battle over freedom of food
That politics in India is inextricably linked to the politics of beef is well established. But this phenomenon seems especially pronounced in Karnataka.
Supreme Court fixes final hearing for pleas seeking decriminalisation of beef possession in February
Supreme Court listed for final disposal a batch of pleas challenging the Bombay High Court verdict decriminalising the possession of beef in case of animals slaughtered outside the state
In Maharashtra's Kolhapur, the production of the famed Kolhapuri Chappal too has suffered under the cow slaughter ban and increased cow vigilantism. Although the chappals are usually made of buffalo or bull hide, the ban led to the shutting down of all tanneries in the city.
Goa BJP minister Mauvin Godinho says 'no shortage of beef' in state though slaughterhouses not running at full capacity
There is no shortage of beef in Goa, BJP Mauvin Godinho said. However, he admitted that the state's only legal abattoir was not running to its full capacity
The central government has decided to roll back its plan of implementing a ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter in animal markets.
Cow meat is not exported from Uttar Pradesh and no one can have the audacity to do so, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday.
The BJP on Friday said there would not be any beef ban in Meghalaya and alleged that the Congress was "misleading" the people on the issue to gain political mileage ahead of the assembly elections next year
Haryana: Five beaten up by cow vigilantes in Faridabad on suspicion of carrying beef, over 15 booked
Five Muslim youths from Faridabad district of Haryana were thrashed by cow vigilantes who suspected them of transporting beef
Three persons have been arrested for allegedly selling and possessing beef in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the police said.
In Maharashtra's Kolhapur, the production of the famed Kolhapuri Chappal too has suffered under the ban and increased cow vigilantism. Although the chappals are usually made of buffalo or bull hide, the ban led to the shutting down of all tanneries in the city.
hantaram Naik on Friday alleged that right-wing forces could be behind the murder of Bengaluru journalist Gauri Lankesh
Tourism minister KJ Alphons does volte-face, tells foreign tourists to eat beef in their own country
Newly minted Union minister for tourism, KJ Alphons has told foreign tourists to eat beef in their countries and then come to India.