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Stray cattle menace: MP farmers lose sleep over threat to crops from bovines; govt looks for answers in gaushalas
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Stray cattle menace: MP farmers lose sleep over threat to crops from bovines; govt looks for answers in gaushalas

The slaughter of cattle, whether male calves or cows past their utility, is banned in Madhya Pradesh. But traders would take them to West Bengal where their slaughter is allowed, or smuggle them to Bangladesh

Congress' indecision may make BJP's return 'possible' as national security replaces cow, Hindutva as key poll issue
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Congress' indecision may make BJP's return 'possible' as national security replaces cow, Hindutva as key poll issue

The Congress, the only party that could have actually stopped the BJP, is playing dead, except for occasional outbursts on Rafale

Cabinet approves another cow-related scheme: Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is Modi govt's latest initiative to protect the bovine
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Cabinet approves another cow-related scheme: Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is Modi govt's latest initiative to protect the bovine

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal seeking the establishment of 'Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog' for cow protection and effective implementation of welfare schemes.

BJP has ensured cow protection becomes universal brand of politics; Congress-led govt invoking NSA in MP a typical example
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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.

Rajasthan government to felicitate those adopting stray cows; deputy CM Sachin Pilot says it will 'bring people together'
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Rajasthan government to felicitate those adopting stray cows; deputy CM Sachin Pilot says it will 'bring people together'

The Congress-led Rajasthan government has decided to honour those who adopt stray cows, on days of national importance, like Independence Day and Republic Day, with special certificates.

Bulandshahr violence: Murder of Subodh Kumar Singh by mob dents Yogi Adityanath's 'tough' image, highlights perils of cow politics
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Bulandshahr violence: Murder of Subodh Kumar Singh by mob dents Yogi Adityanath's 'tough' image, highlights perils of cow politics

After the violence in Bulandshahr, it's clear that it's time for Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to take care of his own state. Touring can wait.

Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise voters
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Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise voters

Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: The Meo Muslims in Alwar haven't forgotten the the mob lynchings at the hands of self-styled gau rakshaks, and neither have Dalit protesters who faced police heavy-handedness for protesting against dilution of SC/ST act

After cow ministry, Shivraj Singh Chouhan to launch 'Cow Express' — an emergency healthcare service on wheels for ailing bovines
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After cow ministry, Shivraj Singh Chouhan to launch 'Cow Express' — an emergency healthcare service on wheels for ailing bovines

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Wednesday that his government will launch Cow Express, a dedicated emergency health service on wheels for ailing bovine animals in 313 blocks in the state on 15 October.

BJP must counter Rahul's charges of 'divisive politics' by dismantling partisan UPA-era policies
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BJP must counter Rahul's charges of 'divisive politics' by dismantling partisan UPA-era policies

The BJP must provide the country with an alternative idea of India. It should be fighting against the ‘divisive policies’ of the UPA government which are still in place.

Amit Shah's convoy vehicle hits cow in Odisha's Jajpur district; animal no longer in danger
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Amit Shah's convoy vehicle hits cow in Odisha's Jajpur district; animal no longer in danger

A vehicle in the motorcade of BJP president Amit Shah hit a cow during his visit to Jajpur district in Odisha, leaving the animal wounded and prompting a sarcastic comment from a senior BJD leader.

Gujarat: Dalits refuse to dispose cattle carcasses in protest against rising atrocities
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Gujarat: Dalits refuse to dispose cattle carcasses in protest against rising atrocities

On the outskirts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home city, the stench from cow carcasses littering the roadside is overpowering as India's lowest social caste keeps up protests against deep-rooted discrimination.

All Indians should treat cow as their mother: Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das
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All Indians should treat cow as their mother: Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

Das' comments come in the backdrop of a controversy over cow vigilantism and attacks on Dalits over the issue.

Not a Mahatma: Modi's Gandhian deal with gau rakshaks lacks moral base
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Not a Mahatma: Modi's Gandhian deal with gau rakshaks lacks moral base

Just as there are no good terrorists and bad terrorists, there are no good gau rakshaks and bad rakshaks.

Narendra Modi's national emblem closer to Savarkar's 'narsingh' than 'gau mata'
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Narendra Modi's national emblem closer to Savarkar's 'narsingh' than 'gau mata'

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will split hairs with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the exact proportion of real versus rogue gau rakshaks. Is it 80:20 or 20:80? That is for the consumption of its cadre in particular and the public in general

Cow politics: Narendra Modi and the tough act of balancing Dalit anger with antagonistic Hindu right
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Cow politics: Narendra Modi and the tough act of balancing Dalit anger with antagonistic Hindu right

Mobilisation of Dalit anger is one aspect Modi cannot afford to neglect. In order to expand base, the BJP must look beyond its core Hindutva ideology. And Modi must hang on to his Dalit base who backed him in a large way during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Time to reflect on violence against animals carried out in the name of religion and superstitions
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Time to reflect on violence against animals carried out in the name of religion and superstitions

We need to get over the violence that is being done to humans and animals right now because of a seriously warped climate of selective identity-politics.