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VHP 'gau raksha' wing functionary shot dead in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad; police suspect personal enmity
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VHP 'gau raksha' wing functionary shot dead in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad; police suspect personal enmity

Ravi Vishwakarma (35), the district in charge of the VHP's 'gau raksha' wing, was returning from Hoshangabad with two others in a car when he was shot dead

Two Dalit children lynched in Madhya Pradesh: Father of one victim accuses locals of caste discrimination, slurs
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Two Dalit children lynched in Madhya Pradesh: Father of one victim accuses locals of caste discrimination, slurs

Two Dalit children were allegedly beaten to death by some people for defecating in front of a panchayat building in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpur district on Wednesday

Tabrez Ansari one of many victims of Jai Shri Ram obsession: Rundown of latest incidents of right-wing mobs targeting minorities
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Tabrez Ansari one of many victims of Jai Shri Ram obsession: Rundown of latest incidents of right-wing mobs targeting minorities

When the 17th Lok Sabha convened for the first time on 18 June, a curious and worrying phenomenon manifest itself in the House of People. The Members of Bharatiya Janata Party decided to celebrate their brute majority by heckling members of the Opposition, especially Muslims, with the slogan Jai Shri Ram.

Madhya Pradesh approves proposal for anti-cow vigilante law; draft bill proposes up to 5-yr jail term, Rs 50,000 fine
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Madhya Pradesh approves proposal for anti-cow vigilante law; draft bill proposes up to 5-yr jail term, Rs 50,000 fine

The punishment will be extended to a minimum of one-year and maximum five years in case a mob is involved in cow vigilantism.

Man lynched in Bihar's Araria on suspicion of cattle theft; police say victim was accused of same crime in past, register case
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Man lynched in Bihar's Araria on suspicion of cattle theft; police say victim was accused of same crime in past, register case

A 44-year-old man was lynched to death in this district of Bihar over suspicion of cattle theft, police said Thursday.

Narendra Modi's rule has been bad for India, says Shashi Tharoor; personality cult 'Moditva' scores over Hindutva
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Narendra Modi's rule has been bad for India, says Shashi Tharoor; personality cult 'Moditva' scores over Hindutva

'Paradoxical Prime Minister' is meant to be a substantive and substantiated takedown of four years of Modi rule and everything that has happened in that time, says author Shashi Tharoor.

India’s leather industry takes a hit as incidents of cow-vigilantism soar: Exports declined by over 3% last year
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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

Attack on Umar Khalid: Delhi Police detain two; accused claim they are cow vigilantes who planned to disrupt event
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Attack on Umar Khalid: Delhi Police detain two; accused claim they are cow vigilantes who planned to disrupt event

During interrogation, the duo told police that they had planned to disrupt the event 'Khauff se Azaadi' that was being held on 13 August at Constitution Club, where activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Jha were present as speakers.

Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan leaves behind family of eight, children who ask where their next meal will come from
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Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan leaves behind family of eight, children who ask where their next meal will come from

A pall of gloom descended on the two-room red brick house at Kolgaon village of Haryana's Mewat district, as news spread of Rakbar Khan's lynching by an angry mob in Rajasthan's Alwar

Alwar lynching: MHA seeks report from Rajasthan govt; asks for details of incident, action taken to punish those involved
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Alwar lynching: MHA seeks report from Rajasthan govt; asks for details of incident, action taken to punish those involved

The Home Ministry asked the Rajasthan government to provide details of the Alwar lynching case, the action taken to punish those involved in it and the steps taken to restore peace, an official said.

BJP govt tells Parliament no data available on mob lynching; fact check shows this isn't entirely true
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BJP govt tells Parliament no data available on mob lynching; fact check shows this isn't entirely true

Between 2014 and March, 2018, 45 persons were killed in 40 cases of mob lynching across 9 states, & at least 217 persons had been arrested, MHA data shows.

Hapur lynching: New video shows mob forced man to confess to cow slaughter
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Hapur lynching: New video shows mob forced man to confess to cow slaughter

Another video of the Hapur lynching purportedly showing a mob beating up a man and forcing him to confess to having slaughtered a cow has gone viral on social media.

Rajasthan BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja threatens that anyone 'engaged in cow-smuggling or slaughter, will be killed'
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Rajasthan BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja threatens that anyone 'engaged in cow-smuggling or slaughter, will be killed'

BJP MLA from Rajasthan, Gyan Dev Ahuja, has said that “if one engages in cow smuggling or slaughters a cow, he will be killed.”

Alwar lynching: Sharad Yadav calls incident 'unfortunate', says Center failed to control cow vigilantes
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Alwar lynching: Sharad Yadav calls incident 'unfortunate', says Center failed to control cow vigilantes

Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was "unfortunate"

NGO in Kolkata comes up with 'Selfie with Cow' contest to raise awareness against slaughter
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NGO in Kolkata comes up with 'Selfie with Cow' contest to raise awareness against slaughter

Selfie with a Cow' contest to raise awareness about the importance of the bovine animal

Cow vigilantes threaten Kerala's milk self-sufficiency plan, says animal husbandry minister K Raju
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Cow vigilantes threaten Kerala's milk self-sufficiency plan, says animal husbandry minister K Raju

Cow vigilantes pose a threat to Kerala's plans to achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, the state's animal husbandry minister said.

Supreme Court takes stern view of cow vigilantism, asks states to ensure compensation for victims
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Supreme Court takes stern view of cow vigilantism, asks states to ensure compensation for victims

The Supreme Court said that all states are under an obligation to compensate victims of cow vigilantism violence cases and called law and order "essentially a state subject."

Cow vigilantism in India: Bombay HC directs police to keep check on gau rakshaks during Eid al-Adha
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Cow vigilantism in India: Bombay HC directs police to keep check on gau rakshaks during Eid al-Adha

The court made it clear it will not frame any or guidelines rules on how the issue of cow vigilantism needs to be handled ahead of Eid al-Adha and noted that maintenance of law and order is the responsibility of the police

Vigilante group thrashes four in Madhya Pradesh over cow smuggling suspicion; police arrest victims
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Vigilante group thrashes four in Madhya Pradesh over cow smuggling suspicion; police arrest victims

Four persons were allegedly thrashed by a vigilante group on the suspicion of being cow smugglers in a remote tribal village in Betul district, with the video of the incident going viral on social media.

Centre should ban cow vigilante groups, says CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury
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Centre should ban cow vigilante groups, says CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury

CPM chief Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government over growing incidents of lynchings and demanded that cow vigilante groups must be banned.