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Almost three weeks ago, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra dropped her first hint.
'Cow vigilantes' beat 24-year-old cattle trader for 2 hours in Rohtak, police chain victim instead of taking him to hospital
Naushad Muhammed, a dairy worker, was thrashed by alleged cow vigilantes on the suspicion that he was transporting cows for slaughter, but his employer said he was transporting buffaloes for trade.
BJP MLA Raja Singh taken into preventive custody after planning protest to demand release of 'gau rakshaks'
BJP MLA Raja Singh has been taken into preventive custody by Hyderabad police on Tuesday. He had been planning to protest in front of police commissioner's office, demanding release of 'gau rakshaks' from police custody
The drop in exports of shoes and leather garments comes as a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has sought to create millions of jobs by more than doubling the leather industry’s revenues to $27 billion by 2020.
Supreme Court on Friday said that states were obliged to compensate the victims of cow vigilante groups and asked all of them to file a report on the compliance of its order.
A Jharkhand man, identified as Alimuddin alias Asgar Ansari, accused of carrying beef, was beaten to death on Thursday in Ramgarh district.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government decreed animal markets will only be able to trade cattle for agricultural purposes such as ploughing and dairy production.
In October 2015, three persons, including a policeman, received burn injuries after a Kashmir bound truck carrying the cattle was attacked with a petrol bomb at Udhampur.
The issue of lynching of a Muslim man in Rajasthan's Alwar district by cow vigilantes, is likely to echo in the Parliament on Monday, with the Congress blaming an "organised gang" behind the unfortunate incident.
The report also highlighted the consequences of the Indian government's move to ban large currency notes.
Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's criticism of the cow vigilante groups, the Cow Protection Cell in West Bengal, which is conducting a census of the animal in the state, on Tuesday said it would continue with the exercise.
What is the code of conduct for a genuine gau rakshak as compared to a counterfeit ‘guy?’