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Gurugram: Police watch as cow vigilantes assault man on suspicion of transporting beef; one arrested
India

Gurugram: Police watch as cow vigilantes assault man on suspicion of transporting beef; one arrested

Hailing from Mewat, 25-year-old Lukman said he was chased for around 8 kilometres before being stopped and beaten up on suspicion of transporting cow meat

Cow vigilantism, deconstructed: What Gau Premi, a new documentary, found by trailing a group of 'rakshaks' in Gujarat
India

Cow vigilantism, deconstructed: What Gau Premi, a new documentary, found by trailing a group of 'rakshaks' in Gujarat

Gau Premi, shot in Gujarat’s Rajkot, captures how cow vigilantes prowl the streets at night in coordinated attempts to catch ‘smugglers’. They see themselves as eradicating a societal “disease”.

'Dalits discriminated against, deport us': Una flogging victims write letter to President Ram Nath Kovind
India

'Dalits discriminated against, deport us': Una flogging victims write letter to President Ram Nath Kovind

As the country witnesses widespread protests against the CAA from various sections of the public, one of the victims of the Una flogging incident has written to President Ram Nath Kovind, asking to be deported to a country "where they won't face discrimination".

Pehlu Khan case ends in acquittal of all accused: Asaduddin Owaisi slams Rajasthan govt for 'deliberately shoddy prosecution'
India

Pehlu Khan case ends in acquittal of all accused: Asaduddin Owaisi slams Rajasthan govt for 'deliberately shoddy prosecution'

Pehlu Khan, a resident of Jaisinghpura village in Haryana's Nuh district, died in hospital on 3 April, 2017 triggering outrage over the murder.

Madhya Pradesh to introduce amendment to cow slaughter prevention law in Assembly, new provision seeks to prevent mob lynchings
India

Madhya Pradesh to introduce amendment to cow slaughter prevention law in Assembly, new provision seeks to prevent mob lynchings

Under the proposed amendment to the Madhya Pradesh cow protection act, strict action would be taken against cow vigilantes attacking indiviuals who have permission to transport cows.

Uttar Pradesh law panel submits draft bill on mob lynchings to Yogi Adityanath, pushes for life term imprisonment for guilty
India

Uttar Pradesh law panel submits draft bill on mob lynchings to Yogi Adityanath, pushes for life term imprisonment for guilty

Suggesting that such a law may be called the Uttar Pradesh Combating of Mob Lynching Act, the commission specified the responsibilities of police officers and district magistrates, spelling out the punishment for failing in their duty.

Rajasthan Police seeks court nod to re-investigate cow smuggling case against Alwar mob lynching victim Pehlu Khan's sons
India

Rajasthan Police seeks court nod to re-investigate cow smuggling case against Alwar mob lynching victim Pehlu Khan's sons

The Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan had faced criticism a fortnight ago after a charge sheet was filed against Khan's sons and a truck operator in the cow smuggling case.

Alwar lynching victim Pehlu Khan, sons charged with cow smuggling; Ashok Gehlot blames BJP govt, assures re-investigation
India

Alwar lynching victim Pehlu Khan, sons charged with cow smuggling; Ashok Gehlot blames BJP govt, assures re-investigation

55-year-old Pehlu Khan, a native of Nuh in Haryana, was allegedly beaten up by self-styled cow vigilantes near Behror in Rajasthan on the Delhi-Alwar highway on 1 April, accusing him of smuggling cattle. He succumbed to his injuries at a private hospital on 3 April.

Cow vigilantes thrash two men in Gurugram on suspicion of transporting beef; police book victims of attack
India

Cow vigilantes thrash two men in Gurugram on suspicion of transporting beef; police book victims of attack

Two men were allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes on suspicion of smuggling beef on Sohna road in Gurugram on Tuesday

Travels through the Hindi belt: Hatred, unemployment spur UP youths in search of purpose to join cow vigilante groups
India

Travels through the Hindi belt: Hatred, unemployment spur UP youths in search of purpose to join cow vigilante groups

After Yogi Adityanath took over as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in March 2017, things have gotten worse, say critics, with cow vigilantes running amok.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Pakistan's peace offer, impunity for cow vigilantes, Bhobishyoter Bhoot review; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Pakistan's peace offer, impunity for cow vigilantes, Bhobishyoter Bhoot review; today's must-read stories

While Pakistan may be able to reign in the Jaish and United Jihad Council, the emergence of jihadists espousing a pan-Islamism may be a hindrance in the future.

'US ruled by cowboys, India by cowmen': Hindu nationalism takes centre stage ahead of Lok Sabha election
India

'US ruled by cowboys, India by cowmen': Hindu nationalism takes centre stage ahead of Lok Sabha election

Hindu nationalism, once fringe, has now taken a central place in India's politics ahead of the Lok Sabha election, and the cow has become a symbol of this growing nationalism.

Hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh caused by combination of petty politics, gender issues and economics
India

Hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh caused by combination of petty politics, gender issues and economics

Investigation from the site of many of these crimes found that hate crimes are not motivated by religious hatred alone.

'Cow vigilantes' beat 24-year-old cattle trader for 2 hours in Rohtak, police chain victim instead of taking him to hospital
India

'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.

Jammu and Kashmir: Cow vigilantes set truck carrying bovines ablaze in Kathua district; police uses tear gas, batons
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Cow vigilantes set truck carrying bovines ablaze in Kathua district; police uses tear gas, batons

Jammu and Kashmir Police said the truck was transporting cows and buffaloes in Pathwal village of Hiranagar area.

Rajasthan Assembly polls: Congress poised to win battle, but it has Vasundhara Raje to thank, not Rahul Gandhi
Politics

Rajasthan Assembly polls: Congress poised to win battle, but it has Vasundhara Raje to thank, not Rahul Gandhi

Winds of change seem to be blowing over the political landscape in Rajasthan, and Vasundhara Raje's popularity has seen a steep decline in the state.

Attack on Umar Khalid: Delhi court sends two accused to judicial custody till 6 September
India

Attack on Umar Khalid: Delhi court sends two accused to judicial custody till 6 September

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Thursday sent the two attackers of Umar Khalid to judicial custody till 6 September

Two Muslim youths in UP thrashed by cow vigilantes; police arrests mob chief, files case against 20 people
India

Two Muslim youths in UP thrashed by cow vigilantes; police arrests mob chief, files case against 20 people

UP police on Monday registered a case against 20 activists of the cow protection group and also arrested their chief.

BJP MLA Raja Singh says cases like Alwar lynching will continue until law against cow slaughter is brought in
India

BJP MLA Raja Singh says cases like Alwar lynching will continue until law against cow slaughter is brought in

T Raja Singh said that the Parliament should pass a bill for the protection of cows and cow should also be declared as 'Gau raj mata'.

Alwar mob lynching: 2 arrested after villagers beat man to death on suspicion of cow smuggling; BJP minister links it to Modi's popularity
India

Alwar mob lynching: 2 arrested after villagers beat man to death on suspicion of cow smuggling; BJP minister links it to Modi's popularity

In yet another case of mob lynching, a man was reportedly killed on the suspicion of cow smuggling by a group of villagers in Rajasthan's Alwar district, as per reports.