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Defending Hinduism emerges as major occupation for men in western Uttar Pradesh as jobs dry up
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Defending Hinduism emerges as major occupation for men in western Uttar Pradesh as jobs dry up

With a sharp decline in regular salaried jobs and self-employment opportunities, defending Hinduism has become a major ‘occupation’ of men in western UP

'You can't see death of 21 cows': BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma tells ex-bureaucrats demanding Yogi Adityanath's resignation
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'You can't see death of 21 cows': BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma tells ex-bureaucrats demanding Yogi Adityanath's resignation

BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma criticised former bureaucrats who have sought Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's resignation over the Bulandshahr mob violence, saying they were concerned only with the death there of two men and not of "21 cows"

Bulandshahr cop Subodh Singh killed by .32 bore pistol: Gun commonly used by UP gangsters, not state police
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Bulandshahr cop Subodh Singh killed by .32 bore pistol: Gun commonly used by UP gangsters, not state police

Bulandshahr murder: The autopsy report of Subodh Kumar Singh suggested he was killed from a gunshot injury of a .32 bore pistol. An FIR registered at the Siyana police station names 27 people apart from 50-60 other unknown persons as accused for the murder of Singh. The FIR mentions that the protesters also snatched a pistol and three mobile phones from Singh.

Bulandshahr murder: My father taught us to be secular and all religions are equal, says son of slain police officer
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Bulandshahr murder: My father taught us to be secular and all religions are equal, says son of slain police officer

Subodh Kumar was the Investigating officer (IO) in the case of lynching of Akhlaq, who was killed over cow slaugher allegations. Abhishek Kumar, a class 12 student, had just finished writing his exams when he received the unfortunate news of his father's death.

Bulandshahr violence: BJP youth wing leader Shikhar Agarwal named in Subodh Singh's murder; cops detain Bajrang Dal leader
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Bulandshahr violence: BJP youth wing leader Shikhar Agarwal named in Subodh Singh's murder; cops detain Bajrang Dal leader

Bulandshahr violence: Right-wing leaders, including one associated with BJP youth wing, were among the main accused who incited the mob to kill Subodh Kumar Singh on Monday in violence which broke out in Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh.

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

'Hindutva different from Hinduism': In day 3 speech, Mohan Bhagwat speaks on cow vigilantism, Kashmir
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'Hindutva different from Hinduism': In day 3 speech, Mohan Bhagwat speaks on cow vigilantism, Kashmir

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat answered questions on a variety of issues on the third and final leg of his three-day lecture series in Delhi.

Family in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district tie man to tree, chop off his hand for asking about missing cow
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Family in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district tie man to tree, chop off his hand for asking about missing cow

The victim, Kallu Sahu, went Saturday evening to the home of Sattu Yadav in Pipalwali village, situated about 40 km from the district headquarters, in search of his missing cow, Sultanpur police station's Assistant Sub-Inspector Malkhan Singh Meena said.

Alwar lynching case: BJP caught between pushing development agenda and playing to the tunes of its voter base
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Alwar lynching case: BJP caught between pushing development agenda and playing to the tunes of its voter base

It is not very tough to see that the BJP is caught in a cleft stick, trying to navigate between its growth agenda and a nativist, obscurantist, divisive and exclusionary one

Telangana BJP MLA says lynching won't stop unless cow gets status of 'Rashtra Mata'; urges MPs to make demand in parliament
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Telangana BJP MLA says lynching won't stop unless cow gets status of 'Rashtra Mata'; urges MPs to make demand in parliament

Maintaining that he never supported the killing or lynching people by "gau rakshaks", Singh, however, deplored "nobody discusses protection of cows and how to stop such violence".

Alwar lynching: State home minister says evidence points to custodial death but case timeline raises doubts
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Alwar lynching: State home minister says evidence points to custodial death but case timeline raises doubts

A comparison of timeline of events in Alwar lynching presented by eyewitness and the Rakbar Khan's colleague suggest that the eyewitness and police may have known about them even before Rakbar and Aslam had reached Lalawandi village

Aadhaar beats mitron, notebandi, gau rakshak to become Oxford Dictionary's Hindi word of 2017
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Aadhaar beats mitron, notebandi, gau rakshak to become Oxford Dictionary's Hindi word of 2017

Oxford Dictionaries has chosen 'Aadhaar' as the Hindi word of 2017. The word gained popularity due to Aadhaar card, which was in news last year and is likely to remain in highlight this year as well.

Alwar killing: Cow smuggling case against filed against Ummar Khan, others; two arrested for murder, say police
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Alwar killing: Cow smuggling case against filed against Ummar Khan, others; two arrested for murder, say police

Two persons were arrested for allegedly killing 35-year-old Ummar Khan who was found dead near railways tracks in the Ramgarh area of Alwar district, police said

Alwar lynching: CPM asks Centre, Rajasthan govt to abide by SC direction, take action against gau rakshaks
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Alwar lynching: CPM asks Centre, Rajasthan govt to abide by SC direction, take action against gau rakshaks

CPM demanded that the Centre and the Rajasthan government "abide by the Supreme Court direction" and book the culprits involved in a recent incident of cow vigilantism in Alwar district of the state

Karwan e Mohabbat: Uncovering how violence against minorities has been normalised
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Karwan e Mohabbat: Uncovering how violence against minorities has been normalised

Snapshots from Harsh Mander’s Karwan E Mohabbat, a month long journey that started from Assam and traveled to Jharkhand, Karnataka, Delhi, UP, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat, meeting families of Dalit and Muslim victims of lynching

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."

BJP criticises Hamid Ansari for comments on Muslims, says 'petty remark' not expected from him
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BJP criticises Hamid Ansari for comments on Muslims, says 'petty remark' not expected from him

The BJP on Thursday criticised outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari for his comment that there was a sense of insecurity among Muslims.

Pune gau rakshaks attacked by Ahmednagar mob after intercepting tempo suspected of transporting cattle
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Pune gau rakshaks attacked by Ahmednagar mob after intercepting tempo suspected of transporting cattle

Seven gau rakshaks were injured when a mob of around 50 persons allegedly attacked them in Ahmednagar district on Saturday evening

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.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: BJP condemns cow vigilantism with caveats, Opposition looks to take advantage
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: BJP condemns cow vigilantism with caveats, Opposition looks to take advantage

Sparks flew in Parliament in the first week of Monsoon Session as the Opposition sought to corner government on the increasing incidents of cow vigilantism.