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Aug 24, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Facing govt apathy and discrimination, Kashmir's Gujjar Bakarwal tribe struggles to preserve nomadic way of lifeFacing discrimination and government apathy, several Gujjar and Bakarwal tribals in Jammu and Kashmir have sacrificed their tradition of a ‘moving life’ for a relatively peaceful and sedentary lifestyle
Aug 16, 2019
Bihar lawyer files case against Priyanka Gandhi for criticising Pehlu Khan case verdict, accuses her of spreading communal hatredAn advocate in Bihar's Muzaffarabad has filed a case alleging that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's reaction to the judgment in Pehlu Khan lynching case was tantamount to the contempt of court and aimed at spreading communal hatred
Aug 14, 2019
Rajasthan court acquits all 6 accused in 2017 Pehlu Khan lynching case; judge refuses to accept video as evidencePehlu Khan was beaten up by cow vigilantes near Behror in Rajasthan on 1 April 2017 and succumbed to injuries two days later.
Apr 15, 2019
In western UP, places like Mathura show cow protection can go hand-in-hand with the development agendaIn the midst of an ongoing controversy over stray cattle ruining farmers' crops in western Uttar Pradesh and apparently causing resentment against the government, Mathura offers a model of protecting cows from slaughter in a way that is perfectly in sync with people’s religious sentiments for the sacred animal
Jan 23, 2019
'Cow vigilantes' beat 24-year-old cattle trader for 2 hours in Rohtak, police chain victim instead of taking him to hospitalNaushad 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.
Jan 22, 2019
Field report from 13 sites of hate crime in Uttar Pradesh: Lingering fear, distrust, justice delayed and deniedWith 92 attacks, 2018 recorded the most hate crime in India in a decade, according to Hate Crime Watch, a database of religious identity-based hate crimes across India from 2009 to 2018.
Dec 04, 2018
UP's law-and-order woes under Yogi Adityanath raise key question: Has CM turned into embarrassment for BJP?The Bulandshahr incident points to the dangers of two diametrically opposed strategies that the Yogi Adityanath government has followed since coming to power
Jan 12, 2018
Swami Vivekananda and a civilisation in resurgence: Remembering the monk on his 155th birth anniversaryAs religion is now becoming a political cause against a particular religious community, Vivekananda is not only prevalent but also relevant in current time.
Oct 26, 2017
Rajasthan police deliberately weakened Pehlu Khan lynching case, says independent report; family sees little hope for justiceAn independent fact-finding investigation into lynching of Pehlu Khan has exposed how police tried to "weaken" the investigation
Sep 24, 2017
Cow vigilantes threaten Kerala's milk self-sufficiency plan, says animal husbandry minister K RajuCow vigilantes pose a threat to Kerala's plans to achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, the state's animal husbandry minister said.