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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.
Jul 19, 2017
Centre should ban cow vigilante groups, says CPM general secretary Sitaram YechuryCPM chief Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government over growing incidents of lynchings and demanded that cow vigilante groups must be banned.
Jul 18, 2017
Uttar Pradesh mulls introducing cow-milk sweets as 'prasad' to boost dairy industryThe Uttar Pradesh government is mulling making sweets made of cow-milk available as 'prasad' at temples by Navratra, state dairy minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary said.
Jul 17, 2017
Farmers' group accuses Narendra Modi of hypocrisy over his statement on cow vigilantesThe All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of uttering "hypocritical rhetoric" on the violence unleashed by cow vigilantes and accused him of "running with the hare and hunting with the hounds".
Jul 12, 2017
Ban on cattle sale for slaughter: Centre says move not aimed at influencing food habits, businessThe Centre said the ban on sale and purchase of cattle from markets for slaughter had nothing to with slaughtering business or food habits.