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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.
Jul 09, 2017
Hafiz Junaid lynching: Faridabad police interrogating prime accused, no beef reference in complaintPolice on Sunday said that interrogation of the main accused in the lynching of 16-year-old Hafiz Junaid was being done in Faridabad to get to the bottom of the incident.
Jul 04, 2017
Mumbai police seize 700 kg meat suspected to be beef at Shivaji NagarThe Mumbai police on Tuesday seized around 700 kilograms of meat, suspected to be beef, from a tempo at Shivaji Nagar in suburban Govandi.
Jul 01, 2017
Not In My Name: What have the protest marches across India been able to achieve?The co-organiser of the Not In My Name protest in Delhi, Rahul Roy, and activist Shabnam Hashmi, spoke to Firstpost about what the marches have been able to achieve
May 27, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan to Narendra Modi: Curb on cattle trade affects secular ethos of countryNew Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying imposing restrictions on cattle trade will affect the country's secular ethos and millions of livelihoods.
May 26, 2017
Ban on cattle trade for slaughter in markets is a shocker to poor farmers and meat industrySlaughter houses gets only 10 percent of the cattle directly from farmers. The rest 90 percent is from mandis, according to meat exporters
Apr 14, 2017
Ban on cow slaughter: 99.38% Indians now live in areas under cow-protection lawsOn 31 March, 2017, the Gujarat state assembly amended the state's cow protection laws to extend the maximum sentence for cow slaughter from seven years to a life term and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakh.
Aug 10, 2016
Kashmir, gau rakshaks: Azad is right, PM Modi should speak more in Parliament than outsideThe distance between his chamber in Parliament House and Lok Sabha is of 15 seconds, Rajya Sabha would be few more seconds away. But it took days for him to come to either of the two Houses.
Aug 08, 2016
Dalits and UP polls: Why RSS and Modi finally spoke up against gaurakshaksThe atrocities by gaurakshaks against Dalits had muddied BJP’s campaign among Dalits in Uttar Pradesh, which goes to the polls next year.
Jul 23, 2016
In Gujarat, 95 of 100 suspects in crimes against Dalits acquittedAs violent protests continue in the Prime Minister’s home state of Gujarat over the flogging of Dalit youth by upper-caste Hindu vigilantes, an IndiaSpend analysis reveals a conviction rate six times lower than the Indian average–over 10 years–for crimes against scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs).