Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicCow Protection

Topic: Cow Protection

UP minister’s solution to stray cattle menace: BJP workers will pick up dung, run gaushalas

Uttar Pradesh Minister for Dairy Development Dharmpal Singh says state’s stray cattle issue is 'an opportunity', envisions commercially run cow shelters managed by BJP workers.

Assam’s 2021 cattle law hit supply in beef-eating Northeast. Now, BJP govt has found a fix

The Assam Cattle Preservation Act, 2021 has made it difficult for neighbouring states to procure cattle. Due to supply troubles, the price of meat has also gone up.

Cow is the basis of Hindu faith, must declare it national animal, Allahabad High Court says

Bench of Justice Shekhar Kumar Yadav says cow protection should be made 'fundamental right of Hindus' while denying bail to a person charged under Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act.

Before desi cow exam, Indians should study how to not kill dolphins and elephants for fun

The viral video of men killing a dolphin in UP shows such acts of bestiality are committed with no real motive, or just for fun — which makes it even scarier.

Modi govt’s cow agency will hold exam next month to ‘boost awareness’ about desi bovines

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog claims a study has associated cow milk and its derivatives as well as cow urine and dung — administered with ayurveda — with 96% efficacy in treating mild Covid-19.

New ‘incentive’ for Indians to study abroad & Karnataka turns to ‘Goa rakshak’

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Cow cabinet meeting ‘rush’, & why ‘tau’ is unhappy about International Men’s Day

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Madhya Pradesh gets ‘gau cabinet’, will hold maiden meet at India’s first cow sanctuary

The ministers of animal husbandry, forest, panchayat, revenue, home and farmers’ welfare departments will comprise the mini-cabinet.

Soaps, shampoos & Ganesh idols from cow dung, urine — Kamdhenu Aayog’s Atma Nirbhar blueprint

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog chairman Vallabh Kathiria says the body is working to ensure there is at least one cow in every farmer household. 

Thank the printing press for making the cow into a Hindu gaumata

The growth of printing industry by 19th century allowed Hindu selfhood to get intimately tied to cow protection, writes Aparna Vaidik in 'My Son's Inheritance'. 

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.