Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicCow Smuggling

Topic: Cow Smuggling

‘Why shoot?’ — question for Ghaziabad cops after 3 Muslim men are wounded in ‘cow smuggling’ case

Police in UP's Ghaziabad have justified opening fire on 3 men accused of cattle smuggling Thursday, saying the latter had fired the first shots while trying to escape, and injured a constable.

Two ‘cattle smugglers’ killed in Assam ambush after being arrested from UP

Guwahati/Lucknow: Two cattle smugglers from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, who had been arrested and brought to Assam, were killed in an alleged ambush by...

Family of UP man shot over ‘cow smuggling’ says ‘well known gau rakshak’ trapped & killed him

'Cattle trader' Sher Khan was killed in a Mathura village in UP over suspected cow smuggling. Family blames a local gau rakshak, but he denies the allegation. FIR doesn't name anyone.

Saved from smugglers, 2,000 cattle heads die of negligence in 7 months at Bangladesh border

Over the past 11 months, the BSF has rescued 36,672 cattle heads as they were being smuggled across the border to Bangladesh.

Ashok Gehlot now says Pehlu Khan’s name not in chargesheet submitted by Rajasthan Police

A day after Rajasthan police reportedly charge-sheeted Pehlu Khan, Gehlot tweets that the Congress is committed to ensuring no more lynchings take place.

Photos of Alwar lynching victim ‘do not indicate’ he would die within hours

Autopsy report says Rakbar Khan died due to fractures in his ribs caused by thrashing; police took 3 hours to take him to hospital.

Home ministry seeks report from Rajasthan government on Alwar lynching

A high-level committee has been set up to probe allegations of delay against the Alwar police in taking the victim to hospital.

Man lynched in Alwar over suspicions of ‘cow smuggling’

Akbar Khan, a resident of Kolgaon in Haryana, and another man were taking two cows to their village through a forest area when attacked.

Environment ministry didn’t do enough to defend cattle trade notification – Petitioner Maulekhi

Gauri Maulekhi, who is also an aide to Union minister Maneka Gandhi, tells ThePrint the Environment ministry backed off thinking that pleasing the vote bank was more important. SANYA DHINGRA

Centre backs down on cattle trade rules but there is still no clear solution

The cattle trade notification has been engulfed in an embarrassing controversy of flip-flops, hurried announcements and now a rush to find facile solutions. SANYA DHINGRA, APURVA VISHWANATH & ANUBHUTI VISHNOI

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

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.