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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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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.