Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicCow Vigilantes

Topic: Cow Vigilantes

‘Nothing can stop this’ — Gurugram Muslims say after brutal attack on meat transporter Lukman

Lukman Khan was attacked by a group of men in Gurugram’s Badshahpur Friday. Muslims of the area say they are used to threats and abuses from cow vigilantes.

Farmers not investing in cows due to vigilantism threat: Experts on cattle population decline

Experts say laws to protect cows have, ironically, led to a decline in cattle numbers in India, leading to adverse effect on the country's milk production.

Cow vigilantes killed at least 44 people in three years, report finds

Nearly 300 people have been injured in more than 100 attacks by cow vigilantes between May 2015 and December 2018

Now, HP Congress MLA wants cow declared ‘Mother of the Nation’, Assembly passes resolution

Congress goes one up on BJP over gau mata in Himachal. A cow cess on liquor already in place. First cow ‘sanctuary’ inaugurated.

2 men detained for attack on Umar Khalid say they are cow vigilantes: Police

The duo told police they thought attacking Khalid will draw attention to the issue of cow protection.

PM Modi orders states to take strong action against cow vigilantes

In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, MoS home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said police and public order are state subjects. 

No more justice delayed: Jharkhand shows India how to deal with snail-paced judiciary

In a pilot project, district courts decide 356 of assigned 501 'top priority' criminal cases in under a year. Buoyed by success, state to scale up initiative.

A year on, justice eludes family of Alwar victim of cow vigilantes

Pehlu Khan's killing has also created a sense of alienation in his village and Muslim dairy farmers say their livelihood has been hit

Won’t rest until father’s killers are punished: Pehlu Khan’s son

Rajasthan police give clean chit to five men accused of killing Pehlu Khan in April

Maneka Gandhi quietly pitched for cattle market rules, documents show

Legal papers show the Women and Child Development minister wrote to the Finance ministry in 2014 to stop the illegal transport of animals to Nepal for sacrifice. ANUBHUTI VISHNOI

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Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.