Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicCow Vigilantes

Topic: Cow Vigilantes

Cow vigilantes blamed as Bihar JD(U) worker assaulted on video for ‘eating beef’ is found dead

Khalil Ahmed went missing on 16 February, and his charred body was found on 18 February. Viral Instagram video shows him being beaten up by cow vigilantes. One suspect arrested.

‘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

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Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.