Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicCow vigilantism

Topic: cow vigilantism

48 hours after Dwarka lynching, accused ‘gau rakshaks’ on the loose, but 5 injured arrested

Farmhouse caretaker and 'cow lover' Raja Ram died and 5 others were injured after attack by alleged gau rakshaks. Carcasses of four cows allegedly recovered from site of attack.

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.

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.

Elephant or cow, Hindutva doesn’t give two hoots about animal welfare. Deaths are political

Hindus don't have any problem with cow slaughter or animal sacrifice unless it involves Dalits, Muslims, Christians or tribal people. Their outrage is fake.

‘Vigilantes’ force beef curry off Kerala menu at Indian consulate event in Germany

A Malayali diaspora group in Frankfurt had to drop beef curry from its menu for a Consulate General of India festival called ‘Unity in Diversity’.

Muslims In India have sought ban on cow slaughter for decades. But politics didn’t allow it

Stopping cow slaughter by Muslims had paved the way for Hindu-Muslim unity and success of Khilafat movement in the pre-Independence era.

‘Yogesh Raj’, prime accused in Bulandshahr violence, pleads innocence in video message

Yogesh Raj, the Bajrang Dal leader accused of violence in Bulandshahr, says police is presenting him as someone with a long criminal history.

Mob set police post on fire, screaming ‘maaro, maaro’ – Bulandshahr cop’s witness account

Sub-inspector Subhash Chandra, the witness, alleges that mob surrounded SHO Subodh Kumar Singh, snatched his pistol and took away his phones. 

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.