Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Topic: Cow

How directive principles fuel BJP and Congress politics on cow and Hindutva

The Narendra Modi-led BJP govt reinvented the directive principles as an important source for its brand of majoritarianism.

After cow, Himachal Congress embraces Vande Mataram & national anthem

Himachal Pradesh unit of Congress has decided to begin all its meetings with Vande Matram and end with the national anthem.

Congress wants to protect cows in MP while they slaughtered calf in Kerala: PM Modi

The opposition party had mastered the art of speaking lies, said Narendra Modi in a rally in Madhya Pradesh.

Cow killer should be tried for murder, says Subramanian Swamy

The controversial MP had moved a Private Member’s Bill in the Rajya Sabha last year that sought to introduce the death penalty as punishment for cow slaughter. He withdrew the bill this February.

Cow is the ‘national cattle of India’, says Delhi’s AAP government

Delhi's Department of Forests and Wildlife says cow is national cattle, but doesn’t know when it was done. Experts suspect it is a goof-up.

Cow loving former IAS officer is new head of Animal Welfare Board of India

After completely revamping the Animal Welfare Board of India the government has appointed a retired IAS officer who runs his own cow shelter as chairperson

Sen censorship is new sequel to conflict over CBFC’s politics

The Amartya Sen documentary censorship row is being slammed as another indicator of the politicisation and autocratic ways of the CBFC. AADYA SINHA

Animal welfare means cow welfare in the new Animal Welfare Board

The fallout between the government and the Animal Welfare Board of India over Jallikattu last year led to a revamp of the dissenting body. The government filled it with eight new independent members, seven of  whom have worked on cow welfare. SANYA DHINGRA 

3 years of Modi govt: Congress digs up failures, but unsure about cow vigilantism

The issues that the opposition party will attack the government with include foreign policy, employment, Kashmir, personal freedom and farm crisis. Ruhi Tewari

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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