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File photo of a herd of cows drinking water on the outskirts of Jabalpur

Indians love cows but don’t understand this intelligent animal: Maneka Gandhi

Cows are intelligent and need to be treated as individuals. India needs to have better gaushalas.
File photo of a herd of cows drinking water on the outskirts of Jabalpur

Shampoo, oil, cancer drugs from cow urine, dung — what Modi govt wants scientists to work on

Research will be done under new inter-ministerial funding programme — ‘Scientific Utilisation Through Research Augmentation Prime Products from Indigenous Cows’.
A cow shelter in Madhya Pradesh | Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Fodder shortage in India major reason behind rise in milk costs, says govt institute

There is a deficit of 23.4% in the availability of dry fodder, 11.24% in that of green fodder and 28.9% for concentrates, the institute has said in a report. 
File photo of a herd of cows drinking water on the outskirts of Jabalpur

Modi govt plans cow course to help entrepreneurs launch start-ups in bovine industry

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog, which falls under the animal husbandry ministry has conceptualised the course, which is being prepared by the EDII.
MoS Pratap Sarangi

A uniform policy to protect of stray cows across India in the works: Minister

Minister of State for Animal Husbandry said "gaumata" cow is neither a Muslim or Hindu and contribute to the economic development of the country,
Giriraj Singh addressing a workshop in New Delhi on 24 July | ANI Photo

Artificial insemination of cows will help end mob lynching in India, says Giriraj Singh

Animal Husbandry Minister says stray cattle are usually male calves of cows, and artificial insemination will ensure they are female, which won’t be abandoned.
General Images of Life And Nutrition In Uttar Pradesh

A life-saving drug for mothers but threat to cattle — why oxytocin is in limbo in India

Modi govt had banned private manufacture of oxytocin last year, saying it was harmful to cattle & humans that consumed its milk. The case is in Supreme Court.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath | @myogiadityanath/Twitter

Yogi govt comes up with dos and don’ts for cows — from diet to disposing of carcass

In advisory, Yogi Adityanath govt makes post-mortem compulsory in cases of suspicious death of cattle, warns of penalty for abandonment of cows.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan questions Congress’ new love for cows: What did you do in 50 years?

During a ride in his rath, Chouhan tells ThePrint he’s confident his welfare schemes will make him CM yet again, dismisses impact of farmers’ unrest.
Latest news on cow vigilantism | ThePrint.in

70-year-old man beaten up for ‘abandoning’ his cow in paddy field in UP

Victim and police reject reports that he was thrashed by cow vigilantes, say the attackers feared his cow would destroy their crops.

On Camera

File photo | An employee inspects a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) where rice bags are being stored during a nationwide lockdown, in Srinagar | PTI

FCI has highest rice, wheat stock since 2005. Modi govt continuing legacy of bad economics

It is clear from the rising stock of rice and wheat that the government has been buying more from farmers than what it requires during a pandemic.
Representational image | Picpedia

Modi govt drops plan to merge 3 state-owned general insurance companies

Decision to merge the 3 companies — National Insurance Co Ltd, United India Insurance Co Ltd, and Oriental Insurance Co Ltd — ahead of their proposed listing was announced in 2018 budget.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

There’s ‘thinning down’ of Chinese troops at Finger 4 at Pangong lake, but no pullback yet

India-China disengagement at Pangong lake will be a focus area in the next round of military talks at the corps commander level. 
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.