Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: cows

What do UP voters want? This is what they told me about cow, Covid, Kashi

You soon realise that ‘good law and order’ in UP is a euphemism for ‘putting Muslims in their place’.

We have toilet-trained cows. It could help combat climate change

The cows learned faster than a toddler.

Allahabad HC’s remarks on cows are needless. National animal status is for endangered species

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Scientists announce competition for students to counter Modi govt-funded ‘cow science’ projects

Students in the competition can write a research proposal on which ‘cow-science’ claim they would like to test, experiments they would conduct to test the validity of such claims.

Harsh Vardhan wants ‘significant’ progress on cow science front before PM speech on 75th I-Day

Union minister Harsh Vardhan wants cow science projects in the pipeline fast-tracked, tells officials Covid pandemic cannot be used as an excuse for any delay.

Video of dead cows at gaushala in Yogi’s UP surfaces, officials dismiss it as ‘very old’

Congress workers stage dharna at Greater Noida gaushala after video showing dead cows at Jalpura is shared widely on social media. Officials say most cows sent there are old, sick, abandoned.

In Pakistan, the cow has arrived. With it, comes Imran Khan’s new revolution

It could be Pakistan’s year of the cow, and why not? After all, the cow is its last hope to come out of the economic mess.

Govt cow agency cites test report to claim cow dung chips ‘reduce’ caesium radioactivity

The test report, analysed by Saurashtra University researchers, claims that cow dung 'chips' block caesium radioactivity by 60%.

Cow urine, milk can treat skin diseases, psoriasis — Modi govt’s agency in document for exam

The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog’s suggestions are part of the syllabus for the first cow science promotion exam, to be held online among students and the general public.

Modi govt’s cow agency will hold exam next month to ‘boost awareness’ about desi bovines

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog claims a study has associated cow milk and its derivatives as well as cow urine and dung — administered with ayurveda — with 96% efficacy in treating mild Covid-19.

On Camera


Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.