Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicGau rakshak

Topic: Gau rakshak

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.

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.

As BJP returns with massive mandate, VHP to again push gau raksha & Ram temple agenda

A 2-day conclave of VHP will begin from 19 June in Haridwar, during which saints from across the country will deliberate on various issues, including Article 370.

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.

Saffron terror? Maharashtra ATS says arrest of trio helped avert attacks

Investigation suggests suspects' link with organisation whose members are under the lens in the Gauri Lankesh case.

India would benefit from curbing hate speech more than creating a new lynching law

Changes to the law must address ability of police and prosecution agencies to act against those who create climate for mobilised violence.

Mob violence can’t be the new normal: What the Supreme Court said about lynchings in India

The observations follow a spate of lynchings across India, including at least 30 deaths triggered by a single WhatsApp rumour.

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PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.