Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicGau Rakshaks

Topic: Gau Rakshaks

‘Better to have killed me’ — man thrashed by cow vigilantes says won’t transport meat again

Lukman Khan, 25, was beaten by a mob last week with hammers for transporting meat in Gurugram. Now, he doesn't know when he will be able to feed himself again, let alone walk.

Pehlu Khan died of a heart attack. Perhaps he had it coming with all that beef he ate

Pehlu Khan committed many faults in getting lynched by gau rakshaks. But his biggest sin was that he couldn’t make Indians sympathise with him.

5 arrested after attack on 2 people for allegedly carrying beef in MP’s Seoni

A video circulated on social media shows 5 people beat up 2 men, and also forcing one of the victims to beat up the woman with them for allegedly carrying beef.

Polls show exit for Vasundhara Raje, and a policeman’s guide to safety in UP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Gyan Dev Ahuja: The moustachioed ‘Muslim-hater’ BJP just dropped in Rajasthan

As BJP drops controversial Ramgarh MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja ahead of the assembly elections, here's all you need to know about him.

Alwar lynching is the result of manufactured Hindu fury that I saw three years ago

A reporter's diary from 2015 traces the rise of gau rakshaks in Rajasthan.

Alwar lynching: Cow protection groups blame police for the murder of Muslim man

Cow protection groups and local police trade allegations over the events in the last hours before Rakbar Khan's death.

Jayant Sinha’s transition from venture capitalist to adventurous politician is complete

By garlanding six men convicted for killing in the name of cow protection, Sinha seems to have ignored the PM’s denouncement of vigilantes.

A year on, justice eludes family of Alwar victim of cow vigilantes

Pehlu Khan's killing has also created a sense of alienation in his village and Muslim dairy farmers say their livelihood has been hit

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Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


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.