Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Gaumutra

One teaspoon twice a day — Indians opting for ‘urine therapy’ to ‘cure’ cancer, Covid

India is the land of gharelu nuskhe and DIY treatments. But some are going truly DIY by drinking their own urine. Move over gaumutra.

Modi’s Hindu ‘raj’ is based on false pride and superstition. It’s killing scientific temper

Until now, politicians used to boast about the 'power' of 'gaumutra' to cure covid and 'mantras' to ward off ghosts. But now IITs are also joining in.

Cow is a constant cool in Indian politics. But BJP’s mix of faith and science troubling

Since Modi assumed power in 2014 as Prime Minister, the cow has been in the news perhaps as much as he himself.

Cow dung is no Covid cure, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy, eyes return to politics

In an exclusive interview, BJP's Tathagata Roy tells ThePrint that such ‘cow campaigns’ have hurt him personally and made the party ‘a laughing stock’ in West Bengal.

Congress leader Oscar Fernandes tells story of ‘gaumutra’ curing cancer in Rajya Sabha

The Congress leader shared the anecdote during a debate on bills for setting up national commissions for homoeopathy and Indian systems of medicine

WHO didn’t say vegetarians haven’t contracted coronavirus, viral Twitter post is misleading

The viral Twitter post also stated the entire world is now doing ‘namaste’, and that the significance of cow urine and tulsi is now being understood.

Sadhvi Pragya’s doctor debunks claim of cow urine curing her cancer, says she had surgeries

Dr S.S. Rajput, a surgeon at a Lucknow hospital, says he's been treating Sadhvi Pragya for cancer since 2008 & has performed 3 surgeries on her.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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.