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Vadodara (Gujarat), March 04 (ANI): Amidst the controversy of cow vigilantism in the country the first ever feature film is made on cow protection. The film, titled 'Gaurakshak', is produced by religious leader Pankaj Goswami who has also performed in the movie. Goswami said that 'GauRakshak' is important ...
Lynchman Sachs Cow Protection Fund: The fund aims to achieve quick, short-term gains by investing in direct action and related instruments for the protection and appreciation of Indian cows (excluding buffaloes and other dark-coloured cattle). 6. Jumlanomics Large Cap Acche Din Fund: This fund seeks ...

“In India, dozens of hate crimes against Muslims took place across the country against the backdrop of a wave of Islamophobia under the Hindu nationalist government. At least 10 Muslim men were lynched and many injured by vigilante cow protection groups,” the report said. Demonstrations against ...
On February 2, 2018, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy introduced the Cow Protection Bill, 2017 in the Rajya Sabha. ... India's secular credentials would not suffer any more damage if the government recognised the cow as holy and stipulated what it meant in law and also provided institutional scaffolding.
KILLING HUNDREDS of people in the name of “cow protection” would, at first glance, appear to be a headline drawn from a Monty Python skit. Instead, it is a political problem of the first order in India. Since the 2014 election of Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), hardly a week has gone by ...
This enthusiasm is not shared by the government's critics, who suspect the initiative could be misused to target minority and underprivileged communities under the pretext of cow protection. "This is finally going to be a witch-hunt and there is bound to be more targeted violence against minorities in the ...

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power at the Centre, the residents of virtually every Dalit settlement and many tribal villages in India have been living in fear. One of the reasons for this is India's various cow protection laws. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliates like the BJP are ...
Cows are to be housed in already overcrowded prisons in northern India as part of a drive to improve protection of the animal considered holy by the country's majority Hindu community. Prisoners in jails in northern Uttar Pradesh state will help look after the cattle, wihch will have their own shelters erected, ...
Incidentally, the raging controversy over beef consumption in India had an unexpected fallout, on chicken demand and price. “Cow smuggling is not new in India. The activism by cow protection groups and cow vigilantes is,” says an official at the Poultry Federation of India, a national level association of ...
Adityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, holds a lamp as he performs aarti on the banks of river Sarayu in Ayodhya, India, May 31, 2017. ... that this is happening , given the deliberate strategy of polarising the populace through a variety of means ranging from cow protection to tiranga yatras, where gangs ...
A memorial for cow protectors was set up at Katarpur village a few months back. At the function, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat praised the RSS. Inaugurating the RSS' district office, he said, “Without the RSS, India can't tread the development path and its ideology needs to be followed by all and ...
Poonam, who is lucid on her own status as an educated, independent, professional and metropolitan woman, also meets 26-year-old Sachin Ahuja, one of the gau rakshaks (cow protectors) who “are the most feared men in India today”. The official logo of the Cow Protection Army, an organisation of ...
“It is the British who made this cow cutting a part of our regular, fashionable cuisine, and that is how it became prevalent in India. Now, therefore, I would say why I am particularly keen is not the religious angle alone — that is part of it — but the fact is now modern science has shown that the cow has multiple ...
The decision to hold a yajna for cow protection also comes at a time the party is at odds with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over eating beef. ... Sources in the BJP told Times of India that the yajna had become a nuisance at a time the party is focusing its efforts on the Parivartana Yatra rally in Bengaluru set ...
NEW DELHI, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- India's ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Friday began a 24-hour prayer ceremony for the protection of cows in southern state of Karnataka. The ceremony "Cow protection Ashtayama Yagna" (fire ritual) is being organised by BJP's cow protection cell in Bengaluru, the capital ...
The Cow Protection Cell of Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to organise a 24-hour-long 'Ashtayama Yagna' for cow protection beginning from February 2 in Bengaluru. The aim of this yagna is to create awareness about the importance of the cow and the need to protect cattle population to ...
BENGALURU: The Cow Protection Cell of the Karnataka BJP has organised a 24-hour Cow Protection Ashtayama Yagna at Sri Satya Ganapathi temple grounds in Puttenahalli on Friday. According to Siddhartha Goenka, state convenor, Cow Protection Cell, the yagna is to create awareness about the ...

Followers of Islam in India not against cow protection: Mohan Bhagwat. PTI|. Jan 24 ... Noting that the condition of farmers was a cause for worry, Bhagwat said India's prosperity was closely linked to the well-being of those involved in agriculture, and stressed on promoting cattle rearing and organic farming.
Most of the 24 cases are related to cow protection and they have resulted in ... The fear may have directly affected Muslims in India, but Sajjad ...
VARANASI: Amid violence and politics in the name of 'gau raksha' (cow protection), it comes as a heart-warming gesture for locals to see a ...
By India.com Staff Email Edited by Shashank Shantanu Email ... petitions demanding a ban on such self-proclaimed cow protection groups. ... that they are involved in several cases of violence in the name of cow protection.
Cows have always been viewed with reverence in India, but the rhetoric has ... and so-called cow protection mobs (called "gou rakshaks") have ...
The contest, Singh claimed, was receiving good response specially from the youth at a time when the issue of cow protection and campaign ...
... the ill-practice here," said Naresh Kadyan, master trainer of animal welfare board of India and renowned cattle activist of Haryana.
... by cow protection groups mostly against Muslims in India in the year ... steps to stop violence in the name of cow protection and asked them ...
... the BJP-ruled state, where Pehlu Khan, a cattle trader from Haryana was lynched in April by a cow protection vigilante group.(HT File Photo).
Even though caste exists among women, among Dalits, among many social groups in India, it does not lead to the dismantling of the politics of any of these groups.
The police have registered a case under various sections of the IPC against unknown cattle smugglers who opened fire at some self-styled cow vigilantes and escaped leaving the ferried cattle and a vehicle on the spot on the night of March 3. The police ...
The Yamuna used to flow westward through the dry bed of the Chautang River previously. It started to flow eastward through its present course around 1500 BCE.
Human rights activists and journalists (in India) faced intimidation and attacks from both state and non-state actors. The crude, colonial-era sedition law was unleashed to silence government critics.
Sources present in some of these meetings told The Indian Express that he gave examples of International Yoga Day and efforts at cow protection. Some senior RSS leaders are said to be upset at ticket distribution that they are working half-heartedly ...
Togadia demanded withdrawal of advisory issued against cow protectors due to alleged increase in cow slaughter. He said the order terming 'Gaurakshaks' as ... never been given in the past," Togadia commented. "Pakistan should be given a befitting reply ...
GORAKHPUR: When a young man won in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election in 1985, the country sat up and watched. For, Hari Shankar Tiwari became India's first politician to have won an election while in prison. On Thursday, almost three-and-a-half ...
Daughter of a soldier who laid down his life for India in Kargil, Gurmehar has been stripped of her right to freely speak her mind, her claim to the patriotic legacy of her father, her social media space and even her city.
The report has examined the state laws across the country and found that while India's constitution guarantees equal rights to religious minorities but the local state laws are working on the contrary which adversely affect the minorities.
If there was a fraud perpetrated on the Indian people by Indic civilisation and subsequently, a pseudo-patriotic politics, it is to declare itself a nation of cow protectors and worshipers. Every rabid sanghi and self-righteous gau rakshak (cow ...
He further said, "Pakistan ever since its inception has been fighting direct or proxy wars with India. And a martyr's daughter is ... be thrown out of the country. The minister earlier tweeted, "People supporting #GurmeharKaur blaming war for her ...
India is one of the most populous countries of the world with 1.2 billion people and thus the giant neighbour of Pakistan that looms large over it.
Recent events at Delhi's Ramjas College are the latest in a series of intimidations, attacks and coercive measures faced by universities in India over several years. ... If we recall the murders of prominent rationalists, the attacks on writers and the ...
The Constitution of India, which came into existence on January 26, 1950, abolished the Dominion Status of India, rejected the British Crown and declared India as a full-fledged Democratic Republic. The Indian Constitution is one of the biggest ...
A Statewide satyagraha will be observed on Sunday by the various units of Goraksha Sanghatana Samiti seeking the declaration of cow as the national animal of India and the banning of cow slaughter. Announcing the details of the protest, Belagavi ...
The report also talked about cow protection vigilantes wreaking havoc in various states, bringing up the case where two Muslim men in Haryana were forced to eat cow dung, and another case in the same state where a woman and her 14-year-old cousin ...
NEW DELHI -- The year 2015 saw several major attacks on human rights in India -- from draconian laws curbing freedom of expression to harassment and intimidation of several communities and minority groups.
... which led to widespread debate over caste discrimination in India - both on university campuses and outside - has found a prominent mention in the Amnesty International's 'State of the World's Human Rights report 2016-17', released on Wednesday ...
The USCIRF report also cited India's anti-conversion laws, the treatment of Dalits, and cow protection legislation as points of concern.
Speaking of India's record, Amnesty International said, "Human rights activists and journalists faced intimidation and attacks from both state and non-state actors.
Then of course there's the classic question: If Pakistan was meant for Muslims, India consequently was meant for Hindus, so why do they not quit India for Pakistan? Didn't the ... most important page. Cow protection is in the Directive Principles of ...
"Caste-based violence and vigilante cow protection groups harassing and attacking people in states including Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka in the name of upholding laws prohibiting the killing of cows were also highlighted as areas of ...
Homes for destitute cows are being established. The coming to power of Narendra Modi and the BJP has led to a spurt in cow protection and welfare measures. Banning cow slaughter has also gained importance. Part of this is dictated by the fact that the ...
In Gujarat, thousands of Dalits had marched to protest the assault by cow protection vigilantes on four community members for skinning a dead cow.


 

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