Cow Protection Groups
06 Jan 2021
Gaumutra medicinal, gold in milk: Syllabus for 'cow science exam'
The government is planning to conduct a nationwide voluntary online examination on cow science next month to "sensitize and educate" people about cows.
18 Jun 2019
VHP to discuss Ram Temple, Article 370 at important meet
An important meeting of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is scheduled for Wednesday-Thursday in Haridwar and the Hindu right-wing organization is expected to discuss the Ram Temple issue.
20 Jan 2019
Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP
If you are a resident of Uttar Pradesh, your beer will take care of cow shelters now.
02 Jan 2019
UP: Government to levy 'gau kalyan' cess to build shelters
On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved a plan to impose a 'gau kalyan cess' (cow welfare cess) on multiple "profit-making" public sector departments in a bid to raise funds for the setting up of temporary cowsheds across the state.
27 Dec 2018
To protect crops, UP farmers lock stray cows in schools
Aligarh city administration in Uttar Pradesh is currently busy handling the problem of stray cows in rural areas.
10 Dec 2018
Bhopal farmer names newly-born twin cows 'BJP' and 'Congress'
India's two biggest national political parties, BJP and Congress have been at loggerheads for decades.
20 Sep 2018
#MakeCowGreatAgain? Uttarakhand-minister says cow exhales oxygen, should become National-mother
According to Rekha Arya, Minister of Animal Husbandry of Uttarakhand, cow is the only animal which not only inhales oxygen but exhales it too. To all the trees, we are sorry!
07 Sep 2018
Comply with orders on cow vigilantism: SC to states
The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the states that haven't filed a report on the incidents of cow vigilantism and mob lynching as per its July 17 orders. Only 11 out of 29 states and Union territories have filed their reports.
02 Sep 2018
Jamshedpur to soon become India's first cow dung-free city
The Jharkhand government has initiated efforts to make Jamshedpur the "country's first" cow dung-free city, an official said.
22 Aug 2018
UP-shocker: Cops force Muslim-man to pick meat using mouth
In a horrible incident, an injured Muslim man was forced by Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Police to pick meat from his mouth, a few days ago.
21 Aug 2018
Wanted to highlight cow protection agenda: Umar Khalid's attackers
A Delhi court today sent two persons, who allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid, to two-day police custody.
09 Aug 2018
Kangana Ranaut says lynching in cow's name is heartbreaking
Actor Kangana Ranaut, in conversation with Sadhguru yesterday, said it is a sad state of affairs that people are being lynched on suspicions of either cow smuggling or consuming beef.
29 Jul 2018
No lynching in Tripura in 25-years of Left-govt: Manik Sarkar
Referring to the lynching of four people in Tripura, former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that no incident of lynching occurred in the 25-year rule of the Left Front in the state.
24 Jul 2018
If people stop eating beef, lynching incidents will stop: RSS-leader
Experts, the government, the judiciary, and the masses, everyone is shocked by the alarming rise in mob lynching incidents, and no one knows how to solve it.
22 Jul 2018
Alwar: Family's sole bread-winner killed by 'gau-rakshaks.' Minister cries 'conspiracy'
Yesterday, Rakbar Khan's family in Mewat, Haryana, was eagerly awaiting him. After he returned home, Asmina, his wife, planned to cook biryani, his favorite.
17 Jul 2018
'Mobocracy can't be allowed': SC seeks new laws on lynching
Taking cognizance of the alarming rise in mob lynching cases, the SC today gave the Centre and states four weeks to come up with a law on such crimes.
08 Jan 2018
Mughalsarai: Angry mob thrashes two men for stealing cows
An angry mob in Mughalsarai thrashed two men for allegedly stealing cows. The duo was later arrested.
07 Jan 2018
Harassed by unrelenting cow vigilantism, Goa meat-traders go on strike
Goa Meat Traders Association, the state's umbrella meat-supplying body, would be on an indefinite strike starting yesterday.
29 Dec 2017
Yogi will spend a whopping Rs. 7.86cr on counting cows!
After banning beef, flagging off cow ambulances and setting-up Aadhaar-like identification system, BJP doesn't disappoint its muse: the cow.
13 Nov 2017
Another alleged cow vigilantism murder in Alwar
If the allegations of a murder victim's family in Alwar (Rajasthan) are true, cow vigilantes have taken yet another life.
29 Oct 2017
Take a Cowfie! Unique idea to raise awareness against cow-slaughter
Taking selfies has reached a new level thanks to an NGO in Kolkata that came up with the "Selfie with a Cow" or "Cowfie" contest.
16 Oct 2017
Bengaluru Wipro techie attacked allegedly for trying to save cows
Violence over cow protection works both ways. This time, a female techie with Wipro in Bengaluru was assaulted allegedly for complaining about cow slaughter.
14 Oct 2017
Dadri lynching: Two years on, jobs, compensation for Akhlaq's killers
Two years ago, 50-year-old Mohammad Ahklaq of Dadri, UP, was beaten to death by a mob after rumors surfaced that his family had consumed beef.
14 Oct 2017
Another Akhlaq? Police book cow vigilantism victims, assaulters let go
In yet another incident of cow vigilantism, a group of men assaulted five people in Faridabad after suspecting them of carrying beef.
22 Sep 2017
Cow vigilantism: SC urges states to file compliance report
The SC has asked for a compliance report from states on the matter of cow vigilantism. Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh filed theirs today.
18 Sep 2017
Those who respect cows don't resort to violence: Mohan Bhagwat
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has condemned incidents of cow vigilantism, saying those who sincerely respect cows don't resort to violence at any cost, "even if their sentiments are deeply hurt".
14 Sep 2017
Alwar lynching: All six accused cleared, case against them closed
In a rather unfortunate development, police have reportedly cleared all the six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case and closed investigations.
06 Sep 2017
SC urges Centre, states again to act against cow vigilantism
The SC has urged the Centre and states to take urgent steps to check violence in the name of cow protection.
06 Aug 2017
Cow vigilantes attacked by mob in Ahmednagar
Violence in the name of cow protection refuses to cease. Yet another incident was reported from Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra where a mob attacked gau rakshaks after they stopped a tempo suspecting it of transporting cows for slaughter.
03 Aug 2017
Uttarakhand: Man caught sexually assaulting cow, communal tension escalates
The situation became tense in Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal district in Satpuli town after a man was arrested for sexually assaulting a calf.
21 Jul 2017
SC directs Centre, states to take action against 'cow vigilantes'
The SC has directed the Centre and states to take action against any kind of violent 'vigilant' acts by the public, especially in the name of 'gau raksha'.
16 Jul 2017
PM Modi warns cow vigilantes, asks state-governments for strict action
Sending out a strong message to cow vigilantes, PM Modi said that violence in the name of cow protection would not be tolerated.
08 Jul 2017
Cow vigilantes hit again, Modi's warning fails to change things
Merely a week after PM Modi broke his silence against the 'Gau rakshaks', a similar incident took place in south-west Delhi.
02 Jul 2017
Jharkhand Muslim trader's lynching: BJP leader Nityanand Mahto arrested
In a recent development in the Jharkhand lynching case wherein a Muslim trader was beaten to death for allegedly carrying beef in his van, BJP leader Nityanand Mahto was arrested in connection to the case.
28 Jun 2017
Jharkhand: Out-of-control mob attacks Muslim man on cow slaughter suspicion
Latest in the series of attacks against Muslims and Dalits in the name of cow protection, a violent mob of about 1000 beat up a Muslim dairy owner and set fire to his house in Jharkhand's Giridh district, on suspicions of cow slaughter.
13 Jun 2017
'Gau rakshaks' attack trucks carrying cows for Centre's bovine-protection program
A 50-strong mob in Rajasthan's Barmer attacked five trucks carrying cows, assaulted the drivers and tried to set them ablaze.
02 Jun 2017
Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana
In the latest incident of cow vigilantism, members from a group of 'gau rakshaks' stabbed a second year B.A. student named Shivam in the town of Gohana in Haryana's Sonepat district.
01 Jun 2017
Kerala Youth Congress district president arrested for slaughtering cow
Kerala Police on May 30 arrested Youth Congress district president Rejil Makutti and several other members after they slaughtered a calf in protest against the Centre's new strict laws on cattle trade.
01 Jun 2017
How do peacocks reproduce? Through tears, says a Rajasthan judge
Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, a Rajasthan HC judge who yesterday urged the government to make cow the national animal, believes peacocks don't have sex in order to reproduce; the peahen is instead "impregnated with the tears of the peacock."
31 May 2017
Make cow the national animal, urges Rajasthan HC
Calls for making cow the national animal have been a dime a dozen, mostly from individuals, but now the Rajasthan HC has joined the bandwagon. It has also sought life imprisonment for slaughter.