West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

BSF links 'harmful beef' to cattle torture

The Border Security Force (BSF) for the first time tried to thwart the smuggling of cattle across Bangladesh by pointing out to consumers how the stressed and torturous journey of cattle heads to the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.01.20

Kerala tourism 'beef fry' tweet starts row

After a storm erupted over a 'beef fry' tweet by Kerala Tourism on Makarasankranti day, the CPI(M)-led LDF government on Friday clarified its aim was not to hurt anyone's religious beliefs.Tourism min...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

North East  /  Published 11.04.19

Assam mob assault victim misses chance to vote

Shaukat Ali, who was assaulted by a mob at Biswanath in Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency on Sunday for selling beef at his food stall, missed out on exercising his franchise on Thursday.Ali is recuperati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 25.05.19

3 beaten up for carrying beef in MP, cops arrest them and 5 attackers

Suspected cow vigilantes thrashed three persons in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni for allegedly carrying beef, following which the police arrested the assailants as well as the victims of the attack.Police sa...
By PTI in Bhopal

Science  /  Published 12.12.18

Beef versus pulses: how food impacts climate

A gram of beef protein has a carbon footprint over 25-fold bigger than that of a gram of pulse protein, according to a new assessment of the impact of land and diets on climate change released on Wedn...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.12.18

Guha ‘poor taste’ tag on own beef tweet

Historian Ramachandra Guha has deleted his Twitter post where he had uploaded a picture of him having beef in “BJP-ruled” Goa, saying that “it was in poor taste”.Guha said he had received thre...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 03.12.18

Cow vandals kill officer linked to Akhlaque probe

Cow vigilantism has burst back into the heartland with tragic and intriguing consequences in the middle of key Assembly elections, claiming two lives, including that of a police officer who had probed...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Beef curry forced off menu

A Malayali association based in Frankfurt was last week forced to remove a beef dish from a food festival the consulate-general of India had organised after supporters of a Hindu Right-wing group thre...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.19

Beef worry

In Bengal, cow slaughter is legal. So is consuming beef. It is eaten across the social spectrum. It is among the handful of states where that is still possible to do. But as naysayers are consolidatin...
By Upala Sen in

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

With great majority comes great responsibility

A new Lok Sabha and a befitting new tone. In his first speech after the Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 of the 542 seats in Parliament, Narendra Modi spoke of leaving bitterness behind. That Mr Modi wi...
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