India  /  Published 20.07.20

BJP: cop's wife forces retreat

A BJP youth wing member accused in the lynching of a police officer by cow vigilantes has been dropped from a campaign to publicise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s schemes after Priyanka Gandhi V...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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

Books  /  Published 03.07.20

Love in the time of hate: The amorous jihad

Long before the term, ‘love jihad’, found traction in the popular imagination, Calcuttans had woken up to a tragedy of unimaginable proportions. In September 2007, a young, enterprisi...
By Sohini Chakraborty in

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Cows eat fish, complains Goa minister

Stray cattle brought to a cow shelter in Goa are not eating grass because they have turned non-vegetarian, a minister in the state government has said. Michael Lobo, minister for science and technolog...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Panaji

India  /  Published 28.09.19

Repeat attack on traders by cow bullies

Four purported milk traders who were thrashed by cow vigilantes and then arrested on August 30 in Dimna Chowk, Jharkhand, were again roughed up and handed over to police in Sidhgora, 10km away, on Fri...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.09.18

Cow ministry in MP

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced the setting up of a ministry for cows.“The cow ministry will replace the existing Madhya Pradesh Gaupalan Evam Pashudhan Samva...
By PTI in Chhattarpur

India  /  Published 04.04.20

In crisis, goverment has no time for hungry cows

Many of the 536 million animals that make up India’s livestock population are not getting adequate feed because of the lockdown and at least one state has complained that the Centre that worships t...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 06.07.19

A 134-year-old cow shelter with 6000 cows

Some Marwari cloth merchants gathered at Jamunadas Fakirchand’s shop in central Calcutta’s Sutapatti to discuss protection for stray cows. Out of that discussion was born the Calcutta Pinjrapole S...
By Manasi Shah in

India  /  Published 26.06.19

Seize and search in Haryana cow law

The Haryana government has approved stricter provisions under a 2015 cow slaughter act that empower police to seize vehicles involved in the transportation of animals for slaughter and search premises...
By PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 26.06.19

Vigilantes thrash cow transporter in Kerala

Six men in a car waylaid a van transporting cattle in a north Kerala district early on Monday, dragged out the driver and his assistant and assaulted them in a suspected case of cow-vigilantism in the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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