Cow Vigilantism
Opinion  /  Published 10.02.19

Defining the secular out of the conversation

In about three months, in the middle of May, Indians will find out if Narendra Modi’s first term was a fevered interregnum or the foundation of a Second Republic. If the BJP wins a stable majority e...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 14.01.19

Writing is clear on poster, so is NSA bias

Three suspects accused of slaughtering cows have been slapped with the National Security Act to ensure they are denied bail. A suspect accused of inciting a crowd of cow protectors that killed a polic...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 30.12.18

Son of slain cop demands law to check mob violence

The son of the police officer lynched in Bulandshahr has demanded a law to check the growing mob violence in the country.“I have a question for the mob. I want to ask them, ‘Which direction are yo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.12.18

Searing questions from son of slain cops

The son of the policeman lynched in Ghazipur on Saturday, shortly after a rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi 2km away, had a question for chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday.Why are people kil...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.18

The Congress is trying to out-cow the BJP

Before the ascendancy of Narendra Modi, white-collar apologists for the Bharatiya Janata Party used to argue that power would moderate its feral instincts. Some argued that the BJP could become an ana...
By Mukul Kesavan in


India  /  Published 12.04.19

Jharkhand tribal beaten to death over dead bull

A tribal person has been beaten to death in Jharkhand after a group objected to flesh being sliced from a dead bull, police said on Thursday.Three persons were injured when a clash broke out over the ...
By Our Correspondent and PTI in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

Where is the Chow? Kidar hai?

I am having to speak. I am. Not that I imagined I would have to. Not that I wished to. But these are not times of one’s wishing or whim. These are not times that afford the luxury of the uncertainti...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 07.07.19

25 forced to squat by cow mob in Madhya Pradesh

A mob of over 100 villagers tied up 25 people and paraded them 2km to a police station in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, accusing them of illegal cow transport, police said.A video shows several stick-wiel...
By PTI in Khandwa

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Stray cows expose BJP's poor grasp of farming

Cows — not chickens — seem to have come home to roost for the Bharatiya Janata Party. So much so that there are murmurs within the party itself. A BJP parliamentarian has spoken up on stray cattle...
By The Editorial Board in

Culture  /  Published 22.12.18

Some Djinn and tonic for Naseeruddin Shah

We are like that only Shah iterated in the video how he is worried for his children. The fact that they should have to inhabit a polarised context when they were brought up minus any mazhabi taleem (r...
By Upala Sen in


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