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Bill to jail cow vigilantes tabled in Madhya Pradesh Assembly

The Bill seeks to amend the principal Act by introducing jail term and fine, or both, for vigilantes who attack those booked for offences like cow slaughter, possession of beef or transportation of cows for slaughter.

Death of an SHO

UP has a dysfunctional criminal justice system. The mob lynching of a police officer underlines it

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Jharkhand: Year after lynching, victim’s family struggles to get death certificate

R K Srivastava, director of RIMS medical college where the post-mortem procedure was conducted, said the hospital only gives out a document saying he was ‘brought dead’. “The question of where the death has occurred is not in its (hospital’s) purview,” he said.

Equally committed to protecting human life, cows: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Speaking against lynching, Adityanath said, “With laws already in place to protect cows and the government being responsive to this issue, violence in the name of cow protection would not be tolerated." 

Cow vigilantes: CPI(M) asks Centre, Rajasthan govt to 'abide by SC direction'

Condemning the 'gruesome' killing of Rajasthan farmer Ummar Khan, CPI(M) alleged that the, "Rajasthan police registered a case against the victims but allowed the vigilantes go scot free".

'Cow vigilantes pose threat to Kerala's white revolution plans'

The procurement of high breed cows from other parts of the country is essential to achieve the target and depending solely on local breeds would not help do so, the minister added.

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Solution is elsewhere

Apex court does well to demand accountability for cow vigilantism. But curbing the crime will require political will

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra police about steps to check cow vigilantes on Bakr-Id

A division bench of Justices B R Gavai and M S Karnik was hearing a public interest litigation filed by city resident Shadaab Patel, expressing fear that cow vigilante groups may stir up trouble during Eid. Among other things, he demanded a helpline to deal with such groups.

Six people beaten up on suspicion of slaughtering bovine: Police

Deputy Superintendent of Police Sanjay Kumar Jha said some people surrounded a house at Dumra village under Jaitia panchayat on the suspicion of a bovine being slaughtered inside and thrashed six people on Thursday.

Violence by cow vigilantes increased in India in 2016: US report

"Hindus threatened and assaulted Muslims and Christians and destroyed their property," said the Congressional-mandated 2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom.

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Meet The Meos: The Muslim Gau-Rakshaks Of Mewat

In recent times, the Meos have been in news after 55-year-old Pehlu Khan from Alwar (also in Mewat) died after allegedly becoming the victim of a mob lynching when he was found transporting cows for his dairy farm. Following the outrage against the brutal murder, the Meos demanded that the cow be declared the national […]

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