Cow Vigilantism

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Murder in Hapur

The government in UP must book the culprits — and break the vicious cycle of impunity.

Meerut range: Since SC order, 54 held for cow smuggling, none for vigilantism

The SC had asked state governments to designate a nodal officer in each district to procure intelligence reports and identify districts where incidents of mob violence and lynching had been reported in the past five years.

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When mob takes over

Behind the killing of an SHO in UP is cow vigilantism in a culture of impunity

Surat: Four men beat up driver, aide on suspicion of ferrying cows

When the driver told the four men that they were carrying camels to Dhule for sale at a fair, the ‘gau rakshaks’ started thrashing the two accusing them of carrying a cow for slaughter.

Hindu Rashtra, de facto

It is at once a society, civilisation, nation — and state

Death over Palwal ‘cow theft’: Body lies unclaimed

“It is a problem here each year, during three-four months around this time. The crops grow tall during this period, so it is easy for gangs to make away with cattle via the expressway,” said Rajender, a resident of the village.

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Palwal: 50-yr-old held for killing man over suspicion of cattle theft

"When we reached the spot, we saw a man's body lying in the fields. He was bare chested and was only wearing a pair of red underpants. There were cuts on his hands and neck...” said ASI Rambir, the complainant in the case.

Alwar lynching: Haryana govt announces Rs 8-lakh aid for victim’s kin

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Thursday announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the family of Rakbar Khan alias Akbar Khan, a resident of Kaul village in Haryana’s Nuh district, “who fell victim to mob lynching on mere suspicion of cow smuggling”.

Rajasthan Bill to exclude buffalo from bovine Act before MHA

The Rajasthan Bovine Act makes no distinction between cow and buffalo, so the move to amend it may bring relief to meat traders in Rajasthan from cow vigilantes, officials said.

Man lynched in MP for ‘bull slaughter’: Economic reasons, not vigilantism, behind assault on duo, say villagers

Villagers claimed their cattle had been going missing regularly, but they had no clue that they were being slaughtered till heads of two bulls were found on May 4.

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