Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Cow Vigilantism


Nuh death: Meet Monu Manesar, gau rakshak with govt backing, now named in murder complaint

February 01, 2023 8:45 am

Mohit alias Monu ‘Manesar’ described himself as a ‘gau rakshak’ and social activist. In 2011, he joined Bajrang Dal as a district co-coordinator from Manesar when he was a teenager.

Death of cattle smuggling accused: Post-mortem report cites internal bleeding, liver rupture

January 31, 2023 7:56 am

The report further stated that the viscera samples had been preserved and sent for chemical analysis.

At Nuh, guns and threats in show of strength by cow vigilantes

May 09, 2022 10:01 am

The groups said they had given the call for the gathering on social media in response to statements made by politicians in Nuh suggesting that “gau rakshaks will not be allowed to enter”.

Delhi: 2 arrested in Dwarka farmhouse lynching

April 30, 2022 8:11 am

The victim, Rajaram, lived with his family at the farmhouse and was working on April 11 when the accused, claiming to be gau rakshaks, barged in past midnight and assaulted him as well as some other workers at the spot.

As videos emerge of ‘cow vigilantes’ using excess force, Nuh villages on edge, police register FIR

April 29, 2022 2:42 pm

The FIR adds that in another video from Rawli village, some young men are seen taking a man away, and in the video from Basai Meo village, two young men are seen beating up an old man in a car.

Gujarat: Tempo driver carrying 6 buffaloes held after scuffle with cow vigilantes

August 04, 2021 4:25 pm

Police have also lodged a non-cognizable offence against two self-styled cow vigilantes who allegedly beat the truck driver.  

Madhya Pradesh: Bill against cow vigilantism faces uncertain future

February 29, 2020 7:23 am

The Bill, which proposed an amendment to the anti-cow slaughter legislation, provides for a jail term ranging from six months to five years for people who engage in violence in the name of cow protection.

Gujarat govt seeks time to reply to PIL seeking to end ‘cow vigilantism’

January 22, 2020 5:49 am

The PIL sought to end “unlawful activities in the name of cow vigilantism” and submits to have been filed in the interest of the Dalit community, particularly on the behalf of those in villages.

'Modi govt's love for cow is only on paper': Chidambaram jabs Centre over 'declining cattle population'

October 19, 2019 6:26 pm

"Population of indigenous cattle declined by 6% between 2012 and 2019. Meaning, the Government's love for the cow is only on paper. It does not translate into increased productivity or fertility," read the tweet from Chidambaram's handle.

Gau Raksha Vahini warns Tripura govt to check cattle smuggling within 15 days

September 10, 2019 10:48 pm

The ‘gauraksha’ body has gven the BJP-IPFT government an ultimatum to take "effective measures" within 15 days, failing which the organisation will go against the government.