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Friday, December 04, 2020

Cow Vigilantism


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. 

Mob assaults man over rumours of transporting slaughtered cattle in Greater Noida, 5 held

August 10, 2019 8:53 pm

"The contractor was carrying the dead animals with permission from officials concerned and taking them in a vehicle with an attached trolley to the dead animal disposal plant near the Chijarsi river," a police spokesperson said.

Explained: How Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh propose to check lynching

August 08, 2019 7:34 am

The Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019 makes mob lynching a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence punishable with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh.

Madhya Pradesh govt tables cow vigilantism bill in state assembly

July 17, 2019 1:50 pm

On June 26, the government had proposed a jail term of six months to three years and a fine of Rs 25,000-50,000 for those who engage in violence against anyone booked under the anti-cow slaughter Act.

Indore: Cow vigilantes thrash two for allegedly transporting beef

July 14, 2019 4:19 pm

Inspector of Rajendranagar Police Station Sunil Sharma told The Indian Express that Nadim and Imran, both in their 20s, have been arrested for violating provisions of the state's prohibition of cow slaughter act.

Law and beyond

July 13, 2019 12:23 am

Draft UP law against lynching is a welcome acknowledgement by the state of the gravity of the crime. It is only a first step.

Vigilantism 2.0

July 10, 2019 5:47 am

How do we assess Vigilantism 2.0 against the backdrop of Modi Sarkar 2.0? The first aspect in the Ansari killing was that, in contrast to that of Akhlaq, it did not involve beef.