Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Gau Rakshaks


Nuh: Locals demand probe into ‘harassment’ by gau rakshaks

August 20, 2022 7:56 am

Villagers and locals alleged that on August 15, gau rakshaks — who they said had come to the area for a raid following a tip-off regarding cow slaughter — had threatened locals. They also accused police of not taking action against them.

Raipur: Three gau rakshaks held for ‘assault’, vandalism at dairy

May 27, 2019 6:57 am

On Sunday, a day after the assault and the arrests, members of right-wing groups like the Bajrang Dal raised slogans at the DD Nagar police station in Raipur, demanding a cross FIR against Usman Qureshi, the complainant and the dairy shop owner.

Left to observe Babri masjid demolition anniversary as 'Black Day'

November 22, 2017 5:31 pm

On December 6, which is also the death anniversary of B R Ambedkar, the Left parties will "mount a campaign against the intensification of the assaults on Dalits across the country and on the secular democratic values of our Constitution by the communal forces".

Closing meat shops in Greater Noida: Gau Raksha Dal head arrested

September 24, 2017 6:16 am

Police said 12 teams of the outfit have allegedly been operating in the district, distributing audio clips that warn shops of dire consequences if they don’t stop serving meat, fish and eggs during Navratri.

Bombay High Court asks police about preventive measures against gau rakshaks

August 22, 2017 1:42 am

The petition seeks directions to the state to take steps to protect citizens, especially those who deal in trade and transport of cattle, from ‘lynch mobs’. It claimed that since 2014, around 24 persons had been killed allegedly by cow vigilantes.

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

August 16, 2017 10:48 am

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

VHP to issue identity cards to 'gau rakshaks' in Maharashtra

August 12, 2017 10:23 pm

"Identity cards will be issued to volunteers involved in cow protection activities and their names will also be submitted to the state government," said Ajay Nildawar

Maharashtra: Action on gau rakshaks who spark violence

July 18, 2017 2:40 am

The government will take strict action against “gau rakshaks” who are resorting to unnecessary violence in the name of cow protection, Mahadev Jankar said

Gau-rakshaks are 'victims not tyrants': Vishwa Hindu Parishad

July 04, 2017 6:53 pm

Taking on the organisers of the 'Not in My Name' protests, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International joint secretary Surendra Jain said "these placard-carrying groups with selfish interests are trying to malign the holy resolve of cow-protection".

Don't let 'gau rakshaks' take law into hands: Maharashtra Police

July 04, 2017 12:00 am

"Cow vigilantes should not carry out any kind of raids on their own at any place where they suspect that beef is being sold or transported. They should inform the local police station, which will take necessary action," the senior IPS officer said.