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Following Uttar Pradesh government's action against illegal slaughter houses, Jharkhand government today asked closure of
Meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh would go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow against the crackdown on illegal and mech
Three persons have been arrested for illegal slaughter and over 20 kg of meat was seized from their house at Madhavi villa
A BJP MLA has threatened to break the limbs of those who kill and disrespect cows, remarks that could spark a controversy.
BJP member Subramanian Swamy today introduced in the Rajya Sabha a private member bill which seeks "deterrent punishment",
Two people have been arrested in Shamli district after they were allegedly found preparing to illegally slaughter buffaloe
The Aditya Nath Yogi government's decision to ban mechanised slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh is at odds with the policy o
The hurly burly of being the chief minister of the country's most populous state would not keep Yogi Adityanath away from
In keeping with the BJP's manifesto, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today directed police officials to prepa
The alleged dumping of meat pieces in the open by the staff of a hotel here triggered rumours of beef cooking in the city
Had meant to link it last week, but somehow forgot. The Economist on how the recent intervention by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is proof for many Indians that:
BJP is enslaved to bare-legged zealots obsessed with the idea that Hindu India is under attack: from Muslims, Chinese communists and American capitalists abroad and Muslims, Maoists and industrial developers at home...
It goes on to wonder whether the BJP can become a mellower yellow:
...The problem is the ideology and attendant nuttiness: Islamophobia, callisthenics, shorts and all. To lead its coalition government, the BJP had actually to forswear core Hindutva demands: for a new temple on the site of a demolished mosque at Ayodhya; for a federal ban on cow-slaughter; and for an end to Muslims’ enjoyment of their own family law.
This alienated party activists, who questioned the point of an ideology that has to be abandoned when it wins power. But to rule again, the BJP may have to distance itself even further from the RSS and find a more clubable leader.
Read the full piece: Shorts and all