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Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress MLA Pratapsinh Rane today urged the state BJP legislators to adopt 15 cows each so
The Supreme Court on Friday is set to hear a petition seeking ban on cow vigilante groups across the nation.
A mentally challenged Muslim man was assualted at Dharjori in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district by people allegedly on suspicio
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar today said the state-run abattoirs here produces around 2,000 kgs of beef per day
The ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter was intended at the welfare of animals and tackli
The censor board has formally issued a notice to Suman Ghosh, the director of a documentary on Amartya Sen, saying the fil
Replying to question in Lok Sabha, the centre on Monday said that the union home ministry has asked state governments to c
The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling making sweets made of cow-milk available as 'prasad' at temples by Navratra, state
Three people were killed and as many injured when their car rammed into a divider while trying to save a cow on the Agra-L
Ten bovine animals, including seven cows, died after consuming plants that had been sprayed with pesticides in Rajasthan's
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