The cow is considered sacred in the Hindu religion, India's majority religion, and 24 of the country's 29 states have various regulations prohibiting either the slaughter or the sale of cows. After the Dadri lynching case, all the political parties in India have found 'Beef eating politics' as an hot topic to debate on. Watch the full report here. Zee News, which is the flagship channel of the company, has the 'Soch Badlo Desh Badlo' tag line which shows the focus on hardcore and serious news. The channel's programmes have won several prestigious national and international awards.