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Cow vigilantes thrash 3 youths for possessing beef in Madhya Pradesh, 5 arrested

The police said that they have arrested all the five accused who mercilessly had beaten up the victims with sticks.

May 25, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Gau Rakshaks thrash two men with belts, sticks for transporting cows in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli

Cow vigilantes struck again in Uttar Pradesh as two men, reportedly belonging to a minor community, were beaten for allegedly transporting cows for slaughter purpose.

Aug 21, 2018, 10:32 AM IST

Dalits, flogged by gau rakshaks in Una in 2017, to embrace a new religion

A Dalit family, that was allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes for skinning the carcass of the animal in Una in Gujarat, have decided to embrace Buddhism.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:51 PM IST

Alwar lynching case: Two arrested, four identified; Congress calls incident 'unfortunate'

Umar Khan, 35, was shot dead by cow vigilantes, while two of his close aides were attacked in Govindgarh in Alwar district on Sunday.

Nov 14, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Alwar killing by gau rakshaks: Don't have enough manpower to control crime, says Rajasthan Home Minister

Umar, 35, was allegedly killed by cow vigilantes on the suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan's Alwar.

Nov 13, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Police diluted Pehlu Khan lynching case, finds independent probe

An independent fact-finding investigation into the lynching of Pehlu Khan has exposed how police tried to "weaken" the investigation".

Oct 26, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

End cow vigilantism, take action against violence: SC directs Centre

Coming down heavily on cow vigilantism, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and state to take immediate steps to curb such acts of violence.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

Three thrashed in Bihar on suspicion of carrying beef

The protesters blocked the Ara-Buxar road demanding that the three men be handed over to them. The police refused to do that. 


Aug 03, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Lok Sabha witnesses another day of protests

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said a decision on the debate would be taken at the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee.

Jul 27, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

Lynching debate: Issue should not be given political colour, violence can never be partisan, says Arun Jaitley

The Opposition on Thursday targeted the government over the lynchings, with the Congress accusing PM Modi of indulging in "double speak" on the issue.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

PM Modi urges states to take strict action against cow vigilantes, says won't tolerate violence in name of 'gau raksha'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged states to take strict action against those who are indulging in violence the name of cow vigilantism. Addressing media after all party meet today, BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Anant Kumar said that the PM has assured investigation against those who resort to violence. 

Jul 16, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

Mob thrashes man on suspicion of carrying beef in Nagpur, four accused arrested

A 31-year-old man was reportedly beaten up by a mob on suspicion of carrying beef in Nagpur's Bharsingi village.

Jul 13, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Nagpur: Man assaulted for allegedly carrying beef, 4 arrested

A video from Nagpur has surfaced where mob has beaten a man named Salim Ismail Shah over doubt that the person is carrying beef.

Jul 13, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

There is no place for violence in India, says PM Narendra Modi - Watch video

PM Modi on Thursday said killing of people in the name of cow protection is not acceptable.

Jun 29, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

MHA says Rajasthan govt should take action on cow vigilantes

In the advisory, the home ministry had asked all states not to tolerate anyone taking law into their hands in the name of cow protection and take prompt action against such offenders.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Rajasthan: Cow vigilantes arrested for assault on Tamil Nadu govt officials

Around 50 cow vigilantes targeted officials of the Tamil Nadu government transporting cows from Jaisalmer to their state.

Jun 13, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Attack on Tamil Nadu officials by cow vigilantes: CPI seeks actiona

CPI Tamil Nadu unit on Monday strongly condemned the attack on State government officials by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan, and sought stern action against them.

Jun 13, 2017, 00:38 AM IST

Cow vigilantes attack truck carrying cows, block highway

Four persons have been arrested and action against seven policemen including a police inspector has been taken for allegedly not taking the matter seriously and reaching the spot late last night.

Jun 12, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Security enhanced at Delhi's Kerala House amid reports of NCP's beef fest

The Delhi Police stepped up security at Kerala House on Jantar Mantar road here after receiving information of a political party planning a 'beef festival' there on Saturday evening. 

Jun 10, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

Food is matter of choice, I am myself non-vegetarian: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu

 Amid heated debate on beef ban in the country, Union minister and BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu today said he himself is a non-vegetarian, and food is a matter of choice.

Jun 06, 2017, 19:47 PM IST