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HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, BJP, Bajrang Dal, UK

Tudder is the Tinder for cows: This Valentine's Day, will the real gau rakshak please stand up?

Called Tudder, the application is essentially Tinder for cows, promising them virtually unlimited partners to breed (read: hook up). Culture police says, not cool.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
BJP, Cow politics, Gau Rakshaks, Anti-lynching law

SC wants Parliament to enact anti-lynching law. But will that be enough?

In today's political climate, laws alone might not be able to protect minorities.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Gau Rakshaks, Cow Vigilantism, Jharkhand lynching

Jharkhand lynching: Blaming the victim again

A murder is a murder. Whether the victims were ‘consuming beef’ or ‘stealing cattle’ does not make the crime any less.

POLITICS

 |  The Big M  |  7-minute read
Hate crimes, Lynchings, Hindutva, Gau Rakshaks

Armed men, friendly cops, underfed cows: My visit to a Haryana gau rakshak office

‘We were really hurt when Modi said we were goondas, we are working with the administration’.

VOICES

 |  The Big M  |  9-minute read
Not In My Name, Junaid Khan lynching, Gau Raksha Dal, Gau Rakshaks

I met a gau rakhshak who is not afraid of Modi

I carried home the two encounters with the predators and the victims.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Casteism, Gau Rakshaks, Congress Mukt Bharat, PM Modi

PM interview: What Modi means by Congress-mukt Bharat

What ails the Congress afflicts the BJP too, if the two parties are adjudged on Modi’s own parametres.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Alwar lynching, Gau Rakshaks, Lynching

Why gau rakshaks felt emboldened to kill Ummar Muhammad in Alwar

Giving Pehlu Khan's killers clean chit has set a dangerous precedent: Muslims will be selectively targeted with complete impunity.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
BJP, Hindutva, Gau Rakshaks, Cow Vigilantism

Reuters investigation into how gau rakshaks are stealing livelihoods of Muslims is alarming

This is 'economic terrorism'.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mohammed Ayub, Gujarat 2002, Lynchings, Gau Rakshaks

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: How arrest of gau rakshaks impacted lynchings in Gujarat

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read
Gau Rakshaks, Mohammad Akhlaq, Lynchings, Pehlu Khan

Meet nobody, India's scariest serial killer, who lynched Pehlu Khan

Rajasthan Police in Alwar think none of those named in no uncertain terms by the victim and his kin are guilty.