As many as 1,200 cows -- mostly abandoned, sick and injured -- have found a saviour in 59-year-old German national Friederike Irina Bruning.
When she landed in India from Berlin in 1978 as a tourist, she had no inkling of the life destiny had in store for her. [...]
After recent legal action gave two sacred rivers in India the rights of "legal persons," the ruling was overturned, taking those rights away. This leaves the Ganges and Yamuna rivers vulnerable to pollution. [...]
A mysterious case of the murder of a 14-year-old boy has surfaced in the national Capital, with his mother alleging that he was held hostage and lynched by some Muslim friends.
The victim, identified as Yogesh Kumar, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near New Delhi Railway Station last month. [...]
Border guards intercept them periodically, but cattle smugglers keep devising ingenuous techniques to send cows and bulls to Bangladesh and feed the beef and leather industry there. [...]
Amarnath Yatra : Another batch of pilgrims leave from Jammu; Pilgrims not scared
Terrorists on Monday night killed seven Amarnath pilgrims from Gujarat as they struck at a bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2000. [...]
#NotInMyName campaign, launched by Indian media and intelligentsia to protest against the alleged attacks on Muslims, has finally been validated by PM Modi in his speech during the celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Shrimad Rajchandraji, who was guru to Mahatama Gandhi. Modi condemned the violence perpetrated by Hindus on the name of cow protection, [...]
Banning cow slaughter has become a major political and social issue in India but a study published by US researchers suggests this may indeed help mitigate global warming. A team of researchers from four American universities report that “eating beans instead of beef would sharply reduce greenhouse gasses (GHG)” responsible for climate change. [...]
Gandhinagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat on Friday enacted a harsher law, with the provision of life sentence for those found guilty of cow slaughter, making it the first state in the country to do so. [...]
For one night, Doctor VC becomes a gaurakshak himself, searching for cow smugglers on the road.
Doctor VC is presented with a unique ropportunity: to join a team of gaurakshaks, and understand how they operate in the dead of night, cracking down on the illegal transport and slaughter of cattle in the area. [...]
Having met the area's Muslim cow protectors, Doctor VC goes on to meet their Hindu counterparts.
Located on the border of Jharkhand and Haryana, Ramgarh is home to several groups of gausevaks or gaurakshaks, the often vigilante protectors of the cow. Doctor VC visits a local Gaushala to see first hand how the cows are treated, [...]