New Rules Against Animal Cruelty Raise The Stake For India's Beef Wars - WAMC

Many upper caste Hindus consider the cow holy and have long rallied to ban beef eating. Critics of the government see the new animal cruelty rules as an effort to cater to these demands. Allison Joyce / Getty Images. Originally published on June 30 ...

Businesslike meeting - Calcutta Telegraph

This time Narendra Modi hasn't tried to impress us desis and dehatis by boasting he enjoys the singular privilege of calling the Great White Chief "Donald". Perhaps the astute Jaishankar Subrahmanyam pointed out that even while he was bragging about ...

The Real Indian Currency Crisis (Things You Don't Hear In The News) - The Market Oracle

Jayant Bhandari writes: On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped a bombshell. In a televised address at 8:00 pm, he declared that after midnight—four hours later—banknotes with face values of INR500 (US$7.50) and INR1,000 ...

Narendra Modi warns gau rakshaks: Protests can be effective only when not confined to caste, religion - Firstpost

Just hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked cow vigilantes not to kill people, 1,600 kilometres away, Asgar Ali was lynched in Ramgarh, 60 kilometres from Ranchi in Jharkhand, by a mob of 30 men. His Maruti van, carrying raw meat which was ...

Gau rakshak violence: Narendra Modi cannot be everywhere but people have every right to question him - Firstpost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unequivocal condemnation for the self-styled gau rakshaks in India, who have suddenly taken upon themselves to rid the nation of anyone who as much as looks at a passing cow, came as a relief to many. Opposition parties ...