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Beef/Cows etc

Jharkhand Police Seize 500 Kg Beef From Singbhum, Two Arrested

Aug 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Acting on a tip-off, a Special Investigation Team intercepted a vehicle moving towards Dhatkidih from Kharkhai Bridge in Bistupur police station area on Tuesday and made the seizure, a statement said.

BJP Minister In Meghalaya Recommends Beef Over Chicken, Mutton And Fish

Jul 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'By encouraging people to eat more beef, the perception that BJP will impose a ban on cow slaughter will be dispelled,' said BJP minister Sanbor Shullai

No Beef Within 5 Km Of Temples: Assam CM Tables Cattle Preservation Bill

The proposed law prohibits selling and buying of beef in areas which are inhabited by ‘non-beef eating communities’ as well as within a radius of 5 km of any temple.

Fact Check: Can Cow Dung Cure Covid-19; Here’s The Truth

Jun 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On the outskirts of Ahmedabad, at the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vishwavidya Pratishthanam Gaushala, people reportedly smear their bodies with cow dung and urine mixture and let it dry

'Cow Dung Therapy' Can't Beat Covid, May Actually Trigger Black Fungus, Warn Doctors

Experts are raising alarm over the possibility of fungal infection, called Mucormycosis or black fungus, due to the use of cow dung.

07 May, 2021

Oximeters, Thermal Scanners For Cows In UP's 'Gaushalas'

Outlook Web Bureau

The press release on cowsheds said the ‘gaushalas’ will be 'equipped with all the medical equipment such as oximeters and thermal scanners for cows and other animals as well'

26 January, 2021

Bizarre! ‘Cow Science’ Exam Syllabus Links Beef Consumption To ‘Bad Karma’

Outlook Web Bureau

A section of the syllabus even makes a case for a native cow being better than an exotic or a jersey cow.

07 January, 2021

In A First, India Is Conducting Nationwide Online Cow Exam For Free; Here's How To Enrol

Outlook Web Bureau

Announcing the first-ever exam of this kind--’Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar Prasar Examination’-RKA Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria said this exam will be held annually.

28 December, 2020

Karnataka Cabinet Gives Nod To Anti-Cow Slaughter Ordinance


Karnataka's anti-cow slaughter bill seeks a total ban on slaughter of cows in the state and proposes seven years' imprisonment and Rs 5 lakh fine for the offenders.

22 December, 2020

Priyanka Gandhi Writes To Yogi Adityanath, Raises Concerns Over Plight Of Cows In State


In a two-page letter to the chief minister, she cited pictures of dead cows at Saujna in Lalitpur district of the state and said they were 'heart-wrenching and disturbing'

19 December, 2020

Goa Church Body Urges CM Pramod Sawant To Resolve Problem Of Beef Shortage


Cow slaughter is banned in the BJP-ruled Goa, but bulls and buffaloes are allowed to be slaughtered at certified abattoirs.


18 December, 2020

32-Year-Old Man Lynched Near Patna On Suspicion Of Cattle Theft

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place early Wednesday morning in Phulwarisharif near Patna.

19 November, 2020

Oxford Student Union Decides To Ban Beef On Campus To Reduce Carbon Footprint

Outlook Web Bureau

The ban is likely to cover university-run catering outlets, however, does not include the food served in individual college’s halls

18 November, 2020

MP Government To Form ‘Cow Cabinet’, First Meeting On November 22

Outlook Web Bureau

Animal husbandry, Forest, Panchayat, Rural Development, Home and Farmer Welfare departments to be a part of the 'Cow Cabinet'.

01 August, 2020

Man Attacked By Mob, Hit With Hammer In Gurgaon While Transporting Meat; 1 Arrested


Videos of the incident also surfaced on social media, purportedly showing the group of men kicking and dragging the pick-up driver.

20 June, 2020

Cow, Ganga And Gita Made India World Leader: UP BJP Minister


'When there were no buffaloes in our country, there were only cows. Even doctors say that after mother's milk, it is the milk of an Indian cow which is the best for a newborn baby,' the Union Minister said.

24 May, 2020

Cow Burial: Over 150 Booked For Taking Part In Funeral Procession In Aligarh


The case was registered on Saturday against 25 identified and 125 unidentified persons under sections 188 (disobedience) and 269 (act likely to spread infection) of the IPC and section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, after a video of the incident went viral on social media.


27 January, 2020

'Beef A Must-Try In Kerala, Hatemongering Won’t Impact Tourism': Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran

Preetha Nair

Kerala tourism department was in the eye of a storm recently over a ‘beef tweet’ from its official Twitter handle. In an exclusive interview to Outlook, Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran pins the blame on communal groups for the controversy.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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