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India’s Cow Vigilantism: The other side of the story
Archives, Commentaries

India’s Cow Vigilantism: The other side of the story

Avatans Kumar- August 23, 2018

The doctrine of the sanctity of the cow is regarded as one of the dominant symbols representing the Indic culture. The Hindus place cows on ... Read More

Should India strive to become the  largest exporter of beef in the world?
Archives, Rights (Discrimination & Appeasement)

Should India strive to become the largest exporter of beef in the world?

Dr. J K Bajaj- August 10, 2017

The export of beef has distorted not only the composition of the buffalo herd of India, it has distorted the traditional balance between the number ... Read More

केरल में सरेआम काटी गई गाय, हाय-हाय, हाय-हाय, हाय-हाय
Archives, Hindi

केरल में सरेआम काटी गई गाय, हाय-हाय, हाय-हाय, हाय-हाय

Ajeet Bharti- May 30, 2017

केरल में गाय काटी गई, रिपोर्ट में आया कि भैंस कटी है, फिर आया कि बैल काटा गया है और अंततः कल-परसों तक इस पर ... Read More

A Case for Cow-Protection without Whitewashing the Past
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

A Case for Cow-Protection without Whitewashing the Past

Nithin Sridhar- March 30, 2017

From the standpoint of Dharma, there is no legitimacy for either the slaughter of cow or its consumption today. Read More

Political Humbuggery, The New York Times, and Indian Shills
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

Political Humbuggery, The New York Times, and Indian Shills

Dr. Ramesh Rao- June 21, 2016

Is this possible too – that cow urine can tantalize the taste-buds of the readers of the venerable New York Times? Read More

Beef Has Hurt Freedom Far More than any Beef-Ban
Archives, Commentaries

Beef Has Hurt Freedom Far More than any Beef-Ban

Vamsee Juluri- April 18, 2015

The pro-beef lobby has been incredibly oblivious to the devastating role that the demand for beef has played in human history. The discussion about beef ... Read More

Weekly Hindu Persecution Digest: 29 September 2014 — 5 October 2014
Archives, Demography (Persecution & Proselytisation)

Weekly Hindu Persecution Digest: 29 September 2014 — 5 October 2014

IndiaFacts Staff- October 5, 2014

1. TTD Worker Held for 'Proselytising' Report: In yet another incident of propaganda of other religions on Tirumala Hills, the TTD vigilance staff on Wednesday ... Read More