Cow vigilantes

7 held for Karmanghat clash, police pickets in place to ensure peace

Several policemen injured in stone-pelting by gau rakshaks; five cases were registered in all

published on : 24th February 2022

History of mob lynching and attacks by cow vigilantes in India since the start of 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, multiple attacks have been carried by mobs, of which 60% of the cases are cow-related violence against Muslims. 

published on : 24th July 2018

Rahul Gandhi backs petition for recalling Jayant Sinha's Harvard alumni status

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed as disgusting Union Minister Jayant Sinhas action of felicitating seven convicted cow vigilantes as disgusting.

published on : 10th July 2018

Jharkhand Alimuddin lynching case: 11 cow vigilantes awarded life imprisonment

The 11 convicts included BJP’s district media cell in-charge Nityanand Mahto, Ramgarh cow protection committee head Chhotu Verma and local ABVP leader Kapil Thakur.

published on : 21st March 2018

Alwar Killing: Two arrested; cow smuggling case against Umar Khan, two others

On Sunday, three Muslim youth were allegedly beaten up and one of them was shot dead by suspected cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district while they were transporting cows.

published on : 14th November 2017

Strict action to be taken against culprit, even if Hindu: Rajasthan Home Minister on Alwar lynching

Three Muslim youth were allegedly beaten up and one of them was shot dead by suspected cow vigilantes while they were transporting cows from Haryana’s Mewat district to Bharatpur in Rajasthan.

published on : 13th November 2017

Muslim man shot dead by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar, body thrown onto railway tracks 

Ummar Muhammad's uncle has filed a complaint with the Alwar police, identifying one among the attackers, who is a member of the "Gau Raksha group," the report said. 

published on : 12th November 2017

Cow vigilantes thrash five men in Haryana; police book victim

It emerged during the initial investigation that it was buffalo meat that the victims were transporting.

published on : 14th October 2017