India

Safety of cows, sacrifice of minorities: cow vigilantism in India

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In a new regime that protects the welfare of cattle, the Indian government overlooks the safety and livelihood of its minorities, argues Pawan Singh Restrictions on buying and selling cows and other cattle in open livestock markets in India began in May 2017 when the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change implemented the Supreme […]

India

Indian democracy under threat as inequity fuels religious tensions

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India’s growing Muslim population is missing out on the benefits of the country’s spectacular economic growth By 2050 India will acquire a new global status in terms of religious composition of its population. It will not only be the largest Hindu country but, with a population of 310 million Muslims, India will also become the […]