India Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Eating Beef
In the wake of a man being murdered over rumors that he ate beef, a Hindu nationalist organization has claimed that "the Vedas order the killing of anyone who slaughters the cow."
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An Indian Politician Blames Beef for the Nepal Earthquake
A politician from India's ruling party blamed the recent earthquake in Nepal on a member of a rival party eating beef.
India’s Hindu-Majority Government Is Taking Its Islamophobia Out on Beef Slaughterhouses
There’s a battle brewing in India, and unsurprisingly it centers on a highly controversial practice there: cow slaughter.
Hindu Nationalism in the Age of Modi
Last month, Indian voters handed a sweeping victory to a political party that has historic ties to a Hindu extremist group that believes that India—the polyglot, multi-faith subcontinent—is in fact a Hindu nation. Now that they're in power, what does...
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