DN Jha’s ‘The Myth of the Holy Cow’ examined facts, and its detractors didn’t like that.

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It’s easy to see why the Right wanted this book about Indians’ beef-eating history to be bannedDN Jha’s ‘The Myth of the Holy Cow’ examined facts, and its detractors didn’t like that.Yesterday · 08:30 am  Updated Yesterday · 08:35 amSatyavrat KKShareTweetEmailRedditPrintRight next to my school in Chennai, there used to be a hole-in-the-wall eatery that served as a rite of passage for most of us who’d hit high school. It resembled more a shotgun shack rather than a respectable dining establishment, the kitchen walls seemed covered in soot, so that you could hardly see what was going on in there. The only sensory stimuli was aural, provided by a furious wok and a spatula. The menu was limited, and everybody more or less ordered the same thing, a plate of…
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Bhopal Fake Encounter

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After several incriminating videos of the so-called 'encounter' (a classic Indian euphemism for cold-blooded, execution-style murder by cops), now come some damning stills!Surely, it is just a coincidence that the killer and the killed are wearing the same sports shoes, same make and colour. Not fishy at all, no?But the big question is: Since jails don't allow belts/shoes/watches, how/where did #SIMI men find these? While walking to the jungle? In the shoe closet at the three heavily-guarded gates they crossed? Or the shoe rack on top of the jail's watch tower? Or did they first walk from the jail to the ATS squad office, raid their sports shoes supplies, then quietly marched to the jungle, huddled together atop a hill, waiting to be killed?Let's not even ask the other questions! Between the…
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