Citizens for Justice and Peace

`Cattle in gaushalas, men in jail!’

Beef Ban Paralyzes Trade In Livestock He sits despondently with his array of unsold cow-bells and cattle ornaments at the Ghatanji cattle bazaar.Arun Nandeshwar’s livelihood is now collateral damage in the fallout of Maharashtra’s beef ban. With trade paralysed by the ban, Nandeshwar has barely any customers.

Dalit deaths trigger concern

Mumbai, May 31: A fortnight after a Dalit youth was murdered by eight dominant caste youths in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar for having a pro-Dalit slogan as his ringtone, another youth from the community has died under controversial circumstances in police custody in the same district. Nitin Balu Sathye (22) died in police custody on May 29…

Vegetarian Chief Minister blocks eggs in anganwadis

June 1, 2015, agencies: In a startling revelation it has come to light that the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has blocked eggs in anganwadi meals just because he is a strict vegetarian. In the tribal areas of Alirajpur, Mandla and Hoshangabad districts, where children suffer from malnutrition, eggs would have been a…

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