When India fought the First War of Independence in 1857, and Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’ was installed as emperor by the Hindus in Delhi for a brief period, his Hindu Prime Minister, on the emperor’s proclamation, made the killing of cow a capital offence. Earlier in Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s kingdom, the only crime that had capital punishment was cow slaughter.
One global patent has been granted for cow urine, neem and garlic as a pest repellent, fungicidal and growth promontory properties for all different crops. […]
On Friday, Subramanian Swamy was yet again a hero for his over 4 million followers on Twitter, when the Delhi High Court cleared an Income-Tax Department investigation in the National Herald case. The BJP MP had filed a private criminal complaint, accusing Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, among others, of misappropriation of funds. Swamy spoke to Prerna Katiyar at his Pandara Road residence in Lutyens’ Delhi on a Sunday morning. Edited excerpts:
Subramanian Swamy, who is nothing if not controversial and outspoken, bluntly spelt out in a recent conversation with HuffPost India why Hindutva and not Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal appeal was the key factor behind the Bharatiya Janata Party’s recent electoral triumphs. And, why Hindutva will guide the party’s future strategy. “Political correctness is dead,” he declared. […]