Cows are considered holy in India. But the country is also one of the world's biggest cattle exporters. Hundreds of thousands are smuggled into Bangladesh where their hides are turned into leather. It's a dirty business in every sense of the word.
The Nipah virus has already claimed 10 lives in the Indian state of Kerala, including a 31 year-old nurse who was treating the infected. DW answers some questions about the deadly disease.
The Indian government's move to issue biometric-based unique ID numbers to cows and buffaloes in the country has raised eyebrows. Will the proposed scheme of tagging and tracking livestock work? Murali Krishnan reports.
Protests have erupted in many places against the Indian government's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter. Many say the new order violates the basic right of people to choose what they eat. Murali Krishnan reports.
Citizens' groups in India are holding demonstrations in many cities to protest against the so called "beef lynching." Indian PM Modi has finally broken his silence over the issue. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
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