Cow Hug Day

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No Cow Hug Day On Feb 14, Animal Welfare Board Withdraws Order

On February 10, the Animal Husbandry Welfare Board Issued a fresh circular withdrawing its appeal of hugging cows on Valentine's Day, celebrated worldwide on February 14. "As directed by the Competent Authority and Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying the appeal issued by the Animal Welfare Board of India for the celebration of Cow Hug Day on 14th February 2023 stands withdrawn," read the circular.

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 - 05:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Animal Welfare, cow hug day, Indian government, Social Media Outrage, valentines day

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Google Search Results

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Google Shows Kannada As "Ugliest Language", Apologises After Outrage

World's largest search engine Google on June 3 faced extreme criticism and backlash for showing Kannada as India's "ugliest language" in an answer to a query. The search result created a huge outrage on social media platforms. Subsequently, the response was later deleted by Google stating that "these are not reflective of the opinion of Google". Meanwhile, Karnataka Forest Minister Arvind Limbavali stated, "Legal action will be taken against… read-more

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 09:25 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Google, Kannada , Search Results, Social Media Outrage

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem and political activist Erendro Leichombam

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Manipur Journo, Activist Booked Under NSA For Posts On 'Cow Cures'

Manipur-based Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam were framed under sedition charges on May 13 for their controversial social media posts. Booked under the National Security Act, they allegedly implicated the promoters of cow dung and urine in COVID-19 cure on the death of Manipur BJP president. On the questions of bail, the court said Wangkhem is ‘likely to be released on bail in the near future’.

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 03:21 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Manipur, Social Media Outrage, Sedition, Cow urine, NATIONAL SECURITY LAW

Courtesy: NDTV

Tanishq Ad

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Tanishq Ad With Inter-faith Celebration Taken Down After Social Media Outrage

An advertisement by the Tanishq jewellery brand has been reportedly taken down after social media outrage that accused the brand of promoting 'Love Jihad.' While the hashtag boycott Tanishq was trending on social media on October 12, there were many others who called the boycott a 'bigotry' as well. Reportedly, the advertisement showed a pregnant daughter-in-law being surprised with a traditional Hindu baby shower by her Muslim… read-more

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 12:53 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: India, Tanishq Ad, Social Media Outrage, Interfaith

Courtesy: NDTV News