Holy cows threaten Modi’s return to power

When one considers the possibility of the holy cow being a reason for India’s Hindu nationalist prime minister Narendra Modi losing the forthcoming general elections, the irony is inescapable. Cows have always roamed India’s streets freely, but since Modi’s ascent to power in 2014, India’s Hindi-speaking stronghold has become a sea of cows. With farmers abandoning their old cows and […]