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Shrisha Rao

Shrisha Rao received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of
Iowa, and before that his M.S. in logic and computation from Carnegie Mellon
University. He is a professor at IIIT-Bangalore, a graduate school of information technology in Bangalore, India. Dr. Rao is an ACM Distinguished Speaker and a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is also a life member of the
American Mathematical Society and the Computer Society of India.

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There's Nothing ‘Intolerant' About Protecting Cows

The issue of eating beef has been ceaselessly exploited by vested interests of every flavour: in particular, by the left-wing elite as a litmus test for tolerance. However, no less a person than MK Gandhi had said, "Cow-protection is the dearest possession of the Hindu and heart...No one who does not believe in cow-protection can possibly be a Hindu." So, was the doyen of non-violence also an early proponent of intolerance?
19/11/2015 9:31 AM IST