Slaughter

  • Tottenham Hotspur and Special Olympics Bharat join hands for a cause September 24, 2014

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation (THF) mentors Gareth Jones and Daniel Slaughter were recently in India to help improve the quality of coaching in the country for people with intellectual disabilities. Jones and Slaughter trained coaches from the Special Olympic Bharat association, also focusing on the process of social inclusion of people with...
  • Punjab: Two arrested for cow slaughtering September 23, 2014

    Sangrur: Two persons were on Tuesday arrested by police on charges of cow slaughtering in Sangrur district. Police said that the two were a part of a six-member gang. Earlier, some carcasses were spotted near Malerkotla drain on September 10 by some locals who reported the issue to police. ...
  • Money earned from illegal animal slaughtering funds terrorism: Maneka Gandhi September 14, 2014

    Jaipur: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern about India being the world's largest beef exporter and claimed that the money from illegal animal slaughter was used for perpetrating acts of terrorism. "We are the largest beef exporters in the world and also killing them for leather production. We are...
  • China kills nearly 5,000 dogs to control rabies September 7, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese authorities have killed almost 5,000 dogs after blaming five human deaths on rabies in southwestern Yunnan province. China's official Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday that the city of Baoshan killed 4,900 dogs and vaccinated another 1,00,000 in its antirabies campaign. Chinese governments often order such widespread dog culls or...
  • As a 'good Hindu', Digvijaya Singh supports ban on cow slaughter June 26, 2014

    Panaji: The Hindu rightwing campaign to ban cow slaughter in India on Thursday got an unlikely poster boy. Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said at a press conference that he was a "good Hindu" and wholeheartedly supports the ban. Asked to respond to a resolution passed by an ongoing Hindu convention...
  • Nigeria: Nearly 500 feared dead in 'massive' Boko Haram village raids June 5, 2014

    Maiduguri: Hundreds of people may have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, a local lawmaker and residents said on Thursday. Gunmen in military uniform struck Goshe, Attagara, Agapalwa and Aganjara in the Gwoza district of Borno state late on Tuesday, razing homes, churches...
  • VHP's wishlist for Modi ranges from Ram Mandir to law on cow slaughter May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government prepares to take over, BJP's affiliate outfit Vishwa Hindu Parishad came out with a wishlist ranging from Ram Temple to law on cow slaughter which it wants to be addressed within the Constitutional framework. Among other issues which it wants to be addressed are...
  • Facebook booked over group exhorting cow slaughter May 21, 2013

    Lucknow: An FIR was on Monday registered in Lucknow against social networking site Facebook on a complaint that claimed a group on the site exhorts people to slaughter cows, police said. The site was booked under penal provisions and under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on the complaint filed...
  • Fiji: Indianorigin man gets life term for slaughtering his family April 30, 2013

    Melbourne: An Indianorigin man, convicted of murdering his wife and two minor daughters, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an court in Fiji. 33yearold Bimlesh Dayal was sentenced by the high court in Suva, the capital of the island nation of Fiji, for murdering his wife Ranjini Rekha Singh...
  • K'taka: March for Governor's assent to anticow slaughter bill January 12, 2013

    Bangalore: Pontiffs of various mutts, saints and Jain gurus on Saturday took out a march to Raj Bhavan to press Governor HR Bhardwaj to give his assent to the anticow slaughter bill. The march, in which hundreds of women also participated, was led by Pejavar mutt seer Vishwesha Thirtha Swami. The...
  • Modi targets Congress over cow slaughter August 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has gone back to his Hindutva roots. In his latest blog, Modi accused the UPA of promoting cow slaughter and export of beef. The comments are being seen as Modi's attempt to woo the majority community, his traditional vote...
  • Cow slaughter bill gets presidential nod January 3, 2012

    Bhopal: President Pratibha Patil has granted her assent to the longpending Madhya Pradesh Cow Progeny Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Bill which proposes sevenyear imprisonment for cow slaughter. The GauVansh Vadh Pratishedh (Sanshodhan) Vidheyak has received the Presidential approval following which it has become an Act and has subsequently been published in the...
  • K'taka govtGovernor face off over cow slaughter September 14, 2010

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government has been demanding a ban on cow slaughter. But the party feels Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj is deliberately putting up hurdles. The issue of cow slaughter has widened the rift between Bhardwaj and BS Yeddyurappa government. Bhardwaj is angry over the government's repeated...
  • Ohio mother gets life for burning baby in oven September 9, 2008

    Washington: A 28yearold woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment without a chance of parole on charges of killing her infant girl, a US newspaper reported on Tuesday. . The woman put her infant girl into a microwave oven in Dayton, Ohio, and killed her in a fit of rage. "No adjectives...
  • Four cows escape slaughter, run for their lives March 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Four cows bound for the slaughterhouse made a dash for freedom on Friday in a suburb of Toronto, after the truck carrying them overturned on a nearby highway. The four escaped cows ran wild through a residential neighbourhood in Mississagua, Ontario, as police officers and local...
  • John gets PETA the moolah it needs January 12, 2008

    Mumbai: PETA's eighth anniversary in India was marked by presence of Bollywood star John Abraham taking up a noble cause and a delicious egg less cake to celebrate the event. Even if you want to slaughter animals, let them be in humane conditions till they die, says John Abraham. This has actually...
  • Independent India's longest Satyagraha is 20 yrs old August 21, 2007

    Mumbai: Living on Gandhi's word and living in the shadows that has been 76yearold Mohan Jha's life for more than two decades. In this time, he has come to the Deonar Abattoir one of Mumbai's biggest slaughter houses everyday to protest against cattle slaughter according to Gandhian...
  • Mangalore curfew extended to Tuesday October 9, 2006

    Mangalore: John Prasad Menezes has virtually been under house arrest for the past four days. The curfew imposed in Mangalore has crippled his business and with no immediate respite in sight, it's getting increasingly hard for him to contain his frustration. "I would put it around Rs 70 crore per day...
  • Mangalore curfew extended till Monday October 8, 2006

    Mangalore: After four days of communal tensions and rioting Mangalore was calm on Sunday. Even so police officials are taking no chances and the curfew has been extended until 1800 hrs, IST on Monday evening. School and colleges will be closed for two days at least. After two consecutive nights...
  • Curfew in Mangalore lifted for 2 hrs October 8, 2006

    Mangalore: The curfew in Mangalore has been relaxed for two hours and people can go out between 09001100 hours IST. One more person died in violence in the coastal town and seven people had been injured on Saturday even as curfew remained in force and shootatsight orders issued in the area....
  • Fear grips residents of Mangalore October 7, 2006

    Mangalore: Fortyyearold Palanna has been earning his living by running a small workshop in his home in Kuttar. But the last two days have disrupted his peaceful existence. Ever since the communal clashes in the area, he prefers losing a day's livelihood than opening shop. "A whole band of people...
  • Mangalore blames Bajrang Dal, SIMI October 7, 2006

    Mangalore (Karnataka): The Karnataka cabinet is holding an emergency meeting on Saturday, following Friday's violence in Mangalore in which 50 people were injured. Karnataka Home Minister M P Prakash has named Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Shri Rama Sena responsible for the overnight violence in Mangalore. He also said that radical...
  • Violence in Mangalore, 100 held October 7, 2006

    Mangalore (Karnataka): About 50 people were injured when Bajrang Dal activists stopped a truckload of cows being taken to the slaughterhouse in Mangalore. A twoday curfew has been imposed in Ullal, Konaji and in the rural outskirts of Mangalore. The curfew will be eased for two hours on Saturday. Curfew is...