SLAUGHTER

  • Maneka Gandhi for country-wide ban on cow, buffalo slaughter 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Pitching for a country-wide ban on cow and buffalo slaughter, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Monday Night said that it would be wrong to give a religious colour to such a move. "I think cow slaughter and buffalo slaughter should be banned the reason...
  • CM Fadnavis defends beef ban, says government's decision justified 4 days ago

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis defended the controversial beef ban in the state saying the Constitution makes provision for a cow slaughter ban. He said, "The government is justified in implementing beef ban. Ban on cow slaughter is what people of Maharashtra wants. The government will listen to what people...
  • No problem with people eating fishes, goats but won't allow cow slaughter: Nitin Gadkari April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as there is a massive public outrage over the beef ban in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said ban on cow slaughter is necessary to save the ecology. He also lent support to the Maharashtra government's diktat to show Marathi films during primetime slots. He said, "Today...
  • Chennai: DK to hold 'Beef banquet' to protest against ban on cow slaughter, beef-eating April 14, 2015

    Chennai: Holding that preserving the rights guaranteed under the Constitution, including freedom of expression, was its priority, the Madras High Court on Monday cleared the decks for controversial 'Mangalsutra removal and beef banquet' to be held on Tuesday by Dravidar Kazhagam. "I am only concerned about freedom of expression and Article...
  • Ban only on beef, not on slaughter of other animals, clarifies Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday clarified in the state Assembly that the ban was only on beef and not on the slaughter of other animals. The clarification came after the advocate general Sunil Manohar clarified that he never suggested extending the ban to include goats. Fadnavis said,...
  • Why ban only slaughter of cows, bulls; what about other animals: HC to Maharashtra government April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government the reason for banning slaughter, possession and consumption of cows, bulls and bullocks only and not including other animals in the ban under the state's animal preservation laws. A division bench of justices VM Kanade and AR Joshi was...
  • Modi government to push for cow slaughter ban across India March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: India will use all its "might" to ban cow slaughter across the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in a speech to spiritual leaders, as the Hindu nationalist government moves to fulfil a poll promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A renewed thrust by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
  • Disenfranchise those having more than 2 children: Sadhvi Prachi March 17, 2015

    Bahraich: Firebrand Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi on Tuesday stoked a fresh controversy saying those having more than two children should be barred from casting votes. Addressing a Hindu sammelan here, she said a law should be framed to scrap the voting rights irrespective of religion. She said those who do...
  • After Maharashtra, beef sale banned in Haryana March 14, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has imposed a complete ban on the sale of beef in any form and proposed to provide for 10 years rigorous imprisonment for cow slaughter, but ruled out equating it with murder. "The ban also covers canned beef which was legal during the tenure of previous government,"...
  • Haryana government proposes to make cow slaughter, beef possession illegal March 13, 2015

    After Maharashtra, Haryana government will introduce a bill in the Budget session to ban beef and cow slaughter in the state. Punishment under section 302 which amounts to murder, will be slapped for cow slaughter and possession of beef will also be included as crime. ...
  • Haryana government to introduce bill making cow slaughter, beef possesion illegal in Budget session March 12, 2015

    Chandigarh: After Maharashtra, Haryana government will introduce a bill in the Budget session to ban beef and cow slaughter in the state. Punishment under section 302 which amounts to murder, will be slapped for cow slaughter and possession of beef will also be included as crime. Haryana Agriculture Minister Om...
  • Maharashtra's beef ban to boost chicken sales March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Poultry firms expect demand to pick up after a ban on beef in Maharashtra, with other states ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also aiming to toughen laws on livestock slaughter. India is the world's second largest beef exporter and fifth biggest consumer, although its majority...
  • Bill banning cow-slaughter in Maharashtra gets President's nod March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The bill banning the cow slaughter in Maharashtra, pending for the last several years, on Monday received the President's assent, the state finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said in Mumbai. "I am very happy that the President finally gave his assent. We have been trying hard...
  • Maharashtra Bill to ban cow slaughter to get President nod soon: BJP MPs February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: A long-pending Maharashtra Bill seeking a ban on cow slaughter is expected to soon receive Presidential assent, a delegation of state BJP MPs said on Thursday. Seven MPs led by Kirit Somaiya met President Pranab Mukherjee, who indicated appropriate action on the measure soon. The legislation, entitled Maharashtra Animal...
  • Meat shop owners protest against PIL for disposal of Meat waste in UP February 16, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Hundreds of meat shop owners On Monday staged a protest after the district administration asked them to keep their shops closed until the direction by NGT for scientific disposal of waste and residual was complied with. The meat shop owners led by Yaad Illahi Qureshi staged the protest at district...
  • 5,000 buffaloes slaughtered during Nepal religious festival November 29, 2014

    Kathmandu: About 5,000 buffaloes were slaughtered in a religious sacrifice in Nepal, in spite of efforts of animal rights activists to end the practice. This mass animal sacrifice was part of the Gadhimai festival, held in Bariyarpur in Nepal's Bara district, in which tens of thousands of animals, including buffaloes, goats...
  • Watch: Day 2 of Nepal's Gadhimai festival November 29, 2014

    Every five years, in a small temple in Bariyapur in southern Nepal, about 5 lack animals get slaughtered in the name of religion. ...
  • 5 lakh animals slaughtered in 48 hours in Nepal's Gadhimai festival November 28, 2014

    Over five lakh animals will be sacrificed in the biggest animal slaughter during Gadhimai festival over the next two days. Although police have been deployed-- but the Federation of Indian Animal protection organization shoots this video where one can see that the locals at the Gadhimai temple committee are easily...
  • Should animal sacrifice in the name of religion be stopped? November 25, 2014

    Nepal is gearing up for the Gadhimai Festival which takes place every after 5 years. It sees large scale slaughter of animals which has been widely condemned. Thousands cross the border from Bihar, West Bengal Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to reach blood-thirsty Gadhimai, the Hindu goddess of power. CNN-IBN asks...
  • Nepal gears up for the biggest animal slaughter 'Gadhimai festival' November 25, 2014

    Nepal is gearing up for the Gadhimai Festival which takes place every after 5 years. It sees large scale slaughter of animals which has been widely condemned. Thousands cross the border from Bihar, West Bengal Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to reach blood-thirsty Gadhimai, the Hindu goddess of power. The festival...
  • Gadhimai Festival: Mass Animal Slaughter November 23, 2014

    Did you know that 500,000 animals are slaughtered in the Gadhimai Festival that is celebrated every 5 years in Nepal? ...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks central law to ban cow slaughter November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter in the country, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he would urge the Union government to bring a central legislation for the purpose so that all states can follow it. "I am surprised to find that a large number of cattle...
  • 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...