Ashok Singhal demands nation-wide ban on cow slaughter

 VHP international president Ashok Singhal has demanded a nation-wide ban on cow slaughter.

Three booked for cow slaughter in Mumbai

Three persons have been booked for alleged cow slaughter in Madanpura area here, police said on Tuesday.

Cattle slaughter ban up to state governments: Amit Shah

It was up to the respective state BJP governments to decide on banning cattle slaughter, after taking into account the sentiments of the local population, party president Amit Shah said on Thursday.

Naqvi's statement on cow slaughter 'not palatable': Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday described the statement recently made by Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on cow slaughter as "not palatable".

Cop shunted for asking cleric to be mum on cow slaughter

 A police inspector in Nanded town of Maharashtra has been transferred after he issued a notice to a 'maulvi' of a local mosque, allegedly asking him to ensure that no one speaks against cow slaughter ban during a protest rally planned over the issue.

Cow death toll touches 21 at city cow shelter in AP

The total death toll of cows at a city cow shelter reached 21 on Monday after two more cows died, an official said.

No proposal to ban cow slaughter in northeast: Ram Madhav

 There is no proposal to ban cow slaughter in the eight northeastern states, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Wednesday.

Will try to bring nationwide ban on cow slaughter: Rajnath

 The NDA government will try its "level best" to bring in a countrywide ban on slaughter of cows by evolving a consensus, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said.

Congress sought cow slaughter ban, we accepted it: Maharashtra Minister

Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Wednesday said cow slaughter ban was advocated by Mahatma Gandhi and it was the Congress government which had enforced it in 1976 in states like Andhra Pradesh.

Haryana beef ban: State cannot proscribe culinary preferences of individual, says Congress

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday criticised the Haryana government's decision to ban beef, saying that the state does not have the right to proscribe the culinary preferences of an individual.

Haryana Assembly passes bill banning cow slaughter, beef sale

The Haryana Assembly on Monday unanimously passed the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015, under which cow slaughter and sale of beef have been banned in the state.

After Maharashtra, beef sale banned in Haryana

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.

Coimbatore: Protesters dine on 'beef biryani' to protest Maharashtra ban

Members of Aadhi Tamilar Viduthalai Iyakkam in Coimbatore expressed their outrage against the ban imposed by the Maharashtra Government on consumption and sale of beef across the state by eating 'beef biryani'.

Haryana govt to introduce Bill on banning cow slaughter

Haryana Agriculture Minister Om Parkash Dhankar on Sunday said that the state is all set to introduce a Bill for "protection and upkeep" of cows in Budget Session of the Assembly beginning tomorrow.

PMO seeks Law Ministry's opinion on cow slaughter 'model bill'

The Prime Minister's Office has sought Law Ministry's opinion on whether the Centre could circulate the laws on cow slaughter as enacted by some states, including Gujarat, as model bill among other states for their consideration for similar legislations there.

Congress endorses cow slaughter ban in Maharashtra, NCP opposes it

The bill banning the cow slaughter in Maharashtra, which got President Pranab Mukherjee's nod, has divided opposition Congress and NCP, with the latter saying that it would cause hardship to farmers.

Maharashtra clamps down on beef trade through new act

Maharashtra has extended a ban on killing cows to bulls and bullocks, a state government source said, in a blow to meat traders who are now considering legal action.

B-Town celebs speak their mind post beef ban
B-Town celebs speak their mind post beef ban

After the Maharashtra govt put a ban on the sale and possession of beef in the state, Twitterati have taken social media by storm by sharing their thoughts against it.

Bill in UP House to replace ordinance on cow slaughter

A bill was on Wednesday introduced in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to replace an ordinance which brought under the Goonda Act crimes like cow slaughter, human trafficking, money laundering and manufacturing of illegal arms.

In last 8 months, calls magnified for cow slaughter ban

Ever since the BJP-led NDA government came to power in May last year, hundreds of applications have been pouring every day against cow slaughter, demanding a complete ban on the killing.