Dravidar Kazhagam holds 'thaali' removal function, Madras HC stays event

The controversial 'Mangalsutra (Thaali) removal function', organised by the Dravidar Kazhagam, was held early Tuesday morning before the Madras High Court ordered a stay on organising of the event.

RPI(A) opposes blanket ban on beef, to discuss it with Maharashtra CM

Republican Party of India (A), an ally of the BJP-led coalition in the state, is against the blanket ban on beef in Maharashtra and will soon take up the issue with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, party chief Ramdas Athawale said today.

Shankracharya wants nationwide beef ban

Shankracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati has sought a law on protecting cows and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take initiatives in this regard. He has also demanded a nationwide beef ban.

Dutch horsemeat trader jailed for two-and-a-half years

 A Dutch court on Tuesday jailed wholesaler Willy Selten for two-and-a-half years for selling horsemeat passed off as beef during Europe`s massive 2013 meat scandal.

No plan to ban slaughter of other animals: Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday cleared that the state government is not planning to ban slaughter of other animals.

Replace beef with chicken to save the climate
Replace beef with chicken to save the climate

Even though vegan diet is the most climate-friendly, we can continue eating animal protein and still make a major contribution to the climate if we replace beef with poultry and eggs, and cut down on our consumption of milk and cheese, says new research.

EU introduces labels on origin of meat other than beef

The EU will tomorrow introduce labels showing the origins of pre-packed meat other than beef, but critics had sought even tougher rules in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.

HC to hear plea challenging sec banning possession of cow meat

The Bombay High Court will decide on April 6 whether to grant any interim relief to a petitioner who has challenged a provision in a Maharashtra Act banning the possession of flesh of cow, bull or bullock slaughtered outside the state.

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.

Beef ban is nothing but diversion from core issues: Congress

 Terming the banning of beef in Maharashtra a diversion from core issues concerning people of the state, Congress on Sunday said the BJP-led government has shown its true colours after coming to power.

Two held for cow slaughter under Maharashtra's beef ban law

In the first case registered under the beef ban law in Maharashtra, two persons have been arrested by police in Malegoan for allegedly slaughtering calves.

Beef essential food for Goa's minorities: CM

 Asserting that beef is an essential part of the diet of the minority community, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday asked animal rights activists to tone down their agitation against beef imported from neighbouring states,

Three booked under Maharashtra's new beef ban law

In the first case registered under the new beef ban law in Maharashtra, three persons have been booked for allegedly slaughtering calves in Malegaon town of the district and search is on to trace them.

Lil Wayne prefers 'bros over hoes', settles gal-pal beef with Drake
Lil Wayne prefers 'bros over hoes', settles gal-pal beef with Drake

 Lil Wayne has settled his beef with rapper Drake, who slept with his girlfriend, stating "F*** that ho!".

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.

Maharashtra beef ban due to 'vote bank politics': Traders

Days after a Maharashtra bill banning beef got Presidential assent, traders association of the red meat have come out strongly against the BJP-led state government, accusing it of "snatching" their livelihood for the sake of "vote bank politics".

Goa government to sell beef to meet red-meat shortage

In its bid to quell the beef shortage in Goa, the BJP-led government in the state may start selling beef on its own, an official said on Thursday, while blaming the mafia with links to meat traders for the shortage.

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.

Haryana govt will soon enact law to check cow slaughter in state: Reports

The Haryana government will soon enact a law to check the cow slaughter in the state, as per reports on Monday.

France makes 21 arrests in new horsemeat scandal

French police made 21 arrests on Monday as part of a probe into claims horsemeat used to help produce anti-rabies and other serums ended up on people`s plates.