BJP distances from Rijiju's beef remarks, says issue shouldn't be politicised

The BJP on Wednesday distanced itself from Union minister Kiren Rijiju's reported comment on beef eating, saying the issue involves "great religious sentiments" and should not be dragged into the political domain.

I eat beef, can somebody stop me?: Kiren Rijiju hits back at Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

In yet another blow to Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who has been facing criticism from several quarters over his 'those who eat beef can go to Pakistan' remark, his colleague in the BJP-led NDA government has now slammed him for his “unpalatable” comment.

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".

Meem Afzal slams Naqvi for his remarks on beef eaters

 Slamming Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's statement advising beef eaters to leave for Pakistan, Congress leader Meem Afzal on Saturday said it was a reflection of BJP leaders' "mindset".

Naqvi's beef remark trashed

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's remark on beef eaters has drawn strong reaction from the political class and also from some members of the film fraternity who have trashed it outright.

Jaitley deprecates Naqvi's remark on beef eaters

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday disapproved of his ministerial colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's remark that those who cannot live without eating beef should go to Pakistan or any other country, saying people should be aware of their responsibilities.

Beef eaters can go to Pakistan: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday justified ban on cow slaughter and asked all those who want to eat beef to go to Pakistan.

Pakistan sends 'beef masala' as relief material to quake-hit Nepal

Lakhs of people in Nepal are hungry and fighting for survival after the devastating earthquake. Aid is pouring in from across the world. Pakistan has also sent aid but the food packets remain untouched. Why?

Bombay HC reserves order on petitions challenging beef ban

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a bunch of petitions challenging the recent ban on consumption and possession of meat of slaughtered cows, bulls and bullocks.

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.