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Beef ban: Supreme Court to hear Maharashtra Government's appeal challenging Bombay High Court order

Slaughtering of cows and sale of cow meat in Maharashtra has been banned and made illegal since 1976, but as per the new law the ban has extended to calves, bulls and bullocks.


Aug 11, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Supreme Court to hear plea against ban on sale of animals for slaughter

The Supreme Court will hear on June 15 a plea challenging the government notification prohibiting the sale of animals at animal markets for slaughter on the grounds that it violated the right to free trade.

Jun 07, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

Cattle smuggling, slaughter to be punishable under NSA, Gangsters Act in Uttar Pradesh

Those involved in cow slaughter and illegal transport of milch animals for slaughter will be booked under the stringent National Security Act and Gangsters Act in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 06, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Huge controversy erupts as Youth Congress workers publicly butcher calf in Kerala - What they did

A major controversy has broken out after some Youth Congress workers allegedly butchered a calf publicly to protest the Centre's ban on sale of cattle for slaughtering.

May 29, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Two imprisoned for cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh

 A court here has sentenced two persons to five-year imprisonment for slaughtering cows in Shamli district in 2007.

Nov 08, 2016, 13:05 PM IST

Viral Video: When kids stopped dad from performing halal slaughter

Their compassion towards the bird has forced their dad to stop its slaughter. This video of compassion will move you.    

Sep 15, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

Bakrid: Bombay High Court allows slaughter of goats on building terrace, subject to terms and conditions

The Bombay High Court has held that city residents are entitled to sacrifice goats on the occasion of Bakrid, subject to terms and conditions laid down in the licences obtained by them from local authorities.

Sep 13, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Islamic State jihadists slaughter dozens of Syrian civilians

Islamic State jihadists have captured and brutally killed dozens of civilians in Syria's northern Aleppo province, news site ARA News reported, citing activists and witnesses.

Jul 06, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

'Bovine carcasses in Chenani town not slaughter'

Authorities on Friday asked people to maintain calm in Udhampur district of Jammu region asserting that three bovine carcasses found on Thursday most likely were result of poisoning and not slaughter.

Oct 09, 2015, 07:53 AM IST

NGT notice to Centre on plea to ban slaughter of cattle

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday sought response from the government on a lawyer's plea seeking nationwide ban on slaughter of indigenous breeds of cattle.

Sep 30, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Boko Haram kills nearly 200 in 48 hours of Nigeria slaughter

Boko Haram carried out a fresh wave of massacres in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, locals said, killing nearly 200 people in 48 hours of violence which President Muhammadu Buhari blasted as "inhuman and barbaric".

Jul 04, 2015, 02:06 AM IST

Maharashtra government may extend ban on mutton after beef

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.

Apr 06, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Bombay HC disposes of plea as law banning bull slaughter enacted

A petition seeking enforcement of Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act, which bans slaughter of bullocks and bulls, was today disposed of by the Bombay High Court which said the law had already come into force.

Mar 23, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Japan orders slaughter of 37,000 chickens in bird flu outbreak

Japan on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of some 37,000 chickens as officials announced the third bird flu outbreak in less than a month and pledged "all necessary measures" to contain the spread.

Dec 30, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

Islamic State's Jihadi John threatens slaughter in Britain

Jihadi John, the nickname given to a Briton who beheaded two British and two American nationals abducted by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical organisation, has threatened slaughter on the streets of Britain.

Nov 17, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Defiant Jerusalem Jews hold ritual chicken slaughter

 Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews took to the streets of Jerusalem on Thursday for a religious ritual involving the slaughter of chickens defying a government ban on practising it in public.

Oct 02, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

Maneka Gandhi says money through trade of slaughtered 'milking animals' goes into terrorism

In the backdrop of strong demands for blanket ban on cow slaughtering from many Bharatiya Janata Party MPs, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday said that money through illegal trade of slaughtered 'milking animals' goes into terrorism.

Sep 14, 2014, 18:21 PM IST

Avoid cow slaughter on Id, respect Hindu sentiments: Deoband

Leading Islamic seminary Deoband appealed to
Muslims to avoid cow slaughter on the festival as a mark of
respect for the feelings of Hindus.

Nov 06, 2011, 18:05 PM IST

Yeddyurappa hits out at criticism on legislation banning cow slaughter

Karnataka Chief Minister B S
Yeddyurappa today termed the Opposition`s criticism over the
legislation banning cow slaughter as politically motivated.

Aug 06, 2010, 21:23 PM IST