UP: Cattle smuggling, slaughter punishable under NSA, Gangsters Act

UP: Cattle smuggling, slaughter punishable under NSA, Gangsters Act

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday issued a terse warning that those involved in cow slaughter and illegal transport of milch animals will be booked under the stringent National Security Act and Gangsters Act. The directive has been conveyed to all district police chiefs by the state Director General of Police Sulkhan Singh. A […]

Zakir calls Muslims across India to join him to fight ‘infidels’

Zakir calls Muslims across India to join him to fight ‘infidels’

Srinagar: Former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa released a 4-minute audio message on Monday in which he called upon Indian Muslims to shun their “cowardice” and join him in fighting the “infidels”. In his message, Musa referred to the recent rape of a Muslim girl by a policeman in a train in Uttar Pradesh. He […]

Damage Done

Damage Done

On 6th December 1992, Hindu mob frenzy was raised to such a pitch in Ayodhya , Uttar Pradesh, by demagogues , inciters and agent provocateurs , that the inevitable ensued: the centuries old Mosque at Ayodhya was demolished and razed to the ground. The ostensible premise of the rage of those who demolished the Mosque […]

DMK stages protest against cattle slaughter ban

DMK stages protest against cattle slaughter ban

CHENNAI: The DMK on Wednesday came down strongly on the BJP-led government over the ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, saying a situation had arisen where “we should eat only what the prime minister desires”. Leading a DMK protest here against the ban, party working president M K Stalin also warned of “another Marina […]

‘Declare cow as national animal’

‘Declare cow as national animal’

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to coordinate with Delhi and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal. A single-judge bench of Justice Mahesh Chand Sharma said the chief secretary and advocate general of the state will be the legal custodians of the cow. “Nepal is a […]

No need to follow govt’s order banning cattle sale: Mamata

No need to follow govt’s order banning cattle sale: Mamata

BARRACKPORE (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday told the officials in her administration that there was no need to follow the government’s notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets till the state government issued a direction to that effect. She, however, asked the police to take steps to stop […]

Beef fests held to protest ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Beef fests held to protest ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ‘Beef Fests’ were held in various parts of Kerala on Saturday to protest the government’s decision of banning sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter, even as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said he would approach the prime minister in this matter. Activists of the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF, opposition Congress-headed UDF and […]

Social media ban is over

Social media ban is over

Srinagar: After a period of a month, the government on Friday lifted the ban on social media in Kashmir. Home secretary RK Goyal confirmed that the ban stands revoked. The government had banned 22 social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Youtube for a month in Kashmir valley. Telecom service providers were  directed to […]

Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

New Delhi: The government has banned the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter. The environment ministry has notified the stringent ‘Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017’ under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. According to the notification, the member secretary of an animal market committee […]

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