According to Baghel, they got a tip-off that Qureshi had gone to Faheem’s shop in Amariya village to allegedly purchase cow meat. Police rushed to Faheem’s shop but he had escaped. The meat has been sent to a forensic laboratory in Mathura for testing, the SHO said.
The Sample Registration System Baseline Survey 2014 noted that close to 30 per cent people in India are vegetarians. The survey also revealed that the number of non-vegetarians in India has decreased from 75 per cent in 2004 to 71 per cent in 2014.
A group of IIT-Madras students protesting against Tuesday’s assault on a PhD scholar, Sooraj, marched towards the administrative block demanding that the assailants be expelled from the institute. Saying that the attackers pose a threat to the safety of students in the varsity, the group claimed that they also have a history of violent behaviour. […]
The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted a four-week stay on the Centre’s decision to ban the sale of cattle meant for slaughter. The Madurai bench of the high court sought responses from the state government and Government of India on the issue. In response to a PIL filed at the high court, a interim […]
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) for issuing guidelines to restrict transport of beef to states where slaughtering isn’t allowed. The apex court stated that it has already passed orders on measures to stop illegal inter-state transportation of cattle.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who completes one year in office later this month as the head of a BJP government, told The Indian Express in an interview that the cow, the Gita and Saraswati were articles of faith for the majority in the country, and that Muslims would not be violating their religious beliefs by giving up beef.
The lynching of a 50-year-old man by a mob which accused his family of consuming beef in a Dadri village has sparked outrage with opposition parties alleging that such incidents are a result of the “climate of hate” propagated under BJP to polarise people. Around 200 persons attacked the residence of Iqlakh on Monday night […]
Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Thursday described the lynching of a 50-year-old man in Dadri by a mob, allegedly over-consumption of beef, as an “accident” and said that no “communal colour” should be given to it, even as the family of the victim is planning to move out of the village fearing that it may […]