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Cattle trade


In charts: India's ban on export of livestock comes as trade jumped over the past three years

August 10, 2018 6:18 pm

Three charts show how the revenues due to export of livestock jumped dramatically over the past few years, and the export of live goats had a major role to play in it.

Does cattle sale rule encroach upon states’ powers, SC asks Centre

August 12, 2017 6:36 am

The bench was hearing an application by animal rights activist Gauri Maulekhi seeking modification to the court’s earlier order extending the stay by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on certain provisions of cattle trade rules.

Special cattle-sheds in Patna on Nitish Kumar's orders

July 19, 2017 8:54 pm

Executive Officer Shailesh Kumar of the new capital region said there is a provision in the Patna Municipal Corporation Act to impose Rs 5,000 penalty on the owners of cattle which are deserted after they stop giving milk. The penalty is doubled if the act is repeated.

State legislatures have 'exclusive' powers to enact laws on cattle protection: Govt

July 18, 2017 9:21 pm

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said in a written reply that the Government of India was not a respondent to the case hearing which the Rajasthan High Court advised the state to declare cow a national animal.

Four held for transporting buffalo allegedly for slaughter in Maharashtra

July 18, 2017 3:19 pm

Four people were arrested in Kalyan city for transporting buffalo allegedly for slaughter. Centre has banned sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter under Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act.

Centre's cattle notification: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami says court orders will be followed

June 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Stating that the Supreme Court and High Courts are seized of the issue, the Chief Minister said the government would implement the court rulings on the matter

BJP’s North-East chiefs caution: 'Cattle order can harm party prospects'

June 07, 2017 9:09 am

The warning came on a day when a second BJP leader in Meghalaya quit the party over the central government’s notification.

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma writes to Tripura counterpart over cattle trade

June 03, 2017 11:29 am

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 was notified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests on May 23. It bans the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets across India.

CPI to hold week-long protests over cattle trade ban

June 01, 2017 8:41 pm

The Left party reiterated its allegation that the notification is interference by the Centre in the authority of states as animal husbandry comes in concurrent list of the Constitution.