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In one Jharkhand district, 53 booked in cow slaughter cases in six years, all acquitted

A scrutiny of district court records by The Indian Express found that at least 53 people booked on charges of cow slaughter, or intent to slaughter cows under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, in 16 cases have been acquitted since 2018.

Gujarat High Court suspends 10-year jail term of man convicted of cow slaughter

The high court observed that the accused Salim Makrani is not alleged to have indulged in economic activity of animal slaughter, and therefore the court used “judicial discretion” to suspend his sentence.


Cow slaughter case lodged, madrasa targeted in Uttar Pradesh village

According to villager, a crowd of around 60 to 70 people from Behta and surrounding villages were involved in the violence, which started around 10 am and lasted nearly one-and-a-half hours, they said. Heavy police force has been deployed in the area.

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Jharkhand: Old ox dies, mob kills man, three injured are booked for bovine slaughter

Police said a case was registered against those injured after a complaint by the accused villagers. “We have registered a case against the three injured under The Jharkhand Bovine Animal Prohibition of Slaughter Act,” said M L Meena, ADG (operations).

Chandigarh: 792 FIRs under anti-cow slaughter Act; 13 cases decided, no convictions, police tells court

The law against cow slaughter, The Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, was enacted in 2015. In the affidavit, the police said 792 FIRs have been registered in the district between November 19, 2015 till March 31, 2019.


Forty Years Ago: April 3, 1979

An all-party delegation including Union Home Minister H M Patel will call on Acharya Vinoba Bhave to persuade him not to go on fast demanding a total ban on cow slaughter throughout the country.

Madhya Pradesh cow slaughter: NSA revoked against 2 of 3 accused

Invocation of NSA in a Congress-ruled state had not gone down well with the party leadership. Relatives of Nadeem and Shakeel had written to the CM, and the home minister, demanding an impartial inquiry into the matter and revocation of the NSA provisions.

Congress unease over NSA in Madhya Pradesh cow case: What message is being sent?

Speaking to The Indian Express, former Union minister Salman Khurshid said “prima facie it does not seem the right thing” and demanded that the Kamal Nath government clarify the move.

Same old bull

The cow appears to be the great equaliser, as a Congress government in MP fails to leave behind excesses of BJP.

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Cattle Slaughter: Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Plea Challenging Notification

The petitioner has argued that the restrictions placed by the new notification are in contrary to the very law under which it has been issued. Section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act does not categorise slaughter of animals for food as cruelty on condition that it does not accompany pain and suffering. The […]