October 02, 2019 1:13 pm
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.
September 21, 2019 1:53 pm
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.
July 17, 2019 7:05 am
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.
June 29, 2019 1:00 am
Don’t lay blame, analyse consequences of enforcing laws against cattle slaughter
April 17, 2019 9:52 am
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).
April 06, 2019 3:03 am
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.
April 03, 2019 12:36 am
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.
February 25, 2019 2:50 am
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.
February 08, 2019 6:56 am
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.
February 07, 2019 12:09 am
The cow appears to be the great equaliser, as a Congress government in MP fails to leave behind excesses of BJP.
June 15, 2017 3:50 pm