January 24, 2020 10:34 am
While the latest data on stray cattle is not available as the final results of the 20th Livestock Census (2019) are yet to be made public, the number stood at 5.29 million in 2012, with Uttar Pradesh alone accounting for about 1 million.
January 04, 2019 9:19 am
On Tuesday, the state government imposed a 0.5 per cent cow welfare cess on excise items to fund such shelters after widespread anger in western UP, where villagers have started herding strays to schools in Agra, Aligarh and Mathura.
January 02, 2019 8:42 am
The state cabinet meeting, presided by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, okayed the plan and said a 'cow welfare cess" will be imposed for the same, a government spokesman said. The official said temporary cow sheds (gaushalas) will be opened in all villages, panchayats, municipalities, nagar panchayats and municipal corporations.
October 24, 2018 2:47 am
Acting on the complaint lodged by the sarpanch, police on Tuesday said that they have launched a probe and will soon be questioning the driver of the goods train.
July 23, 2017 4:02 am
The resolution, moved by veteran BJP MLA Shankarlal Tiwari, sought an end to the centuries-old practice of ‘era’, where farmers let loose their cows post-harvest to allow them to graze. The practice, members said, was adding to the number of stray cows.
February 12, 2016 1:32 am
April 04, 2015 12:47 am
Stray cows consume highly toxic vermillion, copper coins and even iron nails which cause serious injuries to their intestines.