Two fresh petitions were filed on Monday in the SC challenging the Bombay HC order upholding the beef ban imposed by Maharashtra government through an enactment.
Beef on the table is as indigenous to Kerala as tapioca and boiled rice. The meat is served in a variety of curries, roasts, and fries, but the Kerala beef fry is the standout dish.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is the latest to weigh in on the beef debate, with his benevolent remarks assuring Muslims that they can stay in the country, but on a condition.
Bihar's political history suggests that unlike other north Indian states, a straight-down-the-middle communal polarisation has never succeeded in smudging the horizontal divisions on caste lines.
The Uttar Pradesh government has sent its report to the Union Home Ministry on the Dadri lynching episode in which a man was killed over rumours of alleged beef consumption.
The lynching of a man in Dadri over eating beef earlier this week may have turned into a high decibel game of political point-scoring involving the Samajwadi Party and the BJP, but the police are not yet certain about what exactly led to the brutal killing.
Whether it happened before in 2006 or 2008 or 2015, someone has died because someone else did not like the food they ate. That is the reality that cannot be captured in the language of a law that bans the slaughter of a particular animal or puts limitations on it.
Dharavi's leather industry is feeling the pinch too after Maharashtra decided to ban beef in the state.