Centre planning to amend cattle trade ban; environment secretary CK Mishra says matter is before law ministry
The government is planning to amend an earlier order on banning cattle trade for slaughter that had hurt the livestock economy and threatened the meat industry, informed sources said.
Cattle sale restrictions: Centre says notification intended at animal welfare, tackle illegal smuggling
The ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter was intended at the welfare of animals and tackling illegal sale and smuggling
All animal abuse stems from meat eating. Because if we can kill animals to eat, we can use them for experimentation, we can murder them for their skins and horns, we can overload and beat them, we can starve and ill-treat them.
Animal rights body PETA has written to the Kerala police demanding strict action against the Youth Congress workers allegedly involved in the public butchering of a calf in the state's Kannur district.
Wool users support butchery by subsidising the production cost of lamb and mutton joints — even though they may not consume them.
If Prakash Javadekar is moved out of the ministry of Environment and Forests, this may well be seen as a farewell gift to Jallikattu lovers.
Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi had allegedly attacked the horse during a protest by the BJP in Dehradun on Monday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to vacate its order barring the bull taming sport Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu that is held during Pongal festivities beginning on Thursday.