The central government has decided to roll back its plan of implementing a ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter in animal markets.
After jallikattu amendment, PIL in Madras High Court seeks revision allowing bull sport in all months
Madras High Court sought Tamil Nadu government's response to a PIL plea for allowing conduct of 'manjuvirattu', a bull sport, throughout the year instead of January-May as stipulated in the relevant act
The Centre said the ban on sale and purchase of cattle from markets for slaughter had nothing to with slaughtering business or food habits.
Cattle slaughter restrictions: SC seeks Centre's response after multiple petitions, listing of case on 11 July
Supreme Court on Thursday sought the centre's response on a petition challenging banning the sale of cattle for slaughtering and transporting livestock
Centre's cattle trade restrictions: Supreme Court to hear plea against govt notification on Thursday
The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea challenging the central government notification prohibiting sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter on the grounds that it violates the right to free trade.
An umbrella body of outfits working on land issues, the Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan on Friday burned the copies of the Centre's notification relating to cattle slaughter and demanded its withdrawal during a protest.
The controversial notification banning sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter was on Wednesday challenged in the Supreme Court.
The Modi government’s notification bans the sale of cattle “for slaughter” at live animal markets. It doesn’t stop individuals and farms from selling animals for slaughter and food with appropriate documentation.
In wake of the outcry over amended rules on cattle sale, the government on Saturday clarified that the modifications were done to prevent cruelty to animals in cattle markets and not to regulate cattle traded for slaughterhouses.
Maneka Gandhi, an animal rights activist, had earlier called for an end to cow slaughter and also suggested banning zoos across the country.
Centre restricts sale of cows for slaughter through live animal market: Not a blanket ban, provision ensures traceability
The provision restricting sale of cattle for slaughter through the live animal market aims to ensure that only healthy animals are traded for agricultural purposes. This restriction, however, is being misinterpreted as a blanket ban on cow slaughter.
Jallikattu row: Tamil Nadu CM to issue ordinance to ensure conduct of sport, urges protestors to go home
In a bid to defuse the swelling street protests, Tamil Nadu government today said it will issue an ordinance to ensure the conduct of Jallikattu sport in a day or two and has submitted a draft of it to the Union Home Ministry.