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Anushka Sharma launches #JusticeForAnimals campaign, calls out for 'stricter laws against animal cruelty'
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Anushka Sharma launches #JusticeForAnimals campaign, calls out for 'stricter laws against animal cruelty'

Anushka Sharma's campaign comes after the incident involving the street dog, Lucky, who was brutally beaten up at a residential building in Mumbai.

Security beefed up in Delhi's Trilokpuri after two cows found dead; DMC chief warns incident could trigger violence
India

Security beefed up in Delhi's Trilokpuri after two cows found dead; DMC chief warns incident could trigger violence

Two cows were found dead in a park in east Delhi's Trilokpuri on Wednesday, leading to tension in the communally-sensitive area following which police has stepped up security. Police were informed by a dairy owner at 6 am that two of his cows were lying dead in Sanjay Jheel Park opposite Kotla village, said a senior police officer.

Four sleeping puppies set on fire in Hyderabad garbage dump; three dead, one injured
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Four sleeping puppies set on fire in Hyderabad garbage dump; three dead, one injured

The puppies were set on fire in Hyderabad on Saturday after which a member of an animal welfare organisation lodged a complaint.

Eight men in Haryana's Mewat booked for raping, torturing pregnant goat; accused persons absconding
India

Eight men in Haryana's Mewat booked for raping, torturing pregnant goat; accused persons absconding

Eight men in Haryana's Mewat have been booked for sodomising and torturing a pregnant goat. The men are absconding at present but, searches are underway

Jallikattu held in Madurai as part of Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu; 625 bulls, tamers undergo fitness tests
India

Jallikattu held in Madurai as part of Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu; 625 bulls, tamers undergo fitness tests

Tamil Nadu's traditional Jallikattu or bull taming sport got off to a great start on Sunday as part of Pongal celebrations in Madurai district.

SC to refer to constitution bench for pleas challenging state laws for Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra
India

SC to refer to constitution bench for pleas challenging state laws for Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra

Supreme Court said it would refer to a five-judge constitution bench a batch of pleas challenging Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra laws allowing bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' and bullock cart races

Maharashtra cow vigilantes beat up Muslim youth in Nagpur, state sees two more beef-related incidents
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Maharashtra cow vigilantes beat up Muslim youth in Nagpur, state sees two more beef-related incidents

Maharashtra was rocked by three beef-related incidents in which a Muslim youth was beaten up in Nagpur and four persons were arrested in two separate incidents for transporting the banned meat in Pune

Cattle trade restriction: Goa govt to suggest corrections to Centre, clear doubts about intentions behind law
India

Cattle trade restriction: Goa govt to suggest corrections to Centre, clear doubts about intentions behind law

Goa govt to write to Centre raising objections to the law restricting the cattle sale for slaughter, as it has created "apprehensions" in the local people.

Two persons booked in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband for slaughtering buffalo
India

Two persons booked in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband for slaughtering buffalo

Two persons have been booked under the updated Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act for allegedly slaughtering buffaloes in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband on Friday, the police said

Environment minister Harsh Vardhan to address the issue on cattle sale restrictions
India

Environment minister Harsh Vardhan to address the issue on cattle sale restrictions

All issues related to the Centre's recent notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter will be addressed 'seriously and honestly'

Cattle sale restrictions: North East India fumes against new trade rules as BJP struggles to defend govt move
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Cattle sale restrictions: North East India fumes against new trade rules as BJP struggles to defend govt move

The political hullabaloo notwithstanding, the notification has managed to worry people of northeastern states which have a close association with beef.

Centre welcomes suggestions on notification restricting sale of cattle for slaughter, says it's not prestige issue
India

Centre welcomes suggestions on notification restricting sale of cattle for slaughter, says it's not prestige issue

The Centre on Sunday said it is open to the suggestions made by various groups on the cattle slaughter notification and was not viewing it as a prestige issue, amid a raging row over the order.

Meghalaya chief minister writes to Tripura counterpart, urges unity against new cattle trade law
India

Meghalaya chief minister writes to Tripura counterpart, urges unity against new cattle trade law

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma wrote to his Tripura counterpart Manik Sarkar asking him to unite against the Centre's new law on cattle trade and slaughter.

Centre's cattle slaughter order: CPI to hold week-long protests from 3 June
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Centre's cattle slaughter order: CPI to hold week-long protests from 3 June

The CPI will stage week-long protests in parts of the country to seek rollback of the Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter.

Cattle slaughter ban comes up against tradition in Assam's Kamakhya temple: BJP caught in Catch-22 situation
India

Cattle slaughter ban comes up against tradition in Assam's Kamakhya temple: BJP caught in Catch-22 situation

The BJP government in Assam may find it hard to enforce the ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, given the age-old tradition of buffalo sacrifice followed at the venerable Kamakhya Hindu temple

Govt does not decide what people should eat, says MoS Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal
India

Govt does not decide what people should eat, says MoS Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal

The Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal has said that the government does not decide what the people or don't.

Meat sellers say business is dead, plan to take Centre to court over cattle slaughter ban
India

Meat sellers say business is dead, plan to take Centre to court over cattle slaughter ban

India's Muslim meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including buffalo for slaughter, calling it a move to hurt the business run mainly by Muslims

Man plays dead to escape lynching as 'animal rights' activists thrash cattle traders in police's presence
India

Man plays dead to escape lynching as 'animal rights' activists thrash cattle traders in police's presence

Mohammad Rizwan, one of the men who sustained injuries, said that fearing he may get lynched by cow vigilantes like what had happened in Alwar, he decided to play dead for a few minutes.

Delhi: Three men arrested after being roughed up for transporting buffaloes in Kalkaji
India

Delhi: Three men arrested after being roughed up for transporting buffaloes in Kalkaji

Three men transporting buffaloes in a truck were allegedly roughed up by members of an animal rights group in south east Delhi's Kalkaji area, following which cross-complaints have been registered.

Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registered
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Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registered

Madurai's famous jallikattu arena Palamedu hosted the bull taming sport on Thursday, reports said. The event, which is taking place after two years after a ban on the sport was lifted in January, started at 8 am and will go on till 4 pm on Thursday.