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Mar 26, 2019
Stray cattle menace: MP farmers lose sleep over threat to crops from bovines; govt looks for answers in gaushalasThe slaughter of cattle, whether male calves or cows past their utility, is banned in Madhya Pradesh. But traders would take them to West Bengal where their slaughter is allowed, or smuggle them to Bangladesh
Mar 20, 2019
Commercialisation of cow dung may prevent farmers from abandoning bovine, help fix issue of stray cattleThere is a machine for making cow dung logs. My gaushala in Delhi bought one two years ago and we, too, sell the logs to Nigambodh Ghat. Even though we don't do this regularly, we earn Rs 60,000 a month.
Feb 06, 2019
Narendra Modi's popularity declines as number of stray cattle rises: Rural UP says will think twice before voting for BJPWhile stray cattle ambling around towns and villages have always been a feature of life in rural India, farmers say their number has increased sharply in recent years to the extent that they have become a menace, and blame the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP-led government
Jan 29, 2019
Stray cattle still crowding roads, Uttar Pradesh govt issues fresh notice to local bodies asking to build temporary sheltersThe 10 January deadline for shifting stray cattle into shelter homes in all Uttar Pradesh districts having come and gone, the Department of Animal Husbandry issued a fresh notice to authorities to build temporary shelters.
Jan 12, 2019
BJP’s politics of polarisation paves way for Uttar Pradesh’s stray cattle menace, economically cripples a huge populationFarmers, who are reeling under low prices for their produce, have had to fence their fields at considerable expense. They have to maintain vigil at night to protect crops from stray cattle.
Jan 07, 2019
Gaumata to cow menace: Adityanath's doltish love for Hindutva angers farmers, cattle traders as bovine population explodesNever one to accept the limitations of Hindutva imagination, Adityanath has chosen to impose a cess of 0.50 percent to raise funds for constructing cow shelters in each rural and urban local body. It is the people of Uttar Pradesh who will now finance the Hindutvavadi's passion for the cow, which a large number of Hindus, including farmers, too venerate and worship.
Jan 02, 2019
Uttar Pradesh to set up cow sheds for stray cattle; state to impose 'gau kalyan' cess on profitable corporationsIn every district of Uttar Pradesh, both urban and rural areas, a cow shed with a minimum capacity of 1,000 animals will be built, and for this, a total of 2 percent "cow welfare cess" will be imposed on excise, mandi parishad, profitable corporations and others, he said.
Dec 30, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Twelve farmers injured in clash over stray cattle in Banda's Hamirpur district; eight arrestedTwelve farmers suffered injuries in a clash between two groups over chasing away stray cattle in neighbouring Hamirpur district and had to be hospitalised, police said on Saturday.