06 Feb 2015
Lucknow: Crimes like cow slaughter, human trafficking, money laundering and manufacturing of illegal arms will now come under the Goonda Act under an ordinance promulgated by Uttar Pradesh government. The UP Control of Goonda (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 was approved by Governor Ram Naik, a Raj Bhawan spokesman said on Friday.
04 Apr 2014
Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad on Friday dismissed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's charge that he had joined hands with forces promoting cattle slaughter and said it was he who used items made out of animal skin.
29 Dec 2014
Raisen (MP): A curfew was clamped on Monday in Gairatganj town near here after members of two communities clashed with each other, pelted stone and torched more than half a dozen shops, forcing the police to lob teargas shells.
05 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh governments to come up with "suggestions and inputs" for putting in place long- term measures to stop illegal transportation of cattle to Nepal.
15 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana government will soon bring in a legislation to check incidents of cow slaughter, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday.
28 Nov 2014
Kathmandu: Sword-wielding Hindu devotees in Nepal began slaughtering thousands of animals and birds in a ritual sacrifice on Friday, ignoring calls by animal rights activists to halt what they described as the world's largest such exercise.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: To conserve and develop indigenous bovine breeds, government has launched 'Rashtriya Gokul Mission' under the National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development (NPBBD).
05 Nov 2014
Hajipur: The month-long world famous Sonepur cattle fair was inaugurated on Wednesday by Bihar Tourism Minister Javed Iqbal Ansari in the state's Saran district.
29 Nov 2014
Kathmandu: Over 5,000 buffaloes have been slaughtered in a mass animal sacrifice festival in Nepal, believed to be the world's largest such ritual, despite efforts by animal rights activists to end the "barbaric" practice.
06 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: A total of 353 villages in Kutch district of Gujarat were on Friday declared completely or partially scarcity-hit and officials asked to provide adequate drinking water and cattle fodder to the affected areas.