Sunday, 22 May, 2022
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Topic: beef ban

District collector gets notice over beef, pork ban at biryani fest in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupattur

The biryani fest was postponed citing ‘forecast of heavy rains’ but not before Tirupattur Collector Amar Kushwaha was pulled up by the Tamil Nadu State Commission for SC/ST.

Assam’s 2021 cattle law hit supply in beef-eating Northeast. Now, BJP govt has found a fix

The Assam Cattle Preservation Act, 2021 has made it difficult for neighbouring states to procure cattle. Due to supply troubles, the price of meat has also gone up.

Beef dropped from menu for Kerala Police trainees, force calls it ‘unnecessary controversy’

The new menu for training centres under Kerala Police Academy doesn’t include red meat, only lists chicken, fish & eggs among its non-vegetarian offerings.

From Constituent Assembly to Azam Khan, Indian Muslims have supported cow slaughter ban

Not only have Indians deliberately forgotten Muslim leaders’ intervention in 1948, issue of cow slaughter ban has still not been settled in the 21st century.

‘Vigilantes’ force beef curry off Kerala menu at Indian consulate event in Germany

A Malayali diaspora group in Frankfurt had to drop beef curry from its menu for a Consulate General of India festival called ‘Unity in Diversity’.

Muslims In India have sought ban on cow slaughter for decades. But politics didn’t allow it

Stopping cow slaughter by Muslims had paved the way for Hindu-Muslim unity and success of Khilafat movement in the pre-Independence era.

Social media rumours false, Haryana govt hasn’t ordered inspection of Eid biryani for beef

Rumours said Haryana govt had ordered the police to check Muslim households at the behest of a cow protection group, but both have denied the rumours.

Beef is not banned in J&K, says BJP leader, forgets 157-year-old law against cow slaughter

Altaf Thakur says beef available anywhere in Valley, blames opposition parties for violence over cow slaughter.

VHP wants Modi govt to impose countrywide beef ban, set up cow ministry

Senior VHP leaders say BJP has agreed that cow slaughter should be banned but yet to take any concrete steps on this issue.

So long, 2017: The milestone judgments in Indian law this year

From triple talaq to the right to privacy and the 2G scam acquittal, Indian courts delivered some landmark verdicts in 2017.

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Quad has a sea of challenges. Navy can take cue from a Maratha admiral who sank English ships

Even though Kanhoji’s navy held its own against the English and Portuguese, its fleet never truly modernised. Indian Navy could learn from his tale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.