With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business.

Home Minister V S Acharya has defended remarks made by BJP ministers recently regarding the anti-cow slaughter bill.

The Bill has been passed by the primary institution - Karnataka Legislature - which represents the State

BJP District Committee organised a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday held rallies across Karnataka demanding early presidential nod to a bill banning cow slaughter in the state.

The bill, passed by both the houses of the state legislature, has been sent by Governor H.R.

Even as the minorities and Dalit fora took out a torchlight protest to condemn the State Government's move to effect Anti-Cow Slaughter Act, the Institute of Leather Industries Lidkar Suppliers has also criticised the move saying it would render people in leather business, jobless.


In a press meet on Wednesday, Vijaykumar, secretary of the Institute said that lakhs of families are

Home Minister Dr V S Acharya reiterated the State Government’s decision to implement the Anti-Cow Slaughter Bill come what may.

THIRUVANATHAPURAM: The Kerala Branch of the Indian Vegetarian Congress and the Kerala Animal Lovers

The BJP government in Karnataka on Sunday decided to stage a state-wide agitation from September 1 demanding that President Prathibha Patil approves the anti-cattle slaughter Bill.