The BJP government on Tuesday tabled in the Assembly a Bill that seeks to punish cow slaughter with a jail term of up to seven years, and makes transit permit compulsory if cows are transported through the state.

SHILLONG: In its bid to stop unhygienic slaughter of animals by butchers, the State Government will soon come out with a modern abattoir (slaughter house) to provide quality and hygienic meat to the consumers.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the inaction of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in addressing the absence of a boundary wall to prevent the flow of waste from a 70-acre landfill site next to the Ghazipur abattoir.

A Rs 100 crore high-tech slaughter house would be set up under Public Private Project model at the outskirts of Meerut, government spokesman said here on Sunday.

The state government has constituted M/S Abacus Legal Group as the consultant which has already submitted its feasibility report to the government.

Mumbai: Armed with a Bombay High Court directive, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has ordered immediate closing down of 44 of the 53 slaughter houses in the state as they were found to be operating under unhygienic conditions and flouting norms.

CUTTACK: The dawn of 2010 could see an end to slaughtering and butchering of animals for meat in the open, on the roadsides or in the marketplaces of the millennium city.

With public slaughtering raising serious concerns and under the scanner of the Orissa High Court, the civic authorities have finally gone all out to facilitate slaughter houses and specific zones for meat sale.

New Delhi: Slaughtering in the open or leaving carcasses exposed within a 15 km radius of an airport will now attract a hefty fine along with imprisonment of up to three months. Since these activities attract birds and have made bird hits quite common

Though meat traders have called of their strike and agreed to work at the Ghazipur slaughterhouse, illegal slaughtering is on the rise in various areas of the Capital, say sources.

According to them, most of the illegal slaughtering is being done in Seelampur, Jafrabad, Okhla, Khureji and some other areas.

30% Have Already Shifted, Mutton Supplies Will Resume From Today

New Delhi: Idgah butchers called off their strike on Thursday, ending a fortnightlong tussle between them and Municipal Corporation of Delhi over the issue of shifting to the Ghazipur abattoir. According to the butchers, around 30% of the meat traders had shifted to Ghazipur till Thursday evening.

New Delhi: The continuing strike by Idgah butchers, who are protesting against MCD