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Celebrating celibate peacocks - Media India Group

As a judge went into retirement in India, the words he shared on his last day of work have left the country in splits. In an increasingly polarised society, one can hope that legal mechanisms upholding secular and democratic principles would come to ...and more »

'Peacocks Don't Have Sex', 'Cow a Surgeon', Says HC Judge Who Wants Cow as 'National Animal' - The Wire

Though the text of his judgment drew largely on legal and religious arguments, the Rajasthan high court judge, while speaking to reporters outside court, bizarrely cited the supposed celibacy of peacocks as another reason for his order. Judge Mahesh ...and more »

Twitter erupts into laughter as Rajasthan High Court judge MC Sharma calls peacock a chaste animal - Mumbai Mirror

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to take necessary steps to declare cow as the national animal. The bench, comprising of Justice Mahesh Chand Sharma, delivered the judgment, which had the Twitterati in splits. The ...and more »

Declare cow as national animal: Rajasthan High Court to Centre - The Indian Express

The Rajasthan High Court also asked the Centre to increase the length of punishment for cow slaughter to life imprisonment. 5.7K. Shares. Share. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 31, 2017 4:47 pm. West Bengal cow slaughter, Mamata ...and more »

Rajasthan High Court wants cow to be declared national animal - The Indian Express

Over a hundred cows had perished at the government-run cowshed in Jaipur last year. 342. Shares. Share. By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: May 31, 2017 8:28 pm. Rajasthan hc, cow, national animal, indian express news. The bench granted liberty to any ...and more »

Make Cow National Animal, Recommends Judge, Calling It 'Voice Of My Soul' - NDTV

The court's comments come amid protests in several other states against the Centre's ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets. All India | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Updated: May 31, 2017 17:16 IST ...and more »

Peacock is celibate, it does not have sex: Rajasthan HC judge - Deccan Chronicle

Earlier in the day, Rajasthan High Court asked the Centre to declare cow as a national animal. He made the perplexing statement when he compared the cow with the peacock and explained his views on why the cow should be given the national animal status ...and more »

Asia in 3 minutes: No sex for peacocks in India, and Philippines' Duterte can't think of anything else - South China Morning Post

Peacocks don't have sex, but rather shed tears to conceive, according to a judge in northern India whose unique theories have set off a social media storm in the country. At a hearing in Rajasthan state's High Court, judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma urged ...and more »

Declare cow as national animal, make slaughter punishable by life term: Rajasthan High Court - Zee News

Amid protests in several non BJP-ruled states over the Centre's recent ban on sale of cattle for slaughtering, the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday suggested to make cow as the national animal of India. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: May 31, 2017, 15 ...and more »

Declare cow national animal, says Rajasthan HC judge, among a few other things - The Indian Express

Justice Sharma also directed the govt to amend provisions of the Rajasthan Bovine Animal Act to increase punishment for cow slaughter. 768. Shares. Share. Written by Mahim Pratap Singh | Jaipur | Published: June 1, 2017 5:34 am. Related News. Rampur ...and more »