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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 »

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 »

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 »

'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 »

Mooing of cows kills Pathogen in air, its horns absorb cosmic energy: Rajasthan HC - Oneindia

On Wednesday the Rajasthan High Court ordered the Central Government to declare Cow as the National Animal. The order by Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma made some interesting points which we list here for you. It may be recalled that Justice Sharma while ...and more »

Plume-in ridiculous! Senior Indian judge says that 'pious peacocks' drink tears to get pregnant - Daily Mail

On his last day in office, Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma of the Rajasthan High Court created a flutter my making a number of scientifically dubious claims about India's wildlife. Sharma was in court ordering the state government to urge the Centre to ...and more »

Rajasthan High Court recommends declaration of cow as national animal - The Hindu

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday recommended that the Centre declare the cow as a national animal and increase the punishment for cow slaughter to life imprisonment. In a slew of directions passed on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), the court ...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 »

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. No ...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 »