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India state to give life sentences for cow slaughter -

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on Friday increased the punishment for cow slaughter from seven years to life imprisonment as Hindu hardliners push for tougher protections for the holy animal. Under the stiffened penalties ...and more »

Gujarat amends law to bring in life sentence for cow slaughter - The Indian Express

THE GUJARAT government Friday amended the state's Animal Preservation Bill to entail a maximum punishment of life imprisonment and a minimum of 10 years for cow slaughter after it was passed in the assembly in the absence of the Opposition Congress and ...and more »

Cow slaughter now punishable with life in jail in BJP's Gujarat - Hindustan Times

The Gujarat assembly on Friday passed a bill enhancing punishment for cow slaughter from the present seven-year jail term to life imprisonment. The amendments -- which give Gujarat the harshest law in the country to protect cattle -- include a fine of ...and more »

Life imprisonment for cow slaughter, makes Gujarat the state with harshest laws on beef ban - Firstpost

The Gujarat assembly on Friday made its anti-cow slaughter law the toughest in the country with the offence now becoming non-bailable and punishable with a life-time in jail. The Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act, 2017, was passed with the ...and more »

Cow protection important to save world from moral degradation: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani - Hindustan Times

Cow protection is the most important principle for saving the world from moral degradation, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani said hours after his state made the slaughter of the animal punishable with life imprisonment. In a series of tweets, the ...and more »

Gujarat to tighten cow slaughter law - The Hindu

If the newly elected BJP government in Uttar Pradesh launched a crackdown on illegal slaughter houses immediately after the Assembly polls, another BJP-ruled State, Gujarat, which goes to the polls later this year, came up with an amendment to make cow ...and more »

Life Term for Cow Slaughter in Gujarat After Assembly Clears Bill - The Wire

The Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill was passed in the absence of Congress MLAs, who were suspended for a day for creating ruckus in the house. Life Term for Cow Slaughter in Gujarat After Assembly Clears Bill. Representational image ...and more »

Slaughtering cows now punishable with life imprisonment in Gujarat - The Independent

Slaughtering cows will now be punishable with life imprisonment in the Indian state of Gujarat. Politicians passed a law that will also includes 10-years behind bars for anyone found guilty of transporting beef. Cows are considered sacred by Hindus and ...and more »

Gujarat to punish cow slaughter with 14-year jail - Times of India

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat has adopted the toughest law against cow slaughter in the country. From now, the crime will be punishable with a 14-year jail term. The state government cleared on Friday the Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 ...and more »

Gaumata: Off the menu in northeast but remains BJP's main moo in Gujarat - International Business Times, India Edition

Is 'Gaumata' holy or unholy? The BJP has left its followers utterly confused! The party which shot to power in states like Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh using 'cow' as a poll plank; says it won't ban cow-slaughter in the poll-bound Northeast. After U.P ...and more »