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India state to give life sentences for cow slaughter -

Hindu activists have long accused the Muslim-dominated meat industry of covering up the slaughter of cows. 31 Mar 2017. Hindu devotees offer prayers to a cow on the bank of the river Saryu in Uttar Pradesh in 2012 [Adnan Abidi/Reuters]. Indian Prime ...and more »

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

The amendments include a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh and permanent confiscation of the vehicle used for transportation. india Updated: Mar 31, 2017 14:45 IST. Hiral Dave Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad. The amendments to the 2011 law include a fine of up to Rs ...and more »

Life term for cow slaughter in Gujarat, Rs 5 lakh fine for beef possession - Business Standard (press release) (blog)

The Gujarat Assembly passed The Gujarat Preservation (Amendment) Bill that seeks to award life imprisonment to anyone found guilty of cow slaughter in the state. The development took place on the last day of the Budget session of the House on Friday ...and more »

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

When the amendment Bill was introduced over a month ago, it had a maximum punishment of ten years imprisonment. 902. Shares. Share. Written by Parimal A Dabhi | Gandhinagar | Updated: April 1, 2017 5:02 am. cow slaughter, cow slaughter in gujarat ...and more »

Indian State Is Expanding Penalty for Killing a Cow to Life in Prison - New York Times

NEW DELHI — The Indian state of Gujarat is tightening the punishment for the slaughter of cows, considered sacred in Hinduism, to a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The move on Friday came after a government crackdown on the largely Muslim-run ...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 »

Gujarat: India state approves life term for killing cows - BBC News

The western Indian state of Gujarat has passed a law making the slaughter of cows punishable with life imprisonment. Under an amendment to the state's Animal Preservation Act, those found guilty of transporting beef will also be jailed for 10 years ...and more »

Gujarat to tighten cow slaughter law - The Hindu

A cow walks past a closed slaughterhouse in Allahabad. Picture is for representational purposes only. | Photo Credit: Reuters · Mahesh Langa. AHMEDABAD, March 31, 2017 13:57 IST. Updated: April 01, 2017 00:37 IST. more-in. New Bill makes it an offence ...and more »

Slaughtering a cow or transporting beef can now get you a life sentence in Gujarat -

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the cow is the 'single-most important principle towards saving the whole world from both moral and spiritual degradation'. by Scroll Staff. Published Mar 31, 2017 · 12:55 pm Updated Mar 31, 2017 · 05:11 pm. Slaughtering ...and more »

Gujarat ramps up punishment for cow slaughter to life in prison - Financial Times

India's Gujarat state has toughened up the penalties of its existing cow protection law so that anyone convicted of slaughtering a cow can be sentenced to life imprisonment, up from the previous seven years' incarceration. The new rules also make the ...and more »