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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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. 901. Shares. Share. Written by Parimal A Dabhi | Gandhinagar | Updated: April 1, 2017 5:02 am. cow slaughter, cow slaughter in gujarat ...and more »

Gujarat: Cow slaughter now a life term offence after Assembly amends law - India Today

The state Assembly today amended the Gujarat Cow Protection Act to make laws even more stringent. Gopi Maniar | Edited by Ganesh Kumar Radha Udayakumar. Follow @gopimaniar March 31, 2017 | UPDATED 14:30 IST. A +A -. close. Image ...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 »

Vijay Rupani says he wants a 'vegetarian' Gujarat after state imposes life term for cow slaughter - Firstpost

After the Gujarat Assembly on Friday passed an amendment bill prescribing life imprisonment for those found guilty of slaughtering cows, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that he wants to make Gujarat a "vegetarian" state. A report in The Indian Express ...and more »

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

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, in a series of tweets, extolled the virtues of cows and cow protection after the assembly made cow slaughter punishable with life imprisonment. india Updated: Apr 30, 2017 08:24 IST. Dhrubo Jyoti Hindustan Times ...and more »