Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Seizure of animals can be done under 2017 rules of PCA Act pending litigation: Centre to SC

The top court said that confiscation of animals can only happen after the conviction of a person under the PCA Act and it cannot be done during the pendency of trial.

published on : 11th January 2021

Man booked in Punjab's Kapurthala after Maneka Gandhi shares video of dog being run over

The accused, identified as Gurjinder Singh, has been booked under relevant sections of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

published on : 18th August 2020

No ban on animal sacrifice for religious purposes

With this ruling, during Bakrid, which is observed in the first week of September, cattle can be sacrificed without any legal ramifications.

published on : 13th August 2017

Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said the new rules are very "specific" and aim to regulate animal markets and sale of cattle.

published on : 26th May 2017

Today they banned cattle slaughter, tomorrow fish: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan's comments came soon after the Centre banned the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter through an environment ministry notification.

published on : 26th May 2017