animal sacrifice

Apex court stays Orissa High Court order on animal sacrifice

As per tradition, the chatar of Goddess Manikeswari, after rituals at Jenakhal on the outskirts of the town, is brought back to the temple in a procession.

published on : 18th October 2020

'No substitute for Qurbani': Darul Uloom Deoband insists on animal sacrifice on Bakrid

The seminary issued a fatwa saying Qurbani has its significance and it can’t be replaced with anything else

published on : 28th July 2020

Days ahead of Bakri Eid, animal sacrifice prohibited in public in Ahmedabad, Surat

The notifications put a ban on decorating animals and taking out their procession ahead of the ritual of sacrifice.

published on : 27th July 2020

SC seeks Kerala govt's reply on plea against law prohibiting animal sacrifice

The petitioners have contended before the high court that provisions of Prevention of Cruelty Act, 1960, permit sacrifice for the purpose of religious practice.

published on : 16th July 2020

Gadhimai Festival: Nepal's mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

Indian border authorities and volunteers have in recent days seized scores of animals being brought across the frontier by unlicensed traders and pilgrims.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Nepal prepares for mass animal sacrifice despite outcry

An estimated 200,000 animals ranging from goats to rats were killed during the last two-day Gadhimai Festival in 2014 and this year's preparations were well underway by Monday night.

published on : 3rd December 2019