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India’s Muslim meat traders plan legal action over new rules

NEW DELHI: Indian meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including buffalo for slaughter, calling it a move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration to hurt the business run mainly by Muslims. The environment ministry said this week that animal markets will only be able to trade in cattle meant for agricultural purposes, the biggest blow yet for meat suppliers facing several reverses under Modi's three-year old Hindu nationalist government. The slaughter…

Beef ban irks Bollywood celebrities!

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee gave his nod to permit a beef ban in Maharashtra. The red meat lovers will not be able to sink their teeth into their favorite beef dishes as long as this law is in place. Turns out, the ban didn't sit quite well with some Bollywood celebs.