Centre’s decision comes after the states gave their feedback to the environment ministry on modifications made to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Market) Rules, 2017 on May 23.
'Notions of social morality are inherently subjective and the criminal law cannot be used as a means to unduly interfere with the domain of personal autonomy. Morality and Criminality are not co-extensive'
'...requires that the [Shankaracharya] trial may be transferred to a place outside the State of Tamil Nadu,' says the Supreme Court. '...the State machinery in Tamil Nadu is not only taking an undue interest but is going to any extent in securing the