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100% FDI in the dairy sector is uncalled for, FIAPO writes to the Minister of Agriculture to review the decision

To,                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dated : 7th July, 2016
Mr. Radha Mohan Singh
Minister of Agriculture
Government of India
New Delhi
Subject: Regarding prevention of intensification through FDI in the Indian dairy sector
Dear Sir,
We are writing on behalf of the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO), India’s apex animal protection

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China city holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

Yulin (China), Jun 21: A city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival today despite heavy criticism and protests from animal rights activists. Vendors slaughtered dogs and cooked their meat in dozens of restaurants across the city of Yulin, in an event that has come to

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Vermin tag arbitrary, welfare board tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday asked animal rights organisations to make representations before the Centre regarding three notifications declaring nilgais, monkeys and wild boar as vermin, with the Animal Welfare Board of India terming the government’s step an “arbitrary” decision.
Notification questioned
The board questioned the notification of the Ministry

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Vermin tag arbitrary, welfare board tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday asked animal rights organisations to make representations before the Centre regarding three notifications declaring nilgais, monkeys and wild boar as vermin, with the Animal Welfare Board of India terming the government’s step an “arbitrary” decision.
Notification questioned
The board questioned the notification of the Ministry

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China city holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

Yulin (China), Jun 21: A city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival today despite heavy criticism and protests from animal rights activists. Vendors slaughtered dogs and cooked their meat in dozens of restaurants across the city of Yulin, in an event that has come to

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Officials warn of animal poachers online trading of endangered species using code words, such as “Australia’s teddy bear” for koala

 Poachers and smugglers are using code-words to deal with protected animals online, authorities have revealed.
senior government official said the online sale of animal parts derived from the popular shopping and free ad-posting sites, various company websites, and even social networking sites.
Uttarakhand June 15, authorities arrested 19-year-old, who was

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Now, retirement benefits for police horses

Ahmedabad: Kruti, Priya and Asha recently retired after putting in over 20 years of service that included duty during communally sensitive rathyatra, bundobust during rioting and patrolling in rural areas in times of unrest. The three have little retirement worries Ahmedabad: Kruti, Priya and Asha recently retired after putting in

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