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23 June 2017
View news from India LDF Protest Against Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - Ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) led the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, staging protest marches across the state against the Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter in animal markets....
22 June 2017
View news from India Amid Cattle Slaughter Row, Punjab Budget Bats for Pigs; TN Waits for Courts to Decide on Trade Restrictions
INDIA - Even as the Centre's ban on cattle sale for slaughter at animal markets has triggered a country-wide debate, Punjab government on Tuesday announced setting up of new pig breeding farms, saying "there was need to diversify in agriculture allied...
21 June 2017
View news from India Tamil Nadu Assembly: DMK Stages Walkout Over Cattle Ban Issue
INDIA - The opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) walked out of the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly on Tuesday, protesting against the unsatisfactory response of the state government to recent cattle market rules....
20 June 2017
View news from India There are No Cattle Markets in Goa, Says Chief Minister
GOA - Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter rule does not apply to Goa as "there are no cattle markets in the state."...
16 June 2017
View news from India BJP Allies in Christian-majority NE India Oppose Cattle Trade Rules
INDIA - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) allies in three Christian-majority states of Nagaland, Mizoram and Meghalaya have opposed the central government’s new cattle trade and slaughter rules....
15 June 2017
View news from India Supreme Court Serves Notice to Centre; Reply Sought Within 2 Weeks
INDIA - Hearing a plea challenging the Centre’s notification on cattle slaughter ban, the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday asked the government to file its response within two weeks before the court hears the matter again on 11 July....
13 June 2017
View news from India Meghalaya Assembly Passes Resolution Against Cattle Slaughter Ban
INDIA - The Meghalaya Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and demanded its withdrawal as it would “impact the economy of the...
08 June 2017
View news from India Supreme Court to Hear Plea on New Cattle Notification
INDIA - The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a petition challenging the Centre’s new notification restricting sale of cattle in livestock markets for the purpose of slaughter and religious animal sacrifices....
05 June 2017
View news from India Cattle Slaughter Ban: Govt Open to Suggestions on Notification
INDIA - The government on Sunday said it is open to suggestions made by various groups on the cattle slaughter notification and was not viewing it as a prestige issue, amid a raging row over the order....
01 June 2017
View news from India Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule
INDIA - s the Central government confronts strong opposition to its new rule banning cattle trade for slaughter in south and the northeast, a BJP leader in Meghalaya has resigned in protest. ...
31 May 2017
View news from India Kerala Govt to Convene Meeting of All CMs Over New Cattle Laws
INDIA - The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to convene a meeting of all chief ministers to discuss the Centre's ban on sale of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. ...
30 May 2017
View news from India Cattle Trade Ban to Halt Beef Exports May Lead to Job Losses
INDIA - The Central Government's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, according to two industry officials....
26 May 2017
View news from India Central Govt Bans Cattle Sales for Slaughter at Animal Markets
INDIA - The Central government on Thursday banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter at animal markets across India....
19 April 2017
View news from India Kerala Retains Top Slot in Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - Kerala's appetite for meat has remained unchanged despite the din over cattle slaughter in the country. An integrated sample survey, published by the Union ministry of animal husbandry, showed that the state topped the list on cattle slaughter...
03 February 2017
View news from India Nutriad Appoints Area Managers India
INDIA - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Anand Srivastava and Rajaram Thiyagarajan as Area Managers covering the Indian subcontinent....
30 January 2017
View news from India Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Petition Seeking Total Ban on Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - A bench comprising the Chief Justice of India, J.S. Khehar, and Justice N.V. Ramana said it cannot direct States to frame laws banning slaughter of cattle....
05 January 2017
View news from India Indian Cows to Get Unique Identification Code
INDIA - After AADHAR, the Indian government is jumping onto the next big unique identification scheme, but this time it's not for human beings. The government is all set to assign a 12-digit identification number to 88 million cattle in the country....
27 December 2016
View news from India Tamil Nadu Cattle Vaccinated Against Anthrax
INDIA - As the postmortem of a male elephant found dead in the Madukkarai forest range revealed that it had died of anthrax, Animal Husbandry Department officials, with help from the Forest Department, vaccinated a number of cattle in Nallur Vayal and...
24 December 2016
View news from India 4th BIOMIN Front Runners Forum Held in Ooty, India
INDIA - Four years ago, BIOMIN India came up with a new concept to approach and provide solutions to our customers: the BIOMIN Front Runners Forum. This event supports our aim to be the knowledge and strategy partner to our customers, and to help them...
20 September 2016
View news from India Indian Buffalo Meat Exports to Reach $5.98 Billion in Five Years
INDIA - Despite the controversy over beef selling and consumption in India, the country’s beef export is expected to grow at an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8 per cent over the next five years and reach INR 40000 crore ($5.98 billion), says ICRA, a...
06 September 2016
View news from India India Invests to Increase Livestock Production
INDIA - In order to increase livestock and fishery production in the country while providing livelihood opportunities to farmers, India has earmarked over 1000 crore (10 billion) rupees to fund different projects under various programmes run by the union...
02 September 2016
View news from India India Considers Housing Over 5 Million Stray Cattle in Cow Shelters
INDIA - The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) of India has embarked on an ambitious plan to build cow shelters across the country to house over 5 million of its stray cattle, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
01 September 2016
View news from India New Bluetongue Test to Help India's Poor Improve Livestock Productivity
INDIA - Researchers at the UK's Pirbright Institute have developed field tests for Indian strains of bluetongue virus (BTV) that are reliable, rapid and simple to use....
26 August 2016
View news from India India Adds Hill Cattle Breed to Indigenous Breeds List
INDIA - India has added nine genetic lines of farm animals to its list of indigenous breeds. Newly enlisted livestock include one breed of cattle, two breeds each of goat and sheep, three breeds of pig, and one poultry breed, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
26 January 2016
View news from India Figures Reveal India Has More Registered Slaughterhouses than Milk Units
INDIA - The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has revealed that India has more slaughterhouses than milk processing factories and liquid milk plants combined....
17 August 2015
View news from India India Sees Sharp Rise in Exports of Livestock Products
ANALYSIS - India has seen its exports of livestock products rise by more than 60 per cent over the last three years and now these products are playing an increasingly important role in the socio-economic life of the country....
14 July 2015
View news from India India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020, Says Bank Report
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020. ...
30 June 2015
View news from India Indian Beef Export Growth Slowing But Still World Number One
INDIA – Growth of India’s beef exports is slowing and will continue to do so, according to a Rabobank report....
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