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19 September 2022
View news from India India's 2023 cattle herd forecast marginally higher
Production is forecast to increase by 2%...
17 August 2022
View news from India Lumpy skin disease spreads to northern states of India
Over 62,000 cases have been reported so far...
20 May 2022
View news from India India lowers wheat output estimate by 4.4%
A heat-wave is making a dent in yields...
03 May 2022
View news from India Heatwave could thwart India's wheat output, export plans
Output could be 6% below initial estimate - govt note...
10 December 2021
View news from India India's farmers end year-long protest
Government agreed to set up panel to consider crop support prices...
08 December 2021
View news from India Indian farmers' union evaluates government proposal
The proposal addresses minimum support prices for all produce...
29 November 2021
View news from India India's parliament passes bill to repeal farm laws
Farmers ask administration to introduce a law to secure government prices for crops beyond rice and wheat...
24 November 2020
View news from India India’s FMD vaccination efforts experience snags as cattle owners resist tagging their animals
India’s Punjab region started a major vaccination drive against food-and-mouth disease earlier this year, but the effort could stall as owners oppose ear tagging of cattle, fearing that this could increase their tax burden....
11 November 2020
View news from India Indian state launches FMD vaccination drive
The Indian state of Assam began the first phase of a foot and mouth disease (FMD) and brucellosis vaccine drive on 10 November....
21 August 2020
View news from India India and US make progress in bilateral trade talks
India’s ambassador to the United States told reporters that concluding current negotiations on a limited trade deal is a vital first step in creating a comprehensive trade pact in the future....
06 August 2020
View news from India India’s doctors call for stricter meat industry rules to prevent future pandemics
In a letter sent to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, 100 doctors associated with the WHO One Health initiative seek a ban on wet markets and closures of abattoirs that do not follow safety guidelines....
23 March 2020
View news from India Combatting coronavirus misinformation
No – drinking cow urine won’t alleviate Covid-19 symptoms....
04 March 2020
View news from India Gujarat govt seizes 138kg of beef on daily basis
INDIA - The Gujarat state government admitted that on average, 138 kg of beef transported in five vehicles are caught by the police department everyday....
03 July 2019
View news from India Supreme Court Moved Against Rules Allowing Seizure, Forfeiture of Livestock
INDIA - The rules' existence had emboldened "anti-social elements" to take matters into their own hands and loot cattle traders, say cattle traders....
28 June 2019
View news from India Traders Blame Assam Govt for Beef Shortage in NE
INDIA - The Assam government's recent "crackdown" on cattle smuggling without streamlining the legal cattle business has created a shortage of beef supply in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram where the Christian population is predominant, said the All India...
13 March 2019
View news from India Telangana HC Puts Tab on Cattle Transport
INDIA - The Telangana High Court on Tuesday directed the state government and the offices of the Union government which are located in Telangana, not to allow transportation of any cattle or animals without a permit order issued by the competent authority....
02 November 2018
View news from India MP Elections: Congress, BJP Trade Charges over Depleting Cattle Strength
INDIA - Less than a month before Madhya Pradesh goes to poll, Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded charges over depleting strength of cows in the state and proliferation of slaughterhouses on Wednesday....
08 October 2018
View news from India Manipur CM Says BJP Never Asked to Ban Beef
INDIA - While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) caders may be heard calling individually for a ban on beef-eating in the country, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh says that the party doesn't interfere with the eating habits of people....
31 July 2018
View news from India PM Modi's 2014 Election Campaign Allegedly Funded by Beef Exporters
INDIA - Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh has alleged beef exporters have funded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign in the last general elections....
27 July 2018
View news from India BJP MLA Slams CM Parrikar Over Beef Shortage in Goa
INDIA - Outspoken BJP MLA and deputy speaker Michael Lobo had the BJP-led coalition government squirming on Wednesday when he claimed that the government had failed to crack down on cow vigilantes....
12 April 2018
View news from India Govt Finally Dilutes Rules on Cattle Sale
INDIA - The Centre has finally scrapped its controversial notification on a ban on sale of animals for slaughter in livestock markets and come out with new draft rules doing away with the clause on "restrictions on sale of cattle"....
10 April 2018
View news from India BJP Govt Dilutes Cattle Trade Laws, Modifies Key Clauses
INDIA - In a big step taken in amending the existing cattle trade rules, the Narendra Modi-led central government scrapped the clause which asked for a certification that the 'animal brought to the market for sale is not for slaughter'....
27 March 2018
View news from India Uttar Pradesh Orders Probe into Illegal Beef Export
INDIA - The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the alleged connivance of the state’s health officials with meat exporters to ship cow meat illegally. ...
23 March 2018
View news from India Achieving Healthy, Climate-friendly, Affordable Diets in India
INDIA - New research led by IIASA researcher Narasimha Rao has shown how it might be possible to reduce micro-nutrient deficiencies in India in an affordable way whilst also reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
05 February 2018
View news from India AAP Govt Defends Law Criminalising Consumption of Beef
INDIA - The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, English: Common Man's Party) government on Monday defended in the Delhi High Court a law criminalising possession and consumption of beef in the national capital, saying the state was obligated under the Constitution...
02 February 2018
View news from India Kerala College Shuts Down Over Beef Row
INDIA - With increased tension at Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad (CUCEK) campus over the 'beef row', authorities have decided to indefinitely close down the campus....
30 January 2018
View news from India Muslim Clerics to Vouch for 'No Beef Menu' Before Wedding
INDIA - Soon Muslim clerics in Haryana may have to vouch for a "no-beef menu" at wedding ceremonies. The absence of beef from the menu on such occasions will have to be certified by the clerics without which the "nikah" ceremony may not be solemnised....
11 January 2018
View news from India Goa Chief Minister Backs Beef Traders
INDIA - In an apparent snub to 'gau rakshaks' (Hindu nationalist right-wing federation of cattle protection movements), Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today that if anybody interferes in the legal import of beef would be punished, a day after...
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