The order came while hearing a plea filed by a lawyer regarding the "looming threat of extinction of indigenous breeds of cattle" in the country.

The protest of Tamils against the ban on Jallikattu is a trigger. The pent-up anger against the successive policies of the central government and corporate encroachment of resources is the main cause of massive turnout in the protests. The protests displayed the limits of the Hindu right’s attempts to make inroads into the state’s politics by valorising Tamil language and culture. The protests indicate a continuity of Tamil politics with renewed strength through social media activism.

This article aims to examine the use pattern and potentiality of livestock farming in the Uttarakhand Himalaya, India. We collected and compared data on livestock population and production in 13 districts of Uttarakhand (2001–14) and noted that number of milching livestock, improved hen and milk production increased during the period. Meanwhile, population of sheep, goat, lamb and indigenous hen has decreased. The study reveals that livestock farming, including cattle, milching animals, goat and sheep has high potential in livelihood sustainability.

The government has identified and registered nine new indigenous breeds of livestock and poultry this year, taking the list of `desi' breeds in the country to 160, including 40 of cows and 13 of bu

Petition filed in the Supreme Court of India regarding Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act 1976, 04/08/2016 in the matter of Swatija Paranjpe & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others.

KENDRAPARA: A threatened breed of sheep found only in coastal Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts of Odisha has been conferred 'rare and singular species' tag by the central government.

Some animal populations, bred under controlled conditions through mature techniques, could be removed from China's special state protection list and regulated differently from wild populations, acc

Livestock keepers and policy makers worldwide are increasingly interested in harnessing animal biodiversity to improve production and food security on a warmer, more crowded planet, according to a new FAO report.

The formation of new crossbred cattle breeds to increase milk production was started in India because of crossbred cattle were more economical and gave higher milk yield than the indigenous cows and increase the income of a farmers, dairy entrepreneurs and provide beneficial and round the year employment to them. Therefore, population of crossbred cows should be increased simultaneously with Artificial Insemination programme to increase profitability to the farmers and dairy industry.

Continuing high consumption of livestock products in nearly all developed countries, and increasing demand for livestock-based foods in large transition economies, are creating serious problems of prolonged and persistent environmental and social degradation. These problems are further exacerbated and affected by climate change and risks, biodiversity loss, water stress, and water pollution.

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