May 20, 2013
In a strong stance opposing the development of dolphinariums in India, the federal Ministry of Environment and Forests issued a ban saying that “State Governments are advised to reject any such proposal” that comes forward.
May 14, 2013
HSI/India Calls on Greater Cochin Development Authority to Reveal Public Expenditures for Pursuit of Misguided Dolphinarium Project
HSI/India called for a full accounting of public funds used to explore the viability of a dolphinarium in Kerala, deemed unlawful by several federal government agencies.
May 13, 2013
HSI/India successfully persuaded the majority of Indian states--including the top egg producing states--to declare that confining hens to battery cages violates the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960.
May 9, 2013
Jaipur Mayor Supports HSI/India’s Be Cruelty-Free Campaign, Urges Health Ministry to Ban Import of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
The mayor of Jaipur, India supported HSI/India's Be Cruelty-Free campaign by urging the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to ban the import of animal-tested cosmetics.
May 9, 2013
Notable Fishermen’s Association Joins HSI/India In Calling for Shark ‘Fins Naturally Attached’ Policy
India’s Association of Deep Sea Going Artisanal Fishermen called on the government to adopt a ‘fins naturally attached’ policy in support of Humane Society International/India’s campaign to end the cruel and wasteful practice of shark finning.
March 25, 2013
HSI praised The Park Kolkata for ending its procurement of eggs from caged hens, and adopting a cage-free policy.
March 14, 2013
MP Baijayant 'Jay' Panda Asks India to Embrace Modern Science in Support of HSI’s Campaign to End Animal Testing for Cosmetics
Member of Parliament Baijayant 'Jay' Panda calls on the government to end animal testing for cosmetics in India – giving a boost to a campaign that is spreading around the world.
March 13, 2013
HSI/India is thrilled to announce an impressive list of celebrities who have pledged their support for ending cosmetics testing on animals in India.
March 11, 2013
HSI/India: As Europe Bans Sales of Cruel Cosmetics, BIS Must Move Swiftly to Enact Drug Controller General’s Directive to Remove Animal Tests
HSI/India called on the Bureau of Indian Standards to follow Europe's example without delay by ensuring that animal tests be removed as a requirement in cosmetics safety regulations, the IS4011.
March 1, 2013
HSI/India called for support from the Indian government to provide much-needed protection for sharks and rays at the 2013 CITES meeting.