November 12, 2013
In light of the increasing incidents of poorly managed animal abuse cases reported in India, HSI/India planned to offer a program to improve animal welfare activists' legal training.
October 30, 2013
HSI sent a team to feed and vaccinate animals after a storm struck India's east coast.
October 28, 2013
HSI/India consultant Soham Mukherjee surveyed villages in Odisha, India that have experienced fatalities from crocodiles and made recommendations for avoiding attacks as part of HSI's initiative to mitigate human-wildlife conflict.
October 10, 2013
11,000 Consumers Urge Drug Controller to Celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Month by Banning Sale of Animal-Tested Cosmetics in India
11,000 consumers urge Drug Controller to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's birth month by banning sale of animal-tested cosmetics in India.
October 8, 2013
President of World Council of Arya Samaj, Swami Agnivesh, is urging Minister of Environment and Forests to discontinue the extreme confinement of egg-laying hens in so-called barren ‘battery’ cages in India.
August 26, 2013
India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests issued a ‘fins naturally attached’ policy requiring fisheries to land sharks in coastal states with their fins intact.
August 8, 2013
The Animal Welfare Board of India, in recognizing the problem of cruel shark finning, has issued an advisory to all Indian coastal states fisheries to help end this practice by having fishermen land sharks with their fins naturally attached.
July 10, 2013
Bollywood Heartthrob Kunal Kapoor Uses His Last Telegram in India to Call for Import Ban of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
Bollywood heartthrob Kunal Kapoor used his last telegram in India to call for an import ban of animal-tested cosmetics.
June 28, 2013
Following intense public campaigning and legislative advocacy by HSI, India banned animal testing for cosmetics, the first South Asian country to do so.
June 25, 2013
The Sri Dorabji Tata Trust is investing USD $1 million over three years to make Jamshedpur, India an animal-friendly city, with HSI as the lead implementing agency.