May 6, 2014
Humane Society International applauded the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for introducing a draft notification to ban the import of cosmetics tested on animals abroad.
May 5, 2014
HSI/India welcomed recent statements by Dr. G.N. Singh, India’s Drug Controller General and head of the Central Drug Standard Control Organization, that he is giving serious consideration to modernizing India’s pharmaceutical safety assessment by replacing old-fashioned animal testing with modern non-animal alternatives.
May 2, 2014
India's outgoing Drug Technical Advisory Board received Humane Society International's Leadership in Animal Welfare Award for its exemplary support in improving the standard of animal welfare in the country.
May 1, 2014
HSI street dog surveyors used a mobile phone app to do a census of street dogs in India.
April 3, 2014
HSI/India presented a model Manifesto on Animal Welfare to all political parties in India, urging them to include animal welfare in their 2014 General Elections manifesto.
January 24, 2014
India’s Union Health Ministry adopted a draft rule to prohibit the testing of cosmetics on animals nationwide.
December 20, 2013
India has some of the best animal laws in the world, but enforcement is lacking. HSI conducted a training program to educate animal welfare activists.
December 12, 2013
HSI is pioneering humane handling techniques for catching street dogs.
December 11, 2013
Former Super Cop and Dynamic Politician Supports Removing Cosmetics Cruelty from India's Shop Shelves
Politician and former cop Dr. Ajay Kumar expressed support for removing cosmetics cruelty from India's shop shelves.
December 4, 2013
The highest health advisory body recommended an import ban on animal-tested cosmetics in India.