Plea on cock fight; SC orders impleadment of Animal Welfare Board

New Delhi: Supreme Court on Friday directed that the Animal Welfare Board and others be made parties to a petition seeking stay on a recent order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court banning traditional cock fight games during the Sankranti festival in the state.

Kalyana Sundaram appointed Animal Welfare Board Secy in TN

C Kalyana Sundaram has been appointed as Secretary of Animal Welfare Board of India by the Union government for a period of three years.

India's zoos: Need for reform

The recent incident of a youth being killed by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo highlighted the need to restructure and revamp Indian zoological parks, while raising questions over the security of animals and visitors.

Animal welfare board steps in to end castration

The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has written to the Veterinary Council of India seeking to make sedation of cattle mandatory during the process.