Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Poultry

Giriraj Singh to post video of him eating eggs to dispel rumours amid coronavirus scare

The fisheries & animal husbandry minister said rumours about egg and meat consumption leading to coronavrius infection have caused panic in the industry.

Rumours of coronavirus connection are hurting India’s poultry sales

Chicken prices have slumped from Rs 35 per kilogram to Rs 30, compared with Rs 85 to Rs 80 about three weeks ago.

How a dispute over American chicken legs pushed India-US trade ties downhill

The story of decade-long dispute over American poultry that triggered problems in India-US trade ties – one which both countries are still trying to fix.

More Indians are eating meat, driving up chicken feed imports

A growing population, rising disposable incomes and changing food habits are boosting the consumption of non-vegetarian food in India.

Roz khao ande: When a pro-egg campaign was a hit with Indian vegetarians

The 1980s campaign pitched egg as a fun food, and told Indians how they could make several dishes out of it.

Law Commission report: Four former HC judges voiced deep anguish over treatment of poultry birds

Acting in their individual capacities, the four retired judges wrote to Law Commission chairman highlighting miserable conditions in which poultry birds are kept and urged framing of rules to push cage-free methods of poultry farming. SANYA DHINGRA

Stop stuffing poultry birds in ‘battery cages’, says Law Commission

A distinction must be drawn between the produce obtained from cage-free egg farming and battery-cage farming, the Law Commission recommendations say. SANYA DHINGRA

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.