Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: slaughterhouses

3 yrs after Delhi HC’s slaughter ban, blood still flows freely at Ghazipur murga mandi

Activists slam Delhi authorities for allowing unregulated animal slaughter. East Delhi mayor insists 'it is perfectly legal'.

Uttarakhand HC questions constitutionality of ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar district

Nainital: Questioning the constitutionality of a ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar district, the Uttarakhand High Court has said a civilisation is judged by the way...

China’s fresh meat lovers lament death of live poultry markets

China will gradually close all live poultry markets to cut public health risks and step up supervision of farmers’ markets amid the Covid-19 outbreaks.

Modi slammed UPA for subsidising slaughterhouses, but his govt gave them 33% more money

In RTI response, food processing ministry says though UPA-era scheme was discontinued, Modi govt's PM Kisan Sampada Yojana is doing the same job.

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Who is vocational education training for? Data shows over 84% Indian didn’t get any

Periodic Labour Force Survey data shows the situation is worse for women. And those who got the training, almost half of them accounted for self-learning or ‘learning on the job’.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.