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  • Nagaland dog meat ban challenged in HC
    Morung Express news  Kohima | September 14  Following the State Government’s blanket ban on the trade and sale of dogs and dog meat in Nagaland in July this year, aggrieved persons in Kohima, engaged in the business have filed a petition at the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench challenging its legal basis and jurisdiction.  The petition, a copy of which was made available to The Morung Express today contested the basis of the notification stating that it &ldq
  • Naga Hoho calls dog meat ban ‘ridiculous’
    KOHIMA, JULY 21 (MExN): The Naga Hoho has termed the Nagaland State Cabinet’s decision to ban dog meat, commercial import and trading of dogs in the markets and also sale of both cooked and uncooked as “ridiculous.”  “Nagaland was never a part of Indian princely states and the history of migration, their customs and tradition and food habit and social life of the Nagas cannot be compared with the people in mainland India and therefore the right for food
  • Nagaland Govt reiterates ban on dog trade 
    Kohima, July 20 (MExN): The Central Government, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has enacted the Food Safety & Standards Act 2006 and the Food Safety & Standards (Food Products standards and Food Addictives) Regulation 2011, to regulate the safety of food articles safe for human consumption. The FSSAI Regulations 2011, an animal belonging to any of the species specified: Ovines, Caprines, Suillines, and Bovines and includes poultry and fish. The slaughter of any oth
  • 'PFA must apologise': Campaign against India’s largest animal welfare organisation
    Veroli Zhimo Dimapur | July 11 The contentious ban on dog meat in Nagaland has given rise to another social media campaign demanding an apology from the People for Animals, India (PFA) for painting the Nagas as a "villainous society." The PFA’s campaign to ban dog meat in Nagaland began with posts on its social media pages on June 30, where a post attributed PFA Chairperson Maneka Sanjay Gandhi claimed that "All the dogs are now being brought in from out
  • Nagaland - People must speak for ‘voiceless’ animals
    Avinuo Kire Kohima The recent government decision to ban commercial import and trading of dogs and dog market, including sale of dog meat, has caused many dog lovers in the state to heave a sigh of relief. The timing for this decision appears ideal against the backdrop of the latest barbaric shooting of a hapless dog which has been circulating all over social media. As we are all aware, this shooting was based on a ‘shoot on sight’ order by local bodies in the conce
  • Dollops of support, ‘scornful’ of criticism
    Dog-meat ban in Nagaland explodes into raging debate    Morung Express News Kohima | July 3 The Nagaland Government's July 3 decision proscribing ‘dog-meat’ exploded into raging public debate on the virtual realm. The governmental decree bans the commercial import-trading of dogs and also the sale of both ‘cooked and uncooked’ dog-meat in a state of India often branded for its love affair with a supposedly unconventional dietary list.
  • Nagaland bans sale of dog meat
    New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Nagaland's Chief Secretary Temjen Toy on Friday declared that the State government has decided to ban the commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of the meat, both cooked and uncooked.   "The State Government has decided to ban commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of dog meat, both cooked and uncooked. Appreciate the wise decision taken by the State's Cabinet", Toy w