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Except that it’s more victim than aggressor.
We need to invest in human-focused, non-animal technologies.
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Bruised past, but unbroken spirit.
Apparently they were misled by Bajrang Dal activists.
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Tapping into a forgotten compassion...
Less than a week after beloved hippo Gustavito was fatally beaten at an El Salvador zoo by nighttime mystery attackers, a crocodile was stoned to death by visitors at a Tunisia zoo. Belvedere Zoo spec...
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Let's make this clear: jallikattu is animal abuse. No reasonable person who is able to step outside their cultural biases would be able to deny this. But the problem surrounding the banning of jallika...
The SC on Thursday refused to pass any verdict on Jallikattu before Saturday.
“Unfair to ask the bench to pass order."
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The Police has initiated action against the accused under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
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All four students involved have been suspended.
Reports of extreme cruelty towards animals, especially dogs have been emerging across the nation for a while.
We have been talking about human rights since time immemorial, and this is a never-ending discussion. We are so accustomed to reading stories of the cruelty humans show to each other that it seeing th...
Many people have been conditioned to look at chickens and eggs as nothing more than food, but in reality chickens are intelligent, sentient beings with the capacity to suffer and experience joy just l...
The accused has been sent to one-day police custody.
Imagine yourself sending a message to a loved one using a carrier pigeon instead of WhatsApp, messenger or email. Sounds ridiculous, right? Technology has brought us so far that it seems laughably bac...
Today, India celebrates 69 years of freedom. That single word encapsulates the right as well as the power to think, act and live with dignity. It took years of struggle and sacrifice for the citizens of India to realize this dream. But have these fundamental rights that we human beings cherish and celebrate every year blinded us to the pain and struggle of millions of animals willfully denied their basic freedoms to serve human ends?
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Deprived of her litter, Taffy stopped eating and drinking.
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To avenge the attack on their goats, two residents of Keezhamur village in Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu burnt alive 50 stray dogs on Sunday. The duo poisoned around 70 dogs of which 50 were then burnt a...
Police horse Shaktiman, whose leg was amputated in a life-saving surgery after it was brutally attacked during a BJP protest last month in Uttarakhand, died on Wednesday, according to news reports. Af...
DEHRADUN – A local court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of Uttarakhand BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi, who was sent to 14 days' judicial custody yesterday, for allegedly attacking police horse 'Shaktiman' d...
Police horse Shaktiman, which was subjected to a brutal attack during a BJP protest on Monday, had his injured hind leg amputated in an emergency life-saving surgery today even as a party worker was a...
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A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA in Uttarakhand flogged a police horse with a lathi on Monday, causing multiple fractures on the animal’s leg during a protest that turned violent, according to repor...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM -- Kerala Industrialist Kochouseph Chittilappilly today began a 24-hour hunger strike here seeking an end to the stray dog menace. Speaking on the occasion, Chittilappilly said: "...
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(The following article contains graphic images of cruelty towards animals) While progressive steps are being taken to curb violence against animals in India, such as the stay order from Supreme Court...
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The Centre has shown that it is impossible to practise politics without some measure of subterfuge. In a notification dated 7 January 2016, the Central Government allowed the use of bulls in jallikattu and bullock cart races in the name of tradition, which is in flagrant opposition to a ruling by the Hon'ble Supreme Court that banned the use of bulls in such events.
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A cruelty-free world for animals: This is the proverbial pole star that guides the course of Humane Society International/India. While there is a lot to do and achieve for animals in the coming year, here's a small glimpse of how we made a difference in 2015!
India has banned bullfights since 1960 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act because of the discomfort and unnecessary pain and suffering that bull owners mete out to these gentle creatures. However, several politicians and governments have been trying to circumvent the constitution by legalising bullfights. The latest is the Government of Goa, which has formed a house committee to explore the possibility of reversing the ban on bullfights, locally known as "dhirio".