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Three men were transporting 14 buffaloes in a truck when they were attacked.
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Union minister Maneka Gandhi, who is also the founder of India's largest animal rights group 'People for Animals', has called for immediate expulsion of BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi from the party for alleged...
The bloody trail of the world's largest animal sacrifice in Nepal goes back almost 300 years when an imprisoned villager named Bhagwan Choudhary struck a bargain with the local deity Gadhimai, offering her a sacrifice of five animals for his freedom. This grew into a month-long carnage ("festival") that occurred at an interval of five years, resulting in the sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of animals. But now, the temple bells that toll in praise of the deity will no longer sound the death knell for animals.