Articles about Animal Welfare Board of India

Quikr has ended animal sales and pet trading: PETA India

23 Dec 2020

India
Quikr has ended animal sales and pet trading: PETA India

Animal rights body PETA India on Wednesday claimed that e-retailer Quikr has ended "animal sale" on its portal and taken down "pet trading" advertisements after the NGO appealed to it and also mounted pressure.

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

10 Nov 2018

India
Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

A Delhi court has ordered the release of three snakes, rescued from two men, into their natural habitat and also directed the Delhi government to ensure proper staff and equipment at the 'understaffed' wildlife department.

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

12 Jul 2018

India
PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has filed a petition before Rajasthan High Court seeking an end to the elephant joyrides at Amer Fort and Hathi Gaon (Elephant village) in Jaipur.

Ahead of Bakri Eid, government-agency launches campaign against animal sacrifice

25 Jun 2018

India
Ahead of Bakri Eid, government-agency launches campaign against animal sacrifice

The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has launched a campaign against animal sacrifice, less than a month ahead of Bakri Eid.

As SC hears case against Jallikattu, organizers plan IPL-style event

15 Dec 2017

India
As SC hears case against Jallikattu, organizers plan IPL-style event

A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed violent protests over Jallikattu, the sport is all set to make a return, and how.

Video of man fatally shooting his pet dog goes viral

09 Dec 2017

India
Video of man fatally shooting his pet dog goes viral

A video of a man in Punjab's Badbar village shooting dead his pet pit bull two days ago has since gone viral, highlighting once again the dastardly behavior that dogs in India often experience.

Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today

10 Feb 2017

India
Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today

Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's culturally deep-rooted bull-taming sport is set to be organized in Alanganallur today.

Centre stands with Jallikattu in front of SC

01 Feb 2017

India
Centre stands with Jallikattu in front of SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a recent legislation which overrode the court's ban on Jallikattu.

TN Assembly passes Jallikattu bill

23 Jan 2017

India
TN Assembly passes Jallikattu bill

The Tamil Nadu assembly passed the Jallikattu bill which was tabled by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre

21 Jan 2017

India
Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre

In the latest development, the Centre yesterday speedily cleared the proposal allowing an ordinance on Jallikattu.

Tamil Nadu politicians defy SC ban on Jallikattu

15 Jan 2017

India
Tamil Nadu politicians defy SC ban on Jallikattu

Defying the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu, encouraging others to participate in the controversial bull taming sport.

Mumbai on a Saturday

10 Dec 2016

Mumbai
Mumbai on a Saturday

Crawford market traders are despondent over business vanishing due to cash crunch.