Articles about Animal Rights
02 Jul 2021
'Bruno was very friendly': Owner of dog killed in Kerala
A couple of days ago, a pet dog was mercilessly beaten to death in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
23 Jun 2021
BJP's Maneka Gandhi faces protests for allegedly abusing a veterinarian
Bharatiya Janata Party MP Maneka Gandhi, a self-described animal rights activist, is facing the heat for allegedly abusing a veterinarian.
20 Mar 2021
Mumbai: Man booked for sexually abusing a dog
A man in Mumbai has been booked by the police for allegedly sexually abusing a dog.
03 Mar 2021
Taken away for alleged cruelty, court returns dogs to owner
Taken away for alleged cruelty meted out to them, a Delhi court handed back the custody of two Golden Retriever dogs, Luv and Kush to their businessman owner, saying it would be unjustified to deprive him of the companionship and custody of his pets.
17 Oct 2019
Drunk man jumps into lion enclosure in Delhi zoo; rescued
In a bizarre piece of news, a man jumped into the enclosure of an Asiatic lion in the National Zoological Park in Delhi on Thursday afternoon.
22 May 2019
Ayodhya: Man arrested for raping seven cows at cattle shelter
In a shocking and horrifying incident, a man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya for allegedly raping as many as seven cows at a cattle shelter.
25 Apr 2019
California: Woman mercilessly abandons 3-days-old puppies in dumpster, arrested
A woman, identified as Deborah Sue Culwell, was arrested in California after she dumped a plastic bag full of puppies next to a dumpster.
16 Jan 2019
Kolkata: Two nursing students arrested for brutally killing 16 puppies
Two days after the brutal murder of 16 puppies rocked Kolkata, two nursing students have been arrested in connection with the killings.
14 Jan 2019
Kolkata: 16 puppies murdered in cold-blood leaves city enraged
The cold-blooded murder of 16 puppies has sent shockwaves across Kolkata, and outraged citizens are demanding strict action against those responsible.
13 Sep 2018
Government brings in new rules to prevent pet-trade abuse
The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change notified a new Prevention of Cruelties to Animals (Pet Shops) Rule to prevent the abuse in India's pet trade.
11 Sep 2018
Converting dump-yard, Telangana government builds country's first dog park
Pet lovers in Hyderabad have a reason to celebrate as the city is set to get country's first dog park near Radisson Hotel, Kondapur.
05 Sep 2018
CBI probe ordered into tigers' deaths at Corbett Tiger Reserve
The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the death of tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve over the past five years and the alleged involvement of forest department officials in the poaching of big cats.
18 Aug 2018
Mumbai: Two monkeys, being forced to beg, rescued
In India, animals are used for various purposes - from transporting goods, entertaining us to even begging.
07 Aug 2018
No more elephant rides in Jim Corbett, Rajaji Reserve
Those visiting Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand in the hope of elephant rides are in for a big disappointment, as Uttarakhand HC has banned the commercial use of jumbos.
03 Aug 2018
People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that people were dumping puppies and kittens in the garbage while they were still alive.
29 Jul 2018
Haryana: Pregnant goat dies after being gang-raped by 8 men
In a ghastly incident, eight men, most of them drug addicts, allegedly gangraped a three-month pregnant goat in Mewat, Haryana.
27 Jul 2018
Govt has set target to double tiger population: Union Minister
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said the government has set a target of doubling the tiger population in the country.
19 Jul 2018
This four-legged 'Babu' of Delhi Police is an all-India gold-medalist!
Delhi Police's Model Town office is receiving a lot of attention recently, courtesy Babu.
17 Jul 2018
Appalling! Kolkata man held for raping street dog
In an appalling case, a man was arrested in Kolkata for raping a street dog inside his residence Sunday.
14 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: 48-year-old physician booked for causing cruelty to animals
A doctor has been booked on charges of causing "cruelty" to animals in Maharashtra's Thane district.
12 Jul 2018
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.
08 Jul 2018
Delhi Police rescues four malnourished, tortured horses used for weddings
The Delhi police rescued four malnourished horses, which are used for weddings, recently from different areas, after PETA India lodged a complaint.
06 Jul 2018
Uttarakhand HC declares animals to be 'legal persons' with rights
In what can only be called a unique ruling, the Uttarakhand High Court has accorded the status of a "legal person or entity" to all animals in the state, while issuing a series of directions against animal cruelty.
25 Jun 2018
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.
13 Jun 2018
"Me-or-dogs": After ultimatum, wife makes man pack his bags
The next time you think of asking your dog-lover partner to slow down, think again.
13 Jun 2018
Agra: Dog buried alive while laying road; social-activists, dog-lovers angry
Social activists and dog lovers vented their anger on social media over the insensitivity of construction workers after a video purportedly showed they buried a dog alive under bitumen while laying a road in Uttar Pradesh's Agra.
10 Jun 2018
Shahid Afridi, why do you have a chained-lion at home?
Scrolling through social media, one can generally expect to come across mind-boggling stuff. But then there are some things which are completely incomprehensible.
18 May 2018
Mumbai: Video showing deer eating plastic leaves environmentalists fuming
A video has surfaced on social media that has left wildlife experts and environmentalists fuming.
08 May 2018
Tricolor burial for peacock? Delhi Police claims it's 'protocol'
Delhi Police took 'honoring' the national bird to a new level.
05 May 2018
Mother's Day celebration: Delhi Zoo to open dedicated breastfeeding room
In a unique way to celebrate Mother's Day on May 13, Delhi Zoo will open a room solely dedicated to breastfeeding mothers, as seen in airports.
01 May 2018
Anushka Sharma turns 30; announces she's opening an animal shelter
On her 30th birthday, Bollywood star Anushka Sharma today announced she is building an animal shelter on the outskirts of Mumbai.
01 Apr 2018
Kaziranga has more rhinos today than it did in 2015
Kaziranga National Park is currently home to 2,413 one-horned rhinos, 12 more than what it had in 2015, according to the latest census of the species.
20 Mar 2018
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead
In a major loss, the world's last male northern white rhino, who had been staying at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, has died.
14 Mar 2018
Dog dies after flight attendant forces it into overhead cabin
A dog died on a United Airlines flight when an attendant forced its owner to place it in the overhead cabin during the entire 3.5-hour journey.
28 Feb 2018
Mumbai: At 11PM everyday, this dog arrives at Kanjurmarg station
This can be Indian version of Hachiko, just with a slight difference. While Hachiko waited for his owner for nine years, this female canine comes to Kanjurmarg station sharp at 11 PM, when a Kalyan-bound train arrives.
21 Feb 2018
Plastic menace: Cow operated upon, whopping 80-kg polythene removed
A team of veterinary surgeons in Patna removed a whopping 80-kg mass of plastic from a 6-year-old cow's stomach on Wednesday, highlighting the need for strict action to curb plastic menace.
13 Feb 2018
SC refuses interim stay on Karnataka's Kambala buffalo race
Kambala, Karnataka's buffalo-racing sport, will continue for now as the SC refused to order an interim stay on it.
04 Feb 2018
Budget 2018: Rs. 50cr to assign cows Aadhaar-like unique IDs
The Budget 2018 has been hailed for its emphasis on agriculture and related sectors. Of the many schemes approved, a mission to assign unique Aadhaar-like IDs to cows was allotted Rs. 50cr.
31 Jan 2018
US woman wants "emotional support" peacock to fly with her
A passenger at US' Newark airport had a bizarre request: she wanted her "emotional support" peacock to fly with her.
17 Jan 2018
Man has 'unnatural sex' with three cows, one found dead
In a bizarre case, a man in Por village of Vadodara has been arrested for allegedly having 'unnatural sex' with three cows, TOI reported.