Animal Rights: News

27 Feb 2023


PETA urges Rihanna to stop wearing real fur

Pop star Rihanna is making headlines again, and this time, it is for wearing a full-length coat that appears to be made of real fur while grabbing dinner recently.

09 Feb 2023


Celebrate February 14 as 'Cow Hug Day': Animal Welfare Board

While February 14 is usually celebrated as Valentine's Day across the globe, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI)has reportedly requested that it also be celebrated as 'Cow Hug Day'!

18 Dec 2022


Jamia sets up feeding spots on campus for stray animals

All the contractors running canteens and food stalls inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia have been sent special directions from the university administration.

16 Dec 2022


Uganda: Hippo swallows 2-year-old kid before spitting him out alive

A rogue hippopotamus reportedly swallowed a child alive in Uganda in an absolutely bizarre incident.

30 Nov 2022

Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Crocodile kills 8-year-old in front of his parents

In an absolutely horrific incident in Costa Rica, an eight-year-old boy was reportedly attacked and mauled to death by a crocodile while playing in a river near his home in front of his horrified family.

22 Nov 2022


Delhi: Pregnant dog beaten to death by students, 4 arrested

Four students in Delhi were arrested for allegedly torturing and beating to death a pregnant dog in the New Friends Colony area several days ago.

31 Oct 2022


Mumbai: Man arrested for sexually assaulting stray dog in Powai

The Mumbai Police arrested a man for sexually assaulting a female stray dog in the Powai area of the Maharasthra capital on Saturday, The Times of India reported.

19 Sep 2022


Rajasthan: Doctor drags dog chained to car on road; booked

A doctor in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, was booked for chaining a stray dog to his car and driving around dragging the canine on Sunday.

23 Jul 2022

Global Warming

Polar bears forced to eat garbage amid rising Arctic temperatures

New research has warned that polar bears in the Arctic are consuming more garbage amid a rise in temperatures.

15 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan protesters help tear-gassed dog outside PM office

An act of kindness by protesters in Sri Lanka is winning the internet.

24 Jun 2022


Elderly man accused of raping stray dog in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

A senior citizen is suspected of raping a female stray dog in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan.

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.

24 Feb 2021


Ex DVLA CEO Oliver Morley once saved three lions

Oliver Morley has been working with animal welfare charities since 2012. He reveals how he saved three lions in 2012.

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.

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.

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

Delhi Police

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

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Pakistan News

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

Delhi Police

Tricolor burial for peacock? Delhi Police claims it's 'protocol'

Delhi Police took 'honoring' the national bird to a new level.