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29 Feb 2024

Animal Rights

Hollywood's A-list animal advocates revealed

In the world of Hollywood, where fame and fortune often take center stage, there exists a group of celebrities whose compassion extends beyond the red carpet to the animal kingdom.

27 Feb 2024


Meet Bollywood's passionate animal lovers

Pets hold a special place in our lives, bringing joy and companionship. Bollywood stars warmly include their pets as cherished family members, whether they are vacationing or celebrating.

30 Jan 2024

Akasa Air

Bengaluru man recounts 'horrible pet travel' on Akasa Air flight

A Bengaluru man has shared his troubling experience during a recent Akasa Air flight from Ahmedabad to the Karnataka capital along with his pet dog.

11 Dec 2023


PETA crowns Apple as 2023 Company of the Year

Apple has been named 2023 Company of the Year by the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), for ditching leather in their products.

20 Aug 2023

PETA India

Homeless Animals Day: Give strays the love they need

August 20 marks International Homeless Animals Day which aims to raise awareness about neutering domestic animals and pets that are abandoned every year.

17 Mar 2023


5 charitable organizations that John Abraham supports

Bollywood actor John Abraham has delivered several hit films in his career, after his debut movie, Jism. Released in 2003, it paved way for Abraham as a model-turned-actor.

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.

18 Oct 2022


Noida: Stray dog attacks 7-month-old; baby succumbs to injuries

A seven-month-old baby died at a private hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday after being mauled by a stray dog inside a housing society.

04 Aug 2022


Ranveer Singh to pose nude for PETA India campaign?

Days after Ranveer Singh kicked off a storm by posing nude, the star might be donning his birthday suit once again.

23 Dec 2020

John Abraham

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.

18 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Shraddha Kapoor have been named the hottest vegetarian celebrities for 2020 by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India.

17 Jan 2019


PETA's advertisement on toxic masculinity is vulgar, weird and unnecessary

Dear PETA, we get it. The pressure to stay relevant in the woke-era is enormous. One has to constantly brainstorm ideas to cater to new consumers, who have an opinion, are unabashed about their beliefs and don't think twice before calling a spade, spade.

03 Dec 2018


PETA India slams Priyanka, Nick for using animals at wedding

Amid the heartwarming messages and posts for the newly-wed couple, Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India decided to be a little "different" from the crowd.

05 Nov 2018


Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for slamming Centre over the killing of tigress Avni (T-1), Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that no previous government has worked with the kind of "depth and seriousness" this dispensation has.

25 Aug 2018


Jaipur: Man has unnatural sex with female stray dog, booked

A man was booked in Jaipur on Friday for having unnatural sex with a female stray dog, police said.

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.

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.

30 Jun 2018


Mumbai: 55-year-old dies after wasps sting him 100 times

When Pankaj Shah left for his walk around 9:45AM on Wednesday, little could he imagine it would be his last.

31 May 2018


Singer Zubeen Garg to receive PETA's 'Hero to Animals Award'

Singer Zubeen Garg would be awarded the "Hero to Animals Award" from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for his recent appeal to end animal sacrifice at the Kamakhya Temple in Assam.

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.

25 Jan 2018


Monkeys successfully cloned for first time: Are humans next?

In a historical breakthrough, Chinese scientists successfully cloned monkeys using the same technique as Dolly the sheep -first mammal cloned from an adult cell- in 1996.

11 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Housing society watchman arrested for sexually abusing dog thrice

Mumbai Police has arrested 41-year-old security-guard Ram Naresh Mishra for sexually assaulting a stray female dog thrice in a housing complex near Chembur Naka.

12 Jul 2017


Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned 'manjha' (kite string) made from nylon or other non-biodegradable material considering the risks they pose to humans and animals as well as the environment.

04 Jul 2017

Health & Wellness

PETA: Meat interrupts your sex life

PETA is now hitting people where it hurts the most. In its latest billboard campaign, in the meat districts of America, the message is loud and clear. If you want more mileage on your love machine, go vegan or face the consequences.

14 Jan 2017


PETA buys share in Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey

Animal rights activist group PETA has bought shares in French luxury goods company Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey (LVMH) in a bid to stop it from selling exotic animal skin products.

18 Sep 2015


Ban on animal testing for soaps, detergents

The environment ministry decided to forbid all animal testing of "soaps and detergents".

6 Jun 2015

Madhya Pradesh

PETA praises Chauhan for his ‘progressive stand’

While Chauhan may be under fire for shutting down the proposal to reintroduce eggs in midday meals in his state, the PETA is all praises for his 'healthy' decision.