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Maharashtra shocker: 90 dogs, with their legs tied, found dead

09 Sep 2019

Maharashtra shocker: 90 dogs, with their legs tied, found dead

An appalling case of animal cruelty has been reported from Maharashtra, one which will give you the chills.

Anushka launches #JusticeForAnimals campaign, wants stricter animal protection laws

14 Aug 2019

Anushka launches #JusticeForAnimals campaign, wants stricter animal protection laws

Anushka Sharma, an active animal rights advocate, recently started a campaign #JusticeForAnimals seeking amendment of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

Uttar Pradesh: Three men booked for raping dog. RIP humanity!

06 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Three men booked for raping dog. RIP humanity!

In a disturbing incident which shows humanity has gone off the rails, three drunk men allegedly kidnapped and raped a dog in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district.

Authorities seize family's dog over unpaid taxes, sell it online

08 Mar 2019

Authorities seize family's dog over unpaid taxes, sell it online

Heard of "legal" dog tax? If not, this is news for you.

Kolkata: Two nursing students arrested for brutally killing 16 puppies

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

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.

Mumbai: 4-men gang-rape dog. Let's hang our heads in shame

21 Nov 2018

Mumbai: 4-men gang-rape dog. Let's hang our heads in shame

In an appalling incident which cannot be condemned in enough words, a dog was raped by four men in Mumbai on Saturday, reports said.

Agra: Social media users express anger after dog buried alive

14 Jun 2018

Agra: Social media users express anger after dog buried alive

In what is sure to make every human furious, a dog was buried during a road construction in Agra. Videos and pictures that have gone viral on social media show the dog's body buried under tar.

Agra: Dog buried alive while laying road; social-activists, dog-lovers angry

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.

SC refuses interim stay on Karnataka's Kambala buffalo race

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.

Woman seeks return of 56 pet cats from Bombay HC

16 Jan 2018

Woman seeks return of 56 pet cats from Bombay HC

A Pune based fashion designer has moved the Bombay High Court seeking the return of her 56 pet cats, that were allegedly taken away by vigilantes from her flat.

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

15 Dec 2017

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.

SC stays Centre's new cow slaughter rules for three months

11 Jul 2017

SC stays Centre's new cow slaughter rules for three months

The SC has put on hold the Centre's new rules on cow slaughter for three months.

Hyderabad HC judge calls cows 'substitute to Mother and God'

10 Jun 2017

Hyderabad HC judge calls cows 'substitute to Mother and God'

A Hyderabad HC judge, while dismissing the case of a cattle trader whose 63 cows and 2 bulls were seized said that cows were "sacred national wealth".

Kerala Youth Congress district president arrested for slaughtering cow

01 Jun 2017

Kerala Youth Congress district president arrested for slaughtering cow

Kerala Police on May 30 arrested Youth Congress district president Rejil Makutti and several other members after they slaughtered a calf in protest against the Centre's new strict laws on cattle trade.

Madras HC stays Centre's recent cow slaughter ban

30 May 2017

Madras HC stays Centre's recent cow slaughter ban

The Madras HC has stayed the Centre's recent notification banning trade of cattle for slaughter.

Centre considering representations on cow slaughter rules, no decision yet

30 May 2017

Centre considering representations on cow slaughter rules, no decision yet

The environment ministry is considering feedback on its new cow slaughter rules that were notified under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rejects cow slaughter ban

29 May 2017

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rejects cow slaughter ban

After Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urged PM Narendra Modi to rethink the recent ban on cow slaughter, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has now called the move "unconstitutional", saying her state won't accept it.

Youth Congress suspends 3 members over cow slaughter controversy

29 May 2017

Youth Congress suspends 3 members over cow slaughter controversy

Two days after Youth Congress members publicly slaughtered a cow, it suspended three members including district president Rejil Makutti.

Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter across India

26 May 2017

Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter across India

The Centre has banned sale of cattle for slaughter. Trade of the animal will only be allowed for farm land owners.

Public Health v/s Animal Rights: India's stray dog dilemma

07 May 2017

Public Health v/s Animal Rights: India's stray dog dilemma

Reports in recent times have focused on the stray-dog menace in Indian cities.

Bengaluru might gift India its first indigenous jet engine

11 Feb 2017

Bengaluru might gift India its first indigenous jet engine

India's first jet engine, developed by a team of 11 from Poeir Jets Private Limited, was fired on February 8. It will be submitted for certification in about 24 weeks.

Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today

10 Feb 2017

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

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

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

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

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.

What's Delhi upto this Thursday?

08 Dec 2016

What's Delhi upto this Thursday?

In a freak accident, a Delhi Metro coach caught fire at Patel Nagar station earlier today.