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animal cruelty

Supreme Court seeks response from Centre and Kerala on cruel practices against animals

The plea has also sought issuance of guidelines for creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to tackle such incidents.

10 Jul 2020 4:37 PM

Foie gras to be taken off New York menus from 2022

New York bans foie gras on animal cruelty grounds.

31 Oct 2019 11:20 AM

Let us be

With many incidents of animal cruelty being reported, experts and Delhi-ites weigh in with their analysis, views and suggestions.

14 Aug 2019 1:13 AM

Man gets 6 months in prison for having sex with dog who will have to be put down

Meanwhile the dog which has been living at a shelter will have to be euthanized as he can’t recover.

17 Oct 2018 7:21 PM

Woman almost starves dog to et back at her ex-boyfriend

But neighbours noticed the poor creature with bones showing through his fur and informed animal rescuers about the situation.

27 Aug 2018 2:25 PM


Shocking: Hungry, drunk Telangana youth eats live chicken

Two drunk youth had purchased the chicken to cook curry but one of them ended up eating it alive as he was hungry.

02 Aug 2018 7:40 PM

Nine dogs subjected to 'cruelty' in Kalyan, doctor booked

The medical practitioner did not take proper care of the canines, who were kept in unhygienic conditions, the complainant said. 

14 Jul 2018 12:42 PM

Cruel pet owner admits biting his Staffordshire Bull Terrier while high on cannabis

20-year-old Tyler Laverick confessed to sinking his teeth into his eight month-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Diesel, last October.

03 Jul 2018 7:12 PM

PETA India sends legal notice to Rajasthan government over elephant abuse

The animal welfare group has warned of legal action if rides are not stopped.

02 Jun 2018 4:26 PM

Watch: Bulls electrically shocked, beaten at illegal Rekla races in Tamil Nadu

Animal rights group PETA India calls for action against organisers and participants of illegal events.

28 May 2018 2:59 PM


British man who had sex with his two dogs is banned from keeping pets for 10 years

Robert Gwynn, was reported to police after DNA tests revealed he had abused his Bedlington Terriers, Taff and Ben.

25 May 2018 7:52 PM

Cat survives nine-storey fall, lands on its feet, literally!

Local police are currently investigating the issue, however no arrests have been made so far. 

25 Apr 2018 4:43 PM

Cat still alive after being thrown 100ft from a tower block window

However, the animal suffered a broken jaw in the incident in Birmingham on April 6, the RSPCA said.

18 Apr 2018 11:30 AM

PETA India urges Vodafone to stop using pugs in advertisements

PETA points out while popularity of breed has stemmed from telecom giant using it across ads, very few people know how to keep breed.

04 Apr 2018 11:43 AM

Stop illegal tail-docking, ear-cropping of puppies, urges PETA

The cruel procedures were originally banned by the Veterinary Council of India in 201l following an advisory.

02 Apr 2018 3:17 PM


Two people booked for thrashing puppy in Delhi's Kotwali

The incident came to light when the owner of the puppy spotted him returning home barely able to walk.

15 Mar 2018 5:32 PM

PETA India releases new footage of Jallikattu cruelty, seeks ban

PETA India plans to submit findings to SC in support of case challenging constitutional validity of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

06 Mar 2018 1:32 PM

Women stop to rescue turtle, only to run it over

According to the women, they did so because the reptile ‘looked like a demogorgan from Stranger Things’.

03 Mar 2018 4:18 PM

Dog found covered in tar and maggots, rescued

Thankfully for the pooch, it has been miraculously rescued after it was found it trapped in tar with maggots all over its body.

02 Mar 2018 4:02 PM

Rescued piglet gets eaten by adoptive parents

Piglet saved by rescue group is eaten by adoptive owners who couldn’t cope with her growth.

27 Feb 2018 12:15 PM