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Jan 14, 2017
Tamil Nadu politicians support Jallikattu despite Supreme Court banIn a brazen defiance of the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu.
Jan 12, 2017
SC refuses to allow Jallikattu; Tamil Nadu govt requests Centre for ordinanceIn a major setback to Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the petition urging the apex court to pass an interim order allowing jallikattu before Saturday
Dec 28, 2016
Poaching at all-time high, but tiger numbers still rose in 2016Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished — this, due to the debilitating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.
Dec 12, 2016
More than just meat: Pigs are filthy, insensitive creatures only a mythThe belief that the filthier the pig, the better tasting its meat is, has led us to keep pigs in a fashion that is not only inhumane but also makes it impossible for them to stay clean
Dec 04, 2016
Nine lives out: World's oldest cat according to Guinness Records dies at 27Corduroy, who was declared as the world's oldest living cat by Guinness, is feared to have died after the 27-year-old feline went missing from his home in the US. The cat ran outside his home in Sisters, Oregon in early October and has not been seen since, his family says.
Nov 28, 2016
Recent leopard death in Gurugram shows we aren't ready to co-exist yetAs wildlife lovers in the national capital celebrate the presence of a leopard around Yamuna Biodiversity Park, the news of a mob killing a leopard in Gurugram on 25 November should worry us
Nov 26, 2016
Vellore medical students brutally kill monkey: Maneka Gandhi backs fight for justiceMinister of State for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, a fervent campaigner for animal rights has added heft to the demand of animal rights activists in Tamil Nadu for justice for Lakshmi – a year-old female monkey who was found partially burnt and buried in the campus of the Christian Medical College in Vellore, near Chennai on 21 November.
Nov 22, 2016
India needs to learn how to take care, improve living conditions of its cattleMilk production in India is the lowest in the world because cows and buffaloes are sick, unhappy, in constant pain and in a state of perpetual starvation
Nov 13, 2016
Curbing stray dog menace: Animal welfare board's approach deeply flawed, unscientific and unsavouryIndia reports the highest number of the world’s human rabies deaths according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is both shocking and shameful that this figure that has changed little in the last couple of decades. As in other rabies endemic countries, the WHO identifies the largest reservoir of rabies in India as the dog population.
Oct 23, 2016
Open letter to a stray dog: We have done more harm than good to your breed, and other animalsWrites equal rights activist Harish Iyer on the culling of stray dogs: "Killing is never the answer, and witnessing something as horrible as culling of a bleeding, screaming, crying sentient being leaves a horrible dent in the minds of people who perpetuate it and also those who witness it."