articles by Meet Ashar

India

Avni was tagged 'man-eater' without proper evidence; authorities behind her 'ruthless killing' must be brought to book

Wild animals cannot be killed unless every effort to capture and relocate the animal has been exhausted, which was ignored in Avni's case, as were the standard operating procedures.

India

Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals

A security guard was recently arrested for raping a stray dog in a manner similar to the 2012 Delhi gangrape. His release on a bail of Rs 3,000, has highlighted the need for stricter laws to deter sexual crimes against animals