India bans Chinese apps: TikTok has many issues but banning it for exposing our cultural problems is pointless and counter-productive
Rather than banning TikTok, one must have honest conversations around the cultural issues that are being reflected on the social media platform, and develop societal solutions
Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat
The earliest cluster of coronavirus cases in the global outbreak was linked to a market in Wuhan, China, where live animals were kept close together, creating an opportunity for the virus to jump to humans.
Judiciary must take lead in creating awareness about link between animal abuse, other forms of violence
In addition to having a reputation for being an environmentally conscious member of the judiciary, Justice Sharma has delivered landmark judgments, such as granting the status of a living entity to River Ganga and the animal kingdom.
The story in question, published by Navneet Education in a book called It's Story Time, contains graphic descriptions of a dog killing animals and subsequently being killed by its master. It also contains a graphic illustration
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
A Jaipur court has directed the police department to investigate into cruelty against elephants used to provide joy rides at the Amber Fort and submit a report before it.
IDA India is a non-profit animal protection organisation dedicated to the defence, love and care of animals. Their work includes not just the rescue and rehabilitation of abused domestic animals, but also wildlife. They're also trying to educate the public through campaigns in surrounding towns and awareness talks in schools.
Helping an animal is about attitude and a value system. We can examine our treatment of fellow creatures by our language.
All animal abuse stems from meat eating. Because if we can kill animals to eat, we can use them for experimentation, we can murder them for their skins and horns, we can overload and beat them, we can starve and ill-treat them.
An online video has appeared where a chimp by the name of 'Sugriva' is seen wearing an HTC Vive.
We need to get over the violence that is being done to humans and animals right now because of a seriously warped climate of selective identity-politics.
As the video of a man throwing a dog from a building in Chennai leads to outrage, the focus needs to be to pressurise the Union government to alter the law.
Shravan Krishnan was among the group of activists which has campaigned for justice in a case where a man was seen flinging a dog off a building in Chennai.