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Nov 05, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis says Avni's killing will be probed; Rahul invokes Mahatma Gandhi, says 'can judge nation by how it treats animals'Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday expressed his sadness over the decision to kill tigress Avni, stating that they will probe to see if there were any lapses in the procedure followed. His comments come after Union minister Maneka Gandhi attacked the BJP-led Maharashtra government for the “ghastly murder” of Avni, saying a shooter who was sent behind bars for illegally supplying arms to terrorists was sent to kill the animal.
Nov 04, 2018
Tigress Avni killed illegally, incident should be treated as wildlife crime, says PETA; seeks investigationAnimal rights body PETA India said the killing of tigress Avni as part of an operation in Maharashtra should be investigated and treated as a wildlife crime and termed it a "dark day" for the nation.
Aug 31, 2018
Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animalsA 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
Aug 20, 2018
Hapless animals die awaiting help amid Kerala floods; rescue teams scramble to help the ones stranded, abandonedThe helpless animals in Kerala perished in landslides and floods, while nearly a million people were shifted to relief camps across the state.
Aug 07, 2018
Delhi: Lack of punitive action, no check on state-funded cow shelters killing cattle in national capitalThe gosadan or cow shelter is one of the five such establishments that receive government aid: Rs 20 per cow per day from the Delhi government.
Jul 29, 2018
Eight men in Haryana's Mewat booked for raping, torturing pregnant goat; accused persons abscondingEight men in Haryana's Mewat have been booked for sodomising and torturing a pregnant goat. The men are absconding at present but, searches are underway
Jun 22, 2018
No more 'one home, one dog' policy in Bengaluru: BBMP withdraws controversial pet licensing law following outrageKarnataka's urban development department informed the Karnataka High Court about BBMP's withdrawal of its most recent pet licensing bye-law from Bengaluru.
Jun 07, 2018
BBMP's one home, one dog policy in Bengaluru faces backlash, 'Not Without My Dog' campaign fights to quash itDog owners in Bengaluru are in an uproar, and animal activists are fighting the BBMP's latest pet dog licensing rules.
Mar 06, 2018
PETA to release findings of its investigation into recent nine Jallikattu events, submit the same in Supreme CourtThe PETA said that it would release the findings of its investigation into the recent nine Jallikattu events and submit the same in the Supreme Court.
Feb 27, 2018
Watch: A deep dive into the machismo-driven world of greyhound racing in PunjabGreyhound racing involves a big investment in terms of both time and money, and men in Punjab take a special interest to ensure that their dogs win | #FirstCulture