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World Elephant Day: Over 200 elephants in India kept in severely inadequate conditions, says report

August 12, 2020 1:20 pm

The findings are part of a comprehensive report of elephant tourism trends across Asia, released today on World Elephant Day

President Trump signs Federal Animal Cruelty Bill into law

November 26, 2019 7:27 am

The bill makes intentional acts of cruelty to animals federal crimes carrying penalties of up to seven years in prison.

Know your makeup: What are cruelty-free cosmetic products?

September 28, 2019 12:45 pm

The growth in demand for cruelty-free products is a testament to the increase in ethical choices and number of consciously shopping consumers.

Kolkata: Carcasses of 15 puppies found dumped on NRS Hospital premises

January 15, 2019 7:46 am

A video of two women hitting a puppy with sticks surfaced online; FIR lodged.

PETA 'fun suggestion' for English village to change its name only gets it criticism

November 27, 2018 12:17 am

Headlines in traditionally conservative tabloids cried foul, saying that PETA believed the name Wool promoted animal cruelty when it was actually linked to water, and quoting residents who ridiculed the suggested name change.

Delhi: Man, son arrested for beating stray dog to death

April 26, 2018 2:09 am

The accused claimed that the dog was mad and had bitten them in the past as well, the police said.

7 booked for bullock cart race on Christmas

January 22, 2018 6:03 am

Shakuntala Majumdar, president of the Thane SPCA, said the race came to her notice while she was passing by Mira-Bhayander Road on her way home on Christmas Day.

Case registered after car runs over three puppies, killing one

December 14, 2017 4:06 am

A senior officer from the Mulund police station said, “We have sent the investigating officer to seize the vehicle and to inquire into whose car it is and who the driver was.”

Aligarh: Four trucks crammed with 102 buffaloes intercepted, 12 held

September 12, 2017 7:53 am

All the accused have been booked under sections 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle) and 120 B (conspiracy) of the IPC and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

Rights body accuses Asian countries of cruelty to elephants

July 06, 2017 2:07 pm

Hundreds of elephants used in Asia's tourism industry are kept in "severely cruel" conditions, animal welfare group World Animal Protection said. Almost 80 percent of about 3,000 elephants at tourist venues endure poor living conditions and diets.