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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Gurugram man flings puppy from balcony for damaging laptop, DTH cables

The puppy, who was taken to the CGS Pet Hospital in Gurugram by the owner's wife, Dora and neighbour, Kumar, has suffered a fracture in its right foreleg which will be operated upon soon. The wife has confessed of the offence in writing.

Spurt in canine attacks: Addressing the stray dog issue in Gujarat

While some civic bodies have institutionalised ways to address the stray dog issue by neutering, a number of cities and towns do not have any such plan yet.