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PETA urges PM Narendra Modi to ban meat products from menus at govt meetings

PETA urges PM Narendra Modi to ban meat products from menus at govt meetings

PETA India's appeal came in the wake of reports that Germany's Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks had recently banned meat from being served at meetings and events.

Kambala Bill, inspired by Jallikattu Bill in Tamil Nadu, passed in Karnataka Assembly

Kambala Bill, inspired by Jallikattu Bill in Tamil Nadu, passed in Karnataka Assembly

Kambala involves a pair of buffaloes tied to the plough and anchored by one person.

Amid protests in Karnataka, AIADMK backs 'Kambala', calls for ban on PETA

Amid protests in Karnataka, AIADMK backs 'Kambala', calls for ban on PETA

AIADMK Karnataka unit workers staged a protest here on Friday, demanding lifting of the ban on Kambala, a traditional buffalo race held in the state's coastal region, and demanded a ban on PETA, which has filed a petition in the Karnataka High Court to restrain the sport.

Tamil Nadu govt issues guidelines for holding Jallikattu

Tamil Nadu government has issued a set of stringent guidelines including CCTV surveillance and medical examination of bulls to ensure safe conduct of Jallikattu.

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, kills two people; one dead in Madurai during protests

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, kills two people; one dead in Madurai during protests

Two persons were killed and scores injured during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

Kamal Haasan slams PETA over jallikattu, asks it to ban 'bull riding rodeos' in Trump's US

Kamal Haasan slams PETA over jallikattu, asks it to ban 'bull riding rodeos' in Trump's US

Two persons were killed and scores injured during Jallikattu held on Sunday in the shadow of widespread protests in Tamil Nadu.

Jallikattu ordinance imminent as Law, Environment give nod

Jallikattu ordinance imminent as Law, Environment give nod

Decks were cleared on Friday night for promulgation of an ordinance by the Tamil Nadu government for conducting Jallikattu with the Union Ministries of Environment and Law giving their nod for it.

IT, bank employees express solidarity with Jallikattu protests

IT, bank employees express solidarity with Jallikattu protests

With traders downing shutters following a bandh call against jallikattu ban, employees of information technology, banks and other commercial establishments today staged a protest here expressing their solidarity to the cause.

Tamil Nadu can make law to treat Jallikattu as traditional sport: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

As protests demanding Jallikattu swelled on the streets of Tamil Nadu, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday said the state government has the power to enact a law to treat Jallikattu as a traditional sport, but cautioned that the animals should not be harmed or cruelly treated during such events.

PETA may take legal route if Centre brings ordinance on Jallikattu

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Thursday said it may take the legal route if the Centre brings an ordinance to enable the conduct of Jallikattu or continue its campaign to create awareness against the holding of the bull-taming sport in Tamil Nadu.

Jallikattu: As protests intensify in Tamil Nadu, PETA urges lawmakers not to support bull-taming sport

Jallikattu: As protests intensify in Tamil Nadu, PETA urges lawmakers not to support bull-taming sport

PETA on Thursday made a fresh appeal to lawmakers urging them not to encourage a tradition which causes unnecessary pain to an animal.

Jallikattu stir intensifies as thousands continue protest at Chennai's Marina Beach; Tamil Nadu CM to meet PM Modi on Thursday

Jallikattu stir intensifies as thousands continue protest at Chennai's Marina Beach; Tamil Nadu CM to meet PM Modi on Thursday

The Supreme Court in May 2014 banned Jallikattu, saying that bulls cannot be used as performing animals either for Jallikattu events or for bullock-cart races.

Social media comes in handy in coordinating Jallikattu stir

Social media appeared to have played a key role in bringing together thousands of pro-Jallikattu protesters to the sprawling Marina Beach here and other parts of Tamil Nadu, with updates on the ongoing students' spontaneous stir and messages flooding the platform.

Jallikattu protests spread across Tamil Nadu: Know what happened today

Thousands of students on Wednesday gathered on the sands of Marina in Chennai as protests demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport 'jallikattu' snowballed across Tamil Nadu.

Resolution in support of Jallikattu, legal action against PETA: AIADMK

Amidst protests across Tamil Nadu for permission to conduct jallikattu, ruling AIADMK on Wednesday said a resolution would be adopted in the coming session of the state assembly seeking the lifting of the ban on the bull taming sport.

Trisha Krishnan’s twitter account hacked; mother seeks police protection for daughter

Trisha Krishnan’s twitter account hacked; mother seeks police protection for daughter

Trisha's long association with PETA, which is aggressively campaigning against Jallikattu, has earned her the wrath of the supporters of the ancient and popular bull-taming sport.

Jallikattu row: 'Anti-national' PETA working against Tamil culture, should be banned, says DMK leader MK Stalin

MK Stalin on Monday dubbed animal rights advocacy group PETA as "anti-national".

Anoushka Shankar urges Maharashtra government to help horses

Anoushka Shankar urges Maharashtra government to help horses

Anoushka Shankar has sent a letter on behalf of PETA India to Devendra Fadnavis urging him to put an end to cruelty to horses.

PETA lauds Rajasthan govt for moving SC against acquittal of Salman Khan in Chinkara poaching cases

PETA lauds Rajasthan govt for moving SC against acquittal of Salman Khan in Chinkara poaching cases

Animal rights body PETA today lauded the Rajasthan government for moving Supreme Court against the acquittal of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in two alleged Chinkara poaching cases and said punishments for violating wildlife laws must apply "equally" to everyone.