Maharashtra bans sale and use of 'manja' kite strings

The Maharashtra government has issued a circular banning the sale and use of sharp kite strings called 'manja' which injure and kill birds as well as people.

Animal Welfare Board of India asks HP govt to stop sterilisation of monkeys

The Animal Welfare Board of India has directed the Himachal Pradesh government to stop its monkey sterilisation programme till a protocol was put in place to ensure humane and ethical treatment to animals.

Maharashtra govt adheres to PETA's appeal, bans 'manja'
Maharashtra govt adheres to PETA's appeal, bans 'manja'

Adhering to PETA's appeal the Maharashtra government has issued a circular banning the sale and use of sharp kite strings called 'manja' which injure and kill birds as well as people.

Circus in Assam derecognised after animals found to be tortured

 A circus registered in Assam has been derecognised by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) after investigation by a group of animal rights organisations revealed exploitation and torture of its animals, PETA said on Wednesday.

Keep your dogs out of cars in summer: PETA

 Ahead of sweltering days and rising temperature in the city, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has warned against keeping dogs inside cars, as during summers they can succumb to heatstroke within a few minutes.

Rohit Sharma joins PETA call to get cats and dogs sterilised
Rohit Sharma joins PETA call to get cats and dogs sterilised

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has joined the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to support sterilisation of homeless cats and dogs.

P!nk 'bares it all' for PETA ad campaign
P!nk 'bares it all' for PETA ad campaign

Singer P!nk has stripped completely naked for the PETA ad campaign called, "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur."

Eating meat increases risk of cancer, says PETA

Like smoking, eating meat also increases the risk of heart diseases and cancer, says People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

India to get its first elephant sanctuary near Bengaluru
India to get its first elephant sanctuary near Bengaluru

India's first elephant sanctuary would soon come up in a fenced forested space near Bengaluru, a rights group said Thursday.

Use glass-free strings to fly kites this Sankranti, urges PETA
Use glass-free strings to fly kites this Sankranti, urges PETA

Looking at the rising number of bird injuries due to the use of glass-coated strings 'manja' by the kite flyers in India on Makar Sankranti festival, PETA urges people to go for standard cotton strings instead.

Sarah Palin bites back at PETA over controversial dog post

Former Republican Party US vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who triggered a new controversy by posting a photo of her six-year-old son standing on a family dog, on Sunday hit back at animal rights groups for their criticism and asked them to "chill".

PETA thanks Kapil Sharma for compassion towards animals
PETA thanks Kapil Sharma for compassion towards animals

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staff will make an appearance on "Comedy Nights With Kapil" to thank its host Kapil Sharma and his crew for their compassion towards animals.

Narendra Modi, Rekha named India's hottest vegetarian celebs
Narendra Modi, Rekha named India's hottest vegetarian celebs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and veteran actress Rekha have been named the hottest vegetarian celebrities by People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Don't have to be animal lover to support PETA: Kajal Aggarwal
Don't have to be animal lover to support PETA: Kajal Aggarwal

Southern actress Kajal Aggarwal, who is currently busy shooting for Tamil film ‘Maari’, believes that one need not be an "obsessive animal lover" to support People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Snake 'eats' man, sets off Internet tizzy

A young American naturalist, filmmaker and adventurer in the Amazon has set off an Internet stir after he claimed he offered himself for dinner to a giant snake for a TV show.

Chic Ayesha Takia poses with chick for PETA
Chic Ayesha Takia poses with chick for PETA

Ahead of World Vegan Day on Nov 1, actress Ayesha Takia has posed with a fluffy chick for a new ad campaign for encouraging everyone to give up meat.

Elephants still being subjected to torture in circuses: PETA
Elephants still being subjected to torture in circuses: PETA

Elephants are still "tortured" in circuses despite a decision by Animal Welfare Board of India last year to ban their registration for performing in such shows, an animal rights group has alleged.

Chinchillas named after Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie
Chinchillas named after Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie

 Animal rights group PETA has named a pair of rescued chinchillas after Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who got married at the weekend, as a gift to mark the occasion.

Dipannita does not use exotic skin

Model-turned-actress Dipannita Sharma has appeared in the latest advertisement of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to highlight the horror of using reptile skins for exotic fashion.

`Say no to zoos`, PETA says through music

The Raghu Dixit Project, a folk music group joined hands with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to mark the World Music Day today, propagating the message against caging animals in zoos.