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PETA urges Rajinikanth fans to avoid goat sacrifice

PETA urges Rajinikanth fans to avoid goat sacrifice

 Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Friday urged fans of megastar Rajinikanth to avoid sacrificing goats at the Alagarkoil temple here to celebrate the actors entry into politics.

Jan 05, 2018, 20:40 PM IST
Dog meat business dying a slow death in South Korea as growling protests make effect

Dog meat business dying a slow death in South Korea as growling protests make effect

South Koreans are believed to consume about one million dogs a year as a summertime delicacy. Now, protesting animal rights activists have begun making an impact to save the canines.

Dec 27, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Shilpa Shetty wins PETA's 'Hero To Animals' Award

Shilpa Shetty wins PETA's 'Hero To Animals' Award

Shilpa's compassion towards animals was recognised here on Saturday night by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

 

Dec 17, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Selfie-clicking monkey, Naruto, named 'Person of the Year' by PETA

Selfie-clicking monkey, Naruto, named 'Person of the Year' by PETA

PETA said it was honouring Naruto, a crested black macaque with a goofy-looking grin, to recognise that "he is someone, not something".

Dec 06, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
Sunny Leone and husband Daniel Weber pose nude for PeTA

Sunny Leone and husband Daniel Weber pose nude for PeTA

The official Twitter handle of PeTa India took to Twitter to share the image.

Nov 29, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

SC issues notice to Tamil Nadu on PETA's plea on Jallikattu

SC on Monday sought the response from the Tamil Nadu government on a plea of animal rights body PETA.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
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.

Apr 25, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
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.

Feb 13, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
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.

Jan 27, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
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.

Jan 22, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
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.

Jan 22, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
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.

Jan 20, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
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.

Jan 20, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Tamil Nadu braces for shutdown on Friday as Jallikattu protests set to intensify

Tamil Nadu braces for shutdown on Friday as Jallikattu protests set to intensify

Tamil Nadu is all set for a shutdown on Friday.

Jan 19, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

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.

Jan 19, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

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.

Jan 19, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
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.

Jan 19, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
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.

Jan 18, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2017, 23:28 PM IST