Animal Rights Activists

Obese tourists banned from riding donkeys in Greece

Obese tourists banned from riding donkeys in Greece

The animal rights campaigners had claimed that donkeys were being left with spinal injuries and open wounds.

Oct 10, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
Construction company in line of fire for building road over dead dog

Construction company in line of fire for building road over dead dog

The body of the animal was dug out using a JCB after a formal complaint was lodged.

Jun 13, 2018, 09:02 AM IST

Elephant in Buddhist procession kills monk in Sri Lanka

Police say an elephant that was part of a Buddhist procession has attacked and killed a monk in Sri Lanka.

Jun 12, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
New rules would ensure cattle is not ill-treated: Maneka Gandhi

New rules would ensure cattle is not ill-treated: Maneka Gandhi

"The government has reinforced an already existing law and it is for the betterment of the farmers," Maneka said. 

May 27, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
Union Minister Maneka Gandhi raps Kerala for its policy on stray dogs

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi raps Kerala for its policy on stray dogs

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday criticised the Kerala government's decision to kill stray dogs, terming it "unlawful and unscientific".

Aug 27, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

China's wildlife protection law draft amendment sparks debate

China's first proposed amendment to its wildlife protection law in 26 years has triggered heated debate among animal rights activists, the media reported on Tuesday.

Jan 05, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

McDonald's, Tyson Foods drop farm after videotape shows animal cruelty

McDonald`s Corp and Tyson Foods both severed ties on Thursday with a Tennessee farm where workers were seen stabbing, beating and stomping on chickens in an undercover video shot by animal rights activists.

Aug 28, 2015, 02:33 AM IST

Animal buffs come up against illegal horse ride in Kerala

Animal rights campaigners are up in arms against the recent conduct of an unauthorised horse ride in Ernakulam district of Kerala, despite alerts from the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).

Mar 02, 2015, 12:50 PM IST
Beyonce slammed for taking a pic with tiger cub

Beyonce slammed for taking a pic with tiger cub

 Beyonce has been recently slammed by an animal rights group for clicking a picture with tiger's cub on her trip to Thailand.

Jan 07, 2015, 17:54 PM IST
Animal rights group asks Kerala govt to observe 'Reptile Day'

Animal rights group asks Kerala govt to observe 'Reptile Day'

Animal rights activists today urged Kerala government to organise awareness programmes highlighting the significance of reptile conservation to mark the "National Reptile Awareness Day".

Oct 20, 2014, 18:23 PM IST

Liam Neeson`s home swarmed by animal rights activists

Around 50 animal rights supporters held a protest in front of `Taken` star Liam Neeson`s apartment on Manhattan`s Upper West Side.

Apr 21, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

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