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Lok Sabha Election 2019: PETA India asks political parties to follow poll code, not use animals in campaigns

PETA India also appealed to the public to report any violations of the poll code, particularly the use of animals in election campaigns by political parties, through a mobile application of the ECI.

Apr 02, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Anushka Sharma, Kartik Aaryan named India's hottest vegetarians

Actors Anushka Sharma and Kartik Aaryan have been named India's Hottest Vegetarians, according to votes on the official website of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.

Dec 11, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

PETA India's gift for Prince Harry-Meghan wedding - A bull named Merry

Merry is currently residing at a sanctuary in Maharashtra. He was found alone, suffering from a deep wound on his neck when he was rescued by PETA.

May 20, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

Sonakshi Sinha wants freedom for elephants used as rides in Jaipur

Sonakshi's letter follows PETA India's complaint to the Chief Wildlife Warden of the Rajasthan Forest Department.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

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

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 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

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.

Jan 18, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2017, 21:48 PM IST

Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor named hottest vegetarians – Know who all were in the race

Shahid and Sonam beat out a strong group of competitors, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jammwal, R Madhavan and Sunny Leone. 

Dec 14, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

Tiger Shroff writes to Government to protect tigers

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff is taking his superhero character in upcoming film "A Flying Jatt" seriously in real life by urging the government to protect the big cats in the jungles.

Jul 29, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Here’s Raveena Tandon’s message to PM Narendra Modi

Raveena Tandon’s letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays an emphasis on saving animals and wildlife.

Mar 11, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Agriculture Ministry to use fewer animals in testing of pesticides: PETA

The Union Agriculture Ministry has agreed to accept measures that will "significantly" reduce the number of animals used in toxicity testing of pesticides, animal rights body PETA India today said.

Jan 18, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

PETA slams Centre's decision to allow Jallikattu

Slamming the Centre's decision to allow popular bull taming sport Jallikattu and other bull races, PETA India on Friday said that lifting protection against cruelty is a "black mark" on the nation even as it vowed to take the fight of protecting the bulls to the Supreme Court.

Jan 08, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

Kapil Sharma to be honoured by PETA

Kapil is thrilled to learn that he is being recognised for helping animals.

Nov 13, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Sunny Leone blasts Kerala government for culling stray dogs

A self-confessed animal lover Sunny Leone is very upset with the Kerala government.

Oct 06, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Heena Sidhu in anti-hunting PETA campaign

Ace India shooter Heena Sidhu has teamed up with PETA India for a brand-new ad campaign that shows her holding her pistol and taking a self-portrait with her phone below the words "Shoot Selfies, Not Animals: Say No to Hunting".

Jul 21, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

Tannishtha turns `angel` to urge animal adoption

Tannishtha Chatterjee, who was recently seen in Madhuri Dixit-starrer ‘Gulaab Gang’, has urged people to promote the adoption of homeless dogs and cats.

Mar 18, 2014, 13:51 PM IST