PETA Writes To Union Govt, Urges To Crackdown Illegal Dogfights In India
PETA India wrote to the Union government, urging to crack down illegal dogfights and illegal pet shops, running in India. In the letter, dated September 13, PETA made the appeal to Animal Husbandry Minister Parshottam Rupala, and Animal Welfare Board of India chair OP Chaudhary. Notably, the organisation also released footage provided by the Fauna Police, showing lethal injuries that animals sustain in the alleged dogfights and making… read-more
Tags: PETA, Health, Illegal Dogfights, Breeding, Union Govt
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
PETA Asks Ranveer Singh To Pose Naked Once More For Its Vegan Campaign
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India asked Ranveer Singh to perform a nude photoshoot for their veganism campaign, "All Animals Have the Same Parts - Try Vegan." He turned vegan for his upcoming film. PETA India Vice President of Celebrity and Public Relations Sachin Bangera said, "Having given healthy vegan eating a go, Ranveer Singh is the perfect… read-more
Tags: Ranveer Singh, PETA, Nude Photoshoot, VEGAN, Try Vegan Campaign
Top Indian Designers Vow To Make Leather-Free Products
Considering World Fashion Day celebrated on August 21, India's top 32 fashion designers have claimed that they will eliminate the use of leather in their products and in other materials. The designers featuring the initiative are Gaurav Gupta, Masaba Gupta, and others. The move comes after they were asked to do so by the PETA India and Lakme Fashion Week with an aim to prevent environmental and ethical treatment of animals.
Tags: PETA, Environmental Issues, Animal Rights, Fashion Designer, World Fashion Day
Courtesy: News 18
Olympics: PETA Writes To IOC, Calls For Removal Of Equestrian Events
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have advised the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the termination of equestrian games in the future events of the Olympics. "The world was shocked when a visibly upset German pentathlon competitor, Annika Schleu, was filmed spurring and whipping the horse Saint Boy after he refused to enter the course," PETA wrote to IOC president Thomas Bach. German coach Kim Raisner also hit the… read-more
Tags: Tokyo Olympics, IOC, PETA, Animal Rights
Amul Requests PM Modi To Ban PETA, Cites Conspiracy Against India
Amul vice-chairman Valamji Humbal has requested PM Narendra Modi to ban People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) after the organization suggested the diary firm to adopt vegan milk. Calling the global NGO "opportunistic", Humbal said PETA is "part of the conspiracy" to render unemployment in India and harm the country's GDP. Besides, he accused PETA of planning to hijack the Indian market with its own plant-based milk and food.
Tags: Amul, PETA, Ban, PM Narendra Modi, Vegan Milk
Amul Replies To PETA Over 'Switch To Vegan Product' Suggestions
Dairy cooperative Amul India’s MD RS Sodhi has questioned PETA over its suggestion to switch over to vegan products. Taking to Twitter, Sodhi asked, "will they (PETA) give livelihood to 100 million dairy farmers (70% landless)?" Sodhi added, how many people will afford the expensive lab manufactured factory food made of chemicals and synthetic vitamins. Earlier, citing a 2018 report, PETA requested Amul to produce "vegan food and milk… read-more
Tags: Amul India, PETA, RS Sodhi, Twitter, Vegan Milk
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
California: Governor Candidate Brings 500Kg Bear To Election Rally
John Cox, a Republican Party candidate contesting for the governor post in California, brought a 500 kg Kodiak bear named ‘Tag’ to an election campaign on May 4. Reportedly, Cox was adhering to the 'Beauty and the Beast' theme comparing himself to the beast that will change the political scenario in the state. Meanwhile, the publicity stunt invited angry reactions from animal activists including PETA.
Tags: John cox, California, PETA, bear, Animal right activist
PETA India Calls Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor As "Hottest Vegetarians"
Actor Sonu Sood and Shraddha Kapoor have been named 2020's Hottest Vegetarians by the animal rights organisation PETA India. The organisation honoured the actors for encouraging their fans to eat meat-free meals. It recognized Sonu’s efforts in participating in campaign ‘Hug a Vegetarian’ day and requesting McDonalds to have a McVegan burger in menu. Shraddha was honoured for turning to all vegan after reading PETA cookbook and for… read-more
Tags: PETA, Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor, health care, VEGAN