Peta

  • Snapshot: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is PETA's face for its anti-zoo campaign 26-02-2014 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is the latest celebrity to join the bandwagon of celebrities who have campaigned for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In this photograph, he is seen inside a cage the way the animals are kept in zoos. ...
  • Snapshot: Richa Chadda dresses up as a mermaid for PETA's new campaign 15-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Richa Chadda is yet another Bollywood actress to join the bandwagon to raise their voice against the unethical treatment of animals. The actress turned a mermaid for PETA's new ad campaign where she urges people to stop eating fish and turn vegetarian. ...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jamwal named PETA's hottest vegetarians 04-01-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India's hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013. After garnering thousand's of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's hottest star. They...
  • Shashi Tharoor choosen as 'person of the year' by PETA 27-12-2013 05:15 PM

    Union Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor has been chosen as the "Person of the Year" by animal rights campaigner PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for initiating steps for animal protection. Tharoor used the power and prestige of his office to advocate for the protection of...
  • Raveena Tandon rescues a captive monkey 14-11-2013 12:03 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon spotted a runaway monkey near her Bandra residence, and rescued the animal with the help of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). When the actress noticed that the monkey had a rope tied to its neck, she realised that it was a captive monkey...
  • Bombay HC allows animal lover to keep 12 dogs in her flat 17-10-2013 05:21 PM

    In an interim relief to an animal lover, the Bombay High Court, on Thursday, ruled that she may be allowed to keep 12 dogs in her suburban Andheri flat until further orders. Hearing a petition filed by animal lover Durga Rai, a bench of Justices P V Hardas and P...
  • TN: PETA objects to Forest Dept's plan of capturing 3 wild elephants 28-08-2013 02:18 PM

    An animal rights organisation has opposed the Tamil Nadu Forest Department's plan to capture and train three wild elephants of a herd at Mudhumalai Tiger Reserve. "Typical taming and training of wild elephants involves severe cruelty, such as separating the animals from their mothers or other members of the family...
  • Sonakshi Sinha join forces with PETA, appeals fans to adopt cats, dogs 13-08-2013 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the International Homeless Animals' Day, which falls Saturday, Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has featured in an advertisement urging her fans to adopt cats and dogs. The actress, who has joined forces with animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for the...
  • Madhuri Dixit does a noble deed 12-06-2013 04:16 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit interrupted the shoot of the sixth season of 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa' to rescue seven puppies who were struggling for their lives. The 46-year-old was at Filmistan Studio Sunday with her husband Shriram Nene for the shoot of her show when she saw seven puppies drenched...
  • Snapshot: Jiah Khan was a compassionate person: PETA 05-06-2013 12:52 PM

    The role of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who passed away, after she hanged herself at her apartment in Mumbai, wasn't just restricted to films. Like a responsible individual, she had posed for PETA to make people aware of thought-provoking issues. Shocked by the untimely death of the actress, PETA remembers...
  • Snapshot: Puja Gupta goes green for PETA, dresses in lettuce leaves 04-05-2013 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: Puja Gupta is the new face for PETA. The actress has gone green for the new ad of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). In the new ad, the actress is seen wearing a dress made of lettuce leaves. ...
  • Sapna Bhavnani strips for new PETA ad 21-01-2013 06:33 PM

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  • What H'wood stars shouldn't do when visiting India 06-11-2012 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: Hollywood has always been fascinated by the East. While many come here in search of Nirvana, others are keen to experience the exotic grandeur of our traditions. But when East meets West clashes are bound to happen. While some stars enter our land with a baggage of pre-conceived...
  • PETA's hottest vegetarian: Indian makes it to the race 05-11-2012 07:50 PM

    Thrissu: Twenty four year old Vimal Das from Engadiyur in Kerala's Thrissur district is among the 10 male finalists vying for PETA's hottest vegetarian crown. Vimal has beaten out hundreds of other entrants from across India to become one of 10 male contestants to advance to the final round of...
  • PETA urges Campbell to cancel elephant polo match 05-11-2012 04:48 PM

    Mumbai: British supermodel Naomi Campbell's planned elephant polo match for boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's 50th birthday bash in Jodhpur has been criticised by animal activists group PETA. The 42-year-old is reportedly planning the match during the four-day long birthday celebrations. "PETA India urges Naomi Campbell to respect elephants and Indian wildlife...
  • Priya Anand campaigns for PETA 02-11-2012 06:29 PM

    Priya Anand launced a new campaign in support of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), who are fighting against caging of birds on November 1. The 'Leader' and '180 fame' actress dressed up like a bird and held an empty cage to drive home her point. The event...
  • Dhanush, Vidya lead in veg celebrity contest 26-12-2011 01:06 PM

    Chennai: National award winning actor and 'Kolaveri Di' song fame Dhanush, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and actor Sonu Sood are among those who have taken early leads in the vegetarian celebrity contest, conducted by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Besides the three, other film stars in the foray...
  • Hema Malini named PETA 'Person of the Year' 21-12-2011 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: For raising her voice to oppose cruelty to animals and her staunch commitment to a vegetarian diet, veteran Bollywood actress Hema Malini has been named the person of the year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The Dream Girl on behalf of PETA recently wrote...
  • McCartney immortalised on PETA Stamp 29-11-2011 12:19 PM

    London: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new stamp range featuring the likes of the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time, including veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney. McCartney along with Natalie Portman, Pamela Anderson and Morrissey have agreed to feature on the stamp which will...
  • Sonu Sood to promote vegetarianism 29-09-2011 07:24 PM

    Chennai: Actor Sonu Sood, who received rave reviews for his work in the Salman-starrer Dabangg, is joining PETA to promote vegetarianism. Sood recently won an award for best performance in a negative role in the film at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Canada. In Canada, he took...
  • PETA to launch porn site 19-09-2011 07:42 AM

    New York: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, no stranger to attention-grabbing campaigns featuring nude women, plans to launch a pornography website in the name of animal rights. The nonprofit organisation, whose controversial campaigns draw criticism from women's rights groups, said it hopes to raise awareness of veganism through...
  • Clooney ex Elisabetta Canalis gets naked for PETA 14-09-2011 11:36 AM

    Los Angeles: George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis is the latest celebrity to strip down for animal rights group PETA, unveiling her campaign and her naked body in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. Shoppers on ritzy Rodeo Drive got an eyeful of Canalis as she posed next to her nude, black-and-white campaign...
  • Katy Perry finding it hard to stay vegetarian 21-08-2011 11:15 PM

    London: Pop star Katy Perry is finding it hard to stick to her pledge to stay vegetarian and has been secretly eating chicken and meat, a friend has claimed. The 26-year-old singer gave up eating meat two years ago to keep her vegetarian husband Russell Brand happy but is now...
  • Sophie Monk offered $1 mn to bare all 20-07-2011 10:03 AM

    London: Actress Sophie Monk has been offered $1 million to pose nude for Playboy magazine. She is, however, yet to take any decision. "I got offered Playboy - the cover, they're trying every angle to get me to do it. They're relaunching the whole thing and making it old-school again...
  • Shahid voted Asia's sexiest vegetarian man 01-07-2011 08:21 PM

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor has voted Asia's Sexiest Vegetarian Man in a poll conducted by PETAAsiaPacific.com. "I have always supported the cause of being a vegetarian, and it's nice to be felicitated for something so close to my heart. Being voted as sexy is a matter of perception, but being vegetarian...
  • Hema Malini urges ban on Tamil Nadu's Jallikattu 01-07-2011 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Hema Malini has written to Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on behalf of PETA urging him to ban Tamil Nadu's popular bull taming sport Jallikattu. Hema, who is from the state, says the bulls are kicked, punched, jumped on, and dragged to the ground,...
  • Stop cruel horse-drawn carriage rides: Jacqueline 04-06-2011 03:14 PM

    Mumbai: On behalf of her friends at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, actress Jacqueline Fernandez has sent a letter to the Mumbai Municipal Commissioner, asking him to do everything he can to stop cruel horse-drawn carriage rides in the city. The letter by the Bollywood star...
  • Adopt a dog, urges Imran Khan 19-05-2011 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Imran Khan, who is getting rave reviews for the trailer of his forthcoming movie Delhi Belly, has urged people to follow his lead and adopt dogs instead of buying them. He posed for a new ad for animal welfare organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals...