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  • Cricketer Pragyan Ojha appears in PETA ad as a caged tiger May 23, 2014

    Guwahati: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha has figured as a caged tiger in the latest advertisement of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Ojha, a left-arm spinner, playing for Mumbai Indian in the Indian Premier League (IPL) took time out of his busy schedule to speak up for animals who suffer...
  • Anushka Sharma joins Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez, in support of banning horse-drawn carriages April 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma has lent her support for banning the use of horse-drawn carriages here. She took to Twitter to help put an end to horse-drawn carriages, said a statement. "It is extremely saddening to witness the cruelty towards these horses used as carriages in tourist spots in Mumbai....
  • Snapshot: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is PETA's face for its anti-zoo campaign February 26, 2014

    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 February 15, 2014

    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 January 4, 2014

    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 December 27, 2013

    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 animals,...
  • Raveena Tandon rescues a captive monkey November 14, 2013

    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 who...
  • Bombay HC allows animal lover to keep 12 dogs in her flat October 17, 2013

    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 N...
  • TN: PETA objects to Forest Dept's plan of capturing 3 wild elephants August 28, 2013

    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 group,...
  • Sonakshi Sinha join forces with PETA, appeals fans to adopt cats, dogs August 13, 2013

    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 advertisement,...
  • Madhuri Dixit does a noble deed June 12, 2013

    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 from...
  • Snapshot: Jiah Khan was a compassionate person: PETA June 5, 2013

    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 May 4, 2013

    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. ...
  • A big no to animal cruelty: Trisha Krishnan February 7, 2013

    Tamil actress Trisha Krishnan is associated with (People for ethical treatment of animals)PETA. She is participates in most activities organised by the organisation. She was also invited as chief guest of the Blue Cross dog show in Chennai. Trisha says she is pure vegetarian and is of a strong opinion that we...
  • Sapna Bhavnani strips for new PETA ad January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Celebrity hair stylist and 'Bigg Boss' contestant Sapna Bhavnani has gone nude for the latest commercial of PETA. Sapna, 41, who is known for her tattoos, has appeared in the advertisement which asks people to be comfortable in their own skin and not to use fur and leather items....
  • What H'wood stars shouldn't do when visiting India November 6, 2012

    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 November 6, 2012

    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 the...
  • PETA urges Campbell to cancel elephant polo match November 5, 2012

    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 and immediately...
  • Priya Anand campaigns for PETA November 2, 2012

    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 held at...
  • PETA to gift chocolate chickens to Saif-Kareena October 16, 2012

    Mumbai: As Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor prepare to tie the knot Tuesday, animal activist group PETA is set to present the couple a special gift - a flock of vegan chocolate chickens. "Kareena Kapoor is a vegetarian and refused to eat eggs while filming 'Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu',"...
  • R Madhavan wants his fans to turn vegetarian October 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Vegetarian actor R Madhavan has lent his voice for a video urging people to stop violence against animals. The 42-year-old has shot the brand new video 'Glass Walls' for PETA that aims to encourage people to reject violence against animals and to go vegan on World Vegetarian Day and...
  • First ever cutest Indian dog from Hyderabad September 18, 2012

    Hyderabad: Not just people, now even dogs bring laurels to the city. And how? Well, Chinky, a street dog, who was adopted by Alokparna Sengupta was voted as the first-place winner of PETA India’s First-Ever Cutest Indian Dog Alive contest. Chinky edged out hundreds of other lovable community dogs to...
  • Mongrel Jack that may be the cutest Indian dog September 7, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not, a mongrel from Madurai could well be crowned the cutest Indian dog. Jack, an Indian breed dog (aka mongrel) who was rescued and raised by a student in the temple city, is one of the ten finalists of PETA’s Cutest Indian Dog Alive Contest. Open...
  • Too much sex can be a bad thing, says Sunny Leone July 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Seductively winking her eye next to the caption 'Too Much Sex Can Be a Bad Thing. Sterilise Your Dogs and Cats', Indo-Canadian 'Jism 2'star Sunny Leone stars in a brand-new ad for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India. Leone – who was named 2003 Penthouse Pet...
  • Paul McCartney helps in rescuing a temple elephant July 26, 2012

    Mumbai: After hearing from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India about the plight of a young elephant who has been beaten and is kept in chains, former Beatle Paul McCartney broke from rehearsals for his performance at the London Olympics to send an urgent letter to Maharashtra...
  • Jwala wants you to boycott Hyderabad zoo July 20, 2012

    Hyderabad: Joining the list of celebrities like Anoushka Shankar, Olympics-bound badminton star Jwala Gutta has teamed up with the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to speak out against the cruelty of zoos. The 13-time National Badminton Champion will descend on the Kohinoor Hall, Chiraan Fort club, Begumpet on...
  • Chennai: 'Condoms' hold up traffic at city centre July 11, 2012

    Chennai; Traffic on Cathedral Road slowed down to a snail’s pace near the Semmozhi Poonga at noon on Tuesday, as motorists looked on incredulously at two giant ‘condoms’, one bright pink and the other bright blue, waving placards from the side of the road. As part of a campaign to...
  • Dia Mirza poses as a snake for PETA March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has posed as a snake to raise her voice against animal skin trade in an ad for animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The caption of the ad reads: "Face It: Exotic Skins Kill. Wild Animals Belong in the Wild, Not...
  • Screen 'kitty porn' in Karnataka Assembly: PETA February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Animal rights organisation PETA on Monday wrote a letter to the Karnataka assembly speaker urging him to screen "Kitty Porn" video in the house, to garner support of legislators for sterlisation of stray cats and dogs. "We have sent a letter to K.G. Bopaiah, speaker of the Karnataka...
  • Snapshot: PETA's coat festooned with baby limbs December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: An activist of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) holds a baby as she walks on road wearing a coat festooned with the limbs of baby dolls protesting against the sale of leather goods at International Leather Goods Fair in Kolkata, Friday, February 17, 2012. (AP...