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State-wide Dairy Investigation Reveals Unparalleled Cruelty to Cattle

Jaipur (27th June, 16) :In the most unabashed and radical revelation of the facts about the state’s treatment of its holy cow, the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) released an investigative report today, which shows the inhumane and torturous conditions in which cattle are kept in dairies across

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The Beef Ban : A Reality check

The Beef Ban : A Reality check

‘Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul’, said Pythagoras, an avid vegetarian; and while not much is known about Leonardo Da Vinci, his love for animals is well documented. Right from the epochs of Voltaire, Gautam Buddha and Plato to the more recent times of Leo Tolstoy,

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Why we need Leadership TODAY!

Why we need Leadership TODAY!

Great social movements have all been propelled by grassroots activism. A successful uprising is defined by how many cities it happens in and how many people gathered in support of it – it defines our urgent need to do away with an ill in the society.
Grassroots action is

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The Vermin Annihilation- Is Culling the Answer or the Question?

The Vermin Annihilation- Is Culling the Answer or the Question?

Story So Far-

A couple of months ago, The Ministry of environment, forests and climate change asked the states to submit applications for declaring species as vermin; species that were causing harm to crops, property or human life. States have since put to use multiple sections under the Wildlife

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Bloodsport,not culture|Jallikattu

“The tendency to turn human judgements into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.”
Georgia Harkness
Hoards of spectators huddle together, with expectant eyes and yearning hearts – there’s a taste of celebration in the air – in an uproar of festivities, an infuriated

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New beginnings in Varanasi…

For over a year now, FIAPO has been running an intensive rescue and first-aid programme in Varanasi. The programme created a community that relies on the compassion and activism of the individuals of Varanasi, who in time, are creating a strong movement for animal protection.
Today, the programme has expanded

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Animals should not be considered property, and should not be “owned”

Animals should not be considered property, and should not be “owned”

Picture a herd of elephants. There’s a young one, with naughty eyes, surrounded by the rest of the family – mother, father, aunts, uncles, cousins. Elephants are very intelligent and perceptive. They are usually peace-loving, gentle creatures.
Though most of their numbers have been decimated by the brutal ivory trade,

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Speciesism: An orthodox idea for the 21st century

Speciesism: An orthodox idea for the 21st century

Since grade 8th In school, all of us have studied theories of the food chain. Here’s something we’ve all heard, learnt, and believed to be the gospel truth.
‘Human beings are on top of the food chain’
A simple Google search today can prove that to be untrue. However, the

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Member Services: Welfare for Animals in Goa (W.A.G)

Welfare for Animals in Goa (W.A.G) has been active in street animal welfare since July 2012. The organization is a registered trust and mainly works mainly in North Goa.
W.A.G was set up by a team of three driven individuals- Atul, Dev and Stephanie- with many years of experience in

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