PETA India submits petition backing Centre's proposal to ban animals in circuses
Monday, December 24, 2018, 8:10 PM
Animal rights body PETA India on December 24 submitted a petition to the Environment Ministry backing the Centre's proposal to ban use of animals in circuses. The petition has been signed by over 8,000 people, including school and college students, and celebrities, body said. The Environment Ministry, in draft notification on November 28, invited comments from various stakeholders on the issue within 30 days.
Sonam Kapoor Named PETA India's 2018 Person of the Year
Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 3:32 PM
Actress Sonam Kapoor, a vegan, has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Person of the Year for 2018. Sonam has been feted as she sings in praise of vegan eating and because she keeps animal skins out of her handbag line for her fashion brand Rheson, apart from taking other action for the welfare of animals.