Order of the Supreme Court of India dated 12/01/2016 in the matter of Compassion Unlimited Plus Action Vs Union of India & Others regarding rights of animals under the Constitution of India, laws, culture, tradition, religion and ethology, especially in connection with the conduct of “Jallikattu”, bullock cart races, etc.

Supreme Court on January 12, 2016  restrained the Tamil Nadu government from conducting its traditional bull-taming sport Jallikattu, and stayed the Centre’s notification lifting the ban on it

Supreme Court directs that there shall be stay of Notification dated 7th January, 2016 (which stated that bulls may be continue to be exhibited or trained as a performing animal, at events such as Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu and bullock cart races in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Gujarat in the manner by the customs of any community or practiced traditionally under the customs or as a part of culture, in any part of the country subject to the following conditions) issued by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, until further orders.

The SC on Monday agreed to hear on January 12 a batch of petitions led by the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), seeking to quash a January 7, 2016 notification issued by the Ministry of Environ

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has ruled out any plan for running battery cars for transporting pilgrims on the new track to the cave shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Judgement of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Help Indian Against Corruption Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 02/12/2015 regarding illegal slaughtering of the animals in residential area of Kasab Pura, Idgah Road, Delhi.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Animal Welfare Board of India vs. People for Elimination of Stray Troubles and Ors. SLP(C) 691 of 2009 dated 18/11/2015 regarding protection of the stray dogs.

Supreme Court in its order clearly stated that "there can be no trace of doubt that there has to be compassion for dogs and they should not be killed in an indiscriminate manner, but indubitably the lives of the human beings are to be saved and one should not suffer due to dog bite because of administrative lapse".

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre and ors. vs. Union of India and Ors. dated 18/08/2015 regarding cruelties meted to the elephants in the State of Kerala and how they are required to be curbed.

Almost 225,000 animals were used in scientific procedures in Ireland last year, according to new figures.

Joyride Illegal; Horses Treated Cruelly: Court

Order of the Bombay High Court in the matter of Animals and Birds Charitable Trust & Others Vs Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai & Others dated 08/06/2015 regarding horse carriages being used in the City of Mumbai for joyrides and not as a mode of public conveyance.

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