Cattle races and Jallikattu: the return of the festivals

Cattle races and Jallikattu: the return of the festivals

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change under the Government of India today modified its own notification of 2011 paving way to the return of desi festivals as Jallikattu, Bull races and Bullock-cart races. The notification dated 7 January 2016 exempts...
‘Victoria’ horses of Mumbai: who will take care of them?

‘Victoria’ horses of Mumbai: who will take care of them?

(Featured Image Courtesy: fablefeed.com) On 8th June 2015, the Hon. High Court of Bombay pronounced its judgement that ‘the activity of running carriages and/or ‘victorias’ driven by the horses in the city of Mumbai¬†for joyrides is completely illegal...