We are a small NGO with big dreams operating out of the National Capital Region of Delhi, India. Our activities include daily feeding about 20 stray dogs and cats, providing medical facility, conducting stray dogs neutering drives, raising adoption awareness (that is not buying from cruel and exploitative puppy mills but taking in dogs from the street only, often referred to as Desi or Indies) and more recently, taking up animal cruelty cases.
Recently we have filed a Public Interest Litigation in the Supreme Court of India (WPC 296 of 2016) regarding the strengthening of the animal cruelty laws in India - as of right now the only punishment for hacking a puppy to death in India is Rs. 50 (less than 1 US$) and that is not right! also the PIL seeks for the regulation of the pert shop industry which is the home of unspeakable exploitation towards the voiceless on a daily basis. For example - drugging puppies, cutting of beaks of birds with hot knives, pulling out claws of cats without anaesthesia and basically men profiteering from the wombs of animals.
The NGO is registered as a trust under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882 with all the necessary paperwork and documentation done. Also, recently we also got our 80G certification from the Income Tax Authorities and all donations to us are exempt under section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961.
Do check our latest updates and activities on Facebook.com/angeltrustdelhi
Tue-31-Jan-2017 - Solid piece in the Indian Express newspaper by Shri Prashant Bhushan, Adv. on how the government is wrongly overturning a very progressive judgment on Jallikattu
Link to the article - link
Also Shri Prashant Bhushan, Adv. tweeted about - link
18th September 2016 - Full video of the speech by Shri Prashant Bhushan, Adv. on animal rights - in Jantar Mantar on the podum of India Unites for Animals - please watch! YouTube link
07th September 2016 - Solid piece in today's The Hindu by Shri Prashant Bhushan, Adv., highlighting the urgent need for tougher animal cruelty laws in India and also the need for the notification of the pet shop rules to regulate the inhumane breeding of animals in pet shops.
Shri Prashant Bhushan, Adv. also tweted about it here - https://twitter.com/pbhushan1/status/773401477658374144
(Plz share so that the government can see the problem and act on it)
On 12 May 2016, we filed a PIL in the Supreme Court of India (WPC 296 of 2016) for strengthening the animal cruelty laws in India. The petition was represented by Shri Prashant Bhushan ji, and notices to the MoEF&CC (Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change) have been issued by the Supreme Court of India.
The matter will now come up on hearing soon.
Times of India (front page coverage) - link
Hindustan Times - link
India today's coverage - link
Scroll.in coverage - link
Mid-day coverage - link
PTI - link
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