Elephant Attack
Jharkhand  /  Published 21.11.20

Bengal mahouts reach Chandil

A 14-member team of elephant-drivers has arrived at the troubled Chandil forest region to drive away a herd of elephants that killed a local mahout in the area on Wednesday night.  Haricharan Ma...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.11.20

Elephant kills mahout in Chandil

A 45-year-old mahout was killed and another mahout seriously injured as a herd of wild elephants attacked them at Balidih village on Wednesday at midnight. The incident took place as a group of 18 ma...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.11.20

Dhanbad elephant attack

Ravilal Marandi (70), a resident of Bhagabandh Panchayat of Laghata area of Nirsa block of Dhanbad received a serious head injury this morning when he was attacked by an elephant, around 500 meters aw...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.20

STATE DIGEST: Class X student gang-raped on way to school

A couple set themselves on fire at a house near the referral hospital at Ranka on Monday night. The woman died in the incident, while her husband was seriously injured. He is being treated at the hosp...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.10.20

STATE DIGEST: Elephant herd kills 1 in Chatra

A 28-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after an argument with his newly-wedded wife at Tilhet village in Huntergujnj block. Jangali Bhuiyan was a resident of Santarapur village under Chakla pan...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.10.20

Villagers memo officials on jumbo attacks

Villagers in Chakulia block of East Singhbhum, who are upset with local forest officials for not doing enough to prevent regular elephant attacks, have now threatened to hold an agitation at the range...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Elephant attack in Jalpaiguri tea estate

Two residents of the Kumlai tea estate of Malbazar in Jalpaiguri were injured in an elephant attack on Saturday morning. Injured Ram Kishan Tirkey and Christopher Toppo are hospitalised. Till evening...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.20

Elephant tramples woman to death

A forest department team reached the spot and used crackers to make the elephant come out of the pond. Acting out of fear, it ran through Barhmoriya, reaching Patel’s house in Banaso, eventually...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Seed balls to grow a forest for jumbos

Forest officials in Odisha’s Cuttack are hurling soil balls stuffed with bamboo seeds into vacant areas inside a forest so that elephants can have their favourite food when they grow into plants...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.07.20

Elephants: habitat policy missing

Wildlife experts blame lack of elephant habitat policy on the part of the respective governments in Jharkhand for the growing cases of man-elephant conflict. “Unfortunately, in the two decades ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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