Elephant Death
India  /  Published 22.01.21

Report sought on captive jumbo death

The Latehar district administration in Jharkhand has asked officials of the Palamau Tiger Reserve under Betla National Park to submit a report at the earliest on the lapses that led to the killing of ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.20

Arrest sparks 6-hour roadblock

In a rare move, the police arrested an assistant manager of a tea estate in the Dooars on Friday for stealing power and putting up illegal electrified fences around the garden area, which they said ha...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

North East  /  Published 10.12.20

Jumbo deaths spur vaccination plan

The death of two female elephants due to anthrax in Upper Assam’s Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary has prompted the state government to launch a vaccination drive within a 5km radius from where ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.20

Elephant dead in western Dooars, finger at live wire

A wild elephant that strayed into the plantation of a tea estate in western Dooars was found dead on Friday morning, with electrocution suspected as the cause. Though autopsy report is awaited, it se...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 01.12.20

Low-hanging wire kills elephant

V.K. Yadav, the chief wildlife warden of Bengal, said it was “extremely unfortunate” that the elephant died of electrocution. The forest department, he said, is going to set up a task for...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Fatal fall for jumbo calf in tea estate drain

A one-and-half month old elephant calf died after it fell into a drain in the plantations of a tea estate located in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri early on Thursday. Forest officers said the anim...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.20

STATE DIGEST: Tusker dies in Giridih

Protests by villagers have stalled the construction of a road that would allow the smooth transportation of coal in Chatra’s Tandwa.  The villagers claim that the proposed road poses risks...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.20

Elephant touches live wire, dies

An adult makna or male wild elephant without tusks died of electrocution at Kherkata village under Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Friday night. Foresters visited the spot and filed a compl...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.20

Speeding car kills elephant

The forest department conducted a raid on the Naya Sylee tea estate in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Thursday night and seized two leopard skins. A team of foresters led by Ayan Chakr...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 29.09.20

Bullet-hit elephant dies in Odisha

A female elephant succumbed to a bullet injury at Dalijoda forest range near Choudwar in Cuttack district on Monday, about 65km from here. Forest official sources revealed the pachyderm was shot on t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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