Elephant Death
Odisha  /  Published 14.11.18

Boar poachers’ trap kills Odisha tusker

A 35-year-old tusker on Wednesday died of electrocution in Handapada forest range of Athamallick forest division after it came in contact with a live wire laid on the ground by poachers.On October 27,...
By B.K. Rout in Angul

Opinion  /  Published 15.06.20

The Elephant in the Room

Earlier this month, the death of a female pregnant elephant in Kerala’s Mannarkkad forest range in Palakkad evoked a public furore. Initial reports suggested a deliberate ploy to kill the elephant, ...
By Jaideep Hardikar

India  /  Published 21.12.19

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West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

Tragedy after 8-hour battle of tuskers

Two full-grown tuskers were locked in a fierce fight that lasted eight hours in a Jhargram forest last month before the grievously injured loser retreated, out of the forest officials’ radar. The in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Love in conflict zone: A giant mourned

If a giant statue comes up in Irulam village on the fringes of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary next summer, it will not be a symbol of local pride or ambition.It will signify an effort to preserve forever ...
By K.A. Shaji in Kalpetta(Kerala)


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.20

Hit by train, female elephant dies on tracks

A female elephant was fatally injured after a speeding train hit her between Kokpara and Chakulia under Chakulia police station area in Ghatshila sub-division, around 70km from here. The incident occu...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.20

Killer trio back in Chakulia

Efforts to drive away the three elephants that had killed three persons in Ghatshila sub-division’s Chakulia have failed. A joint team of forest officials and elephant-divers from Jharkhand and Beng...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

A giant in peril

The sad case of the pregnant elephant dying in Kerala’s Wayanad district has put the spotlight back on the complexity of sharing the landmass of India with creatures great and small. There is deep e...
By Mahesh Rangarajan

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.20

Elephants kill another man

A herd of wild elephants trampled a 28-year-old man to death at Narsinghpur village in in Ghatshila sub-division’s Dhalbhumgarh, around 70km from here, in the small hours of Monday.The death takes t...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

Darted jumbo dies

Foresters tranquillised an adult wild tusker in a tea garden near Malbazar on Wednesday morning, but the animal died soon after its shift to the Gorumara National Park.Sources said the elephant had st...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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