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Elephants
West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Elephants in rescue tragedy

Three adult elephants were electrocuted at Binpur in Jhargram when one of them came in contact with a sagging high-tension wire while crossing a paddy field early on Wednesday and the other two appare...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.18

Popular jumbo joyride terminated

Betla National Park in Palamau, a major attraction for wildlife enthusiasts in east India, has withdrawn its popular elephant ride with immediate effect, citing a Supreme Court order.Deputy director (...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

Elephants taken to reserve

Two wild elephants that were tranquillised on Tuesday afternoon after they had strayed into Howrah were taken to Mayurjharna Elephant Reserve on separate trucks on WednesdayThe reserve is spread acros...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.02.19

Assam jumbo reserve should cross border: study

Wildlife experts say the only way to save the elephants in the Patharia reserve forest in Karimganj district of Assam is through joining hands with Bangladesh for biodiversity conservation. A study ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.01.20

Elephant herd panic in Tinsukia tea estate

Sadiya and Margherita subdivisions in Tinsukia district in Upper Assam have recently witnessed a sharp rise in man-animal conflict, mainly as a result of wandering elephants and leopards. “A herd of...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha & Sofikul Ahmed in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

Jumbo herd sparks panic at Numaligarh

A herd of wild elephants has created panic at Numaligarh in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district on Thursday.The herd of more than 50 members came out of Deopahar reserve forest and has damaged paddy fie...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.02.20

Foresters upbeat on jumbo count

Dalma foresters are hopeful that the animal census at the sprawling sanctuary in May will show an increase in elephant population. The three-day census, which is based on field surveys and actual sigh...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

The saffron brigade is poisoning minds

Sir — The British pursued the ‘divide and rule’ policy to dominate India. But the policy worked because Indians were already a divided people given the animosity between Hindus and Muslims. The ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Elephant on UN wildlife conservation list

A UN wildlife conference on Thursday accepted India’s proposals to include the Asian elephant, the Great Indian bustard and the Bengal florican in a list of migratory species targeted for enhanced t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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