Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Iconic birds killed in hunt festival

“Till a year or two ago, every hunting session was followed by a congregation of hunters. They assembled the kill, drank and feasted on the cooked meat. A drive undertaken by the forest departme...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.04.21

Street plays held against hunting fest

Foresters at the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary have come up with an innovative way to spread awareness among villagers about the futility of killing innocent animals and protecting the jungles from fires. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.21

Origin story

Sir — Man is not the original provider, as patriarchal history would have us believe. Archaeological evidence from Peru now suggests that some ancient big-game hunters were in fact women. Since ...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.03.21

Dead squirrels: youth catches hunters

Shortly before noon, Koley spotted the group of seven coming out of a wetland near the village. “Arrows and what looked like spears in the hands of the members caught my attention. I stopped the...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Woman takes poison after witch slur

A woman was rushed to the local hospital when she consumed poison on Tuesday, after being branded as a witch and beaten up mercilessly on Saturday at the Manatu village of Simaria block in Chatra on o...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Woman hacked after witch slur

A 45-year-old woman’s body, chopped into six pieces, was found buried on the banks of a river in Pakur district of Jharkhand, some 330km north-east of state’s capital Ranchi, on Monday aft...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Witch-hunt: HC raps state govt

Jharkhand High Court took suo motu cognizance of the recent murder of five persons of a family in Gumla  and asked the state government to "wake up from its slumber to to...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Witch-hunt survivor to Padma Shri glory

Chutni is now the in-charge of the rehabilitation centre under Birbans panchayat. She has a team of over 90 women from various villages of Seraikela-Kharsawan district who keep a watch on incidents of...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur

Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Zoology graduates hold off ‘hunters’

Three young men in a Howrah village confronted a group of alleged hunters armed with spears and axes and carrying a kill of animals on Friday. The three, in their early 20s, stood firm for over three...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

‘Witch-hunt’ with rods kills one, injures two

A man was killed and two women seriously injured when people attacked them for “practising black magic” at Maynakhola, a locality adjacent to Bhagatpur tea estate under Nagrakata police st...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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