West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

Leopard attacks 2 in Siliguri

A wild leopard mauled two persons after it sneaked into a residential area in Siliguri located in the northern end of Siliguri on Monday morning was rescued by foresters after a couple of hours. In r...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

Leopard dead with wood in belly

The carcass of a male adult leopard was found at the plantation of a tea estate in Jalpaiguri Sadar block on Sunday. Foresters, on being informed by plantation employees, recovered the carcass. Post...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.21

Leopard found dead on train tracks

An adult male leopard was fatally hit by a train in western Dooars on Tuesday night. Foresters said the animal was crossing the railway tracks near the rail bridge located between Malbazar and Chalsa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 13.03.21

Picture imperfect: EC asks to remove Modi photos from vaccine certificates

Sir — The Election Commission was right to ask the Union health ministry to follow the model code of conduct in letter and spirit by removing the picture of the prime minister, Narendra Modi, fr...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Adult male leopard found dead in tea estate

The carcass of an adult male leopard was found near a stream flowing through a tea estate in Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri on Thursday afternoon. The carcass, foresters said, bore injury marks that p...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

Mishaps kill 4 youths, injure 2 leopards in Bengal

Three youths, including a minor, died in an accident on NH512 at South Dinajpur on New Year night, while another was fatally gored by a gaur in Alipurduar. A night service bus from Balurghat heading ...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, South Dinajpur

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.20

Rising spots: India's leopard population

Signs of progress warrant celebration as well as reflection. The findings of the government report, Status of Leopard in India 2018, are heartening. India now has an estimated 12,852 leopards, a ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.20

Crowd-puller leopard no more

Sachin, a male leopard at Bengal Safari Park on the outskirts of Siliguri, who had shot to fame in January 2019 for escaping from his enclosure and coming back on his own, died on Saturday. He was 12....
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.20

Foresters kill leopard in self-defence

A leopard that entered the campus of Rangapani cancer hospital near here on Wednesday evening was shot dead when the animal attacked forest department employees who arrived for its tranquillisation.&n...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 12.11.20

Leopard run over on sanctuary fringes

A leopard was run over by a speeding vehicle on NH55, on the fringes of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, near Sukna on Wednesday morning. Foresters of the Darjeeling wildlife division have recovered the...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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