West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

Bengal villagers beat to death tranquilised leopard

A leopard that had strayed into a village in Alipurduar’s Falakata on Thursday and injured five persons was bludgeoned to death by villagers after forest officials had darted the animal to capture i...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Guard sights leopard at hill Raj Bhavan

A security guard posted at the Raj Bhavan here spotted a leopard on the premises of the governor’s house after Friday midnight — the first instance of a big cat sauntering in the Mall, a must-visi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 27.11.18

Leopard cub spotted in Shimla, rescued

A leopard cub was sighted near the district courts complex at Chakkar in Shimla on Tuesday morning. The animal was later rescued by forest officials.According to witnesses, the cub was hiding under a ...
By PTI in Shimla

North East  /  Published 10.01.20

Leopard killed, eaten by villagers of Assam

The villagers of Dillabari area of Tingkong revenue circle in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district killed a leopard and consumed its meat on Friday. According to the villagers, the leopard has been crea...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.20

Watch out

Sir — The Pench Tiger Reserve, with its adjoining areas, is home to a wide range of wildlife species. But these creatures often get run over by vehicles on the highways. It was therefore a relief wh...
By The Telegraph


North East  /  Published 29.12.19

Man injured in leopard attack

A man, identified as Surbios Samad, 40, was injured after a leopard attacked him at Sasoni, Naharkatia, in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Saturday evening.Samad was rushed to Assam Medical Coll...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Illegal immigration and human trafficking

Sir — The report, “Police find 39 bodies in truck near London” (Oct 24), sent a chill down my spine. The corpses found included that of a teenager. All 39 were illegal immigrants who had begun t...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 07.02.20

75-90% decline in leopard population

India’s leopard population has fallen by 75 to 90 per cent over the past two centuries, scientists have estimated through two lines of research and called for conservation efforts similar to those i...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 15.12.19

2 leopards caged in Dibrugarh, Golaghat

A leopard was caged at Dikom tea estate in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam on Saturday night, the third one to be caught by the forest department in a month.“This is the third leopard caged at Dik...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Attack halts leopard safari in Siliguri Park

The leopard safari has been suspended for the time being at the Bengal Safari Park on the outskirts of Siliguri after a  was attacked by a big cat on Wednesday evening.The driver, Surinder Pal Si...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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