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Leopards
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

Books  /  Published 16.02.21

Bera: where leopards are welcome

The introduction of the book is written by actor, philosopher and activist Victor Banerjee, who said, “Sundeep is a Marwari cowboy. He has moved stealthily from tigers to leopards. Someday, betw...
By Shrestha Saha in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

Leopard dead, hind leg missing

A leopard carcass was found near Baradighi tea estate on fringes of Gorumara National Park in Matialli block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday morning. The animal, foresters said, died of infighting, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

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 in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.20

Leopard caged in tea garden

An adult female leopard was caged by the state forest department from the plantations of Bhagatpur tea estate located in Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri early on Saturday.  “For the past one...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

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Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Carnivore perils for Palamau sambhars

Forest officials at Palamau tiger reserve are worried over leopards, jackal and elephants invading the sambhar soft release centre at Jora Sakhua Baresanr in the Baresanr forest range, following sight...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Leopards suffer due to focus on 'iconic' animals

Grave problems are often overlooked or forgotten in favour of those that are considered to be more serious. This is evident from the information recently given to Parliament by the Union ministry of e...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.11.18

SC asks Centre for reply on leopard shield plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking directions for “drastic and tough steps” to protect leopards, which have seen a sharp dip in population on account o...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.19

Leopard spotted near Darjeeling Mall

A leopard was sighted around 2km from Darjeeling’s Mall area, the main tourist attraction of the town, on Monday evening, which was termed a rarity by foresters.The foresters said rarely had a leopa...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

4th leopard caged in Assam

A leopard was caged at Dikom tea estate in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Wednesday night, the fourth to be captured in less then a month. Sources said there could be more leopards in and aroun...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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