National Tiger Conservation Authority Ntca
Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.21

Jharkhand objects to 3rd rail track in tiger reserve

The wildlife issues related to a proposal for laying a third railway track through a part of Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) is unlikely to be resolved at a meeting scheduled to be held in New Delhi on We...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.20

A flawed vision: Unmasking India’s tiger counts

For some reason, reports on India’s ‘tiger numbers’ get a lot of people excited. This was the case on July 28, 2020 when a report on the country’s tiger numbers from 2018 was r...
By K. Ullas Karanth in

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

Hollow cheer: Who's saving the tiger?

The Union environment minister, Prakash Javadekar, said recently that tigers are India’s soft power as the country has 70 per cent of the global population of the big cats. The statement would h...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.20

Rs 12cr for tiger release in Buxa

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has sanctioned Rs 12 crore for reintroduction of royal Bengal tigers in the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district. The Bengal forest department had decid...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.19

Tiger conservation: India cannot rest on its laurels

Sir — From being widely hunted during the colonial era to being brought back from certain extinction in the early 1970s, tiger conservation has a long and chequered history in India. But it seems as...
By The Telegraph 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

India  /  Published 28.01.20

Hello, cheetah

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the government to introduce the cheetah to a suitable habitat in India on an experimental basis to see whether it can adapt to Indian conditions.The National Tiger...
By PTI in New Delhi

Travel  /  Published 19.01.19

Tiger, Tiger Burning Slight

New Year’s Day was quite eventful at Bengal Safari near Siliguri. Its leopard enclosure has four occupants and of the two males, Sachin and Sourav, the former decided to start 2019 with a dash of ad...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

India  /  Published 29.07.19

No show in Buxa

A nationwide review has identified stagnant tiger populations, human encroachment in reserves, prey loss and unauthorised tourist lodges among likely factors that might explain the loss of tigers in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Radio collars for deer in Buxa

For the first time, the state forest department has decided to insert radio collars in deer at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) to keep watch and collect information about them.The initiative, foresters s...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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