West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

Over 50 parakeets seized, two held in Siliguri

Two suspected smugglers were arrested with over 50 parakeets from the outskirts of Siliguri on Friday. A team of foresters posted at the Sarugara forest range of Baikunthapur forest division intercep...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.21

Parakeets seized from train in Malda

“We suspect the birds are being brought from Nepal or Bihar and are smuggled to south Bengal,” said a source in the RPF. “We are also on alert as it seems to be an attempt to sell t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

500 parakeets seized in Malda, one arrested

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) seized over 500 birds from a Calcuttabound train and arrested a person in this connection from Malda Town station on Tuesday night. V.B. Sharma, an inspector of the...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 26.03.21

Parakeets rescued at Narkeldanga

More than 150 indigenous parakeets were rescued from a house near the Narkeldanga intersection by officials of the forest department and the wildlife unit of Calcutta police’s detective departme...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.03.21

400 parakeets rescued from bus

Over 400 indigenous parakeets, most of them barely a few days old, were seized from the boot of a bus in Durgapur by forest officials early on Sunday. Seven persons have been arrested, including thre...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.19

Nine held with 294 birds

Nine people were arrested with birds protected under the wildlife protection act on Galiff Street on Sunday. At least 292 parakeets, a hill myna and an Asian koel were seized from their possession dur...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Social media ads lead to rescue of 24 parakeets

Blue hand-tamed parakeet for sale Beautiful white and yellow parakeets for sale  Advertisements on social media led wildlife officials to three houses in Behala, Rajpur and off the EM Bypass and ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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