Project Tiger
Opinion  /  Published 12.10.20

The other hero: In Jim Corbett’s shadow

From the time of publication of Man-Eaters of Kumaon in August 1944, the name of Jim Corbett has been synonymous with India’s wildlife. He was no trigger-happy hunter. He labelled the ...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Stripes over mane: The tiger's victory over the lion

It was nearly half a century ago this very month in September 1972 that the task force on the tiger presented its report to the government. We live in a world where the conservation of wildlife and, e...
By Mahesh Rangarajan 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

India  /  Published 07.11.18

Man-eater by tail: no cut-and-dried answer

The revenge killings of two tigers — one in Maharashtra, the other in Uttar Pradesh — have rekindled concerns among wildlife experts about India’s failure to minimise and manage human-wildlife c...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.19

Making spaces for nature

We live in a world where the survival of the tiger in the wild is an affirmation of humanity’s compassion for fellow creatures. Much more than that, it is a symbol of making spaces for nature, its a...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in


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