Royal Bengal Tiger
West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.22

Fresh tiger scare at Sunderbans village

The fear of a royal Bengal tiger returned to haunt residents of Gosaba in the Sunderbans on Monday when the big cat suspectedly killed three goats and a cow and remained untraced till late on Tuesday....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.22

Bid to drive away tiger

On Friday morning, the villagers heard the roar of the animal and around 3pm the presence of the tiger was detected after a group of forest officials found it inside a bush. Dhirendranath Mondal, a vi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.21

CM announces award for rescue team

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced an award for the forest department team that successfully trapped the royal Bengal tiger which had entered human habitation at Kultali in South 24...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in South 24-Parganas

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.21

Rescued Royal Bengal tiger sent to rehab

A Royal Bengal tiger, which strayed into a locality in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, was captured on Tuesday after nearly a week-long chase, in a relief to the locals, officials said. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kultali

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.21

Tiger evades traps, drone cameras

A royal Bengal tiger evaded traps set up by the forest department and remained elusive till Monday evening, at least four days after straying into a human habitat on the banks of the Piyali river at K...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Tiger avoids forester trap, attacks villager

The royal Bengal Tiger that strayed into human habitat on the banks of the interconnected Piyali and Matla rivers in South 24-Parganas’ Kultali three days ago stayed elusive on Sunday, but attac...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.21

Kultali: Tiger strays into village, injures 1

A man was injured on Sunday morning after a tiger lunged at a group of people when they were looking for the big cat inside dense bushes in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, forest officia...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 23.12.21

An exclusive excerpt from Parimal Bhattacharya’s ‘Field Notes from a Waterborne Land’

Kalitala had a panchayat office and a few brick buildings. The handful of passengers on the boat, all men, climbed down and strode off  in different directions. The old man transferred the rooste...
By Parimal Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Shift plan for Buxa villagers

The sighting of the royal Bengal tiger at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar after a gap of some three decades has made officials of the state forest department draw up plans to relocate resid...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.21

Focus to protect Buxa tiger

The state forest department on Sunday said it had started taking steps to protect nature and wildlife at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) after a Royal Bengal tiger was sighted at the reserve after around thr...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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