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Sunderbans
Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Tiger strays into Sunderbans village

A tiger that had strayed into a village in the Sunderbans on Monday evening killed livestock and squatted on a brick road for hours before retreating into the forest. The intrusion of tigers has come...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.09.20

Tiger claims third victim in four days

A fisherman who was part of a team that had ventured inside the Sunderbans forests to catch crabs died after being attacked by a tiger while he was cooking on the bank of a creek on Sunday morning, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Sunderbans: Fishing to save mangroves

Around 20 families in a Sunderbans village will get fish fingerlings to be reared in five ponds. The conservationists and foresters behind the project are hoping that the scope of an alternative live...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Tiger claims 3rd victim in Sunderbans

A fisherman who was part of a team that had ventured inside the Sunderbans forests to catch crabs died after being attacked by a tiger while he was cooking on the bank of a creek on Sunday morning, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Sundarbans bite southern bait

Several fishermen from North and South 24-Parganas, who lived off the fish netted from rivers and creeks adjacent to the Sunderbans, are migrating to Kerala and Tamil Nadu, driven by tiger attacks and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Tiger attack in Sundarbans

A man who had ventured deep inside the Sunderbans to catch crabs and fish died after being mauled by a tiger on Thursday morning. Ram Raptan had set out on a small boat with several others from Kumir...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

Devastation revisits Mousuni Island

A large part of Mousuni Island in the Sunderbans was flooded by saline water on Wednesday and Thursday, leaving homeless hundreds of people who are yet to recover from the devastation caused by cyclon...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.20

Teach a man to fish

Sir — The claim of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, that Russia has developed a vaccine for the novel coronavirus ahead of other countries has — understandably — been met with ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Unemployed mason killed in Sunderban tiger attack

A mason in his 40s who lost his job during the lockdown was mauled by a tiger in the Sunderbans when he ventured deep into the forest to catch crabs for a living. Haripada Mandal had set out on a sma...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Cylinders for Sunderbans fishermen

One hundred mini-LPG cylinders will be distributed to fishermen in the Sunderbans so that they don’t have to venture into the forests for firewood to cook on the boat during their fishing trips,...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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