Tiger Census
India  /  Published 27.07.22

India lost over 1,000 tigers since 2012

India has lost 1,059 tigers since 2012 with Madhya Pradesh, which is known as the 'tiger state' of the country, recording the highest number of deaths of striped felines. According to the Nat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Tech debut in tiger survey in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans is spread across 10,000 sq km, a little above 4,000 sq km of which is in India. The rest is in Bangladesh. The Indian Sunderbans is split between the tiger reserve and the South 24-Parg...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.02.22

Sunderbans saturated with tigers: Wildlife Institute of India

The Sunderbans might be having almost as many tigers as the forests can accommodate and that is possibly the reason for the rise in the number of big cats straying near human habitats. The Wildlife I...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.22

The unsung heros

Twelve years ago, in St Petersburg, 13 countries with wild tiger populations came together to sign a summit declaration to double the number of tigers in the wild before the next ‘Year...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda, Debmalya Roy Chowdhury

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Sunderbans date for national tiger census

The pan-India tiger count moved into the South 24-Parganas forest division of the Sunderbans on Tuesday, with the installation of trap cameras, said forest officials. “In total, 161 pairs of tr...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.21

State Digest: Jharkhand FC to take on Hyderabad FC

Daltonganj: Palamu Tiger Reserve kick started its census for tigers and other predators on Wednesday December 1. Deputy director South division of the Palamu tiger reserve, Mukesh Kumar said, “...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.21

Apps to help in tiger count

The tiger census across Bengal, part of the big cat count  across the country, will be totally digital and paperless this time. Data will be recorded from ground zero (inside the core areas) to a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anirban Choudhury in Calcutta/ Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Bengal: Herbivores in tiger census

Bengal for the first time will count big herbivores such as deer and elephants while undertaking the tiger census this year, a senior forest official said on Wednesday. Earlier, the tiger census was ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.20

Tiger census commences in Sundarbans

The tiger census through camera trapping method has started in West Bengal’s Sundarbans, which, according to the last estimate, was home to 96 big cats, an official said. The process of camera ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Canning

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


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