West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Sunderbans tiger mauls crab hunter to death

A crab hunter was mauled to death by a royal Bengal tiger in the Sunderbans on Monday morning. Jahangir Baulia, 31, from Kalitala village near Hemnagar was killed in the Jhila (zone 6) forest. The vi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 13.01.22

WWF sounded out as more tigers stray

A tiger that had strayed into a village on the fringes of the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve was captured early on Wednesday, said forest officials. The tiger, that had killed livestock at Mathurakhand vil...
By Debraj Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.22

Foresters in a fix on trapped tiger

Forest department officers are in a fix whether a royal Bengal tiger that was caged early Wednesday morning at a Gosaba village would be rehabilitated in the core area of the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

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)

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.22

Death toll: tigers

The National Tiger Conservation Authority registered 126 tiger deaths in 2021, the highest since such enumeration began a decade ago. The Wildlife Protection Society of India estimates that the figure...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.22

Covid-hit tourism seeks new norms

The state’s decision to shut all tourist spots across Bengal has prompted stakeholders of the tourism industry to try and draw the government’s attention to their plight. Some have propos...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.22

Himalayan black bear cub rescued

A one-and-a-half year old Himalayan black bear cub was rescued from Amarpur under the Kumargram Range of Buxa Tiger Reserve (east) division on Sunday. Sources said some local residents spotted the cu...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.22

Tigress’s recorded roars to lure stray tiger

Foresters in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve on Saturday set up a recorded audio clip of a tigress’s roars over speakerphones in an earmarked area around Gosaba village in their effort to trap a ti...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bolpur/ Kalyani

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 31.12.21

Bear rescued from riverbank

A Himalayan black bear was rescued from the banks of the Rydak river in Alipurduar district on Wednesday night and released into the wild on Thursday morning. Sources said some people spotted the bla...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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