West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

What ails the tribals of Sunderbans?

An unusual ladies’ group discussion was in progress. Several tribal women between 18 and 80 years of age were gathered in a mud hut in Tipligheri village of the Sunderbans in West Bengal. They were ...
By Jayanta Basu

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.19

Tiger, tiger

Sir — It was greatly heartening to read that Tamil Nadu’s tiger population has witnessed a four-fold increase in the past 13 years. Officials attribute this positive growth to better collection of...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Tiger den in Bengal earns bird stripes

Avian aficionados came out with flying colours at a bird festival in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) last week, spotting over 200 species.The count at Buxa — known as a “paradise” for ornithologist...
By Our Correspondent

North East  /  Published 07.01.19

Sikkim clicks royal Bengal tiger

The Sikkim forest department has for the first time captured on camera a royal Bengal tiger roaming the Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary in East district. The big cat was caught on camera near Goru Jurey...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.19

Sumatran tiger death a shame

Sir — It was appalling to read about the Sumatran tiger that was found dead by the Indonesian police. Even worse was the discovery of four tiger foetuses being kept in a plastic jar. Five people hav...
By The Telegraph


West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Darjeeling party begins below freezing point

The mercury dropped to minus one degree Celsius in Darjeeling town on Saturday, leaving areas in the vicinity carpeted with ice and cheering tourists.In Sikkim, the temperature plumbed two degrees Cel...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 29.12.18

Seven poachers held with tiger parts

Kaziranga National Park authorities arrested seven poachers during an operation at Bokakhat on Friday night.Forest officials recovered a huge quantity of tiger skin, bones, nails and teeth of Royal Be...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.18

Adventure treks lined up

The Bengal forest department will introduce trekking and jungle trails for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers in some of the reserve forests of north Bengal from January 2019.Senior foresters sai...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.19

Tipple that saves tigers

Sir — It was interesting to read that India’s largest wine brand, known as Sula Vineyards, is now involved in tiger conservation. The brand has brought out its first ‘wildlife wine’, called Ka...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

Number crunch: tiger count up

In India’s conservation story, a step forward is often accompanied by a couple of steps back. There are few other ways to describe the discouraging official data that have emerged regarding the coun...
By The Editorial Board


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