Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Fish answer to tiger risk in Sunderbans

Altogether 1.5 tonnes of fish fingerlings will be released in over 500 ponds in villages bordering the Sunderban tiger reserve by the end of July. The fish farming will reduce the number of people en...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Rs 12cr for tiger release in Buxa

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has sanctioned Rs 12 crore for reintroduction of royal Bengal tigers in the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district. The Bengal forest department had decid...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.20

Cat out of water in Sunderbans

It is likely that a new Indian law is scaring foreigners off from entering India illegally. But we are so anthropocentric. What about the tigers from Bangladesh crossing over into our territory throug...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

North East  /  Published 10.02.20

Buzz over new Bodo party

Assam’s Bodo heartland may see the birth of a political party soon. Close on the heels of the Centre signing the new Bodo Accord on January 27, the four factions of the National Democratic Front of ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.20

Sri Lanka's unresolved past

Sri Lanka’s born-again prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, must feel he is among kindred spirits in Delhi. His hosts will have explained that while the English name, Palk Strait, divides the two coun...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Mohilary plea to lift all NDFB cases

Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Hagrama Mohilary on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw all cases against cadres of all four NDFB factions who have joined the mainstream...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Kokrajhar

India  /  Published 06.02.20

India used for-hire UK pilots in Lanka: Book

British mercenary pilots helped Indian troops in their battle against the Liberation Tigers for Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Sri Lanka in the 1980s, a new book has said.The Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) ...
By PTI in London

North East  /  Published 28.01.20

Rethink call on ST (hills) for Bodos

The Karbi Students’ Association has demanded scrapping of the clause in the new Bodo Peace Accord signed on Monday which will grant Scheduled Tribe (hills) status to Bodo-Kacharis living in Karbi An...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 26.01.20

Fresh Bodo pact to be inked today

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal rushed to Delhi on Sunday reportedly to attend the signing of a “fresh” Bodo Accord, which is likely to be inked on Monday. After the lone outfit demanding ...
By Pranjal Baruah and Shajid Khan in Udalguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Pugmarks set off tiger alarm

Pugmarks spotted in the Simplapal forest in Bankura and the Malaboti forest in Jhargram’s Silda on Sunday morning have prompted the forest department to launch an inquiry to find out whether they be...
By Snehal Sengupta and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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