India  /  Published 22.11.18

Tiger spill-over count alert

As many as a third of Maharashtra’s 204 tigers live outside protected areas, wildlife experts have revealed days after a hunter assisted by forest staff shot dead a tigress that had allegedly killed...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Odisha’s dismal performance in wildlife conservation

Sir — India’s ‘wildlife week’ is observed every year between October 2-8, but as a resident of Bhubaneswar, I was greatly disheartened to read that, unlike other states that are rich in fauna,...
By The Telegraph in

Bihar  /  Published 07.12.18

Want a really wild weekend? Look no further

You can now spend a weekend stalking tigers and other wildlife in Bihar.The state environment and forest department and the state tourism development corporation are launching a special tour package t...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.18

Wildlife and the failure of the imagination

The tiger that roams the Indian forests is far away enough from the West, which maybe is why children there can be given a lovable version of it. Tigger, the “bouncy, trouncy, flouncy, pouncy” mem...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

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


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

India  /  Published 11.11.18

There's room for more tigers, but...

Eight forest patches in India can collectively support more than four times their current tiger populations, although the timelines for these increases could range from years to decades, new research ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.05.19

Mobile Tigers get more teeth for hunt

The Mobile Tigers got more teeth on Thursday with auto major Honda gifting 50 motorcycles to the city police’s beat patrol team. Each bike is equipped with accessories such as revolving flashers, si...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.19

Blasts underscore paradigm shift in Sri Lanka

This is not the first time that an Islamist group has been responsible for massacring civilians in Sri Lanka. In the course of its counter-insurgency campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ee...
By Karthick Ram Manoharan in

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


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