Tree Felling
West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.22

Nod to axe 515 trees in tea garden

The Darjeeling district administration’s decision to grant permission to fell 515 trees in a single tea garden in Mirik has come as a shocker to environmentalists and local people. The manageme...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.22

Tree falls, biker dies

A motorcyclist was killed in Nadia’s Santipur after a kadam (burflower) tree fell on him while it was allegedly being cut by members of a tree felling racket. Khorshed Seikh, 52, a grocer from ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.22

Prime accused arrested for Simdega 'lynching'

The prime accused in the stoning and burning of a BJP worker in Jharkhand's Simdega district for allegedly illegally felling trees, which is against local tribal traditions, has been arrested, pol...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Simdega

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.22

Simdega: probe on into lynching

The Simdega administration, on the directive of Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren, has constituted a six-member preliminary fact-finding committee on the lynching of a 26-year-old man by a mob of ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

Tiger turf needs powered boat

Palamau Tiger Reserve is in immediate need of a powered patrol boat to monitor the forests where illegal tree felling and smuggling of logs are rampant. Deputy director South division, Mukesh Kumar s...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj


India  /  Published 01.07.20

HC axe on tree felling in Gangtok

High Court of Sikkim has barred the state government from felling any more trees to facilitate the execution of the Gangtok Smart City Project and sought details on the 121 trees that had already been...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Poplar trees in Kashmir face axe

Tens of thousands of poplars are poised to face the axe in Kashmir, thanks to a government order to lop or fell them that cites pollen-related infections in the wake of the “spread of Covid-19”.Wh...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

Tree felling at ground linked to chief minister Mamata Banerjee meet

Seventeen full-grown trees have been felled at a ground owned by the state agricultural department in Buniadpur in South Dinajpur allegedly to make space for a proposed public meeting by chief ministe...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.20

Timber mafia loot Purulia forests

The district is losing much of its green cover to the timber mafia with state government officials pleading helplessness in the absence of adequate manpower to stop the carnage.The felling of trees ha...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

India  /  Published 29.11.19

Uddhav stays Aarey car shed work

Newly-elected Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that he has stopped the Aarey metro car shed project till a decision is taken on it.'I have ordered to stop the work of Aarey m...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai


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