West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Cops seize over 3,000 turtles in trucks

Cops seize over 3,000 turtles apparently meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

600 softshell turtles rescued

The trader’s son has been arrested and the Wildlife Control Bureau as well as the forest department are trying to track down other men who are part of the racket...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.12.20

Operation Oliva’ in full swing

Aircraft engaged to ensure safety of Olive Ridleys till they lay eggs...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 10.12.20

Live and dead turtles seized in Barasat

Six men have been arrested and they are from Sultanpur in UP...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Biker saves turtle headed to plate

Trading in and killing turtles is banned but turtle meat, considered a delicacy by many, continues to be sold in markets across the state...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

Extinct turtle crushed by train

Call for speed signage along railway tracks...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.20

Turtles found from train

All the turtles were found alive and were later handed over to the Dhanbad district forest department...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.19

Wildlife conservation is sadly not a priority

The illegal trade persists even though most of these species are supposedly ‘protected’ under the law...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.19

Slow but steady, friends win turtle race in Calcutta

City group convinces residents not to kill animal for meat...
By Nadia Imam and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.19

Cow protection is hurting humans and animals

The problem has reached such alarming proportions that even BJP lawmakers are questioning the merit ...
By The Telegraph


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