Wildlife Protection Act 1972
Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

Cobras killed, hunt on for suspect

A bunch of cobras was allegedly beaten to death at a village in Nadia on Thursday. The owner of the house where the snakes were allegedly killed was picked up by the forest department but released la...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.04.20

4 suspects held for hunting

Four suspects linked to the three videos of hunters flaunting the animals they killed surrendered to the wildlife wing of Nagaland’s environment, forests and climate change department on Tuesday, Di...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Four arrested with five venomous snakes

Five monocled cobras, known for their highly toxic venom and O-shaped hood, were found in possession of four men in Patharpratima in South 24-Parganas on Monday. The men were arrested for illegal poss...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Dwindling kasturi stocks cause concern at Puri Jagannath Temple

The Puri Jagannath temple’s stocks of musk, crucial to the periodic facials it gives the idols as protection against pests, is depleting and will last just two to three years, shrine sources said....
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.20

Oh deer, killer proof on FB

A man who killed deer, ate its meat and posted this exploit on his Facebook account has found himself behind bars. Churchu resident Mantu Tudu, 30, on Sunday killed and feasted on a deer from Rauta fo...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Dad & daughter held, ivory haul from car and home

A woman and her father, who she had gone to pick up from Santragachhi station on his arrival from Kottayam, were arrested on the way to their home in Kasba on Monday and identified as ivory traders on...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.19

When a politician encounters Pheluda

Sir — After bumping into Soumitra Chatterjee, Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, the Left candidate from Jadavpur, wrote that he had met ‘Pheluda’ during his morning walk. Several actors, including Sha...
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