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Four people have been booked under Wildlife Protection Act.

Two sloth bears killed by poachers in Chhattisgarh, 4 arrested

By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 07:50 AM IST
The officers said that the incident took place on Monday evening and forest department started investigating the case after the carcasses were found.
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Interestingly, NTCA was not able to establish the cause of death in 118 cases (18% of the total deaths), primarily because of the state forest departments not updating the cause with the authority.(File Photo)
Interestingly, NTCA was not able to establish the cause of death in 118 cases (18% of the total deaths), primarily because of the state forest departments not updating the cause with the authority.(File Photo)

Poaching, electrocution behind 31% tiger deaths in last 6 years

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 10:15 AM IST
Conflict outside sanctuaries, national parks and bio reserves in several places including in the Vidarbha landscape is likely to increase further in the coming years, a six-year study by the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun found in April 2019.
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Karnataka Congress in-charge, K C Venugopal, said he was in touch with all Congress MLAs. “This drama is going to end in a day or a two. We are all together, there is no internal fight in Congress,” he said.(ANI/Twitter)
Karnataka Congress in-charge, K C Venugopal, said he was in touch with all Congress MLAs. “This drama is going to end in a day or a two. We are all together, there is no internal fight in Congress,” he said.(ANI/Twitter)

‘Drama to end in two days’, says Congress on Karnataka horse-trading crisis

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 01:21 PM IST
Karnataka Congress in-charge, K C Venugopal, said he was in touch with all Congress MLAs. “This drama is going to end in a day or a two. We are all together, there is no internal fight in Congress,” he said.
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A day after information surfaced about BJP camping its Karnataka MLAs in Gurugram, in fear of poaching by Congress, Karnataka Minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Tuesday said that all 104 MLAs are still with the party.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
A day after information surfaced about BJP camping its Karnataka MLAs in Gurugram, in fear of poaching by Congress, Karnataka Minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Tuesday said that all 104 MLAs are still with the party.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

‘Our MLAs are with us,’ says DK Shivakumar over Karnataka poaching row

By Asian News International | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 02:36 PM IST
The charges of horse-trading were triggered after three Karnataka Congress MLAs visited Mumbai on Monday, reportedly along with some BJP MLAs.
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Golfer Jyoti Randhawa (2nd from left) arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich.(HT Photo)
Golfer Jyoti Randhawa (2nd from left) arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich.(HT Photo)

Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh

By Shariq Rais Siddiqui | Hindustan Times, Bahraich
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 11:48 PM IST
Jyoti Randhawa, 46, ranked in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009.
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A leopard at Chilla range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Rishikesh.(HT File Photo)
A leopard at Chilla range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Rishikesh.(HT File Photo)

Leopard deaths in India at five-year high, over a third poached

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 12:00 PM IST
The highest leopard mortality in 2018 was recorded in Uttarakhand with 93 deaths, followed by Maharashtra (90), Rajasthan (46), Madhya Pradesh (37), Uttar Pradesh (27), Karnataka (24) and Himachal Pradesh (23).
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A male tiger ST6 being treated in Sariska Tiger Reserve.(HT File Photo)
A male tiger ST6 being treated in Sariska Tiger Reserve.(HT File Photo)

Tiger monitoring scheme a far cry from conservation

By Chetan Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2018 09:10 AM IST
The arrest of poacher Sarfuddin Mey, who has confessed to poaching a big cat in Sariska Tiger Reserve, has exposed many a loophole.
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About two months ago, the Odisha forest department had confirmed the presence of a Royal Bengal tiger in Debrigarh with the help of camera traps installed at different locations.(Picture for representation)
About two months ago, the Odisha forest department had confirmed the presence of a Royal Bengal tiger in Debrigarh with the help of camera traps installed at different locations.(Picture for representation)

Odisha poaching case: Carcass found was of Royal Bengal tiger

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2018 07:56 AM IST
Following the arrest of a gang of poachers a day earlier, Odisha forest officials confirmed on Sunday that the animal carcass they discovered from a pit near the Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary is that of a Royal Bengal tiger.
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Salman Khan will have to provide detailed information about his journey to the court before embarking on any foreign journey.(IANS)
Salman Khan will have to provide detailed information about his journey to the court before embarking on any foreign journey.(IANS)

Salman Khan won’t require permission to travel abroad: Jodhpur court

By Press Trust of India | Jodhpur
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 12:48 AM IST
The sessions court is hearing the appeal against a five-year sentence to Khan in a poaching case.
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JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy with Congress leader D K Shivakumar celebrate after chief minister BS Yediyurappa announced his resignation before the floor test, at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru, on May 19.(PTI Photo)
JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy with Congress leader D K Shivakumar celebrate after chief minister BS Yediyurappa announced his resignation before the floor test, at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru, on May 19.(PTI Photo)

DK Shivakumar, the man who kept the Congress flock together in Karanataka

By Venkatesha Babu | Hidnustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 07:24 AM IST
It was the BJP’s strategists versus the Congress-JD(S) ones. In this round, clearly the Congress-JD(S) ones came off victors, although if not for the intervention of the Supreme Court
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Leopard poaching was reported on March 22 in the Motichur (core) area of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.(HT File Photo)
Leopard poaching was reported on March 22 in the Motichur (core) area of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.(HT File Photo)

Poaching in Rajaji: Activists demand suspension of chief wildlife warden

By Nihi Sharma | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2018 09:47 PM IST
Days after chief wildlife warden DVS Khati demanded a SIT probe into leopard poaching incident in Rajaji Tiger Reserve, two activists on Saturday demanded his expulsion along with two other officers of the reserve over the poaching incidents
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