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Killing of a six-year-old tigress has left wildlife enthusiasts furious and they are mulling moving the Supreme Court to stop any more kills in the region.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Activists livid over tigress killing; officials launch hunt for cubs

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 11:27 AM IST
Killing of a six-year-old tigress has left wildlife enthusiasts furious and they are mulling moving the Supreme Court to stop any more kills in the region.
The hunt for the tigress, named Avni, began in early September.(ANI/Twitter)
The hunt for the tigress, named Avni, began in early September.(ANI/Twitter)

‘Man-eater’ tigress Avni, believed to have killed 13, shot dead in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal

Yavatmal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 12:22 PM IST
The six-year-old tigress, known as Avni or T1, was the focus of a hunt for over past two months after she allegedly killed human beings in the Pandharkawada forests in eastern Maharashtra last year.
The elephant also entered a village and attacked a 70-year-old-man before it was caught and chained by forest officials with help from its mahout (trainer).(AFP/Picture for representation)
The elephant also entered a village and attacked a 70-year-old-man before it was caught and chained by forest officials with help from its mahout (trainer).(AFP/Picture for representation)

Elephant hired to trap man-eater kills one in Maharashtra

Nagpur | By Pradip Kumar Maitra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2018 08:26 AM IST
A trained elephant, engaged by the forest department to help trap a tigress blamed for killing at least 14 people in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district over two years, ran amok and killed a woman on Tuesday night, a senior forest official said.
The tiger has created panic among villagers in the forest belt since the last 18 months, despite efforts of the forest department to trap the man-eater big cat.(Picture for representation)
The tiger has created panic among villagers in the forest belt since the last 18 months, despite efforts of the forest department to trap the man-eater big cat.(Picture for representation)

Maharashtra farmer becomes 14th victim of man-eater tiger

Yavatmal (Maharashtra) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2018 08:58 PM IST
The incident occurred on Saturday when Wagoji Raut had gone to his farm in Virgaon village in the Pandharkawda-Ralegaon forest belt.
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 21, 2017 shows a social activist holding placards during a protest against a rape at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi.(AFP)
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 21, 2017 shows a social activist holding placards during a protest against a rape at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi.(AFP)

Maharashtra BJP councillor held for rape, extortion bid

Yavatmal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 03:02 PM IST
The accused Dheeraj Digambar Pathe (29), a resident of Wasekar Layout in Wani town, was arrested last night based on a complaint filed by a 20-year-old woman
A man checks his mobile phones in front of State Bank of India branch in Kolkata.(Reuters File)
A man checks his mobile phones in front of State Bank of India branch in Kolkata.(Reuters File)

Yavatmal collector orders boycott of SBI over ‘slow’ crop loan disbursal

Hindustan Times, Nagpur | By Pradip Kumar Maitra
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 08:46 PM IST
Yavatmal collector orders government offices to shut down their accounts with SBI as the bank has been allegedly slow in disbursing crop loans to farmers
Picture of grief: Vaishali Samde with her daughter Gayatri (centre), 2015.(Kota Neelima)
Picture of grief: Vaishali Samde with her daughter Gayatri (centre), 2015.(Kota Neelima)

Review: Widows of Vidarbha by Kota Neelima

Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Widows of Vidarbha is a powerful book on the wives of farmers who kill themselves after they lose their crop
Alka and Jayashree, wife and daughter of farmer Shankar Bhaurao Chawre who committed suicide in Yavatmal in Maharashtra.(HT Photo)
Alka and Jayashree, wife and daughter of farmer Shankar Bhaurao Chawre who committed suicide in Yavatmal in Maharashtra.(HT Photo)

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra, blames Modi govt in note

Hindustan Times, Nagpur | By Pradip Maitra
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Shankar Bhaurao Chawre consumed pesticide as he was frustrated due to the red bollworm attack on his cotton crop and the liabilities arising out of his children’s educational expenses and family obligations.
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