Elephant deaths

Appalling! Odisha witnesses death of 393 elephants in 5 years

Appalling! Odisha witnesses death of 393 elephants in 5 years

As per a recent report, as many as 393 elephants have died in the past five years in Odisha, confirmed forests and environment minister Bikram Keshari Arukh.

Sep 28, 2016, 11:18 AM IST

Elephant calf electrocuted in Erode district

"A four-year-old elephant calf was electrocuted after it came into contact with an electrified fence in a farm in Burugur forest area here", police said today.

Jul 19, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

784 elephants died in Odisha in 14 years

A total of 784 elephants have died in different forests of Odisha since 2000 while population of the pachyderm remained static at 1,930, as per 2012 census, state Forest and Environment Minister B K Arukh said today.

Jul 15, 2014, 20:13 PM IST

Overspeeding of trains led to elephant deaths: Forest minister

The death of six elephants in Jalpaiguri district happened due to overspeeding of the trains, West Bengal Forest Minister Hiten Barman said Thursday.

Nov 14, 2013, 21:44 PM IST

Two elephants die in Kaziranga after a fight

Two male elephants, employed for carrying tourists on safaris in Kaziranga Nationl Park in Assam, have died after they succumbed to their injuries sustained during a fight.

Oct 31, 2013, 18:50 PM IST

49 elephants killed on railway tracks since 2010

As many as 49 elephants have been killed on railway tracks since 2010 including five in January this year, the Rajya Sabha was today informed.

Mar 01, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Mamata absolves railways from elephant deaths

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the Forest Department for the mishaps, saying its employees were not alerting the train drivers on time.

Nov 16, 2010, 23:49 PM IST

The Weak-kneed Wildlife Week

There`s no let up in the death of elephants in the wild due to electrocution & poaching.

Oct 10, 2010, 17:53 PM IST

The Weak-kneed Wildlife Week

There`s no let up in the death of elephants in the wild due to electrocution & poaching.

Oct 10, 2010, 17:53 PM IST

Elephant deaths on tracks: Ramesh to take up matter with Rlys

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said he would soon meet the Railway Board to press for concrete steps to ensure safety of elephants.

Sep 24, 2010, 11:44 AM IST