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One killed another injured in firing by Forest guards

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 00:57

One person was killed and another injured when Forest department guards fired at the duo suspecting them to be poachers at Salbari forest in Nagaon district, official sources said on Sunday.

Forest guards forced to do sit-ups for molesting g

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 20:53

Two forest guards were forced to do a hundred sit-ups by villagers for allegedly molesting two girls in Muru village in Latehar.

Rights bodies claim forest guards kill tribals

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 11:06

In the conflict between forest guards and forest dwellers in Doors and Terai regions, 13 tribals have died in firing by forest guards since 2007.

Maharashtra: `Shoot tiger poachers on sight`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 14:08

Maharashtra government has ordered its forest guards to shoot poachers on sight in a bid to prevent hunting and killing of big cats and other wildlife animals.

Bihar: Maoists abduct official, three workers

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 12:06

Suspected Maoists have abducted a forest official and three workers in Bihar`s Jamui district and threatened to kill them if a ransom of Rs 10 lakh was not paid.

Goa forest guards get motorbikes to check crime

Last Updated: Friday, September 17, 2010, 15:52

The forest guards in Goa`s seven wildlife sanctuaries will now whiz through the woods on motorcycles to detect and check forest crime.

Himachal forest guards to get weapons

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 04, 2010, 13:17

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to equip forest guards with weapons to check illegal felling of timber.

Nexus between forest guards and poachers in KNP rhino poaching

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 20:22

A nexus between a section of forest guards and poachers involved in rhino poaching in Kaziranga National Park has come to light with the arrest of seven persons, including a retired forest guard, today, police sources said.

Forest guards end strike as govt agrees to promotion demand

Last Updated: Thursday, May 06, 2010, 22:37

Forest guards on strike for the last three days demanding promotion today resumed duty after government agreed to look into their grievance.