When wild elephants wreaked havoc on Assam streets

A person was killed and houses destroyed by a herd of wild elephants in a tea estate in Sonitpur district of Assam on Monday, a forest official said.

Two more sniffer dogs to guard Kaziranga rhinos from poachers

 Jorba, the lone sniffer dog deployed in Assam's Kaziranga National Park to combat rhino poachers, will now have company.

Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer
Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer

Kaziranga National Park in Assam witnessed rise in eastern swamp deer population from last year and currently stands at 1129, according to the just concluded census.

NGT slams Assam government over CAG report on Kaziranga Park

 The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Assam government over a CAG report which has detected a number of lapses and anomalies by the state in maintenance of the Kaziranga National Park.

Assam minister violates law, enters Kaziranga with firearm

Assam Forest Minister Atuwa Munda entered the Kaziranga National Park - a world heritage site famous for one-horned rhinos - with a firearm dangling from his waist, "violating" the wildlife act.

Another rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park, toll reaches 10 this year
Another rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park, toll reaches 10 this year

In yet another case of illegal poaching, one more world famous one-horned rhino has been killed in Assam's Kaziranga National Park, taking the number to 10 since January this year.

No one convicted for rhino poaching in Assam in five years

Although hundreds of rhinos have been poached in various areas of Assam, including the high-security Kaziranga National Park, no one has been convicted so far for poaching in the last five years.

Rhino population up in Kaziranga despite poaching
Rhino population up in Kaziranga despite poaching

Rhino population in Kaziranga National Park has registered an increase of 72 even as 54 pachyderms were poached at the world heritage site since 2013.

Number of rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga up, says census
Number of rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga up, says census

The number of world famous one-horned rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga National Park has increased to over 2,400, according to a latest census released on Saturday.

Kaziranga National Park sees rise in rhino poaching; 9 killed this year
Kaziranga National Park sees rise in rhino poaching; 9 killed this year

Nine rhinos have been killed in Kaziranga National Park in Assam this year, a new report has said.

75 Rhinos killed by poachers since 2013

At least 75 rhinoceros have been killed by poachers across different forests in Assam since 2013, the state Assembly was informed Friday.

Another one-horned rhino killed in Kaziranga, horn taken away

A day after the forest department in Assam killed a poacher in Assam's Kaziranga National Park, poachers have killed yet another rhino in the famous park and made away with its horn.

Top five places to visit in Assam
Top five places to visit in Assam

Go East or West, but one cannot ignore the pristine beauty that lies in this North-eastern state of India - Assam.

Rhino killed in Kaziranga

An adult rhino was Wednesday killed and its horn removed by poachers in Assam's Kaziranga National Park.

Forest minister in Kaziranga, another rhino killed
Forest minister in Kaziranga, another rhino killed

Poachers killed a one-horned rhino even as the state's newly appointed forest minister was camping in the park and personally reviewing strategies to thwart poaching in Assam's Kaziranga National Park Thursday night, officials said.

Animal casualties in Kaziranga: NGT bans roadside shops

The National Green Tribunal has ordered a ban on roadside shops and eateries along the animal corridors near Assam's Kaziranga National Park among a slew of directions in the wake of increasing wildlife casualties due to vehicular movement on the adjacent highway.

Rhino census in north West Bengal begins today
Rhino census in north West Bengal begins today

The officials of West Bengal forest department will from Monday begin a four-day-long census to estimate rhino population in Jaldapara National Park and Gorumara National Park. 

Forest guards kill three poachers in Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga: Three poachers were on Wednesday killed in two encounters with forest guards in Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

2 rhinos killed by poachers in Kaziranga, horns removed

Carcasses of two rhinos with their horns removed were found in Kaziranga National Park, taking the total number of the species killed in this week to four in Assam.

Another rhino killed in Assam
Another rhino killed in Assam

Barely a week after the year's first killing of a rhino at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, another rhino has been found killed in the park, its horn sawed off.