National Tiger Conservation Authority

Supreme Court allows introduction of African Cheetah in India

The court was hearing a plea by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) which stated that the animal has become extinct.

Jan 28, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

Tiger turnaround: How over 75,000 frames captured by camera traps helped

The tiger census was carried out on 3,81,400 sq km in 20 tiger-occupied states, in which camera traps were used at 26,838 locations in a span of 1.5 years.

Jul 31, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

Hunter becomes the hunted: Tigers' battle for survival

The tiger is known as ST-16 allegedly died on Saturday due to the overdose of tranquillizer. This tiger had recently been shifted from Ranthambore to Sariska and its death has left animal lovers sad and aggrieved over the callousness of Sariska forest officials.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Tigress Avni was not aggressive, firing in self-defence doubtful: NTCA committee

"Drugs used for tranquilizing tiger were handled by non-professionals and unauthorised personnel who are not supposed to handle or use the same."

Dec 07, 2018, 07:23 AM IST

Core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free

 The core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free as forest dwellers and tribals living there have to move out after they lost their right to live there.

Apr 16, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

BBC to be banned from filming in protected areas for five years?

However, a BBC spokesperson said the British public broadcaster had not yet received any notification of a ban.

Mar 01, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

India to soon manufacture tiger protection equipment: Dave

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave Friday said manufacturing of these equipment is expected to start within two years in the country.

Sep 24, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

One tiger killed by poachers this year till November: Govt

The minister said that the government through the National Tiger Conservation Authority/Project Tiger has taken a number of steps for the protection of the big cat and other wildlife species which includes efforts to prevent poaching and other illegal acts.

Dec 18, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

NGT notice to Centre, Raj on PIL alleging illegal mining in Ranthambore

The petition has alleged illegal mining and mass irregularities in forest department in Rajasthan.

Oct 21, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Shocking: Despite massive conservation efforts, India loses 41 tigers in 7 months

Despite massive conservation efforts undertaken by government to save India's tigers, tiger deaths have persisted in the country.

Aug 12, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Odisha has around 60 tigers: Official

The Odisha government on Saturday claimed that the state has around 60 tigers and rubbished the tiger census figures prepared by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).

Apr 04, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Govt refutes claims of Oxford-led study, says tiger census correct

The Indian government has rejected claims made by the Oxford University's wildlife experts that the increased tiger count was a result of flawed methodology for the census conducted in January this year.

Mar 03, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

'Buffer zones, corridors crucial factors to conserve tiger population'

The booming tiger population in India has resonated happy echoes across the world.

Jan 31, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

28 tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve

The number of tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve has increased from 22 to 28, an official said Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Tiger population rises to 2226 in 2014

The government on Tuesday released the latest tiger population report which shows a bump up in population.

Jan 21, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Tiger population rises to 2226 in 2014, up from 1706 in 2010

The government on Tuesday released the latest tiger population report which shows a bump up in population.

Jan 20, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

India lost 64 tigers in 2014

India lost 64 tigers due to various reasons in 2014 with Tamil Nadu topping the chart with the maximum number of deaths, according to National Tiger Conservation Authority.

Jan 01, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Fully grown tigress dies due to drowning in a well on a farm

A fully grown tigress died due to drowning in a well in the Shivni Range of forests under the buffer zone of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Maharashtra.

Dec 16, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar

A new tiger tracking system will be launched soon, announced the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. This system will be launched by The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau .

Aug 27, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Govt seeks proposals for five more tiger reserves

Government has accorded "in principle" approval for creation of two new tiger reserves in the country and has sought proposals from states for giving the status to five more protected areas, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Aug 13, 2014, 16:53 PM IST