tiger poaching

Notorious tiger poacher Sansar Chand's close aide Suraj Bhan awarded 4 years jail term

The court sentenced Surajbhan to 4 years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000, while ordering to confiscate his assets worth Rs 52.7 lakh.

Sep 13, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

Fear of poaching returns to Sunderbans after Tiger's mysterious death

There has not been a single instance of poaching in Sunderbands in the last decade. The caracass of a Tiger found recently, however, has cast a shadow on an exemplary statistic.

Apr 10, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Only 13% of world's tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Report

Tigers are one of the most poached and most hunted animals in the world, which has led their population to be listed as 'endangered species'.

Mar 01, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

Tiger poacher convicted, sentenced to three-year jail

The poacher is still under trial in other wildlife cases detected and investigated by the WCCB, New Delhi, officials said.

Nov 22, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities issue 'shoot at sight' orders after suspected poacher movement

The orders were passed following a report which told of suspected poacher movement near the southern boundary of the park.

Feb 22, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Global network's concern over Indian data on tiger poaching

A global wildlife trade monitoring network's report has voiced concern over India's tiger poaching data management mechanism and said there was "disparity" between occurrences of 'seizure of tigers and tiger parts' in the country and recording of such incidents on official record.

Nov 17, 2016, 15:02 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

Conservationists demand swift action to stop tiger poaching

India along with 12 other Asian nations which are home to world's decreasing tiger population Friday declared a war against traffickers and agreed to share intelligence to stop poaching of the endangered animal.

Feb 06, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

Tiger - a battle for survival

Belinda Wright, a wildlife conservationist and executive director of Wildlife Protection Society of India spoke to Neha Attre of Zeenews.com.

Oct 30, 2012, 14:12 PM IST

Locals helping in tiger poaching: Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray today said that poaching of tigers here could not have taken place without the support of local people.

Jun 01, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

Maharashtra: `Shoot tiger poachers on sight`

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.

May 24, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

Three arrested with tiger skins in Chhattisgarh

Two tiger skins seized from the men valued over Rs 500,000 in international market.

Apr 20, 2012, 18:46 PM IST

`Pro-active intelligence needed to check Tiger poaching`

Pro-active intelligence and national coordination is needed to tackle the illegal wildlife crime especially Tiger poaching.

Feb 14, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

Interpol bid to protect threatened tiger

Interpol today launched a new campaign to coordinate the global fight against tiger poaching, warning that failure to protect the endangered cats would have economic and social repercussions.

Nov 02, 2011, 20:00 PM IST