Forest Officials

  • Forest officials attacked on trying to stop felling of trees in Sheopur January 30, 2014

    Four forest officials were injured in an attack by a dozen armed persons, who were allegedly involved in tree felling in Karahal area of Sheopur district in Madhya Pradesh, police said. The incident occurred when officials reached Karahal forest after getting information that a mafia gang was involved in felling teak...
  • MP: Officer acts against mining mafia, victimised June 20, 2012

    Bhopal: A senior forest officer has written to the Madhya Pradesh government state chief secretary alleging that stones worth more than 15,000 crores has been illegally mined in the Gwalior forest division during the past 10 years. The officer who got forest officials to shoot a video of the illegal...
  • Assam: 2 kidnapped forest officials released March 6, 2012

    Diphu: Chief Conservator of Forest Abhijit Rabha and Range Officer Ranjan Barua, who were abducted by KPLT militants, have been released near a highway at Bokolia in Assam's Karbi Anglong district. Police said Rabha and Barua were released by the abductors late on Monday night and they were rescued by the...
  • It's man vs leopards in Surat villages June 15, 2007

    Surat: On May 20, 2007, the labourers in Kasadi village of Mandvi taluka set fire to the sugarcane farms, thereby unwittingly killing two newborn leopard cubs. The mother of the cubs is now on the prowl in the region, looking for her newborns. Later on May 26 leopard enters Samba village...
  • Snakes find godfathers in Kerala June 18, 2007

    Akullam (Kerala): It is a job meant for the forest officials, but for the last few years it is Babu and Suresh who have taken on the task of rescuing snakes and insects that stray into homes in Akullam, a town in the outskirts of Tiruvanandapura. “Many people kill snakes...