Poachers

  • Andaman and Nicobar: Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women 11-02-2014 03:44 PM

    Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana. The Jarawas are one of the six endangered indigenous tribes of the Islands. "I have directed for a...
  • Drones to keep watch on tigers and poachers at Panna Tiger reserve 11-01-2014 12:07 AM

    In a first, unmanned aerial surveillance planes- drones, have been deployed in the Panna Tiger Reserve to keep a tab on the movement of tigers and other animals and to keep an eye on poachers. Poachers had virtually wiped out the big cat population in the reserve a few years...
  • 11 poachers arrested with two tiger carcasses near Corbett Tiger Reserve 17-12-2013 08:42 AM

    Eleven suspected poachers were arrested with two carcasses of tiger from the Amangarh forest range, on the border of the Corbett Tiger Reserve, an official said. The poachers were arrested in a joint operation by staff of the tiger reserve and Uttar Pradesh Police when they were moving in a...
  • Rhino shot dead in Kaziranga by poachers, take away horn, ears 25-11-2013 01:45 PM

    An adult male rhino was shot dead in Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam by poachers who took away its horn, ears and a patch of its skin, park sources said. This is the 38th rhino killed by poachers so far this year in the Park. The carcass of the...
  • Assam: Poachers kill 2 rhinos at Rajiv Gandhi National Orang park 11-11-2013 09:44 AM

    Guwahati: The poachers on Saturday killed two rhinos at Rajiv Gandhi National Orang park in Asssam. 41 rhinos have been killed till 2013 by the poachers in Assam. Patrolling forest guards heard gun shots on Saturday night and found the rhino and her two year old calf with their horns...
  • Neelgai meat seized from poachers' vehicle near Sultanganj 08-08-2013 11:04 PM

    Forest Department and police officials last night seized a jeep abandoned by poachers after intercepting them near Sultanganj in the district. One quintal meat of blue-bull (nil-gai), a protected animal, was recovered from the jeep, while the poachers fled, forest ranger Dilip Singh Puria said. ...
  • Four black bucks killed in MP forest 25-03-2013 06:15 PM

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  • SC dismisses poacher Sansar Chand's appeal 20-10-2010 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by notorious poacher Sansar Chand who had challenged his conviction and five-year sentence for selling leopard and tiger skins. This judgment was pronounced by the apex court bench of Justice Markandey Katju and Justice T.S. Thakur. Chand, who is undergoing a...
  • Tiger reserve, poachers sanctuary 25-02-2007 08:55 AM

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