Chinkara

  • Two men arrested for killing Chinkara June 22, 2014

    Two youths were arrested for allegedly killing a Chinkara, a protected animal, at Loharki village here, police said today. The accused, identified as Hazoor and Birbal, were caught and arrested yesterday for killing the endangered deer, while an accomplice, Yarookhan, managed to escape. The accused chased the deer, about 4 years...
  • Black buck case: Salman asked to appear before court December 10, 2012

    Jodhpur: Bollywood star Salman Khan and three other actors were today summoned by a local court to appear before it on February 4 for charge-framing in the Black Buck poaching case, 14 years after the incident. The lower court had framed Salman Khan under relevant sections of the Wildlife Act,...
  • Satyamev Jayate Episode 3: What went wrong? May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Ever since Satyamev Jayate premiered on national television on May 6, it has received tremendous appreciation from politicians, celebrities and society alike. But as the show is progressing, the interest in the social issues covered is slowly taking a downward spiral. The host Aamir Khan’s dialogue too seem...
  • After tiger, 3 more species missing from Sariska September 23, 2011

    New Delhi: After a tiger went missing in Sariska national park, there has been more trouble brewing as three more species have not been sighted in the park in the last few years causing wildlife scientists to ring the alarm bells. The Chinkara, the Caracal and the Chousingha, three species...
  • Heat kills Chinkaras in Rajasthan June 1, 2010

    Barmer villagers allege that neglect by forest officials caused the death of over 100 Chinkaras. ...
  • Ex-minister arrested in chinkara killing case August 30, 2008

    Bhor, Maharashtra: Former Maharashtra Minister Dharamrao Baba Atram, charged with the killing of a chinkara deer, was arrested by Forest Department officials here in Pune district on Saturday. Atram surrendered before the Sub-Divisional Forest Department office here on Thursday meeting the deadline set by Bombay High Court after it rejected...
  • Maharashtra Minister accused of chinkara hunt quits July 7, 2008

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Dharmarao Baba Atram, who is accused of killing an endangered chinkara, resigned from the Government on Monday NCP leader Atram, who is accused of hunting the animal in Baramati in Pune district, gave his resignation to Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today. Baramati tehsil is in Pune district,...
  • Maharashtra minister in trouble for Chinkara poaching July 7, 2008

    Mumbai: In a case of major embarrassment for the Maharashtra Government, the state Transport Minister is facing the law after skins and bones, believed to be that of an endangered species, Chinkara, were recovered from his Panchgani guest house. According to eyewitnesses account, the vehicle used for poaching bore the number,...
  • Chinkara carcass found at Minister's home July 6, 2008

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s Transport Minister Dharmarao Baba Atram faces a police probe after the carcass of a chinkara, an endangered animal, was found at his house in Panchgani. A team of eight Forest Department officials found the bones and skin of a chinkara from the house in Khingar near Panchgani in Mahabaleshwar...
  • Aamir gets reprieve from Gujarat HC in chinkara case April 12, 2008

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday stayed a lower court's proceedings against actor Aamir Khan in the chinkara case. The court stayed bailable arrest warrants issued by the Bhuj court against Aamir and four others for allegedly filming chinkaras (a protected species) in his film Lagaan at Jam Kunaria...
  • Bailable warrant issued against Aamir Khan March 28, 2008

    Ahmedabad: A court in Gujarat on Friday issued bailable warrants against Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and four others for filming Chinkara, an animal protected under the Wildlife Act, in the superhit Bollywood movie Lagaan. Among the four others is the film's director Ashutosh Gowariker. Commercial shooting of Chinkara is banned under the...
  • It's Salman's date with law in Chinkara poaching case October 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Salman Khan will appear before the Rajasthan High Court in the Chinkara poaching case on Wednesday. The judge had accepted his bail plea on August 31 and directed him to be present in the court for the hearing of his review petition. Salman had to also pay...
  • "I cried, I painted...," Salman reveals his jail life September 1, 2007

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, who was granted bail by the Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan High Court on Friday in the Chinkara poaching case, reached home in Mumbai later in the day. Speaking to the media, the actor, who spent a week in the Jodhpur jail, said he believed in destiny. “I am...
  • Salman turns teary-eyed as he gets bail, flies to Mumbai September 1, 2007

    Jodhpur: A visibly relieved, and sober, Salman Khan walked out of the Jodhpur Central Jail on Friday evening. The actor was released on bail by the Rajasthan High Court after it suspended his five-year sentence for shooting an endangered Chinkara antelope in 1998. Salman had to pay a personal bond...
  • Big Bollywood bucks riding on Salman Khan August 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Actor Salman Khan has been granted bail in the Chinkara poaching case by the Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan High Court. Salman has been asked to furnish a bail amount of Rs 1 lakh — a small amount in comparison to the several pending film projects and the crores...
  • Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan's brush with the law August 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Actor Salman Khan has been granted bail by the Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan High Court on Friday in the Chinkara poaching case. Khan is expected to walk out of Jodhpur Central Jail by 1630 hours, IST, and fly out to Mumbai in a chartered plane. He will be released...
  • Salman Khan granted bail in Chinkara poaching case August 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Actor Salman Khan has been granted bail by the Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan High Court on Friday in the Chinkara poaching case. Khan is expected to walk out of Jodhpur Central Jail by 1630 hours, IST and fly out to Mumbai in a chartered plane. He will be released...
  • Salman Khan's bail plea postponed till Friday August 30, 2007

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan High Court has adjourned Bollywood star Salman Khan's bail plea in the 1998 chinkara poaching case till Friday. The court has called for the records of the proceedings from the lower court. The hearing, originally posted for Wednesday, was postponed after the judge withdrew from the case. Judge...
  • Judge refuses to hear case, Salman's jail trip extended August 29, 2007

    New Delhi: It seems like actor Salman Khan will have to wait a little longer for his bail application to be heard in the Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan Hight Court. This after Rajasthan High Court judge G K Vyas on Wednesday refused to hear Salman’s revision and bail pleas and...
  • Salman gets Rakhi surprise | Bail hearing today August 29, 2007

    Jodhpur: The Rakshabandhan morning brought a different kind of crowd outside the Jodhpur Central Jail that has been home to actor Salman Khan for four days now. Sisters of many inmates, who had come to meet their brothers from far-off places, were made to wait endlessly even as two star...
  • Sleepless in jail: Salman hopes for HC relief August 27, 2007

    Jodhpur: Bollywood star Salman Khan spent a sleepless second night at the central jail in Jodhpur as he anxiously awaited the Rajasthan High Court decision on Monday on his revision and bail pleas following his incarceration for hunting an endangered deer. "Though the petition was filed Aug 25, the day when...
  • Salman to appeal for bail in Chinkara case on Wed August 27, 2007

    New Delhi: Salman Khan's lawyers will appeal in the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday to suspend the actor's five-year jail sentence. Salman’s lawyers will also ask for the case to be heard on a priority basis. The hearing has been delayed because courts will be closed on Tuesday on account...
  • Katrina meets Salman in jail against all odds August 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Salman Khan is in jail but at least he has some reason to cheer. The actor's close friend and actress Katrina Kaif flew to Jodhpur to visit him in jail. Along with Katrina, Salman’s brother and actor Arbaaz Khan, sisters Alvera and Aprita, and sister-in-law and actress Malaika Arora...
  • Salman has not been arrested, says Salim Khan August 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan, in reaction to his son being sent to the Jodhpur Central Jail on Saturday, said it’s a tough time for the family. “One cannot get used to things like these even though they happen at regular intervals. Since we can’t do...
  • Jail for Salman, Aditya Pancholi says he's in Mumbai August 25, 2007

    Jaipur: Salman Khan may soon land behind bars. A Jodhpur court has rejected his appeal against the five-year sentence in the Chinkara poaching case. The court has also rejected Salman Khan's appeal asking for 10 days time to surrender. An arrest warrant has been issued against the actor and a...
  • Salman runs to HC with review plea to avoid jail August 24, 2007

    New Delhi: A Sessions Court in Jodhpur on Friday upheld the five-year jail term for actor Salman Khan in the Chinkara poaching case, turning down the actor’s appeal against his sentencing last year. “Salman will now file a review petition in the high court, Salman’s lawyer Dipesh Mehta said. “The honorable...
  • Mixed reactions to Salman judgement August 24, 2007

    New Delhi: A Sessions Court in Jodhpur on Friday upheld the five-year jail term for actor Salman Khan in the Chinkara poaching case, turning down the actor’s appeal against his sentencing last year. The actor failed to appear for the hearing, saying he missed the flight to Jodhpur from Hyderabad where...
  • Appeal quashed, it's jail for Salman Khan August 24, 2007

    New Delhi: A Sessions Court in Jodhpur on Friday upheld the five-year jail term for actor Salman Khan in the Chinkara poaching case, turning down the actor’s appeal against his sentencing last year. The actor failed to appear for the hearing, saying he missed the flight to Jodhpur from Hyderabad where...
  • Salman behind bars? No! say producers August 24, 2007

    Mumbai: Just 24 hours after actor Sanjay Dutt was bailed out and members of the film industry were about to smile, actor Samlan Khan’s verdict came by. It is now the turn of the industry’s ‘bad boy-number two’ to face charges for the Chinkara poaching case. A look at Salman’s current worth...
  • Buck stops here: Salman to know fate today August 24, 2007

    Jodhpur: While actor Sanjay Dutt is out of the jail for now, his colleague and Bollywood’s favourite controversy child Salman Khan is struggling. The countdown has begun for Bollywood's self-proclaimed 'bad' boy and a session’s court in Jodhpur is set to pronounce its verdict in the actor’s appeal against the...