Poaching

  • Snapshot: When Salman Khan appeared before Jodhpur court 30-01-2014 02:09 PM

    Actor Salman Khan, who was booked under the Arms Act case in connection with poaching of blackbucks, appeared before the Jodhpur court on January 30. "Salman, in his statement, has denied all the allegations and said he neither was carrying illegal arms nor did he poach blackbucks," Salman Khan's counsel...
  • Blackbuck poaching case: Court records statement of Salman 29-01-2014 07:14 PM

    A court in Jodhpur on Wednesday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the Arms Act case against him in connection with poaching of blackbucks. "Salman, in his statement, has denied all the allegations and said he neither was carrying illegal arms nor did he poach blackbucks," Salman...
  • Black buck poaching case: Salman Khan reaches Jodhpur court 29-01-2014 11:23 AM

    Jodhpur: Actor Salman Khan on Wednesday reached the CJM court in Jodhpur to record his statement in an Arms Act case. The case is in connection with the 1998 black buck poaching case during the shooting of 'Hum Saath Saath Hain'. Salman is charged with illegal possession and use of...
  • Arms Act case: Next court hearing on Salman Khan on March 10 29-01-2014 09:10 AM

    In a plea filed by actor Salman Khan on Wednesday, he has sought a stay in pronouncement of order in the Arms act case saying it would be better if decision in both poaching case and Arms act case is declared together. His plea came after the court finished recording...
  • Six tigers, 86 leopards killed in 14 months in Uttarakhand 24-01-2014 08:30 AM

    Six tigers and 86 leopards were killed in Uttarakhand in a space of 14 months since the beginning of 2012 with unnatural factors like illegal poaching and accidents responsible for the deaths of 32 of them, says an official report. From the beginning of 2012 to February 2013 a total...
  • Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan told to appear before court 16-01-2014 08:41 AM

    Actor Salman Khan has been asked to appear before the a local court in Jodhpur on January 29 in connection with the blackbuck poaching case. The Jodhpur District Court comprising Chief Judicial Magistrate Chandra Kala Jain, after examining all prosecution witnesses, on Wednesday asked Salman to appear before the court...
  • Black buck poaching case: Salman Khan told to appear before court 15-01-2014 10:42 PM

    Jodhpur: Actor Salman Khan has been asked to appear before a local court in Jodhpur on January 29 in connection with the black buck poaching case. The Jodhpur District Court comprising Chief Judicial Magistrate Chandra Kala Jain, after examining all prosecution witnesses, today asked Salman to appear before the court...
  • Tiger skin trader Ranjitsingh Bawaria arrested 16-12-2013 01:26 PM

    Hyderabad: One of the most wanted tiger skin traders in India Ranjitsingh Bawaria has finally been caught by the Maharashtra forest department officials. He was arrested from Golukonda village in Vizianagaram district of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The Andhra Pradesh Police assisted the forest department officials in the operation....
  • Blackbuck case: Rajasthan High Court permits Salman Khan to travel abroad 12-11-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday granted permission to actor Salman Khan to travel abroad even as the Black buck case is on. Earlier in August, Salman was denied a visa to shoot for his new film 'Kick', directed by Sajid Nadiadwala, in UK. Rajasthan High Court had also...
  • Blackbuck poaching case: Neelam, Sonali Bendre and Tabu to appear in court today 11-10-2013 09:11 AM

    Bollywood actresses Neelam, Sonali Bendre and Tabu are likely to appear on Friday in a local court in Jodhpur for their identification by prosecution witness in the infamous 1998 blackbuck poaching case. The actresses, who along with actors Salman Khan and Saif Ali Khan are accused in the killing of...
  • Five detained for allegedly laying trap to poach elephants in Ganjam district 01-09-2013 01:02 PM

    Five villagers were detained for interrogation after electric wires were found laid on a jungle road suspected to be a trap to poach elephants through electrocution, in Ganjam district. The five were detained after wires and insulators were found from Landei hill under Jagannath Prasad forest range in the district,"...
  • 30 Minutes: Saving our rhinos 24-08-2013 09:39 PM

    Around Two-thirds of the world's famed one-horned rhinoceroses live at Kaziranga National Park. However, the fate of these one-horned beasts hangs by the thread. In 2012, 38 rhinos were killed in the 430 square kilometer park. UNESCO has dubbed the park a world heritage site. Rhino horns sell for up...
  • Assam: 2 rhinos killed in Kaziranga National Park 21-08-2013 12:18 PM

    Kaziranga: Two rhinos have been killed in Kaziranga National Park near Burapahar range on Wednesday. At least 20 Rhinos have been killed so far in Kaziranga. Two-thirds of the world's famed one-horned rhinoceroses live at this national park. In 2012, 38 rhinos were killed in the 430 square kilometer park....
  • 58 tigers died in Madhya Pradesh in past five years 11-08-2013 11:34 AM

    As many as 58 tigers have died in the past five years due to poaching, territorial fights and old age in various big cat habitats in Madhya Pradesh. Of the total deaths reported, nine were due to poaching and 49 were because of other reasons. The maximum number of 18...
  • Kaziranga: Another rhino killed, toll rises to 20 in just four months 24-05-2013 12:18 PM

    Kaziranaga: One more rhino has been killed inside the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. This makes it the 20th rhino killed in just four months in 2013. In 2012, 38 rhinos were killed in the 430 square kilometer park that has 2300 rhinos. UNESCO has dubbed the park a world...
  • Assam: Kaziranga faces crisis as 17 rhinos killed in 4 months 21-05-2013 09:05 AM

    Assam: Despite all government assurances and efforts, India's best known national park still remains vulnerable to poaching. Around 17 rhinos have been killed in the last four months in Kaziranga. "The increased number of poaching is definitely a concern particularly last year two years after floods. The reason is the...
  • Blackbuck case: HC rejects revision petition against Salman 15-05-2013 10:13 PM

    Jodhpur: A revision petition against Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the 14-year-old blackbuck poaching case seeking additional charges against him under Arms Act was on Wednesday rejected by the Rajasthan High Court. The court observed that the petition of the Rajasthan government has been pending for a long time and...
  • Assam: Rhino killed, horns removed in Kaziranga 12-04-2013 03:49 PM

    Kaziranga (Assam): The decomposed body of a rhino with its horns removed was found on Friday in Kaziranga National Park. The adult male rhino was suspected to have been killed by poachers earlier this week. Forest guards found the carcass between Pohumara and Rangamati camps in Agratoli range after foul...
  • Salman Khan comes out in support for Sanjay Dutt 26-03-2013 10:49 PM

    Salman Khan is not the only one out to support Sanjay Dutt, who's now expected to serve three and half years in jail following the supreme court upholding his conviction under arms act in 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • Blackbuck poaching: Next hearing in case on April 27 23-03-2013 07:45 PM

    A Jodhpur court on Saturday framed, revised, and diluted charges against Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam under Wildlife Protection Act, for aiding film star Salman Khan in the blackbuck poaching case. ...