Wildlife Protection Act: News

03 Mar 2023


World Wildlife Day 2023: Role of CITES and India's contribution

Let's raise a 'roar' to this occasion!

27 Feb 2023


This man is on mission to save world's biggest frog

The goliath frog, which is the largest frog in the world, is listed as an endangered species.

Assam: Sadhguru, CM Himanta Sarma's Kaziranga night safari triggers row

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's purported night safari at Kaziranga National Park has triggered a major row.

11 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Unique 'curfew' in Srinagar as bears keep residents indoor

Fear gripped locals in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir's capital city, as a black bear and her cub, were found roaming in the posh localities on Sunday.

01 May 2021


Rare white-bellied heron spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

The white-bellied heron, a rare and elusive bird, was spotted at Walong in the Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

09 Mar 2021


Gujarat: Seven jailed for harassing lioness in Gir forest

A court in Gir, Somnath district of Gujarat convicted seven people, including three tourists from Ahmedabad, and awarded different jail terms for harassing a lioness in Gir forest in 2018.

08 Jan 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Three arrested for killing endangered Gangetic dolphin

Days after a Gangetic dolphin was beaten to death in the Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, three men have been arrested for the crime.

05 Nov 2018


Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for slamming Centre over the killing of tigress Avni (T-1), Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that no previous government has worked with the kind of "depth and seriousness" this dispensation has.

02 Aug 2018


Members of this tribe pay liquor as fine for crimes

Last week, when Dalu Birhor engaged in a brawl with a neighbor, he was fined two bottles of Hariya (a locally-brewed liquor).

08 May 2018

Delhi Police

Tricolor burial for peacock? Delhi Police claims it's 'protocol'

Delhi Police took 'honoring' the national bird to a new level.

23 Jun 2017


Delhi firm shells out Rs. 16lakh for car number '0001'

A Delhi-based firm paid Rs. 16 lakh to the transport department for a vanity plate bearing car registration number '0001' in an e-auction last week.

01 May 2017


Forest dept searches for national level shooter over illegal-wildlife recovery

The Forest Department is on the lookout for Prashant Vishnoi, a national level shooter, after they recovered illegal wildlife trophies from his father's house in Meerut.

09 Feb 2017

Shiv Sena

Third 'sabotage' incident on railway tracks in 15 days

In the third such incident in 15 days, a seven-foot-long metal piece of an overhead equipment mast was found on the tracks of the Panvel-JNPT line in Panvel.