Wildlife Protection Act
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
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
Tricolor burial for peacock? Delhi Police claims it's 'protocol'
Delhi Police took 'honoring' the national bird to a new level.
26 Apr 2018
On Wildlife Crime Bureau's convict list, Salman gets 39th spot
Salman Khan's conviction in the blackbuck poaching case has got him listed in the convicts' section of the official website of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB).
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
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.