Boars

Civic body chiefs to take call on culling wild boars

The forest department has issued an order permitting honorary wildlife wardens in local bodies to cull wild boars that raid crops and pose a threat to human lives. 

published on : 2nd June 2022

Shocking: Crude bomb stuffed in ‘meat ball’ goes off, woman loses her fingers

The woman, unaware of the explosive, took it and pressed it to see what it was, when it exploded.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Maneka Gandhi seeks review of Kerala govt's decision to kill wild boars

Senior BJP leader and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has come out against the state government decision empowering local bodies to kill wild boars that destroy crops.

published on : 27th May 2022

Kerala: Government authorises local bodies to kill wild boars

However, poisoning, electrocution or use of explosives to kill them will not be allowed.

published on : 25th May 2022

Kerala: Farmers' body lampoons Kasaragod MP for 'doublespeak' on culling wild boars

The association is particularly miffed with the MP for referring in his letter to the pregnant elephant that was killed by a bait explosive in the Palakkad district.

published on : 27th April 2022

Farmers say wild boars devouring crops, urge govt to control them

When contacted, a senior official from the forest department said, "As per the law, we cannot kill the animal."

published on : 15th April 2022