Kerala elephant

Murder accused also involved in smuggling tusks in Kerala

The forest department has ordered an inquiry into the possession of tusks by Manikandan.

published on : 24th August 2020

WATCH | Mother uses trunk to help baby elephant climb barrier in Kerala

In the nearly one-minute-long clip shot by a cycling enthusiast Anish Kata, a baby elephant is seen struggling for almost a minute to climb a roadside barrier.

published on : 3rd July 2020

From Wayanad, with love: Elephant 'Kunjikuttan' develops rare bonhomie with forest watchers

Here, a tusker -- over 25 years of age -- has become a favourite of forest watchers. They have christened him 'Kunjikuttan'.

published on : 25th June 2020

Conflict of interest is elephant in the room

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths are just statistics. This quote attributed to Joseph Stalin encapsulates the essence of our times.

published on : 14th June 2020

Elephant death: Centre backs probe by ‘unbiased’ Kerala govt

The 15-year-old elephant had suffered grievous injuries when the explosive-filled fruit went off in its mouth in the Silent Valley forest.

published on : 9th June 2020

Kerala elephant death: Plea in Supreme Court seeks probe by CBI or SIT

The plea filed in the apex court has alleged that prima facie it appeared to be a 'calculated and organised' racket to kill elephants.

published on : 7th June 2020

Moved by death, Delhi zoo pays ‘sweet’ tribute to Kerala elephant

In a Facebook post, forest official Mohan Krishnan said the firecrackers exploded in the animal’s mouth and the elephant walked for days in pain before dying on May 27, standing in a river.

published on : 6th June 2020

Kerala elephant tragedy should not repeat, says Prakash Javadekar

Karnataka’s forest officials assured the minister that they were taking all measures to ensure such an incident does not happen in the state. 

published on : 6th June 2020

Kerala elephant death: National Green Tribunal registers suo moto case

The bench also asked the authorities concerned to submit their statement/report showing the progress of action taken.

published on : 6th June 2020

Pregnant elephant that collapsed in the water in Kerala was injured a fortnight ago!

"We came to this conclusion based on the large size of the maggots (worms) seen in the wounds," Dr David Abraham, who conducted the post mortem, said. Could the tragic death have been averted?

published on : 5th June 2020

Elephant death row: Kerala police file case against Maneka Gandhi for remarks on Malappuram

Investigations were on in the case, the officer said, adding six complaints have been received against her.

published on : 5th June 2020

'You targeted Muslim majority': Kerala hackers take down Maneka Gandhi's NGO website over Malappuram remarks

Gandhi has been facing the wrath of Keralites after she tweeted that Malappuram district was known for "its intense criminal activity," especially with regard to animals.

published on : 5th June 2020

Rajasthan mahouts pay special tribute to pregnant elephant killed in Kerala

The elephants and their mahouts offered flower petals and garlanded a picture of ‘Soumya, the female elephant who was killed brutally by explosives planted in a pineapple.

published on : 5th June 2020

Hyderabad man announces Rs 2 lakh reward in Kerala elephant case

"I want to offer a reward of two lakh rupees from my personal savings to the person who gives information about the miscreants," said Srinivasan, who cultivates paddy in Medak district.

published on : 5th June 2020

Farmer arrested in connection with Kerala elephant death

Police said the farmer, who had settled in Ambalapura for the last four years, had taken the land on lease and was engaged in farming activities.

published on : 5th June 2020
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