Poaching

Telangana government to set up 'Secret Service Fund' to stop poaching

The fund will be distributed among various officials in varying proportions. and will be largely used to incentivise informers for the confidential information they pass on about acts like poaching.

published on : 5th October 2021

Union minister lauds Arunachal govt's wildlife conservation effort to prevent poaching 

'Airgun Surrender' campaign aims at motivating the hunters to surrender their airguns before the authorities concerned. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Poaching of Madras hedgehogs for ‘medicine’ raises alarm

Apart from its use in traditional medicine, habitat alteration, road accidents, and other anthropogenic activities are the reasons cited for the animals dying.

published on : 11th September 2021

Birds in Achankulam facing threat due to poaching

The forest department was urged to create awareness among the local people on how the birds contribute to the conservation of nature and why they need to be protected.

published on : 6th September 2021

Why more poachers get away scot-free 

What is the point in sharing information? In most of the cases, the accused is set free the same day after levying a meagre fine, a village level informer of poaching activities said.

published on : 4th September 2021

6 poachers arrested for killing deer in Telangana's Mancherial district

According to officials, the accused allegedly killed a sambar deer in Rally Ghadpur forest near Morrigudem village under Luxettipet range in Mancherial district recently.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Wildlife trade racket busted, 330 live turtles seized in Telangana

The Forest department said that many pet shops buy these turtles thinking that they are an exotic species imported from other countries and are not protected under Indian laws. 

published on : 1st August 2021

Poachers rig plantation, electrocute elephant in Odisha's Dhenkanal

The carcass of the eight-year-old female elephant was found on private land in Kantamila village under the Hindol range.

published on : 25th July 2021

Poacher held with leopard skin

On July 10, a joint team of Odisha and Chhattisgarh forest officials had busted an inter-state smuggling racket and seized nine big cat skins from Kalahandi.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Poachers network busted in Odisha, six arrested

Dhenkanal Forest Division busted a poaching racket on Tuesday and arrested six persons including a shopkeeper in Rasol.

published on : 21st July 2021

Nine big cat skins seized after raids in Odisha's Kalahandi  

While the crackdown has come as a huge boost to the Forest Department’s enforcement, it has also exposed a worrying factor - poaching of big cats in and across the borders.

published on : 11th July 2021

Youth dies while poaching with friends in Karnataka forest, kin suspect murder

The incident occurred when Madhu went to the forest along with his friends Sangliyana and Mallikarjun to hunt wild boar and rabbits

published on : 5th July 2021

Idukki forests a hot favourite of hunters from Ernakulam, Kottayam, finds probe

Police have decided to check for the source of guns as many of them are country made and others are modified air guns.

published on : 26th June 2021

Unemployed youngsters turn to poaching to make a living

Unemp loyed due to Covid- 19, many youngsters who did menial jobs have turned to poaching of wild animals, and sell the meat in the open market to make a living.

published on : 29th May 2021

Poacher in Odisha held with 10 kg boar meat

Range Officer Ananta Jena said the accused was booked under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. 

published on : 18th May 2021
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