Wild Boar

Animals destroy crops in Jangaon district in Telangana

As harvest season draws close, wild boar and monkeys feast in paddy, jowar and others

published on : 7th October 2022

Kerala: Race for survival ends with predator, prey in well

It was a battle for survival gone wrong for both prey and predator.

published on : 28th June 2022

In a first, wild boar shot dead with nod of civic body head

Raju, son of Yohannan Njeliyath, a farmer in Kodanchery, shot dead a wild boar that entered his farm on Wednesday night. 

published on : 3rd June 2022

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

Police arrest man who laid wild boar trap that electrocuted two cops in Kerala

Havildars Ashok Kumar, 35, and Mohandas, 36, died of electrocution from the trap kept for wild boar in the paddy field

published on : 20th 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

IndiGo issues statement on wild boar hitting flight at Vishakhapatnam airport

IndiGo Airlines on Tuesday issued a statement and said that by adhering to the standard operating procedures a major tragedy was averted.

published on : 14th November 2017

Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight hits a wild boar on Visakhapatnam airport runway

Around 150 passengers on board a Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight had a miraculous escape on Sunday night as the aircraft hit a wild boar just before it took off from Visakhapatnam airport.

published on : 14th November 2017