wild boar

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

Rise of  incidents involving  boars: Human-wild boar conflict

People, farmers and motorists are at risk, but no proper solution has been found to tackle it. Animal lovers say killing them is no solution but what can be is anyone’s guess

published on : 25th February 2022

Shivraj government mulling changes in rules to allow killing of nilgai, wild boars which damage crops

Madhya Pradesh, specially western part of the state, has a huge population of nilgai (blue bulls) and wild boars.

published on : 30th January 2022

Committee to study wild boar, monkey menace in Telangana

During a high-level meeting on Dec 1 it was decided to explore the need and strategy to establish more sterilisation centres in the State to control the monkey population.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Wild boar only vermin that ploughs forest land: Wildlife biologist

He warns that the culling of a particular species of animals will have far-reaching consequences upsetting the link between them and their ecosystem.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Centre rejects Kerala's request seeking permission to cull wild boars

The Union Environment Ministry on Monday rejected Kerala government's request seeking permission to declare wild boar as vermin.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Kerala govt to hold discussions on wild boar raids with Centre on Sunday

The forest department, along with the revenue department, is also taking steps to mark the boundaries of forest land in the state and digitise all data.

published on : 20th November 2021

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