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T1 tigress Avni

‘My son shot it, out of self defence’

Amid nation-wide protests over the killing of the tigress in an operation, shooter Nawab Shafath defends his son’s decision to gun down the animal.

14 Nov 2018 12:03 AM

Citizens protest against killing of Avni

Several citizens gathered at Shivaji Park with banners against the shooting of the tigress.

12 Nov 2018 12:50 AM

Activists, AAP members demand rescue of cubs

Social activists and the Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Saturday demanded that tigress Avni’s cubs be rescued from the forest.

11 Nov 2018 1:37 AM

Uddhav Thackeray wants retired HC judges to probe Avni killing

Calls committee appointed by state government a farce.

11 Nov 2018 1:35 AM

Tigress was shot as last resort: Forest minister

The minister added that the government has been at the forefront of saving tigers on a war footing.

05 Nov 2018 1:05 AM


Union min flays state govt for ‘ghastly murder’

Avni was shot dead by sharpshooter Asgar Ali at compartment no. 149 of Borati forest under the jurisdiction of the Ralegaon police station.

05 Nov 2018 1:03 AM

Well-being of avni’s Cubs remain cause of worry

The cubs are 11 months old and have been away from the mother since the last three months, according to a forest department official.

05 Nov 2018 1:02 AM

Activists to move Supreme Court against shooting

Wildlife enthusiasts suspect foul play in death, claim that govt’s action is contempt of court.

05 Nov 2018 1:00 AM