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Tigress Avni

Activists oppose state’s clean chit to Avni’s shooter

Dr Banait has also filed a petition in the Bombay high court claiming irregularities in the shooting of Avni.

09 Feb 2019 3:19 AM

Cub of tigress Avni rescued

The forest department had especially brought in a team from Madhya Pradesh to carry out the rescue operation.

23 Dec 2018 1:32 AM

Wildlife activists demand FIR against Avni’s shooter

Activists have demanded stern action by the forest department against the shooter.

07 Dec 2018 2:03 AM

Activist seeks SIT probe in death of protected animals

Petitioner has given reference of death of Tigress T1-Avni and raised the issue pertaining to death of wild animals in the state.

01 Dec 2018 6:22 AM

Now, Avni haunts BJP-Shiv Sena talks

Forest minister refuses to parley with ally over its scathing criticism for killing tigress.

17 Nov 2018 1:32 AM


200 personnel deployed to search for Avni’s cubs

The cubs will be shifted to an enclosure in Pench tiger reserve, meant for raising tiger cubs.

17 Nov 2018 1:18 AM

Cubs of tigress Avni, shot in controversial hunt, spotted alive

The orphaned cubs of tigeress Avni have been spotted in a forest in western India and could be rescued and rehabilitated.

15 Nov 2018 3:58 PM

Avni death rocks Cabinet meeting

Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has asked ministers from his party to raise the issue in the Cabinet.

14 Nov 2018 12:21 AM

Violations of guidelines in killing of Avni evident in postmortem report: Official

The postmortem report issued recently stated that the bullet which killed the tigress entered from the rear part of its left fore limb.

12 Nov 2018 2:53 PM

Panel set up to probe Avni’s killing

Forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has asked his department to form the committee under the chief forest officer of the state.

10 Nov 2018 2:15 AM


Tigress Avni's death: Shooter's father says 'thinking of suing Maneka Gandhi'

My son killed Avni in self-defence as attempt to tranquilise failed and tigress was going to attack, sharpshooter Shafath Ali Khan said.

08 Nov 2018 1:45 PM

‘Tigress was killed for industrialists’

He also said that the forest department does not act against those who smuggle wood but is swift to kill animals.

07 Nov 2018 1:26 AM

Maneka Gandhi asks CM Fadnavis to sack forest minister

There were also reports that she has written a letter to Fadnavis asking to sack the state forest minister.

07 Nov 2018 1:25 AM

CM Fadnavis: Will not sack forest minister over Avni issue

Union minister for child welfare Maneka Gandhi had asked Mr Fadnavis to sack Mr Mungantiwar.

07 Nov 2018 1:07 AM

Mungantiwar: Union minister ill-informed

Mungantiwar came forward and addressed the media. He said neither he nor his department gave the order to kill the tigress.

06 Nov 2018 1:55 AM


Inquiry will be held into killing of tigress: CM Fadnavis

He said the probe would find out if the tigress was first killed and later darted.

06 Nov 2018 1:26 AM

Rahul quotes Mahatma Gandhi to criticise tigress Avni’s killing

'The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated,' Rahul tweeted quoting Mahatma Gandhi.

05 Nov 2018 4:00 PM

Order probe into Avni's killing if you want: Maharashtra forest minister to Maneka

Mungantiwar's statement comes a day after Maneka Gandhi lashed out at Maharashtra government over the 'ghastly murder' of the tigress.

05 Nov 2018 12:30 PM