Saturday, May 25, 2024 | Last Update : 08:16 PM IST

Wildlife Protection Act

State sees surge in green crimes

With around 127 cases recorded in Maharashtra under the EPA, the number was the highest among all states.

23 Oct 2019 2:16 AM

Assamese gets 7-year jail for killing hog deer

The case was based on an FIR lodged by a security guard on March 18 at Saikhowa police station.

18 Oct 2019 2:40 AM

State failed to protect Maharashtra tigers: CAG report

While the State Board for Wildlife is required to meet at least twice a year as per the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

28 Jul 2019 5:28 AM

MP dalit lynched on suspicion of hunting peacock

According to the police, locals chased a group of people when they found them fleeing with dead peacocks in the village.

21 Jul 2019 6:15 AM

Olive ridley turtles wash ashore, 3 rescued

Mangrove cell stated that it is creating awareness about such incidents among the citizens.

14 Jul 2019 7:24 AM


Mumbai man arrested for possessing whale vomit worth Rs 1.7 crore

Ambergris is soluble in alcohol, chloroform, ether and certain volatile and fixed oils.

19 Jun 2019 10:51 AM

Duo held with leopard skin worth Rs18 lakh

They were produced in a local court and have been remanded in police custody for further investigation in the case.

28 May 2019 3:17 AM

Tigress poached in Tadoba reserve

The autopsy of carcass revealed that the tigress was a sub-adult, about one-and-a-half years’ old.

14 Apr 2019 4:02 AM

Duo held with snakes worth Rs 1.5 crore

The snakes were kept in two separate cloth bags and were found in a space behind the residence of the accused, police said.

04 Apr 2019 3:48 AM

Olive ridley rescued from gill net in Sindhudurg

The Olive ridley turtle is an endangered marine animal listed as schedule one species under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

29 Mar 2019 2:49 AM


Seahorses getting trapped in Sindhudurg estuaries

On Sunday, a fisherman from Sindhudurg saw a live seahorse trapped in the net in an estuary.

01 Feb 2019 1:51 AM

Three abandoned turtles rescued from Andheri

The NGO asked her to keep a watch on them even as the rescue team reached the spot.

25 Jan 2019 2:14 AM

Tigress crushed to death with tractor by angry locals in UP’s Dudhwa

The incident came two days after hunters shot dead a tigress suspected of killing 13 people in Maharashtra.

05 Nov 2018 10:08 AM

Raigad cops bust gang for illegal sale of snake venom

The police apprehended two accused from Mandwa jetty after they travelled there from Mumbai and seized the venom in their possession.

25 Oct 2018 2:06 AM

Take a walk on the wild side

More than to acquaint people with a variety of animals, the aim of this exhibition is to spread awareness.

27 Apr 2018 7:47 AM


Why blackbucks are important to Bishnois who sent Salman Khan to jail

Bishnois of Jodhpur consider blackbuck to be reincarnation of their religious Guru Bhagwan Jambeshwar.

05 Apr 2018 2:58 PM

Man ‘sets pet monkey on neighbour’s kid’

Despite several attempts police remained unavailable for his comments.

02 Apr 2018 1:26 AM

Snake catcher held for stunts posted on Facebook

Kumar said, “We had been receiving several complaints against him and were investigating his involvement in the cases.”

26 May 2017 1:48 AM

Saviours of the stray

Not anymore though, Plant and Animals Welfare Society — PAWS recently rescued five kites and two parrots.

07 May 2017 12:28 AM

Palm civet enters classroom, rescued

Animal later released by NGO in Asola Wildlife Sanctuary.

12 Apr 2017 2:30 AM