June 10, 2018 8:28 pm
Blue bulls have been included in Schedule-III of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. It'scan lead to imprisonment of up to three years and fine of up to Rs 25,000.
June 10, 2016 3:45 pm
An anathema to most welfare activists, removal is often the only solution for wildlife and people caught in acute, irreversible conflict
June 10, 2016 1:07 pm
In contrast, when animals are hunted, some will be shot several times causing tremendous pain, but many others escape with one gunshot or flesh wound, and die later slowly.
May 26, 2016 9:06 pm
A Nilgai, suspected to have strayed from Central Forest Reserve Area located on the backside of the President's Estate was rescued, its wounds were treated and after medical recovery will be sent to Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary in Delhi.
May 13, 2016 4:23 am
The petitioners were initially given Rs 30,as 000 compensation by the state on the basis of the government orders dated November 3, 1998, in case of death of an adult in the attack of wild animals.
March 03, 2016 3:32 am
In 2011, then forest minister Sartaj Singh had floated a proposal to issue temporary licences to hunters and charge them Rs 5,000 for every nilgai (blue bull) they kill.
November 12, 2015 8:17 am
The “sport” will require marksmen to sneak up on nilgais, aim for the rump and shoot a marker dart.
March 27, 2015 6:57 pm
The DCF said blue bulls live in groups but said it was unusual that 10 Nilgais could get electrocuted at a place.
December 10, 2009 1:08 am
A nilgai had the UT Wildlife department on its toes for more than an hour as the employees attempted to handle the animal that had strayed into the residential complex of the Punjab Engineering College today.
May 27, 2016 3:11 pm
The Nilgai or blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) is the largest Asian antelope and it is endemic to the Indian subcontinent.