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Friday, February 28, 2020



Part II: The Art of Living

February 20, 2020 5:42 pm

There is much to learn from our feathered friends and neighbours.

Report shows dramatic rise in India's peacock count in last 25 years; 50% of other birds record decline

February 17, 2020 5:12 pm

The State of India's Bird 2020 report assesses the status of 867 Indian birds using a massive database of information contributed by at least 15,500 birdwatchers from across the country

Down in Jungleland: May the Best Man Win

June 02, 2019 6:09 am

In a peacock’s world, every body part, from the ornamental headdress to the train, plays a role.

A little fact-check of Honourable Judge’s cow order in Rajasthan

June 04, 2017 12:13 pm

A look into the 'research work' cited by Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma in the 139-page order to justify that “no crime is more heinous than cow slaughter.”

Fifth Column: Summer in crazy town

June 04, 2017 8:51 am

Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma gave several interviews last week on the day that he was retiring from the Rajasthan High Court. Not about the failure of our justice system to speed up the delivery of justice, but about his faith.

Peacocks don’t have sex, cow’s bellow destroys germs: Rajasthan HC Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma

June 01, 2017 10:14 am

In his order, Justice Sharma cited some research work and named some scientists.

Peacock count goes down, state chalks revival plan

June 10, 2015 2:29 am

Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said the peacock population had come down over the past few years.

Down To Earth

December 15, 2011 3:41 am

A lot of people want to know about the flowering shrub (the picture below) — about its name and how it can be propagated.

Water pots to help curb peacock deaths in Kanpur Division

June 07, 2010 2:28 am

Taking a serious note of incidents where a large number of peacocks had died due to the shortage of water and heat stroke in Etawah,Kannauj,Farrukhabad and Auraiya...

Use of peacock feathers may be banned

May 18, 2010 12:00 am

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has started working on a ban on the domestic use of the national bird’s feathers.