Tiger population in India

Tiger population in India News

Madhya Pradesh reclaims ‘tiger state’ tag from Karnataka

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that if the tigers and forests in the country are safe today, the credit goes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who ensured that the Lok Sabha cleared the Forests Act, 1980, despite opposition.

Tiger numbers double since 2006 but no presence in three reserves: Census

This is also an incredible 210% rise from 1,411 recorded in 2006, according to the all-India estimation — ‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators, Prey and their Habitat, 2018’ — released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.


Madhya Pradesh loses two big cats to ‘territorial fights’

A sub-adult, aged between 15 and 18 months, was found dead in Ghunghuti range of Umaria forest division on Tuesday. The forest department was able to reach the carcass on Wednesday, as the mother was in the vicinity.

Law and order issues leading to drop in tiger numbers: Chhattisgarh officials

Officials said in at least one tiger reserve -- Indravati - law and order in the form of Left-wing insurgency in Bijapur district of Bastar, where the reserve is located, was a big problem in habitat maintenance and data collection.

Tiger count likely to rise as conservation efforts ramp up

According to officials familiar with the report’s findings, the overall count of tigers in the country is set to increase by about 400-450.

Call of the tiger

Growing tiger numbers point to the urgency of devising conservation models that also work outside protected areas.


Chandrapur tiger that travelled 500 km to Madhya Pradesh caught

The tiger was born and brought up on the premises of Chandrapur plant as one of the four siblings of a tigress that had possibly stayed out of the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve.

Odisha Crime Branch starts probe into tiger’s death

On October 29, the remains of the animal were found, with the Odisha government claiming it belonged to a leopard. However, the government was later forced to retract its statement and admit that a tiger had likely been killed.

Explained Snippets: Tiger growth in states where they were killed, elsewhere

Data from the 2010 and 2014 censuses were tabled in Parliament in March this year by the Environment & Forest and Ministry, in reply to a question.

Death of a tiger

The gunning down of Avni points to a pressing problem in several parts of the country — human-animal conflict.