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Wildlife act


Bill to amend Wild Life Act: Many species missing from schedules, House panel says in report

April 22, 2022 2:20 am

The Act has been amended several times, with the last amendment having been made in 2006.

Former chief conservator of forests criticises proposal to amend Wildlife Act

April 07, 2022 8:25 pm

The Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha by the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav in December 2021.

Former Olympian convicted under Wildlife Act

June 01, 2017 4:43 am

He was convicted by Chief Judicial Magistrate Akshdeep Mahajan on May 23 under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act in a case registered in 2006.

Government may open degraded forests to private companies

September 11, 2015 6:41 am

The idea was first discussed between Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Global Investors Summit in Indore last year.

In the hills of Mizoram, mystery deaths of a shy mammal

August 20, 2015 10:33 am

Officials could locate four carcasses in April, and going by villagers’ claims, about another dozen may have died.

Kill an elephant, get away with Rs 500 fine and 11 other acts that will get the boot

October 28, 2014 10:43 am

Under laws recommended for repeal, a religious convert can file for divorce but not spouse, govt can block any Indian’s recruitment abroad

Goa mines operating sans environmental clearances face closure

May 03, 2011 4:38 pm

15 mines in the forest areas of Goa will have to shut operations because of no clearances under the Wildlife act.