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Jay Mazoomdaar


One CBM that they hadn’t factored: LoC ceasefire brings back the mountain goats
Mon, Aug 22, 2005

The human cost of the conflict might have forced the Indo-Pak ceasefire along the LoC but the ensuing thaw has seen unusual beneficiaries. F...

Rangers shoot poacher, face mob
Sat, Aug 06, 2005

Nine days after Nagarhole National Park forest officials were beaten up by angry villagers after the encounter death of an alleged poacher, ...

Tiger skin, bones seized from police van in Assam sanctuary
Tue, Aug 02, 2005

The forest staff of Assam’s tiger-rich Sonai-Rupai Sanctuary intercepted a police van last week and recovered a tiger skin and at least...

PM’s tiger task force pulls tribal rabbit out of hat
Sat, Jul 30, 2005

The ‘‘final draft’’ of the report of the Tiger Task Force, constituted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in April after T...

Sonia steps back, Debroy is back
Wed, Jul 13, 2005

Three days after The Indian Express reported the resignation of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies director Bibek Debroy, the Ra...

Gujarat report: Sonia plays editor, author says I quit
Sat, Jul 09, 2005

After being asked by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation chairperson Sonia Gandhi to get all research papers vetted by her executive committee, Rajiv Ga...

Poaching King with record of getting away trapped again
Fri, Jul 01, 2005

Sansar Chand, who ranks high on the list of most wanted poachers and is a key suspect in the disappearance of tigers from Rajasthan’s S...

Maneater at Corbett? Tourists are rushing in
Fri, Jun 17, 2005

A desperate tigress on the prowl with four big cubs; a waiter mauled at his doorstep, now fighting for life at faraway AIIMS; solar fencings...

Bharatpur’s lone tigress dead, officials say it was heat stroke
Sat, Jun 11, 2005

Its bird count falling, Bharatpur’s parched Keoladeo National Park claimed its latest victim this week when its lone tigress died of a ...

They can show you the money, if not tiger
Sun, May 22, 2005

When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Ranthambhore on Monday, there’s a little equation that should worry him as much as the tiger ...

Who’s bothered about tribal welfare?
Thu, May 05, 2005

Check closely from where all the support for the Tribal Bill is coming. Tribal rights activists and a section of credible environmentalists ...

Trapped in a colonial fairy tale
Wed, May 04, 2005

The draft Tribal Bill is awaiting Cabinet approval before it is tabled in Parliament. The Prime Minister, addressing a rally in tribal-domin...

Decibel rises as Tribal Bill awaits nod
Fri, Apr 29, 2005

A day after the Law Ministry cleared the Scheduled Tribes (Recognition of Forest Rights) Bill for the Cabinet’s approval, opinions on i...

This turnaround hinges on Naxal mercy
Fri, Apr 15, 2005

The forest officials are back at their posts. Deserted forest rest houses deep inside the core area got a face-lift recently and an overnigh...

In this tiger reserve, saving timber is priority
Tue, Apr 12, 2005

At Valmiki Tiger Reserve, too many people are on the move. Five companies of Sashastra Sena Bal (SSB) are camping inside the jungle to hunt ...

After tiger count, experts call Panna bluff
Thu, Mar 31, 2005

Prodded by The Sunday Express report on depleting tiger numbers in Madhya Pradesh’s ‘showpiece’ sanctuary, Panna, officials t...

In model reserve, retching tiger worries keepers
Mon, Mar 21, 2005

No Tiger Reserve is run better and none has employees who will go to such lengths to uphold its reputation. But even Kanha is not immune to ...

Trapped in Sariska, poachers confess: We killed 10 tigers
Thu, Mar 17, 2005

A gang of suspected poachers have confessed to killing at least 10 tigers in Sariska during 2002-2004. Five of these tigers, say Forest Mini...

Meeting today, PM for relook at Act
Thu, Mar 17, 2005

Representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Forest are likely to be in for a hard time at tomorrow’s meeting of the National Boa...

In Chhattisgarh park, Project Tiger left to Naxals
Tue, Mar 15, 2005

In Chhattisgarh’s Indravati National Park, nobody has time for the tigers. And you can’t blame them.Imagine a Tiger Reserve that n...

Ministry keeps poaching out of agenda for PM’s tiger meeting
Wed, Mar 09, 2005

If you thought poaching should top the agenda when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh convenes the National Board for Wildlife on March 17, osten...

If Sariska is scary, drive through MP’s showcase sanctuary
Sun, Mar 06, 2005

More than a month after The Sunday Express first reported on the vanishing tigers of Rajasthan, prompting PM Manmohan Singh to express his c...

No evidence of tigers in Sariska: WWF-India
Tue, Feb 15, 2005

A World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-India expert team has found ‘‘not a single sign of evidence—direct or indirect—to indicate t...

Deathtraps in place, Ranthambhore gets that Sariska feeling
Mon, Feb 07, 2005

Ranthambhore is not Sariska. You cannot escape pugmarks inside the park, you can sense the tigers lurking from frequent alarm calls and you ...

Have you seen a tiger at Sariska since June? If yes, you’re the only one
Sun, Jan 23, 2005

Where have the tigers of Sariska gone? The last official count was last summer when there were at least 15 tigers in this 866-sq-km reserve ...