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Thursday, May 26, 2022



Culling controversy: Can’t take away the farmer’s right to life and livelihood

June 10, 2016 2:33 pm

An anathema to most welfare activists, removal is often the only solution for wildlife and people caught in acute, irreversible conflict

Killing of Nilgai, wild boars: Not a long-term solution to human-animal conflict

June 10, 2016 12:17 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.

Nilgai that strayed into high security North Block area near Parliament rescued

May 26, 2016 9:05 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.

Nilgai attack: Punjab and Haryana HC grants Rs 5 lakh relief to kin of deceased

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.

To save crops and legitimise killing nilgai, Madhya Pradesh renames it to ‘rojad’ in rulebooks

March 03, 2016 3:30 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.

A new sport in Rajasthan: Shoot and save the nilgai

November 12, 2015 12:00 am

The “sport” will require marksmen to sneak up on nilgais, aim for the rump and shoot a marker dart.

10 blue bulls found dead in Amreli, forest officers suspect foul play

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.

Nilgai chase in PEC leaves wildlife dept officials sweating

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.


Nilgai wanders near Parliament, Rashtrapati Bhawan; rescued

May 26, 2016 8:54 pm

The Nilgai or blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) is the largest Asian antelope and it is endemic to the Indian subcontinent.