India Matters: Man-elephant conflict
Dec 16, 2010
West Bengal: Elephants killed by speeding train
Sep 23, 2010
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 27, 2014
Three elephants were killed when they were hit by a local passenger train in upper Assam's Jorhat district today.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Six elephants were killed and several others injured after the herd was run over by a train today near West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 6, 2013
Poachers in a major Zimbabwean national park killed 41 elephants by poisoning with deadly chemical cyanide the pools the animals drank from, a media report said.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 30, 2013
Three elephants were killed and another seriously injured early today when a speeding train ran over them in a jungle at Banarhat in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 5, 2013
A man was trampled to death and 15 houses damaged by a herd of wild elephants in upper Assam's Golaghat district, official sources said on Sunday.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 5, 2013
Three elephants were killed and one was seriously injured this evening when a speeding train hit them at Rajabhatkhaoa in Jalpaiguri district.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 30, 2012
At least six elephants, including two calves, and a man were killed when a train ran over a herd of pachyderms in Odisha's Ganjam district early today, forest officials said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 18, 2012
A couple was killed and their minor daughter injured as a herd of about 30 elephants strayed into a tea estate in Assam's Nagaon district, police said on Monday. The trampling took place at Amlakhi Bagan tea estate in Kaliabor area in Nagaon district...
Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Friday February 24, 2012
A farmer was trampled to death by a herd of elephants near Devala, about 80 km away, police said.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 29, 2011
Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report by an environmental agency. Experts from Washington-based Traffic environment agency said it has been the worst year for the animals since ivory sales...
Cities | Maya Sharma | Wednesday June 8, 2011
An elephant was seen charging through the streets of Mysore city this morning. Cars were damaged and several people were injured in the panic. One man - a security guard at an ATM - was killed by the elephant who then trampled a cow to death.? It took five hours for experts to be able to get cl...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday October 27, 2010
A day after the elephant was officially declared a Heritage Animal, entitling it to the same sort of protection as the tiger, a video has captured villagers in Assam beating a baby elephant to death.The three-year-old calf had was injured and had been abandoned by his herd. Villagers are seen in the...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 2, 2010
Minister of state for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh announced a seven crore rupee plan to develop forest infrastructure along railway tracks in North Bengal's Jalpaiguri after seven elephants were crushed to death by a goods train there last week. "10 towers will be set up at vulnerable poin...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday September 26, 2010
Three elephants were run over by a goods train in March this year in Deepor Beel in Assam. In the last five years across the country, more than 60 elephants have been run over by trains.But last Thursday's Jalpaiguri tragedy in which seven elephants died after being hit by a train is one of the wors...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 24, 2010
Upset over the death of seven jumbos on train tracks in West Bengal, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today said he would soon meet the Railway Board to press for concrete steps to ensure safety of elephants."The tragedy is all the more poignant in the wake of the Environment Ministry's decision t...
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday September 23, 2010
In a tragic accident, seven elephants were killed when a goods train hit a herd of about 15 as it was crossing railway tracks in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.Five elephants died on the spot, two later. The incident took place at around 11 pm on Wednesday night. The elephants were crossing from ...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2010
Seven elephants were killed and one injured when a speeding goods train hit the animals while they were crossing the railway tracks near Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, Forest Department sources said on Thursday.Five elephants were killed on the spot late Wednesday night while two o...