India Matters: Man-elephant conflict
Dec 16, 2010
Rishikesh: Elephant on rampage kills three
Dec 16, 2010
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 23, 2015
A Thai farmer was arrested Thursday after he confessed to erecting an electrified fence which killed three elephants close to a national park, police said.
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday February 6, 2015
An elephant killed three people in a village in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Friday after it emerged from the Baikanthapur forest range and entered the Kathambari village.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday February 4, 2015
A two-year-old elephant calf was killed by a speeding car on a highway in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri district on Tuesday.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday January 5, 2015
A twenty five-year-old wild elephant was killed in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris today, after it came into contact with an illegally installed electric fence in the Chokkanalli tribal settlement.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 3, 2015
One woman was killed and another injured when a temple elephant went out of control during a temple procession in Maharashtra on Saturday. The incident took place in Pali village of Satara District, during a procession to celebrate the regionally popular Khandoba festival. Three lakh people were part of the procession and many had a lucky escape.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday July 12, 2014
Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander"
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 26, 2014
An elephant today went berserk and killed its mahout in Natata village in the district, police here said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 26, 2014
An elephant was killed in a fight with another in Shyampur range of Haridwar forest division, forest department sources said here today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
Three members of a family, including two children, were trampled to death and another seriously injured by a wild elephant at Sakmuthia Tea Estate under Jakhalabandha PS, police sources said today.
India News | 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 News | 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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2013
A 55-year old woman was trampled to death by a stray elephant at a village near Coimbatore, prompting protests by the locals seeking action to check recurring attacks by the wild animals.
World News | 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 News | 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 | Wednesday April 10, 2013
A wild elephant trampled an 8-year-old girl to death and injured her mother and a younger brother in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.
India News | 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.
Noida News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 29, 2012
A 40-year-old male elephant was killed after it was hit by a truck in a road accident on Noida expressway, near Delhi today.
Guwahati News | 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, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 13, 2012
A toddler was killed and 25 others injured in a stampede when a tusker ran amok in the festivities at the famous Koodal Manikkam Temple at Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district on Sunday morning.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 1, 2012
Tamil Nadu government has ordered the Forest Department to pay Rs three lakh to the family of a villager, who was killed by an elephant in Bolampatti forest division in the district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 20, 2012
A 74-year-old man was beaten to death by a captive elephant by its trunk at Pannithadam near here today, causing concern over increasing incidents of jumbos turning irate with summer festival season getting underway in Kerala.
World News | 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 were banned in 1989, the Daily Mail reported.
India News | 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 video riding on the injured calf, while policemen...
India News | 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 points along the 160 km stretch and the Centre has off...