India Matters: Man-elephant conflict
Dec 16, 2010
Rishikesh: Elephant on rampage kills three
Dec 16, 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.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
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...
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 | 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 | 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...
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 30, 2010
The carcass of a 12-year-old elephant has been found in the Vilankombai forests near Gobichettipalayam in Erode, forest officials said on Thursday.The officials said the elephant died due to electrocution after it came into contact with a live electric wire put up by a land owner to scare away wild ...
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 | 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...
India | Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Friday January 29, 2010
It's been a rather bad wildlife week in the Northeast region. Three of the big five endangered species were brutally killed.
India | Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Wednesday January 27, 2010
In a shocking incident of poaching in Assam, an elephant was hacked to death - and it's meat consumed. The disturbing incident was reported near the Kaziranga Karbianglong Elephant Reserve.