India News | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday July 26, 2015
A surprise visitor to a house in the centre of Uttarakhand's Ghansali town had the owner running to the kitchen, locking himself in and screaming for help. Forest officials took 20 hours to tranquilise the guest, a leopard, and relocate him to the Bhilangna forest range.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 27, 2014
A 56-year-old Indian woman is recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her as she tended her fields armed only with a sickle in Uttarakhand.
India News | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Killing a big cat with bare hands had so far been the domain of Africa's Masai warriors. But an elderly woman in an Uttarakhand village - 56-year-old Kamla -- has equalled the feat.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday February 25, 2013
Leopards are now the targets of tiger poachers in Uttarakhand. Thirty four of leopards have been killed so far this year. While some of them died of natural causes, a majority of these leopards were killed by poachers. Last year, the number of leopards killed stood at 134.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday March 24, 2011
In a shocking incident, villagers in Uttarakhand burned alive a leopard as forest officials watched.The leopard, who villagers say injured 10 people, was first captured and locked up in a cowshed. It was beaten up there and after that it was locked in a cage. Kerosene was poured upon the animal and it was set on fire. The creature could not escape ...