Indian government agency falsely claims no ecologically sensitive area exists within 10 km of a proposed sand mine

Private agencies are often accused of cutting corners when it comes to taking environment-protection measures while seeking environmental clearance for various projects, however, what if a government agency resorts to the same?  Express has found that the Telangana State Mineral Development Corporation (TSMDC), in its Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report…

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Father of Avni-killer thinks son deserves award

Avni was shot dead in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra by Asghar on November 2 three years ago. The father-son duo was reacting to the Supreme Court which said on Friday that the killing of Avni was carried out as per court orders as she was a maneater and declared the…

Maneating tiger resurfaces in Maharashtra

A tiger that supposedly killed two tribals in november in the Indian state of Maharashtra resurfaced, after disappearing into the adjacent forests.

The forest authorities, who observed the pug marks in the fields, identified it as the same male tiger.

“We have laid traps once again and are working out other…