Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021


China's Wandering Elephants May Finally Be Heading Home

Aug 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Local authorities have deployed trucks, workers and drones to monitor the elephants, evacuated roads for them to pass safely and used food to steer them away from populated areas

Strange Tale Of 15 Wandering Elephants in China: What We Know

Jun 28, 2021 Ananda Banerjee

Opinions are divided on why a herd of elephants chose to travel far from their known home range and puts the spotlight back on dwindling forest habitats

Suspicion Of Poisoning Rife After 18 Elephants Die In Assam’s Nagaon

A couple of partially cracked and charred trees would indicate that lightning may have been the cause behind the death of the elephants, but all are not convinced.

PETA Has Designed An Electric Chariot To Replace Elephant Ride At Amer Fort

Feb 03, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

PETA said the electric vehicle, suggested to be named “Maharaja”, resembles a royal chariot.

Kerala: Wild Elephant Tramples Woman Tourist To Death

After hearing the trumpeting sound of a wild elephant, the victim and two others came out of their tent and were attacked

27 December, 2020

Assam: Two Elephants Electrocuted To Death


The female elephants, aged 23 and 26, were electrocuted to death after coming in contact with electric fences in Assam's Sivasagar district, officials said

09 December, 2020

Rajasthan CM Announces Rs 4.2 Cr Relief For Elephants And Caretakers

Tabeenah Anjum

With tourism hit hard by the pandemic, elephant owners have been struggling to survive

31 October, 2020

Elephant Dies of Electrocution In North Bengal


Seven out 12 elephants die of electrocution in recent months

28 September, 2020

Elephant Electrocuted In Chhattisgarh, Third Such Case In A Week


The latest fatality occurred in the wee hours of Monday at a paddy field in Paragaon village under the Dhawalpur forest range when a herd of 25 elephants was passing through the area.

11 September, 2020

Rampant Elephant Deaths In Jaipur; Owners Say Inactivity Due To Covid-19 Could Be Reason

Tabeenah Anjum

Jaipur had a total number of 103 elephants, however, the number of elephants in Jaipur has now come down to 99.

12 August, 2020

World Elephant Day 2020: In The Shadows Of Vanishing Giants

Varda Mehrotra

The mighty shadows elephants cast in their disappearance are ones that will loom over humans for the entirety of time.


10 June, 2020

Bihar Man Wills His Property To Two Elephants, Says One Of Them Saved His Life


'I gave my 6.25-acre land to the two elephants to ensure that when I am not alive, the animals do not suffer hunger,' said the man who bequeathed his property to two elephants.

08 June, 2020

Kerala Elephant May Have Accidentally Consumed Cracker-Filled Fruit: Environment Ministry


The pregnant elephant in Kerala consumed a pineapple filled with powerful firecrackers which exploded in its mouth in the Silent Valley forest. It died in the Velliyar River a week later on May 27.

08 June, 2020

In The Land Of Ganesha, Elephants Imperiled By Human Need And Greed

Rathin Banerjee

First it was the ivory trade that led to rampant elephant poaching. Now, as India presses ahead with its goal of growth, fragmented habitats lead the elephants into increasing conflicts with humans.

06 June, 2020

India No Country For Elephants, Either In The Wild Or In Captivity

Salik Ahmad

The cruel killing of an elephant with crackers in Kerala shocked everyone. But hundreds of elephants meet a similar brutal end in India.

05 June, 2020

One Suspect Arrested In Kerala Pregnant Elephant Killing Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The pregnant elephant died after eating a pineapple stuffed with firecrackers which burst in her mouth in Kerala's Palakkad district.

04 June, 2020

Outrage Over Elephant Death In Kerala Brings Us Some Hope That Humanity Is Not Lost

Ekta Kumar

The elephant death in Kerala is one instance of animal cruelty which is visually so powerful that it has sparked chain reactions, bringing awareness, causing discomfort, and raising questions about our actions.


04 June, 2020

Death Of Pregnant Elephant In Kerala: Probe Making 'Significant Headway', Says Forest Dept


The elephant had consumed a pineapple filled with powerful fire crackers which exploded in the animal's mouth in the Silent Valley Forest and it died about a week later on May 27.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta