Tiger Conservation Body Report Raises Questions Over Avni Killing
Friday, December 7, 2018, 8:45 AM
The final report of the National Tiger Conservation Authority's (NTCA) fact-finding committee has raised questions over the way tigress Avni was killed in Maharashtra last month. The committee said there was no operational coordination among veterinary professionals and the team which killed the tigress on November 2 in Yavatmal and that the dart for tranquilizing the feline was fired unauthorisedly.
Political war of words over tigress Avni's death gets uglier
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 8:17 AM
The ongoing war of words between Union minister Maneka Gandhi and Maharashtra forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar over killing of tigress T1 aka Avni got uglier. While Gandhi wrote a-letter to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, asking him to sack Mungantiwar, forest minister hit-back at Gandhi for spreading lies. An angry Mungantiwar hit back at Gandhi and alleged that Minister is spreading lies based on misinformation.