Sense of entitlement, victim-blaming most common traits of sexual offenders, says researcher who interviewed 100 rape convicts
Systematic structural changes that address everyday normalised misogynistic attitudes and behaviours are more important than straight away jump to find an all-in-one solution for rapes, says Madhumita Pandey, a lecturer of criminology who interviewed 100 rape convicts
International Tiger Day 2019: India's tiger numbers have increased by 33 percent in 5 years, but that's not necessarily good news
Conserving tigers goes beyond the boundaries of a tiger reserve and the efforts of other stakeholders.
Stringent laws alone cannot end illegal wildlife trade, mindset change of customers must to demolish multibillion-dollar market
While China and other Southeast Asian Nations are the primary markets, the Gulf nations, Europe and North American countries also have a market for smuggled wildlife -- alive or as body parts.
Water crisis in India: Changing cropping patterns, recharging ground reserves imperative to avert disaster
Of 91 major water reservoirs in the country, 11 have zero percent storage. Further, almost two-thirds of the country's reservoirs have below normal levels
Seventeen months after the kidnapping, gang rape, and murder of a minor girl in Jammu's Kathua district, the Pathankot district and sessions court held six men guilty for the horrific crime.
Senior social welfare department official, 11 others arrested for involvement in multi-crore SC/ST 'scholarship scam' in Uttarakhand
Twelve people, including the state deputy director of the social welfare department Anurag Shankhdhar, have been arrested over their alleged involvement in a multi-crore SC/ST scholarship scam in Uttarakhand
Recent forest fires in Uttarakhand destroy huge swathes of green cover; experts blame errant monsoon
Every year, Uttarakhand loses a large part of its forest cover to fires, mostly during this time of the year when the mercury soars.
With stars making a beeline to take the uncertain political plunge amid the hectic poll season, Election2019 is turning out to be starriest of all. But doesn't fielding these celebrities at the last moment demotivate party workers, who have been the rightful claimants for MP tickets?
There was only 11.3% women representation in the outgoing 16th Lok Sabha
Time for ‘Project Leopard’ in India? Report on poaching in Uttarakhand points to officials’ connivance, raises alarm
On 22 March, 2018, a Dehradun forest division team seized meat, bones and leopard skin near Haripur Kalan, a village on the boundaries of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve.
For poachers-turned-preservers of birds in Odisha's Mangalajodi, World Wildlife Day is not just on 3 March, it's every day
Nand Kishore Bhujbal, a resident of Tangi, took it upon himself to save the furry-winged guests that arrive in Mangalajodi every winter.
Increased tiger population brings new challenges; dealing with habitat loss, man-animal conflict is key
Many tiger reserves in the country are either reaching the saturation point or have attained one. So, does that mean we don’t have space for new tigers?
Blanket ban on commercial surrogacy eliminates aspect of privacy; unfair to couples who marry late, homosexuals
There is no doubt that this $1-billion industry needs to be regulated, but banning commercial surrogacy entirely might not be the way.
Monkeys kill two people in Agra: Culling, trans-locating or sterilising primates won't end animal-human conflicts
The Wildlife SOS, who have been given the task of capturing and sterilising monkeys, has sterilised 500 monkeys as of now. The sterilisation of one monkey costs around Rs 3,200 to 3,500.
India's economic boom is killing elephants: Coordination at all levels is key to keeping pachyderms safe
The elephants, in general, are facing threat to their existence and one of the prime reasons for this is the continuous shrinking of their habitat and corridors.
Tigress Avni's cubs spotted: Forest conservator says focus on rehabilitation in wild; learn from neighbouring states, say experts
Avni's 10-month-old cubs, a male and a female, were spotted this morning
Delhi smog: Don't blame the farmers for poor air! Stubble-farming is compulsion, not choice when no cheap options exist
It is easy to criticise why farmers burn stubble when it equally impacts their health but the major problem is with the small farmers who are at the receiving ends.
Online plea opposes shoot-at-sight notice for tigress Avni: Experts say she deserves fair trial before being dubbed 'man-eater'
A petition has been initiated by several activists and NGOs in support of tigress Avni or T1 of Pandharkawada forest in the Yavatmal district of Maharashtra.
Uttarakhand HC orders CBI probe into deaths of tigers at Corbett reserve, asks agency to look into officials' 'connivance'
The Uttarakhand High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the death of tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve in the last five years.