National Tiger Conservation Authority red flags MP govt's move to increase tourism inside reserves after plaint from Bhopal activist
This follows a complaint by Bhopal-based wildlife activist Ajay Dubey who has alleged that the state government has increased the tourism carrying capacity of the reserves by allowing in more numbers of vehicles carrying visitors
In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration
Having faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths
Residents of MP's Kota Gunjapur were promised electricity but govt's Saubhagya scheme is yet to reach them
Village Kota Gunjapur, located within the Panna tiger reserve, does not have two basic amenities.
Madhya Pradesh boasts of many tiger reserve forests and the three on our itinerary were at Pench, Bandhavgarh and Panna.
Meghalaya mining tragedy lessons go unheeded in MP as labourers face death and disease in quest for diamonds
Even as nearly 20 died in separate incidents over the past few weeks while illegally mining coal in Meghalaya, similar operations continue to endanger lives in Madhya Pradesh.
No straight fight for Congress and BJP in Bundelkhand; SP, BSP add new twists and turns to Madhya Pradesh polls
It's not only the geographical and social features that sets the Bundelkhand region apart from the rest of Madhya Pradesh, leaders believe the electoral politics is also much different here
The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat's book raises valid concerns, but disappoints
The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Ten Years of Research in Panna National Park, by Raghu Chundawat is the story of a passionate wildlife scientist and one of the better-known tiger reserves in the country.
It is the first time in his 32 years of farming in the diamond-rich Panna region that something like this has happened with Prakash.
519 projects cleared in 'protected areas' since 2014; activists say hasty decisions risk endangered species
No more than 1.1 percent projects were rejected, on average, annually between June 2014 and May 2018, dropping from 11.9 percent under the previous UPA government.
Shrinking space, fear of territorial fights prompts Rajasthan to relocate tigers to Mukundra from Ranthambore reserve
The Rajasthan forest department has identified two tigresses, T-99 and T-102 from Ranthambore tiger reserve to be shifted to Mukundra, yet another tiger reserve in the state.
In MP's Panna, a village grapples with the lack of potable water, against the pre-existing twist of untouchability
India has more people in rural areas – 63.4 million – living without access to clean water, than any other country, according to a report by WaterAid, a global advocacy group on water and sanitation. Arsenic or iron contamination, pollution of groundwater, the lack of piped water, and depleting aquifers are just some of the causes of this shortage of potable water in villages.
Bundelkhand water crisis: Fourth successive drought and vanishing water bodies compound farmer misery, trigger migration
A fourth successive drought in Bundelkhand region in the last five years has shattered the farmers of this backward region, triggering a mass migration.
As Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls for making health fundamental right, Panna's creaky health infrastructure awaits facelift
Panna, a region in Madhya Pradesh famous for its tiger reserve, has hugely inadequate health infrastructure. Locals hope politicians will heed their woes as elections approach.
Ken-Betwa link: First project in grand river interlinking scheme is lose-lose for people and wildlife
In August 2005, UP, MP, and the Union of India signed an agreement to prepare the Detailed Project Report of Ken-Betwa link.
Members of a panchayat in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district showed their anger against the District Magistrate – who refused to meet them to hear their complaint of misbehaviour against an officer – by handing over the memorandum to a dog.
Thirty-five persons have died so far, nine are missing and thousands have had to leave their homes due to floods in Madhya Pradesh caused by heavy monsoon rains over the past two weeks, officials here said on Sunday.
According to a study published in Biological Conservation, tigers disappear from these forests at a faster rate than any other habitat. In recent years, two such forests, Sariska in 2004 and Panna in 2009, lost their host of tigers.
21 people were killed and 13 others were injured when a private bus caught fire in Madhya Pradesh.
The verdict came on an appeal filed by Reliance challenging the Delhi High Court verdict which allowed the central government's plea challenging the award of London arbitration tribunal against it.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the plea of Reliance Industries Ltd seeking arbitration in London over its dispute with the Centre on the Panna, Mukta and Tapti oil and gas fields.