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Five bodies recovered from Andhra lake; suspected red sanders smugglers likely to have drowned while escaping police
India

Five bodies recovered from Andhra lake; suspected red sanders smugglers likely to have drowned while escaping police

Bodies of five red sanders woodcutters were found in a lake in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district on Sunday, police said.

Chinese man arrested at Delhi airport for trying to smuggle 86 kg of red sanders to Kunming
India

Chinese man arrested at Delhi airport for trying to smuggle 86 kg of red sanders to Kunming

A Chinese national has been arrested by the customs at the Indira Gandhi International airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle out over 86 kg of red sanders.

Slap on the wrist of Tamil Nadu govt as Centre reinstates suspended forest officer Sampat Lal Gupta
India

Slap on the wrist of Tamil Nadu govt as Centre reinstates suspended forest officer Sampat Lal Gupta

The Centre has reinstated suspended Forest Services Officer Sampat Lal Gupta, who was suspended by the Tamil Nadu government for two years on flimsy charges. But the state government is yet to reinstate him despite Centre's clearance

Tamil film on the red sanders' killing is in the pipeline
Entertainment

Tamil film on the red sanders' killing is in the pipeline

Tamil filmmakers V.R. Kalidas and Augustine have teamed up to bring out a reel version of the fatal shooting of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu by Andhra police earlier this month, as they were accused of smuggling red sanders.

Rajya Sabha: Discuss the killing of 20 woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh, demands CPI
Politics

Rajya Sabha: Discuss the killing of 20 woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh, demands CPI

CPI on Friday demanded a discussion on the encounter of 20 woodcutters by police in Andhra Pradesh earlier this month in the Rajya Sabha.

Red sandalwood smugglers lure Tamil Nadu tribals with money: Madras HC panel
India

Red sandalwood smugglers lure Tamil Nadu tribals with money: Madras HC panel

An Advocates Commission appointed by the Madras High Court has said a tribal community of Kalrayan Hills is lured by red sanders smugglers with huge money.

Here's why Ramdev, India's biggest buyer of red sander, had to shell out Rs 207 cr for endangered wood
India

Here's why Ramdev, India's biggest buyer of red sander, had to shell out Rs 207 cr for endangered wood

Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth bought 706 tonnes of red sanders for Rs 207 crore. Yogpeeth uses red sanders to make Ayurvedic medicines and sometimes uses the wood essence in incense sticks.

Red sander 'smugglers' encounter: Hyderabad HC asks Telangana govt to file counter affidavit in case
India

Red sander 'smugglers' encounter: Hyderabad HC asks Telangana govt to file counter affidavit in case

The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody.

Victims picked off randomly for killing: What 3 witnesses from shooting of red sanders smugglers told NHRC
India

Victims picked off randomly for killing: What 3 witnesses from shooting of red sanders smugglers told NHRC

Three witnesses from the controversial red sanders shootout in Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh depose in front of the NHRC.

Vaiko, along with 1,000 supporters, detained by police while protesting against Andhra killings
India

Vaiko, along with 1,000 supporters, detained by police while protesting against Andhra killings

Preventing MDMK chief Vaiko from undertaking his protest in Andhra Pradesh against the recent encounter deaths, Tamil Nadu police on Friday detained him.

Killing red sander 'smugglers' was summary execution: Andhra Pradesh should be ashamed
India

Killing red sander 'smugglers' was summary execution: Andhra Pradesh should be ashamed

The "encounter-killing" of 20 "smugglers" in Seshachalam forests near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday by a state-level task-force for their alleged role in red-sandalwood smuggling is one of the most intense extra-judicial killings the country has witnessed in recent years.

After 20 red sander 'smugglers' died in enounter killing, Andhra Pradesh cops detain 14 more
India

After 20 red sander 'smugglers' died in enounter killing, Andhra Pradesh cops detain 14 more

After a police encounter in Chittoor district left 20 red sander "smugglers" dead on Tuesday, 14 smugglers, who were on the run, were detained by Andhra Pradesh police on Wednesday.

Self defence or murder? All you need to know about the killing of 20 red sanders 'smugglers'
India

Self defence or murder? All you need to know about the killing of 20 red sanders 'smugglers'

Here is a guide to everything that has happened with regards to the red sanders encounter in Andhra Pradesh that has caused a furore in Tamil Nadu

Parties in Tamil Nadu condemn police action in Chittoor encounter which killed 20 people
India

Parties in Tamil Nadu condemn police action in Chittoor encounter which killed 20 people

Condemning the police action in Chittoor district, parties in Tamil Nadu claimed that poor labourers from the state were among the victims.

AI staffer, father held for smuggling of red sanders wood
India

AI staffer, father held for smuggling of red sanders wood

Five fliers, including a woman staffer of Air India, have been intercepted at the Indira Gandhi International airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle about 160 kgs of the costly red sanders wood.