Tag: Wildlife Protection Act

State Wildlife Board: Madhya Pradesh Government is in the dock and has a lot to answer

Newsroom24x7 network Bhopal: The reconstitued Madhya Pradesh State Wildlife Board, notified on 3 August 2019, is in the midst of a raging controversy at the very outset as there is no dearth of charges regarding flouting of mandatory requirements when it comes to the nomination of members to this high powered body under the Wildlife

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After Salman khan’s conviction and bail; Now its time to look beyond the blackbuck poaching case

Lalit Shastri Bollywood actor Salman Khan was sentenced 5 years in jail by a trial court in Jodhpur on 5 April 2018 for killing two blackbuks in 1998 under Section 51 of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 (WLPA) which deals with penalty for hunting a Schedule 1 animal. Today (7 April 2018) Khan was granted

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Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife gives wildlife Clearance for Ken-Betwa Link Project

­Lalit Shastri The Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) at its 39th meeting held on 23 August in Delhi has given the wildlife clearance to the proposal for the ambitious ₹ 2,00,000 million Ken-Betwa Link Project- Phase I (Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh) proposed to be taken up primarily to address the issue

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Sadhus with blackbuck at Ujjain Simhastha catch the attention of Wildlife authorities

Newsroom24x7 Staff Renowned photographer Balu Mondhe clicked this photo of sadhus with a blackbuck at Ujjain and posted it on facebook to illustrate the spirit of Simhastha 2016. When asked whether or not domestication of black buck is permitted under the Wildlife Protection Act? former Madhy Pradesh principal Chief Conservator of Forest Ramesh Dave said:

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