The prospect of being kept out of forests they have occupied for 50 winters, on the pretext of environmental conservation, the Gujjars of Uttar Pradesh have finally taken a stand against the avarice of forest department officials.

The tiger occupies a hallowed seat in India. Ecologists believe that millions of small ecological processes live out their routine lives under its majestic awn. But the picture gets muddled with the entry of another god: the human. The tiger has to now co

Panel for second look at diverting protected forests

The biggest threat to wildlife comes from foresters themselves

Van Gujjars in the Shivalik foothills vociferously claim managing authority of the Rajaji National Park