Rachna Singh | TNN

Jaipur: Despite Union minister for forest and environment minister Jairam Ramesh writing to the state government thrice on the mining around wildlife sanctuaries like Sariska, CM Ashok Gehlot remains unfazed.
The CM has claimed that illegal mining is not taking place in the state, and areas where mining operations are on, are in conformity with the norms.
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Anindo Dey | TNN Jaipur: It’s official: the first tiger ST-1 relocated to Sariska from the Ranthambore reserve was poisoned to death. Forensic test reports have confirmed the presence of poison in body parts of the big cat. “The forensic tests have confirmed presence of an insecticide,’’ said H M Bhatia, chief wildlife warden, Rajasthan.

Jaipur: It

The tiger found dead in Sariska reserve in November was poisoned, according to a forensic report whose finding may lead to concern over the safety of other translocated big cats there.

Forest authorities seek CID probe, additional police presence near the Reserve

The worst fears of the country's tiger lovers have come true with the FSL (forensic) report on the carcass of the first tiger re-introduced in Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) attributing the death to poisoning.

Poaching Threat Looms Large, Slack Monitoring System
Anindo Dey | TNN

Jaipur: The recent death of a tiger at the Sariska reserve and a complete reshuffle of officials later, it is a failed system that the state forest department is slowly but steadily getting entrapped into.

Sariska reserve may soon reverberate with the purring of tiger cubs.

Inadequate compensation package, clubbed with new Tribal Tenancy Act, is turning out to be a big hurdle in implementing an ambitious scheme to shift villages located in two tiger sanctuaries

Sunny Sebastian

JAIPUR: After all the gloom early this month over the death of the tiger CP 1, re-introduced into the Sariska Tiger Reserve, there is now some good news for the nature lovers as November gets to a close. The missing second male tiger, CP 4, initially suspected to be the one who killed the first male in a fight over territory, has surfaced in the Siliberi area.

The death of a tiger last month, two and a half years after it was brought to Sariska, proves the National Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan is not safe for the big cat. The death also brought to light little action has been taken on the recommendations of the Tiger Task Force, set up in 2005 to look at tiger conservation in the country. That was the year when Sariska lost all its tigers.