Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Loss of tigers and cubs in the country, 06/02/2017. The details of tiger deaths including cubs in the country, State-wise and year-wise during the last three years are at Annexure-I. The Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority has taken a number of milestone initiatives for conservation and protection of tiger and other wild animals, and the same are at Annexure-II.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Death of tigers, 05/12/2016.

Human-nature relations are diverse, multifaceted and often contradictory, especially the relationships with animals. Mishmi people living on the Sino-India border claim tigers to be their brothers and take credit for tiger protection as they observe taboos against hunting tigers. Drawing on this notion of relatedness with tigers, local residents of the Dibang Valley question the governments’ recent plans to declare the Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary into Dibang Tiger Reserve and its scientific surveys of tigers and habitat mapping.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Deforestation and Mining, 29/11/2016. The Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority has taken
a number of milestone initiatives to protect and conserve tiger and other wildlife. The details are at Annexure-I.

With massive infrastructure plans threatening all tiger landscapes and risking recent gains in tiger conservation, Asian governments must adopt a sustainable approach to infrastructure planning and construction or drive tigers toward extinction, according to a new analysis by WWF.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Protection of tigers, 21/11/2016. Based on the country level All India Tiger Estimation done once in four years, the number of tigers in different tiger range States are at Annexure-I. The tiger reserve-wise number of tigers, as per latest estimation is at Annexure-II. Several steps have been taken by the Government of India to conserve and protect tigers and other wildlife in tiger reserves, which are at Annexure-III.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Protection of tigers, 21/11/2016. Based on the country level All India Tiger Estimation done once in four years, the number of tigers in different tiger range States are at Annexure-I. The tiger reserve-wise number of tigers, as per latest estimation is at Annexure-II. Several steps have been taken by the Government of India to conserve and protect tigers and other wildlife in tiger reserves, which are at Annexure-III.

The brutal killing of an adult male tiger on August 12 in Bandipur Tiger Reserve points to a clear cut case of poaching, say wildlife conservationists from this area.

With over 10,000 tigers including other big cats in captivity globally, rampant tiger poaching in India, shrinking green-corridors in Asia and three sub-species extinct, experts see "no happy times

World Nature Conservation day is celebrated on July 28 across the world in order to raise awareness about protecting nature and conserving our natural resources.

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