Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicJim Corbett

Topic: Jim Corbett

Capturing ‘Wild India’ ⁠— A collection of photos across national parks

An exhibition of photographs taken across several national parks and natural reserves of India is on display at the All India Fine Arts & Crafts gallery. 

How Bachchan, Kipling and Disney made future of the tiger uncertain in India

On Global Tiger Day, let UP lynching be a reminder of what decades of mixing fiction with facts has done to Corbett's ‘large-hearted gentleman’.

Jim Corbett — the man known for being both a hunter and champion of tigers

On Jim Corbett’s birth anniversary, a look at how human-wildlife conflict and habitat destruction still threaten existence of tigers, despite conservation efforts.

Indian forests don’t have space for more tigers. What will the tiger lobby do now?

Barring a few well-meaning supporters, most others who jumped on the ‘save tiger’ bandwagon were spurred by the scent of easy money.

The aristocratic, new Jim Corbett of India who has been hired to kill tigress Avni

As man-animal conflicts increase across the country, his 'skill' becomes more and more indispensable, says celebrity hunter Nawab Shafat Ali Khan.

The animal kingdom can defend itself now, and it’s all thanks to Uttarakhand’s crusader judge

Justice Rajiv Sharma’s bench has given many rulings on environmental PILs, including giving ‘legal entity’ status to rivers, glaciers and forests.

‘In the Jungles of the Night’ reanimates Jim Corbett in the hills of Kumaon

The book is a compelling fictional account of Jim Corbett's life doing justice to the legendary naturalist and conservationist of Nainital.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach was speaking at Manohar Parrikar Institute of Defence Studies, having come to India with warship Bayern, which made a port call Friday in Mumbai.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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