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Chhattisgarh: Elephant calf found dead; tall claims of effective conservation plan under scanner

2021-03-31 - Raipur, India. AVDHESH MALLICK

Chhattisgarh which witnessed, death of 157 wild elephants from 2001- June 2020 has witnessed death of one more baby elephant in the forest circles of Dharamjaigarh of Raigarh district. State Government data reflects between 2013-18, around 250 people have lost their lives in man-elephant conflict. Meanwhile, the state also holds a record of death of 100 elephants in the period.


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Wild elephants stray into Ambikapur town, force schools to shut down

2016-12-08 - RAIPUR, India.

A herd of wild elephants with its young ones ventured into Ambikapur town, district headquarters of Sarguja district in North Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.Later, the herd entered a school group and stayed there.
Forest department swung into action and erected barricades to check further movement of elephants in the town and they are under surveillance.


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Tuskers damage crops, drought-hit farmer dies of shock in Chhattisgarh

2015-11-17 - Raipur, India.

A drought-hit farmer in Chhattisgarh´s tribal Jashpur district died of a heart attack aftera herd of 40 elephants destroyed and fed on all his leftover crops on his eight-acre land, a few days ago. The matter came to light on Tuesday after district Congress raised the issue and claimed the forest department had not paid compensation to the family.


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Terror prevailed at Korba forest region when three women were trampled to death at two separate spots by a herd of elephants on Sunday.

Tuskers trample 3 women to death in Chhattisgarh

2015-04-09 - Raipur, India.

Terror prevailed at Korba forest region when three women were trampled to death at two separate spots by a herd of elephants on Sunday. This is tenth death reported due to tusker attack in four months in northern Chhattisgarh, officials said.


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Elephant terror back to haunt Chhattisgarh tribal people

2011-09-27 - Raipur, India.

After giving sleepless nights for a week to the tribal people in forests of Surguja district, Chhattisgarh, a herd of wild elephants returned on Monday to the same pocket, forcing dozens of families to migrate to safe areas. A group of seven wild elephants entered two forest villages, Bakna and Bakdiha, in the wee hours.


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Elephants killed six in Chhattisgarh in 2010

2010-12-08 - Raipur, India.

Wild elephants trampled six people to death in Chhattisgarh´s Surguja district this year, Forest Minister Vikram Usendi said Wednesday. ´As many as six people were killed and 527 houses destroyed by elephants this year,´ the minister said in a written reply to Congress legislator Premsai Singh Tekam. Usendi said the government paid Rs.1 million as compensation to each family which lost a member in the elephant attacks. Over Rs.5 million was paid to people whose houses were brou...


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Chhattisgarh villagers migrate as elephants run amok

2010-10-08 - Raipur, India.

Dozens of families have migrated from a forested village in Chhattisgarh’s Surguja district after a herd of wild elephants ran amok, killing a child and destroying several houses, officials said Friday. “Some 25 families of Panekatel village have moved to safer areas for a brief period after wild jumbos sneaked into their village Thursday night and trampled a three-year-old girl, Manisha, to death and demolished several houses,” an official at the forest headquarters here told IANS. Paneka...


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Elephants kill 29 people in Chhattisgarh in 2009

2010-01-14 - Raipur, India.

At least 29 people were trampled to death by elephants last year in Chhattisgarh, one of the worst states hit by man-elephant conflict, the state assembly was told Thursday. Forest Minister Vikram Usendi told the house that the government was trying to find a permanent solution to the decades-old man-elephant conflict and is willing to set up “elephant villages” in state’s northern region, comprising Surguja, Jashpur, Koria, Korba and Raigarh districts.


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Cops run for cover as wild jumbos enter police station

2009-12-07 - Raipur, India.

About a dozen cops on duty at a police station in Chhattisgarh ran for cover when they found a herd of wild jumbos roaming in the complex, authorities said Monday. We are always prepared for any Maoist attack but we never thought of facing jumbos. We ran for cover when eight wild elephants entered the police station premises late Saturday, Assistant sub-inspector Krishna Singh told IANS.


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Wild jumbo found dead in Chhattisgarh forest

2009-11-03 - Raipur, United States.

A five-year-old male elephant was found dead in a hamlet in the middle of a forest in Chhattisgarh’s northern Surguja area, forest department officials said Tuesday. The officials, however, refused to speculate on the reasons behind the death till a post-mortem examination report was received. “The jumbo’s jaws were rotten and hundreds of insects were inside when we reached Chikni village after being informed by local people,” Amarnath Prasad, divisional forest officer (Surguja) told IAN...


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Minister briefs House on elephant attacks in Chattisgarh

2009-02-11 - Raipur, India.

Twenty-three persons have died due to elephant attacks in Chattisgarh during the current financial year till January 20, 2009, the assembly was informed on Wednesday. The forest minister Vikram Usendi today informed the assembly that the state government has given compensation of Rs 34,50,000 to the family members of the deceased. In his written reply to a question of Congress MLA Dharmajit Singh, Usendi informed the House that seven persons were injured and 775 houses were damaged by the eleph...


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Jumbo issue in Chhattisgarh polls

2008-11-12 - Raipur, India.

Elephants too are an election issue in the tribal state Chhattisgarh going to assembly poll later this month. With the jumbo menace affecting northern part of the state comprising of districts like Surguja, Koria, Jashpur, Korba and Raigarh, ruling BJP has in its election manifesto promised a new scheme for development of a corridor for movement of elephants so that they do not stray into human habitations.


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Villagers spend sleepless nights as jumbos run amok

2008-09-30 - Raipur, India.

About 850 residents of a Chhattisgarh village have not slept for the past one week as a group of 14 wild tuskers, having a record of killing people, have settled in the village and destroyed standing paddy crops. ‘About 850 persons of Raigarh districts Bhaisgarhi village have been spending sleepless nights since last Tuesday Sep 23 as a group of 14 wild elephants are roaming in the area,’ officials at the forest department here told IANS. They said the tuskers have sneaked into the ...


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Chhattisgarh villagers told to stay indoors to avoid wild tuskers

2008-08-10 - Raipur, India.

Chhattisgarh Sunday issued an advisory to forested people, mainly of Jashpur district facing repeated attacks by wild tuskers, to stay indoors at night. The forest department has advised Jashpur residents to remain in their houses after sunset till sunrise as a herd of rogue elephants is roaming in nearby araes. ‘If it is urgent to come out of houses between sunset and sunrise, then do only in a group and not alone, and also with sufficient light arrangements, to avoid elephants deadly attacks...


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Tuskers spread terror in Chhattisgarhs forested region

2008-08-03 - Raipur, India.

A seven-year-old girl was trampled to death by a wild tusker in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh, taking to eight the number of people killed by rogue elephants since June. Villagers have held demonstrations to demand that the wild elephants be hunted down. The latest casualty was reported late Saturday in Korba districts Karatala block when the girl along with her parents was gathering wood in the jungle. She was killed by a tusker.


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Chhattisgarh govt to hunt down killer elephant

2008-07-29 - Raipur, India.

A rogue elephant that has killed eight people and caused widespread damage in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district is to be hunted - with tranquiliser gun - the state government announced after affected villagers started a road blockade. "We are forced to order that the rogue elephant be hunted as it has killed eight people and caused widespread damage to property in the past one year," O.P. Yadav, divisional forest officer (DFO) of Jashpur, said on Tuesday.


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Rampaging wild elephants cost Chhattisgarh Rs.76 mn

2008-01-06 - Raipur, India. IANS

The Chhattisgarh government has paid over Rs.76 million ($1.9 million) compensation in the past four years to forest dwellers for loss of life and property due to attacks by wild elephants, a statement said Sunday. The state's forest department paid the amount between financial years 2003-04 and 2006-07. A forest department official told IANS Sunday that about 90 percent of the compensation was paid for damage to standing crops and demolition of homes by wild elephants in the state's northern fo...


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Chhattisgarh plagued by wild killer elephants

2007-02-21 - Raipur, India. Indo-Asian News Service

As many as 27 people have been killed by wild elephants in Chhattisgarh since April 2005, which includes 12 deaths this year, according to state Forest and Revenue Minister Brijmohan Agrawal. All the deaths were reported from three northern districts - Raigarh, Surguja and Jashpur - that have most of their area under forest cover


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To save the elephants in Chhattisgarh a unique public-private partnership begins: State ropes in Mike Pandey to help link forests, revive old corridors and make new ones

2006-09-02 - Raipur, India. Jay Mazoomdaar

A unique solution to resolve the elephant-human conflict, that could serve as a model for conservation elsewhere, is taking shape in Chhattisgarh. Under this, different forests will be linked by revitalising existing corridors and creating new ones in a three-phase project to protect affected tribals and earmark biologically sustainable forests for an elephant reserve.


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19 Headlines about Elephants from Raipur2021-03-31 - Raipur, India - Chhattisgarh: Elephant calf found dead; tall claims of effective conservation plan under scanner 2016-12-08 - RAIPUR, India - Wild elephants stray into Ambikapur town, force schools to shut down 2015-11-17 - Raipur, India - Tuskers damage crops, drought-hit farmer dies of shock in Chhattisgarh 2015-04-09 - Raipur, India - Tuskers trample 3 women to death in Chhattisgarh 2011-09-27 - Raipur, India - Elephant terror back to haunt Chhattisgarh tribal people 2010-12-08 - Raipur, India - Elephants killed six in Chhattisgarh in 2010 2010-10-08 - Raipur, India - Chhattisgarh villagers migrate as elephants run amok 2010-01-14 - Raipur, India - Elephants kill 29 people in Chhattisgarh in 2009 2009-12-07 - Raipur, India - Cops run for cover as wild jumbos enter police station 2009-11-03 - Raipur, United States - Wild jumbo found dead in Chhattisgarh forest 2009-02-11 - Raipur, India - Minister briefs House on elephant attacks in Chattisgarh 2008-11-12 - Raipur, India - Jumbo issue in Chhattisgarh polls 2008-09-30 - Raipur, India - Villagers spend sleepless nights as jumbos run amok 2008-08-10 - Raipur, India - Chhattisgarh villagers told to stay indoors to avoid wild tuskers 2008-08-03 - Raipur, India - Tuskers spread terror in Chhattisgarhs forested region 2008-07-29 - Raipur, India - Chhattisgarh govt to hunt down killer elephant 2008-01-06 - Raipur, India - Rampaging wild elephants cost Chhattisgarh Rs.76 mn 2007-02-21 - Raipur, India - Chhattisgarh plagued by wild killer elephants 2006-09-02 - Raipur, India - To save the elephants in Chhattisgarh a unique public-private partnership begins: State ropes in Mike Pandey to help link forests, revive old corridors and make new ones

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