Guj HC to monitor steps taken to prevent lion deaths in Gir

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Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday said it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the Gujarat government for safety and conservation of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest in the state. A bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi asked the state government to file periodic progress reports… Read more »

Asiatic lion to have second home: SC

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed concerned organizations to shift Asiatic lions from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh. Asiatic lions will now have a second home in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno wildlife sanctuary as the apex court permitted their relocation in limited numbers from Gujarat’s Gir forest. The Supreme Court rejected Narendra Modi government’s refusal to allow translocation of… Read more »