Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.