Majid Alam is a Senior Sub Editor at News18.com. He has reported stories on politics, policy, environment and health. He loves to combine data and multimedia tools to produce compelling stories for digital platforms. A graduate in journalism from Jamia Millia Islamia, he has also been awarded the Erasmus+ Scholarship at Sciences Po, Paris.
While man-animal conflicts involving leopards, crocodiles and even elephants often make news, snakes top the list of offenders when it comes to animal attacks in India. And contrary to popular belief, it’s not a problem limited to rural areas