Because the Indian government chose it to be.
There are many animals native to India such as the Indian tiger and the Indian rhino. Some other animals include the elephant and the snow leopard.
Former Indian captain Mansour Ali Khan Patudi is called as Tiger Patudi................M.F.ABBAS
they are nicknamed the tiger owl because of there aggressive hunting skills
Two of the highest earning sportsman in the world are American golfer Tiger woods and Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
The Matterhorn in Switzerland
He was nicknamed "Tiger" after Vuong Dang Phong, a friend of his father's
Tiger's dad gave him the nickname after a Vietnamese soldier that he knew from his Army days who was also nicknamed Tiger.
Richars Parker is Bengal tiger and not an Indian tiger.
an Indian tiger looks the same as others