Cyclone Amphan
Opinion  /  Published 23.06.21

A life beyond bare existence

Pre-monsoon Bay of Bengal cyclones are intensifying because of enhanced large-scale monsoon circulation associated with local atmospheric warming...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Culture  /  Published 20.06.21

Flock, Stock and Barrel

Why did a bird sanctuary in the Sunderbans suddenly lose its feathered occupants recently?...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.21

Bengal: strict govt vigil on relief distribution

The administration has taken several precautions to ensure that the relief reaches actual beneficiaries in three coastal districts...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 03.06.21

Clampdown on raw jute stockpile

The order dated June 1 directs traders, dealers and stockists of raw jute to liquidate their holdings by June 10...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.21

Mamata unveils 'Duare Traan'

The broad contours of the plan announced by the chief minister indicated that the government would not allow any irregularities in compensation delivery...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.21

Cash in water, asks Didi on dykes

The chief minister also asked the finance department to set up a task force which would look after every tendering process for repairing damaged dykes...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.21

Editorial: After the storm

The logistical challenge of rehabilitation would undoubtedly be amplified by the raging pandemic...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Hunt for shelters after high tides

District administrations began launching yet another evacuation drive apprehending more devastation because of the late evening high tide...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.21

Lessons learnt from the storm

The Indian Meteorological Department announces a broad area of landfall so agencies can start taking protective measures...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Cyclone Yaas: 'CM's insistence on micromanaging preparedness played an important role in containing damage'

107km of embankments were strengthened, nearly 15 lakh people were evacuated and farmers were asked to harvest their boro paddy at the earliest...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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