Cyclone Amphan
West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Villagers hatch poultry plan

Residents of three villages in Hooghly’s Goghat have hatched a plan to help 16 jobless migrant workers who are back home from Gujarat and Maharashtra. To help the 16 migrants put their lives back on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.20

Amphan lessons: Even a little is often enough

Cyclone Amphan unleashed more than howling winds and blinding rain; it plunged the City of Joy into fathomless darkness and misery. Neighbourhoods like ours on the southeastern fringes went without po...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Fresh tidal wave of woes for cyclone-hit

Large parts of the riverine belt of the Sunderbans in the North 24-Parganas as well as parts of South 24-Parganas were inundated by a heavy spring tide that started on Saturday morning and continued w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Xavier's alumni aids home repair

One hundred homes damaged by Cyclone Amphan in a South 24-Parganas pocket are being repaired by funds provided by former students of St Xavier’s College (Autonomous).The homes belong to students of ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Telecom: '72 hours' mean 'no idea'

Eighteen days and counting. That’s more than half a month.Cyclone Amphan struck on May 20 but thousands of Calcuttans are still waiting for telecom networks — wired and wireless — to stir back t...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.20

Double whammy: A pandemic and a cyclone

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the position of women in the workforce influences their position at home and vice versa. While interviewing fishermen and farmers, we understood that the co...
By Trinayana Panda in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: Mamata unaware of Modi's meeting

By PTI in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

Impact Amphan this week

The India Meteorological Department’s Ranchi centre on Sunday afternoon issued a forecast of widespread rain in Jharkhand on May 20 and 21 (Wednesday and Thursday) from the impact of cyclonic storm ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Didi prod for help to cyclone-hit

Mamata Banerjee has asked top government officials to initiate all required measures to ensure that none of the victims of Cyclone Amphan is deprived of benefits of various schemes announced by her to...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

Catholic centre helps Sunderbans storm-hit

More than 100 families in the Sunderbans whose houses were damaged by Cyclone Amphan and who hardly have anything to eat got essential items from members of the Kerala Catholic Social Service Centre o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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