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Cyclone Amphan
West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.20

Delhi team to survey Amphan damage

A team of central government officials will reach Bengal on Thursday to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan, sources at Nabanna said.According to the primary itinerary, the team would visit the...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.20

Waterlogging sparks protest

Residents of at least six wards in Basirhat town blocked two roads on Wednesday, accusing the civic administration of failing to drain out knee-deep water accumulated when Cyclone Amphan had hit the s...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.20

Political bias finger in Amphan relief

A group of 50 villagers on Wednesday accused panchayat members owing allegiance to the Trinamul Congress in East Midnapore’s Nandigram of political favouritism in drawing up a list of those eligible...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Harder to predict than Amphan

The severe cyclonic storm named Nisarga that crossed the Maharashtra coast south of Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon had a shorter life span and a trajectory more difficult to predict than Amphan that ra...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

CPM, FEED serve villagers hit by Covid-19, cyclone

Two organisations — one political and the other social — are essaying roles to help people survive as they battle crises inflicted on them by Covid-19 and Cyclone Amphan.While the CPM has started ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

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Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Now, threat of flooded roads

Most of the foliage and twigs from trees uprooted by Cyclone Amphan have been swept to the roadside over the past week to clear the thoroughfares, raising the risk of waterlogging during the approachi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

House of childhood memory a heap of rubble now

Over a week after Cyclone Amphan devastated large swathes of East Midnapore, Santipada Das, 73, sat forlorn at his residence in Howrah’s Santragachhi having lost his native home to the nature’s fu...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Khejuri

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Army to Salt Lake’s rescue

An Indian Army team from the Bihar Regiment is criss-crossing Salt Lake, slicing through fallen trees and clearing up roads since Saturday night.Cyclone Amphan uprooted at least 3,000 trees in Salt La...
By Snehal Sengupta in

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Early monsoon in Andamans

The monsoon has arrived in the Andaman and Nicobar islands five days before time because of Cyclone Amphan.But weather scientists said the early arrival over the southernmost tip of India does not mea...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.20

Blown away

In 2012, vicious riots involving Bodos and Bengali-speaking Muslims were witnessed in the district of Kokrajhar, Assam. The incident, in which 77 people died and nearly four lakh people were displaced...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


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