Cyclone Amphan
Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.21

Big hoardings to be removed

Calcutta police has asked the civic body to clean the roads of abandoned or loose construction materials that may act as missiles when the storm would make landfall...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

A year on, are we ready for another cyclone?

Cable operators and internet and telecom service providers have been asked to snip dead cables from poles to “maximum extent possible” in three days...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Botanic Garden braces for Yaas

Scientists are trying to save the new branches that have emerged in the gaping hole in north-west portion of the canopy of the Great Banyan Tree ...
By Anasuya Basu in Shibpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Bengal races to face Cyclone Yaas

South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore have started search for more buildings to house evacuees...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Scurry to repair earthen dams before cyclone

The govt also directed district officials to arrange for relief equipment and material so that repair and restoration works can be commenced without delay...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.21

Mamata scan on cyclone challenge

The state govt decides to keep teams ready to rescue people, clear roads and restore electricity with an utmost urgency...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.21

Editorial: Storm watch

Laws are mostly silent on the rights and rehabilitation of climate refugees even though annually nearly 1.5 million people are displaced internally...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Battered home witness to a year of govt neglect

Last year, allegations about irregularities in preparing the list of Amphan compensation beneficiaries had snowballed into a major controversy...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Bengal help rebuilds life

'I used the compensation to build my house but also had to borrow money'...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.21

Hint of cyclone next week

If the cyclone takes shape, it will be called Yaas, a name given by Oman...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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