Cyclone Fani
Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.19

Brace for sun & sweat on poll day

Jharkhand may have escaped the disastrous impact of cyclone Fani, but it can’t avoid its after-effects at a time four large constituencies are set to vote on Monday. Weathermen on Sunday said Khunti...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.05.19

Cyclone spurs turnout worries in rural areas

Campaign managers of senior leaders contesting from Ranchi and Khunti are worried about voter turnout on May 6 as cyclone Fani, that made landfall in Odisha on Friday, is likely to lead to inclement w...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.19

Schools to stay shut, NDRF team on Fani alert

The state is taking precautionary measures against cyclone Fani by directing schools to stay shut, keeping NDRF teams on standby and setting up community shelters to tackle any kind of emergency. “...
By TT Bureau in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.19

Wind and rain to come riding on Fani

Winds gusting at 115kmph are expected to rip through the city on Friday night as Cyclone Fani brushes past, the Met office warned on Wednesday.Several districts in Bengal, Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.07.19

6 lakh devotees at Rath Yatra

Around six lakh devotees thronged Puri on Thursday to be part of the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings — Balabhadra and Subhadra — overcoming the scars inflicted by Cyclone Fani that b...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri


India  /  Published 15.05.19

Shah praises Naveen for violence-free campaign

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday praised Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik, fuelling speculation that the repeat overture to a leader he had slammed earlier as “inefficient” was an attempt ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Calcutta endures dry spell as Fani sucks up moisture

Seven squalls between February end and April 10 and then none for over a month meant a rather cool start to summer, followed by a swelter spell that had a brief interlude during Cyclone Fani. The dry...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Sea bird sighted in Hooghly back in sky

A bird that spends almost its entire life in the skies over the Indian Ocean was found in a village near Dankuni in Hooghly district, possibly swept in by Cyclone Fani.The juvenile red-tailed tropicbi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.19

Modi and Mamata trade barbs over Fani

By Anshuman Phadikar and Abhijeet Chatterjee in Haldia

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.19

In the calm after the storm, lessons from Odisha

Devastating weather systems cannot be stopped, but Odisha has shown how damage, especially to human life, can be minimized. The state’s ceaseless efforts to warn vulnerable populations about the ap...
By The Editorial Board in


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