Cyclone Yaas
West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.21

Yaas damper on hilsa hunt

Cyclone Yaas, which lashed the coastal districts of the state on May 26, has dealt a severe blow to fishermen in East Midnapore and South 24-Parganas as only 40 per cent of trawlers could venture out ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.21

HC allows probe into Adhikari ‘theft’ case

Calcutta High Court on Monday turned down the prayer of the leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, who had sought quashing of an FIR drawn up by Contai police accusing him and fou...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.21

Yaas: siblings empty piggy bank

Two school students, a brother and a sister, have donated Rs 1,200 that they had saved over the last few months for children whose homes and lives have been devastated by Cyclone Yaas. Angana Panda, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.21

Legacy that Covid could not overpower

Funds started to pour in as soon as Dasani’s younger daughter Nishita posted a message on social media. “...In these difficult times of the Covid-19 pandemic when the entire nation is stru...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.21

High tides spare coast damage in 3 districts

Thousands of residents of coastal areas in East Midnapore, North 24Parganas and South 24Parganas and the administration heaved a sigh of relief as high tides on Friday didn’t cause much damage a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Column of wind on Hooghly

The Met office called Thursday’s system a waterspout, a whirling column of air and water mist. “It is similar to a mesocyclone or a mini-tornado that was reported on May 25. The previous o...
By Debraj Mitra, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.21

Jesuit priests provide Yaas relief

A relief campaign, led by Jesuit priests, has been feeding 1,500 people every day in pockets of East Midnapore that were devastated by Cyclone Yaas. Two trucks loaded with dry ration reached the coas...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.21

Bengal: People asked to shift before high tide

The Bengal government has placed estimated damages of Rs 20,000 crore in Cyclone Yaas before the central team that visited the affected districts in the past three days. The team on Wednesday met the...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Even the gods aren’t safe at Sagar

By Arnab Ganguly in Sagar Island

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Bengal: 4k shifted from Mousuni, Ghoramara

More than 4,000 inhabitants of cyclone Yaas-hit Mousuni and Ghoramara islands in Bengal's South 24 Parganas district have been evacuated to safety following warning of new moon high tides on June ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


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