Cyclone Yaas
West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

Petition challenges quantum of ex-gratia for Yaas victims

The petitioner sought a fresh, separate and enhanced scheme for compensating the affected farmers...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 11.07.21

Hem and awe

‘The border of a sari is at once a rigid and versatile thing’...
By Paromita Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.21

Fishermen’s plea to dredge port soon

The port has seen a disproportionate deposition of silt in the feeder canal following cyclone Yaas, causing inbound trawlers to divert to neighbouring Odisha or Contai...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Sankarpur

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.21

Reimagining embankments

Resilience building in flood-prone areas require capacity-building of the community so that people can anticipate, absorb, adapt, mitigate and transfer disaster risk...
By Nirmalya Choudhury

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.21

Yaas, Covid pose hurdle to schoolkid bank details

Sources in Nabanna said as the aid for pupils is a pet project of chief minister Mamata Banerjee, she would not like any snags to undermine it...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.21

Yaas: half of damage claims found to be 'fake'

Authorities carried out spot verification for transparency...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta, Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

State govt to probe repair of three dykes

The move comes after citizens lodge specific complaints with anti-corruption branch of state government...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.21

Tide spares coast, breach floods Island

A large part of the coastline in South 24-Parganas remained unaffected as many embankments of the district had been repaired after Cyclone Yaas ...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.21

Tightrope walk for Duare Tran teams

The government officials have crossed damaged roads and overflowing rivers to reach remote pockets of the Sunderbans to meet people affected by Cyclone Yaas...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.21

A life beyond bare existence

Pre-monsoon Bay of Bengal cyclones are intensifying because of enhanced large-scale monsoon circulation associated with local atmospheric warming...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda


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