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West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.20

Amphan: govt vigil on relief

The East Midnapore district administration on Wednesday appointed 18 senior government officers to oversee Amphan relief verification efforts in 16 blocks and two municipalities. The move is a part o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Cyclone Amphan relief: CM blames Left ‘legacy of theft’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose party is facing people’s ire over alleged graft in the distribution of Amphan relief, on Wednesday blamed the Left Front’s legacy of “theft&rdqu...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Amphan: FIR in Nandigram

East Midnapore’s Sutahata police on Wednesday started a probe into alleged misappropriation of Amphan aid by a panchayat pradhan after the block administration lodged an FIR, the first in the di...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Bengal: drive faces backlash

The Trinamul Congress is making desperate attempts to contain the resentment of people over distribution Amphan compensation by cracking down on “perpetrators of corruption” within the par...
By Anshuman Phadikar and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nandigram/Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Amphan: TMC bid to undo damage

Trinamul Congress leaders in Amphan-affected districts have embarked on a door-to-door campaign to undo the damage caused to the party’s image after several leaders of the ruling party were held...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Mamata: Hurry to help led to relief mistakes

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said there had been a few “problems and mistakes” in distributing Amphan aid as her government wanted to help victims without wasting time, her fir...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

3-hour hurry for Amphan aid list undid us: Panchayats

Panchayat officials in East Midnapore's Nandigram-I and II held the three hours given to them to draw up the list of beneficiaries and laxity of block officials to verify names responsible for mas...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

When catastrophe strikes, they paint

Cyclone Amphan has turned the lives of many in villages of East Midnapore upside down and when such catastrophe strikes, the response has always been the same: they paint. The patuas of East Midnapor...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

13 held for Kultali clash

The SUCI in South 24 Parganas’ Kultali has put on hold its ongoing protests against alleged Amphan aid malpractices following the clash on early Saturday morning in Maipith. Trinamul youth lead...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kultali

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

TMC leader killed over Amphan dole fury

The ongoing Amphan relief graft row took an ugly turn on Saturday with one leader each from Trinamul and rival SUCI found dead in Kultali, South 24-Parganas, and at least 40 houses and shops ransacked...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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