West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Wind wrecks 200 years of history

The storm-ravaged Mela Bari in Serampore. Built by Khetra Mohan Saha over 200 years ago, Mela Bari has been the venue of a 125-year-old fair. The façade of the house gave way around 2pm, said Gautam ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Samaritan tutor trudges to help village

A 29-year-old resident of Kanaknagar in Hingalganj, who spent the Amphan night in a shelter with his parents, went back home early next morning only to see their tin roof blown away.Paltan Mondal, who...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Cyclone breaks lockdown patience

They braved the lockdown but the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan was too much to bear.Disturbing visuals of a ravaged South 24-Parganas beamed continuously on television have forced a dozen migra...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Car damaged? Long wait likely

If your car has been damaged by Cyclone Amphan, it could be a long wait before it hits the streets back again.Auto workshops, which were closed when the lockdown was announced, are yet to resume work....
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.20

Generators help tackle outage in city, villages

Power outage engendered by Cyclone Amphan in large parts of East Midnapore, Nadia and North 24-Parganas has come as an opportunity for generator operators who have mounted the equipments on mini truck...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Protests in Calcutta over lack of power and water

Angry Calcuttans came out in several parts of the city to set up blockades and cut fallen trees on Friday, after spending two days since Cyclone Amphan passed without water and electricity.The protest...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.20

Water crisis at Haldia refinery

Production at the Haldia refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation has been stalled since Wednesday morning when at least five of the plant’s 40 production units were turned off ahead of Cyclone Amphan...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.20

Ruins left in farms near Calcutta

Muhammad Sahid Ali’s heart was beating when he went to his farm to assess the impact of Cyclone Amphan on Thursday morning.The middle-aged farmer’s both poly houses — large covered structures in...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Bhangar

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.20

Access denied

If there has been one thing that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has shown with increasing clarity every passing day, it is the almost total disconnect between the folks sitting on the thrones of power ...
By Samantak Das

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

72 killed, 'will rebuild from scratch'

At least 72 people have died in West Bengal due to cyclone Amphan, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the affected districts and provide help...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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