West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.20

Devastation revisits Mousuni Island

A large part of Mousuni Island in the Sunderbans was flooded by saline water on Wednesday and Thursday, leaving homeless hundreds of people who are yet to recover from the devastation caused by cyclon...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Push for first-hand cyclone loss report

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked field officers of 14 departments to survey the three Bulbul-hit coastal districts and send feedback that will help in preparing a “near-perfect” report on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

21 days after Amphan, law of cable jungle prevails

A senior citizen bends to escape getting caught in cables hanging low on Girish Avenue on Wednesday morning, three weeks after Cyclone Amphan brought down trees and wires across the city on May 20 eve...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.19

Rebuild & keep calm: Mamata Banerjee

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the cyclone-affected areas of South 24-Parganas and asked officials to undertake relief programmes with utmost urgency while aski...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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