East Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.21

Rain causes wall of hut to fall, kills couple

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By Anshuman Phadikar in Khejuri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.21

Rain blow to three districts after Yaas

Continuous rainfall over the past few days has disrupted life and livelihood in the coastal districts of East Midnapore, North 24-Parganas and South 24-Parganas with thousands of people being rendered...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta

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

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

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


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

Dyke repair races against time in Bengal

The irrigation department is faced with the daunting task of repairing long stretches of damaged earthen embankments before high tide strikes coastal districts of South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.21

Central team to visit cyclone-hit areas

A seven-member inter-ministerial team from Delhi would visit areas hit by Cyclone Yaas in South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore and make on-spot assessment of the damage. The team headed by S. K. Shah...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.21

Villagers put dyke repair over politics

Over 1,000 disgruntled residents in East Midnapore’s Tajpur on Thursday afternoon surrounded Trinamul’s Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee and demanded that a 3km stretch of embankment a...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.21

Yaas: relief not enough

Floods triggered by Cyclone Yaas have led to drinking water shortage at several places in coastal South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore, with most sources of drinking water remaining...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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