West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Bowbazar evacuation: 'Large chunks on my floor'

A 21-year-old man who lives in a three-storey house in Syakra Para Lane was greeted with chunks of concrete and jolts of vibrations when he stepped into his living room on Sunday morning. He ran out t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Homes emptied after cracks in Calcutta's Bowbazar

Around 250 people had to be evacuated overnight from 13 buildings in Bowbazar after they developed cracks and parts of at least of two of them collapsed while East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work wa...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Mamata's shock treatment sparks outrage

All sides appeared to be exploring ways to resume emergency services in state-run Bengal medical colleges as night fell on an explosive day on which chief minister Mamata Banerjee burst into SSKM Hosp...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 27.10.19

14 areas flooded in Dimapur, evacuations on

Incessant rain in the past three days flooded 14 locations in Dimapur district, leaving many families homeless and submerging several houses.A report from the Nagaland State Disaster Management Author...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

30 mins for East-West Metro evacuation

The passengers of an East-West Metro train stuck between two stations will be evacuated through one door at the front and it will take 30 minutes to empty a packed rake, officials said after a trial o...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


India  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation operations in Odisha

A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' moved closer to the eastern coast, ...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Nisarga: Thousands evacuated in Gujarat

Nearly 43,000 people living near the coastline in Gujarat's Valsad and Navsari districts have so far been shifted to safer places as the state prepares to face the approaching cyclonic storm Nisarga, ...
By PTI in Ahmedabad


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