West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Rivers swell, flood several Malda blocks

Areas under Mahanandapur gram panchayat in Chanchal-I block have been flooded by the Mahananda. Nearly 200 families are affected, said administrative sources. Also, nearly 500 families in two neighbou...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.20

On point: Gloating on Modi's popularity

Sir — It is intriguing that in the article, “Rated highly” (Sept 17), Swapan Dasgupta has considered the increase in the support base of the prime minister, Narendra Modi — thi...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 11.09.20

Odisha package for farmers hit by floods

Odisha’s women and child development and mission shakti minister Tukuni Sahu on Friday said that she has tested positive for Covid-19. Sahu became the fifth minister in the state to be infected ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

River’s fury or storm, students suffer

Nearly 3,000 students, their guardians and teachers are keeping fingers crossed as the swelling Ganga nears a high school and a primary school in Birnagar area of Malda’s Kaliachak-III block, go...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Dealing with the deluge: Floods in India

The last few months have been the most challenging for India as it has faced a multitude of challenges such as Covid-19, earthquakes, cyclones, a locust attack, heat wave, lightning deaths and floods....
By Yashobanta Parida, Joyita Roy Chowdhury, Parul Bhardwaj in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.20

Lightning kills 4, rain floods hospital

“We have told the health department repeatedly to clean the hospital’s choked drains. But neither they nor the municipality paid any heed,” said West Bengal State Workers’ Fede...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 29.08.20

Mahanadi keeps rising in flood-hit Odisha

The Mahanadi river, the biggest in Odisha, is swelling by the hour, inundating more and more villages along its course. Hundreds of villages have been marooned as water from the river breached the em...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Rain-fed rivers flood 50 Bengal villages

Over 50 villages in West Midnapore’s Ghatal were inundated since Tuesday night after rivers Parang and Shilabati overflowed in the wake of heavy rainfall in the region. Over 40,000 persons in t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Ghatal

World  /  Published 26.08.20

100 killed in northern Afghanistan floods

Heavy flooding has killed at least 100 people and injured scores of others as heavy seasonal rains drenched northern and eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday.  Annual heavy rains, co...
By AP in Kabul

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

Construction material dumping stick

Covid warriors from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s Borough III after their felicitation at the civic body’s solid waste management department in Narkeldanga on Tuesday. Covid warrior...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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