World  /  Published 03.09.21

Hurricane Ida: 14 dead in New York City

The New York area was under a state of emergency on Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida barrelled into the region with furious, wind-driven rain that led to at least 14 deaths, all but halted...
By Azi Paybarah in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.21

Mahananda floods Malda

The swollen Mahananda river flooded a number of wards in the twin municipalities of Englishbazar and Old Malda in Malda. The river that skirts these civic areas was flowing a little below the danger ...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.21

Rivers flood more areas in Malda

The flood situation in Malda deteriorated in the past 24 hours as two of the three major rivers in the district were flowing over danger levels.  As the Ganga, Mahananda and the Fulhar swelled u...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Mamata lines up team for flood funds

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said senior Bengal ministers and Trinamul Congress MPs would seek an appointment with Union irrigation minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to demand funds for the implementati...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Mamata conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of Udaynarayanpur in Howrah district on her way to Jhargram, an official said at the state secretaria...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Kolkata


India  /  Published 07.08.21

MP flood: Death toll rises to 24

The fatality count in rain-related incidents in flood-ravaged Gwalior and Chambal divisions of Madhya Pradesh increased to 24, officials said on Saturday. The authorities said that the flood situatio...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhopal

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

Flood finger at missing funds in Bengal

The Narendra Modi government’s “refusal” to grant a promised sum to implement the Ghatal master plan — a full-fledged anti-flood plan drawn up by the state government — i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Ghatal

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Airport floats amid blame game

A Metro official said no drains were blocked because of Metro work. "We have diverted all utilities. The airport authorities would not have handed us the site had we not done so,” the offi...
By Sanjay Mandal, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.21

Flood-hit areas marooned

Thousands of people in at least 100 villages in the state’s three flood-hit districts —Howrah, Hooghly and West Midnapore — remained inaccessible to the administration as water level...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Khanakul, Ghatal

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Flood: Mamata writes to PM

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after taking stock of the flood situation in six districts of the state, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday seeking his intervention for drafting...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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