India  /  Published 18.10.21

23 die in Kerala rain and landslides

Four bodies were recovered on Sunday from Plapilly, adjacent to Kuttikkal, which witnessed a massive landslide on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Sony, 45, her son Alan, 8, Sarasamma, 58, an...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Centre will provide all help to Kerala: Shah

The Centre will provide all possible assistance to the people of Kerala who have been affected by heavy rains and resulting floods, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. He said in a tweet th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.21

Letters to the editor: Recent flooding in Bengal

Blame game Sir — The recent flooding in Bengal, following the release of dam water by the Damodar Valley Corporation, has affected nearly 22 lakh people (“Drowned”, Oct 5). The loss...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Fields & fisheries flooded, prices rise

Inundation of vast swathes of south Bengal has led to a shortage in the supply of vegetables and fish in the market and the resultant price rise ahead of Durga puja. Sources said more than 1 lakh hec...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

CM flood case in PM’s court

Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging his immediate intervention to find out a permanent solution to the problem of regular deluge in Bengal because of “unc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Mamata seeks solution to 'man-made' floods

With several districts of West Bengal getting flooded by water discharged from dams and barrages in Jharkhand and those maintained by the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), Chief Minister Mamata Banerj...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Forced to be at home at a relief shelter

Flood-hit Panchali Mondal, 27, a homemaker from Mandirtala of Ghoramara Island, glumly sat on the floor of a school converted into a safe shelter at Bamankhali of Sagar in South 24-Parganas. As it ra...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sagar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

On boat, auto & car to have a baby

Sabina Begum’s newborn son will have quite a story to tell of his birth when he grows up. The 24-year-old pregnant woman had to travel for over three-and-a-half hours on two boats, an autoricks...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

Lowlands choked with water

West Midnapore has 120 relief camps as on Sunday. “In a few places, floodwater is flowing out but the rate is so slow that it could take at least seven days to be stable,” said Rashmi Kam...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

Flood situation man-made: CM

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday explained why she called the floods “man-made” as she rolled out data on the quantum of water released by the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) over the past 48 ...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)


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