Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Criminal indifference in Mumbai

Mumbai is often described as the city that never sleeps. One of the primary causes for the sleeplessness of India’s financial capital could be the monsoon that has now besieged the city. Each year, ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.07.19

12 feared dead in Mumbai wall collapse, public holiday today as heavy rain expected

At least 12 people were feared dead and six were injured after a compound wall collapsed in the Malad area in Mumbai on Tuesday after heavy rain.The cave-in happened around 2 am when the compound wall...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.19

Calcutta rain relief from scorcher

The first pre-monsoon showers of the season dragged the mercury down at least seven notches in the city, bringing relief from a swelter spell.The cooling effect was felt all over the city. The tempera...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Mercury at season’s highest

The Celsius soared to 39.6 degrees in Calcutta on Friday, the season’s highest so far, before a spell of rain and winds brought temporary relief in the evening.Before Friday, May 6 was the hottest d...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.09.19

17 killed in Pune rain

At least 17 people were killed in separate accidents triggered by heavy rain in Pune city and several other parts of the district in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.Nearly 16,000 people, incl...
By PTI in Pune

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

Wait for dry run in Calcutta: skies clear up, not roads

Waterlogged expanses, pedestrians wading through knee-deep or waist-high water and vehicles stuttering and sputtering were common sights in the city on Sunday even as the sky started clearing up.The c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

Stalled work opens gates of flood fear

The lockdown induced by the Covid-19 pandemic has stalled the upgrade of three sluice gates on the Kangsabati river in East Midnapore district, triggering fears that over 30 villages will be flooded i...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Panskura

India  /  Published 27.07.19

500 rescued from Mahalaxmi Express, says Maharashtra CMO

Video clips showed the train surrounded by water for many miles and no rail track was visible.'500 plus people rescued by NDRF so far, including 9 pregnant women. Ambulances with 37 doctors with gynae...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 27.07.19

11 flights diverted because of heavy rain in Mumbai

Heavy rain in Mumbai affected air services leading to cancellation of 11 flights and diversion of nine incoming aircraft to nearby airports on Saturday, an official said.The operations at the city air...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.19

Relief from heat blowin’ in the wind

Gusty winds and a sharp spell of rain on Tuesday afternoon brought temporary respite from the heat and humidity that the city had been reeling under for the past couple of days.Moderate showers are ex...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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