West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.19

Rain lashes city after sparing Puja

The rain that spared Calcutta during Puja lashed the city a day after.After four days of high humidity and discomfort but very little rain, the sky opened up on Wednesday (Ekadashi). The sky was overc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.19

A year of the #MeToo movement in India

Sir — This October, the MeToo movement in India completes a year. Women from various backgrounds — students, struggling actors, senior journalists — had spoken up against their experiences of se...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Monsoon-end on Meteorology radar

Three factors indicate the withdrawal of monsoon and weather scientists have spotted two of them in Calcutta. Weather scientists generally treat three to four rain-free days in this part of the year a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Monsoon knocking on the doors of Calcutta

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal triggered widespread rain in the city on Thursday. The southwest monsoon is expected to reach Calcutta riding the same system over the next 24 hours, the Met...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.10.19

Rain hits life in Dhanbad

Incessant rain from Wednesday night has thrown life out of gear in the district.Worst affected are residents of underground fire-hit areas where the intensity of gas and smoke emanating from the crack...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Mishaps tied to rain kill 25 in Tamil Nadu

The northeast monsoon has claimed 25 lives in Tamil Nadu since Friday, the state government said on Monday.Of these, 17 died after a wall collapsed on three houses at Nadur village near Coimbatore on ...
By PTI in Chennai

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.19

Monsoon likely to be delayed across Jharkhand

The southwest monsoon is likely to reach Jharkhand a little late this year, weathermen have indicated.In its long range forecast, IMD said on Wednesday that the statistical model of the forecast sugge...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Dry start to monsoon set to continue

The monsoon this year has been a damp… er… a dry squib.Since a delayed arrival on June 21, there has been only a little over 21mm of rain in Calcutta, making this June so far the driest the city h...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.19

Monsoon clean-up monitor

Food minister and MLA Saryu Roy has resolved to ensure that localities under his constituency — Jamshedpur West — are hygienic this monsoon.As part of this, Roy held a meeting of BJP workers at hi...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.06.19

Exit heatwave, get ready for rains

Jharkhand is likely to experience showers from Thursday with the monsoon expected to make its grand entry in the state sometime over the weekend, the weather office has indicated. Ranchi Meteorologic...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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