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India  /  Published 02.12.19

Bengal yet to get Bulbul aid from Centre: CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said Bengal was yet to get compensation from the Union government for damage caused by Cyclone Bulbul even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised all financial assi...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Cyclone Bulbul loss put at Rs 23,811 crore

The Mamata Banerjee government on Saturday pegged losses inflicted by Cyclone Bulbul in three coastal districts at Rs 23,811 crore, doing so in an assessment handed over to central teams that visited ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Didi prod for help to cyclone-hit

Mamata Banerjee has asked top government officials to initiate all required measures to ensure that none of the victims of Cyclone Amphan is deprived of benefits of various schemes announced by her to...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

House of childhood memory a heap of rubble now

Over a week after Cyclone Amphan devastated large swathes of East Midnapore, Santipada Das, 73, sat forlorn at his residence in Howrah’s Santragachhi having lost his native home to the nature’s fu...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Khejuri

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Water supply hit as power was turned off

Water supply in several parts of Calcutta was affected on Thursday as the Calcutta Municipal Corporation could not operate water treatment plants between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning because...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Bhaskar has no time for intruder at home

Bhaskar Pal has lost count of the fallen trees he has hacked and removed over the past four days. But there’s one pesky tree he hasn’t found the time to attend to.It’s the small tree that has bu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Cyclone breaks lockdown patience

They braved the lockdown but the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan was too much to bear.Disturbing visuals of a ravaged South 24-Parganas beamed continuously on television have forced a dozen migra...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: We were scared to go near the window

Nitin Maheswari, 43, businessmanResident of Urbana, 33rd floor, Tower TwoThe entire day we were scared about the precarious condition of the window hinges, the construction of the sliding doors and wi...
By Nitin Maheswari in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Merciless, and monstrous

Cyclone Amphan blew in at 165kmph after its 2.35pm landfall over Sagar Island on Wednesday, claiming 10 to 12 lives and wreaking what chief minister Mamata Banerjee suggested was tenfold the devastati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.20

A dark reptile slithers through city

Calcutta's waterlogged roads looked like a dark and slithering reptile on Wednesday night as howling winds continued to haunt the city's deserted, Amphan-ravaged corridors.Snapped power lines left man...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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