South Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Bengal: Downpour till Wednesday

Waterlogging caused by torrential rain for several hours since early Monday in the metropolis and surrounding localities, including Salt Lake and New Town, threw life out of gear, as people remained s...
By Our Bureau, PTI 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 31.07.21

7 die as rain wreaks havoc in south Bengal districts

Seven lives were lost across south Bengal as heavy downpour continued on Friday because of a well-marked low pressure that led to water-logging at several places and disruption in normal life, includi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

City likely to get more rain: Met office

A weather system brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to bring a wet spell in south Bengal.  The system was in the form of a cyclonic circulation on Monday. It is expected to turn into a low...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.21

City witnesses thunderstorm on Sunday

An intense spell of thunderstorm came down on the city on Sunday morning. Accompanied by a series of lightning and rumblings of thunder, the rain started around 9.30am. The rain was not uniform. Cos...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Rain drowns bridges, maroons villages

Incessant rain in several south Bengal districts and adjoining parts of Jharkhand over the past few days has disrupted normal life in several pockets of Bengal as water level of seasonal rivers began ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

South Bengal districts augment Covid care

With a fresh spike in Covid cases and deaths in south Bengal, local administrations have on an emergency basis taken up initiatives to increase the number of beds at state government hospitals. At th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.21

Bimal Gurung’s campaign in south

Gorkhaland activist Anjani Sharma Bhujel has decided to contest as an Independent in Darjeeling. Anjani had earlier planned to contest in Kalimpong. There are allegations that Anjani changed the deci...
By Vivek Chhetri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Matuas unhappy with Trinamul list

The chief of a Matua outfit allegiant to the Trinamul Congress has said the party should have fielded two-three members of the community in the Assembly polls and claimed she had been offered candidat...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Gaighata

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Amphan havoc worst in world this year

Cyclone Amphan, which had struck south Bengal on May 20, accounts for “the biggest displacement” in the world caused by a natural calamity this year, according to a report released in the ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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