South Bengal
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

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.20

Duare Sarkar steps up to reduce crowds at camps

The Bengal government has taken the ongoing Duare Sarkar programme literally on the doorsteps of beneficiaries in many south Bengal districts through grassroots workers to reduce crowding at camps in ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

PWD in a fix over repair funds

At least 39 bridges in five south Bengal districts — North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Howrah, Nadia and Murshidabad — are in need of urgent renovation or replacement, a report prepare...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.20

Desk cops get glass ammo against Covid

Glass shields such as those at bank counters are coming up on the desks of duty officers at police stations in south Bengal districts to protect cops from possible Covid infection. Duty officers usua...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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