West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.21

Sunderbans lose another tiger

A male Royal Bengal tiger, which had strayed from the core forest area, died on Sunday while being taken to the Sajnekhali camp of Sunderbans for treatment, a senior Forest department official said. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.21

Cyclone Yaas blow to mangrove migrants

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.21

Yaas: Sunderban rivers swell, people shifted

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.21

For mangroves, a cyclone too soon

Barely 48 hours ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Yaas on Wednesday, people living in the Sunderbans region feel unprotected owing to the damage that Cyclone Amphan had caused to their first g...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Bengal help rebuilds life

Fisherman and farmer Ram Bag, 43, a resident of Mohonpur village at Haroa in North 24-Parganas, was left devastated a year ago as Cyclone Amphan destroyed both his home and livelihood. A year later, R...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri


Opinion  /  Published 21.04.21

A flawed but pragmatic view

By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Books  /  Published 06.04.21

Amitav Ghosh on Jungle Nama

On the choice of using Sunderban (singular) as opposed to Sunderbans as it is referred to in English, he laughingly said how hard it is to make the plural rhyme. That is what led to him adapting Sunde...
By Shrestha Saha

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.21

Drones to keep tabs on voting in Sunderbans

The Election Commission will use nine drone cameras for aerial surveillance of the nine islands that fall under the Gosaba Assembly constituency in South 24-Parganas district during the second phase o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.21

Amphan key poll issue in coastal South 24-Parganas

In an election campaign largely woven around identities such as religion, caste, culture and ethnicity, Cyclone Amphan takes centrestage in the storm-torn coastal South 24-Parganas. Sources said the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Gosaba

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.21

A sinking island of political pawns

“How long can we keep our faith in words? I feel that not only have I been betrayed, but I have also betrayed my people. What else can I do except boycott the party gatherings [referring to the ...
By Kalpita Bhar Paul, Megnaa Mehtta


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