Trees Uprooted
West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Cyclone ravages pollution shield

Industrialists in Haldia are concerned about the possible environmental impact of the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan in the near future because of the loss of a large number of trees that had be...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

India  /  Published 27.05.20

‘Misled’ fireman killed

A young fireman was electrocuted in Belur, Howrah, while sawing branches off a partially uprooted tree that had got entangled in electrical wires, allegedly after power utility CESC told his team that...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Post storm, beware of hazards

Calcutta’s cyclone-scarred roads have dangers lurking in every corner.Perilously suspended electric poles, hanging tree branches, mesh of cables lying across a road or hanging close to the ground an...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Three sites identified to dump trees in Calcutta

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has identified three places where the 5,000-odd trees that fell across the city will be dumped, officials said on Tuesday.Trees that fell in south and west Calcutta ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Tools that cleared roads of trees

Army teams have been deployed across Calcutta to cut uprooted trees and remove them from roads.The Telegraph on Sunday watched from close quarters the work of a joint team of the Kumaon Regiment,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

A trek in cave of trees in city

First the full disclosures: I am on the wrong side of 50, I weigh 120-kg-plus, my exercise is limited to squeezing the lemon wedge and shaking the bottle to extract the last drop from both and I gener...
By R. Rajagopal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Storm strikes 270-year-old

Cyclone Amphan did not spare the 270-year-old Great Banyan Tree in the Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur, Howrah.Wednesday’s cyclone ravaged its old prop roots leaving a gaping hole in the northwest ...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

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

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.19

Bulbul fells 45 trees in city, Salt Lake

At least 40 trees were uprooted in Calcutta and branches fell at around 40 other places on Saturday and Sunday under the impact of Cyclone Bulbul, which made landfall on Saturday evening around 150km ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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