Tag: cyclone amphan

Mamata Banerjee’s mangrove project does not enthuse eco-watchers

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a mission to save the deltas of Sundarbans and adjacent areas, which are ravaged by cyclones almost every...

TMC: Amphan relief main issue in 3 S. Pargana districts

The lack of relief Cyclone Amphan survivors is the major poll issue in Kakdwip, Gosaba and Patharpratima constituencies of South Parganas district which vote on...

West Bengal’s unemployment rate of 6.5% in June ‘far better’ than national average: Mamata Banerjee | India News

KOLKATA: West Bengal’s unemployment rate of 6.5 per cent in June was “far better” than the national average, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday,...

Modi government 2.0 faces two challenges: popular distraction, and itself

Even before the listlessness of the lucky hit some of us prior to lockdown being eased, a friend and I started exchanging made-up ancient proverbs....

Are you prepared for natural disasters

Cyclone Amphan, which made landfall in India last week, has caused massive damage in the states of Odisha and West Bengal and left many dead....

cyclone amphan: ‘Everything gone’: People of Sundarbans stare at bleak future

SUNDARBANS (WB): Pronab Biswas, a resident of Kakdwip in Sundarbans, was happy that his only son — a migrant labourer — had returned from Maharashtra...

Narendra Modi: PM Modi announces financial assistance for cyclone-hit West Bengal, Odisha: Key points | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal and Rs 500 crore...

Cyclone Amphan latest news updates: Odisha, West Bengal brace to fight cyclone ‘Amphan’ amid COVID crisis; NDRF deployed

Personnel of the NDRF were deployed on Sunday in West Bengal and Odisha, which said it was ready to undertake massive evacuation of 11 lakh...