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Bengal CM faces mob fury again
In a repeat of Sunday's mob fury during West Bengal Chief Minister's visit to cyclone-hit Gosaba, hundreds of cyclone victims on Tuesday heckled and jeered at Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, as he came......
7 killed as thunderstorm hits West Bengal
Seven people were killed as thunderstorm hit West Bengal, officials said in Kolkata on Saturday. In Murshidabad, three farmers, who were busy working in their fields at separate places, were......
550 fishermen go missing off Bengal coast
As many as 550 fishermen in 33 trawlers went missing in the Bay of Bengal on Friday due to heavy rains triggered by a depression, prompting a search by a Coast Guard ship and a Dornier......
Diarrhoea, skin disease stalk Aila victims
More than 50 days after Cyclone Aila tore through West Bengal causing deaths and devastation in a large swathe of the Sunderbans delta, the victims are still suffering from acute diarrhoea and skin......
The terrible aftermath of Aila in the Sunderbans
Indrani Roy Mitra and photographer Dipak Chakraborty travel to Cyclone Aila-ravaged Sunderbans and witness untold suffering and misery amidst an apathetic relief effort mired in red tape. "Didi,......
When it comes to 'innovative ideas' you can't beat Didi
Mamata woos industry with boat ride to Gangasagar, Sundarbans West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee might not have many policies to attract investors, but she is never short of innovative......
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