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Post-cyclone rains, flood threat affect lakhs in eastern India
A day after Cyclone Yaas tore through coastal Odisha and Bengal to cause havoc as far as Jharkhand, tornadoes, torrential rains, bridge collapses and swelling rivers continued......
Bengal: Yaas-hit people cry for food, shelter amid heavy rain
Hundreds of people complained that they had to go without food and sleep in the aftermath of cyclone, which has wreaked havoc in Bengal, as their homes lay inundated amid heavy showers that......
Cyclone Yaas: 20 lakh evacuated; 4 dead
Cyclone 'Yaas', packing winds of up to 130-145 kmph, whiplashed the country's eastern coasts on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain, damaging houses and farmlands, and leaving at least four persons......
1 cr affected, 1 lakh houses damaged due to cyclone: Mamata
At least one crore people were affected and three lakh houses damaged in West Bengal due to the rough weather conditions arising out of cyclone 'Yaas', Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on......
Cyclone Yaas: High alert in Jharkhand, 6000 evacuated
Jharkhand, which was put on high alert, continued evacuating low-lying areas on Wednesday amid the forecast that cyclone Yaas would be hitting the state by midnight after pounding neighbouring......
GST in current form unacceptable, says Amit Mitra
According to Mitra, items such as foodgrain, vegetables, leather goods, footwear, cottage cheese, puffed and flattened rice, books and entertainment tax, among several others, should be in the......
It's time for smart villages
To allow our cities to thrive, we must look after our villages, notes Barun Roy How long shall we be fooling ourselves? It's fashionable to talk about smart cities. But what about smart......
Now, ponzi schemes resurface in Bengal in a new avatar
MSCS is a cooperative society which operates in more than one state and has a minimum of 50 members in one state. After having made themselves scarce for more than a year in West Bengal, Ponzi......
Mamata warns farmers, small traders against FDI
Taking her battle against foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail to rural Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday told farmers and small traders that allowing foreign retail......
RIL discusses investments with West Bengal govt
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Group has revived its interest in West Bengal, after a hiatus of nearly three years.After the Mamata Banerjee-led government took charge, Ambani spoke at length with West......
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