West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kakdwip profile: TMC minister Manturam Pakhira seeks third straight term
The Kakdwip Assembly constituency will go to polls on 1 April, in the second phase of the West Bengal Assembly election 2021.
How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss
In the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, a small island lying on the border of the Sundarbans tells the tale of the ecological and economic damage sustained by the mangrove forests guarding the east coast of the country.
'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal
After protests in several cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged people to have patience as the administration was working tirelessly to restore water and power supply
Six of 31 fishermen who went missing in Bay of Bengal rescued by Coast Guard; whereabouts of other 25 still unknown
Six of the 31 fishermen, who had gone missing in the Bay of Bengal after venturing into deep waters despite weather warnings four days ago, were rescued on Monday but 25 are still missing, officials said.
Under-construction bridge collapses in West Bengal's Kakdwip area; third incident in state in one month
There has been no report of any casualty in bridge collapse in West Bengal's Kakdwip area.
Three trawlers have capsized in a storm while 15 others with 240 people on board are missing in Bay of Bengal near Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas district.
Forty trawlers, carrying 640 fishermen, have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal near Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas district, an official of the Fishermen Association said on Monday.