In 2011, Umapada contested on a Congress ticket and defeated CPM's Dipak Bauri by a mere 586 votes.
Amazon forest fires rise by 83%, says Brazil space agency; findings raise concerns over govt's environmental policies
Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil’s space research centre INPE
Amazon forest fires rise by 83%, says Brazil space agency; findings raise concerns over President Jair Bolsonaro’s environmental policy
Since Thursday, INPE said satellite images spotted 9,507 new forest fires in the country
Two Brazilian ferry wrecks in as many days left at least 39 people dead, authorities have said, as rescuers searched for several more who were still missing