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Seven suspects arrested for attack on JP Nadda's convoy; Bengal governor tells Mamata not to 'play with fire'
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Seven suspects arrested for attack on JP Nadda's convoy; Bengal governor tells Mamata not to 'play with fire'

Meanwhile, the Union home ministry has summoned West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay and DGP Virendra over the attack on the BJP president

Bengal villagers, demanding arrest of cop found in 'compromising position' with quarantine centre inmate, go on rampage; several injured
India

Bengal villagers, demanding arrest of cop found in 'compromising position' with quarantine centre inmate, go on rampage; several injured

As policemen tried to bring the situation under control, the locals pelted them with stones, injuring an officer and several civic volunteers.

TMC leader killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district; police suspects factional feud may have led to attack
India

TMC leader killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district; police suspects factional feud may have led to attack

The attack is suspected to be a result of a factional feud within the ruling TMC, police sources said.

How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss
India

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.

Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic
India

Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic

Locusts, a global pandemic, ravaging cyclone, a deadly heatwave and raging forest fires have all but crushed India's efforts to get back on track at a time when it is dealing with its worst economic crisis since Independence.

'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal
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'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

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in parts of West Bengal for restoration work following request from state govt
India

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in parts of West Bengal for restoration work following request from state govt

The Army was deployed in Kolkata and neighbouring districts on Saturday for the restoration of essential infrastructure and services in the wake of the destruction caused by Cyclone Amphan, a defence official said.

Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000-cr aid for Bengal, Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased; toll jumps to 80
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Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000-cr aid for Bengal, Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased; toll jumps to 80

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an advance assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for restoration work in areas in West Bengal that were decimated by cyclone 'Amphan'

Cyclone Amphan leaves 80 dead, millions without power in West Bengal; Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata
India

Cyclone Amphan leaves 80 dead, millions without power in West Bengal; Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata

Many parts of Kolkata, home to more than 14 million people, were under water, and its airport was closed briefly by flooding.

72 dead as Cyclone Amphan weakens into deep depression after battering Bengal; 'worse than coronavirus' says Mamata as Modi vows support
India

72 dead as Cyclone Amphan weakens into deep depression after battering Bengal; 'worse than coronavirus' says Mamata as Modi vows support

Amphan weakened into a deep depression on Thursday afternoon and moved over to Bangladesh but not before leaving at least a dozen dead and wreaking devastation on several parts of West Bengal, including Kolkata.

Cyclone Amphan Updates: Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal, says IMD
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Cyclone Amphan Updates: Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal, says IMD

Cyclone Amphan LIVE Updates: Director General of National Disaster Relief Force informed the media today that four additional teams of NDRF will be airlifted to Kolkata to boost the rescue and relief operations

Super Cylone Amphan leaves at least 12 dead, several parts of West Bengal ravaged; 'worse than coronavirus,' claims Mamata Banerjee
India

Super Cylone Amphan leaves at least 12 dead, several parts of West Bengal ravaged; 'worse than coronavirus,' claims Mamata Banerjee

Super Cyclone Amphan has killed at least 12 persons and ravaged Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal as it left behind a trail of destruction by uprooting trees, destroying thousands of homes and swamping low-lying areas of the state.

Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to release Rs 17,000 cr due to state for carrying out relief work in Cyclone Bulbul-affected areas
Politics

Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to release Rs 17,000 cr due to state for carrying out relief work in Cyclone Bulbul-affected areas

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said around Rs 17,000 crore is due to the state from the Centre, which if provided, could have been used to carry out relief works in Cyclone Bulbul-affected areas

Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra govt formation: BJP core meeting to be held today after Governor asks party to prove majority; India, Bangladesh face off in the T20I series showdown at Nagpur; and more

Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts
India

Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts

Operations in Kolkata airport has been suspended till 6 am Sunday while the West Bengal government said that over 1.2 lakh people have been evacuated from coastal areas as the state braces for the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul to make landfall today evening.

Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night
India

Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind of up to 135 kilometres per hour along the coastline, the MeT department said

Cyclone Bulbul gathers intensity, likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts in early hours of 10 Nov
India

Cyclone Bulbul gathers intensity, likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts in early hours of 10 Nov

The storm might cause damage to kutcha houses, power and communication lines and roads in parts of the state, Regional Met Director GK Das said, advising people in vulnerable areas to stay indoors, it might also uproot trees, ruin crops and cause embankment erosion, he warned

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents
India

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents

Amidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says President's Rule 'necessary' in state after TMC govt denies nod for rath yatra
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says President's Rule 'necessary' in state after TMC govt denies nod for rath yatra

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh also accused the Mamata Banerjee government of deliberately impeding the proposed rallies and called for President's rule in state.

West Bengal BJP files caveat in SC over its proposed rath yatra in state, seeks to be heard if any case is filed
Politics

West Bengal BJP files caveat in SC over its proposed rath yatra in state, seeks to be heard if any case is filed

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court came down heavily on the West Bengal government Friday for not responding to BJP's letters, seeking permission for three rath yatra in the state.