December 02, 2019 2:15 pm
"We have not received a single paise till today from the central government despite Minister Narendra Modi's tweet about helping the state the next day after cyclone 'Bulbul' made a landfall. The home minister had also tweeted," Banerjee said.
November 16, 2019 10:35 pm
"The state has incurred a total loss of Rs 23,811 crore in the three districts ravaged by cyclone Bulbul where over 35 lakhs of people have been directly affected. A total of 5,17,535 houses were damaged in the cyclone," a senior official said, quoting from the report.
November 14, 2019 5:30 pm
At least nine people have lost their lives in the calamity - five from North 24 Parganas, three from South 24 Parganas and one from Purba Midnapore - while seven fishermen were still missing
November 14, 2019 6:28 pm
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hit out at the Centre saying that it is not releasing funds that are due to the state. She also asked people to refrain from playing politics in relief distribution for Cyclone Bulbul.
November 12, 2019 1:17 am
Mamata, who reached here after taking an aerial survey of the affected areas, also directed setting up of similar task force, led by the district magistrate, in each of the affected districts to monitor relief work.
November 12, 2019 9:44 am
Cyclone Bulbul, Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: The storm left a trail of destruction in south Bengal districts after making landfall in Sagar Island on Saturday night, killing at least 14 people. North 24 Parganas was the worst-hit district with reports of five deaths in the district.
November 11, 2019 6:57 am
Many residents are worried over the loss of important documents.
November 11, 2019 3:31 am
The state government has initiated relief efforts in the areas affected by the cyclone with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee likely to conduct an aerial survey on Monday to assess the damage.
November 10, 2019 10:30 pm
On Sunday afternoon, Bulbul weakened into a "deep depression" and lay over coastal Bangladesh and is likely to move east-northeastwards during the next 9 hours, IMD said.
November 10, 2019 5:37 pm
Home Minister Amit Shah too tweeted that he spoke with Banerjee and is also keeping a close watch on the prevailing situation in Bengal.
November 10, 2019 7:42 pm
Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul brought in heavy rain in West Bengal accompanied by strong winds which uprooted trees and snapped cables, bringing normal life to a near-halt.
November 09, 2019 8:43 pm
The India Meteorological Department said cyclone Bulbul will make landfall at West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Island (WB) and Khepupara (Bangladesh) across Sunderban delta by Saturday late evening.