October 27, 2021 4:59 am
Forest officials said Bhakta had gone out to fish with six others. In the afternoon, he was having his lunch on the boat when a tiger sneaked up on him and tried to drag him into the forest.
September 23, 2021 10:54 am
Settlement mangroves which used to be safe havens of diverse molluscs and crustaceans are disappearing due to the polluted discharges from shrimp ponds
June 01, 2021 1:25 pm
Jana and Mondal are among thousands of people living in the Namkhana block -- one of the worst-affected in the Sunderbans region in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district who have lost their homes and livelihoods due to the cyclone.
January 15, 2021 10:27 am
India's Sundarbans is a mangrove area bordering Bangladesh. As farmland shrinks, some risk fishing in dangerous areas. Number of reported fatal tiger maulings jumps in 2020 COVID lockdown meant local migrant workers were stuck.
December 05, 2020 9:18 pm
While brands like Dabur and Patanjali rejected the investigation’s findings, defending the quality of their processed honey, Indian Forest Service officials took to social media to draw attention to unadulterated organic honey from the Sundarbans as a healthier alternative.
July 16, 2020 10:08 am
The one on left, of a Panchayat member. In rural Bengal, the politically connected — mainly TMC, some from Opposition — are jumping line for relief even if there’s little damage to show.
July 05, 2020 2:22 pm
What a centuries-old folk theatre form, Bon Bibi'r Palagaan, unique to the Sundarban islands in West Bengal tells us about human fragility, survival and surrender in the tide country.
June 30, 2020 10:28 pm
A central team had visited certain Amphan-ravaged villages in the Sunderbans to assess the extensive damages.
June 28, 2019 5:10 am
In a first, NGO ActionAid along with its partners brought a team of 20 ‘tiger widows’ from Gosaba in Sundarban to Kolkata to share their plight with members of the civil society to commemorate the International Widow Day, observed on June 23 every year.
June 04, 2016 1:06 am
The minister added that the state-run West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has come up with a mobile app named Bidyut Sahyogi.