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.
December 11, 2014 7:31 pm
TV footages showed the Shela river painted with black layers of oil with the oil sweeping across the surface
June 28, 2014 2:27 am
The attack underlines the risk that many of the villagers in the area face while fishing for crabs in the Sunderbans even though it’s illegal in the protected reserve.
November 04, 2013 1:42 am
Manifesto committee members would subsequently be sent to hold Town Hall type meetings.
April 11, 2013 12:12 pm
The scientists studied presence of zinc,copper and lead in the body of a shellfish species.
March 28, 2013 2:24 pm
These toilets comprise of closed enclosure on a raised platform above two chambers.