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Who named cyclone Asani; what about Aila, Amphan? Details here

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has put on alert its employees and disaster management teams in view of the formation of cyclonic storm Asani.

An Indian Coast Guard personnel announces warnings regarding cyclone Asani. (PTI)
Published on May 08, 2022 06:21 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

In Amphan-hit Sunderbans, aid ‘irregularities’ may hurt Trinamool

On May 20 last year, cyclone Amphan pummelled through six districts of south Bengal leaving 98 dead and a trail of destruction.

A woman tries to gather her belongings from her damaged house in Kakdwip, Sunderbans.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2021 04:55 AM IST
By, Gosaba

High level committee approves Rs 3,113 cr for 5 states as disaster relief

The committee led by Union home minister Amit Shah approved additional central assistance to the five states and UT, which were affected by floods, cyclones (Nivar and Burevi) and pest attack during 2020.

In this file picturre, cloudy weather conditions in Kanyakumari seen ahead of Cyclone Burevi's expected landfall in December. (PTI File)
Published on Feb 13, 2021 03:06 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Calcutta HC directs CAG for audit of distribution of relief materials in aftermath of cyclone Amphan

Alleged nepotism and malpractice by the ruling TMC’s panchayat leaders involved in the distribution of compensation had turned into an issue in poll-bound West Bengal

Residents salvage their belongings from the rubble of a damaged house in the aftermath of cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal, on May 22.(File photo)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha

‘It is 10% here’: Bengal CM on corruption complaints over Amphan relief

It is alleged that the compensation of Rs 20,000 went to numerous people who suffered no loss during the Cyclone. CM Mamata Banerjee has asked district administrations to review the payments and take back the money.

The TMC on Sunday issued show-cause notice to more than 200 panchayat-level workers and leaders in the Nandigram area of East Midnapore district and suspended 25 of them over corruption allegations. (Photo @WBPolice)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
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