Articles about South 24 Parganas

West Bengal seventh state with over 1 lakh coronavirus cases

12 Aug 2020

India
West Bengal seventh state with over 1 lakh coronavirus cases

West Bengal reported 2,931 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, taking the total case count in the state to 101,390.

Cyclone Amphan: 72 dead in Bengal; Rs.  2.5L compensation announced

21 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan: 72 dead in Bengal; Rs. 2.5L compensation announced

A day after Cyclone Amphan made landfall at West Bengal's Digha, the super cyclonic storm left the state in ruins.

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

19 May 2020

India
Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

At a press briefing, called to shed light on the preparedness about the impending Cyclone Amphan, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that it is the most intense cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1999.

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

18 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

17 May 2020

India
NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

10 Nov 2019

India
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.

Final phase of elections: Violence takes over West Bengal, again

19 May 2019

Politics
Final phase of elections: Violence takes over West Bengal, again

The 2019 general elections were held in West Bengal in all seven phases. During all the phases, the state was in news for rampant violence.

Truth v/s hype: Less than 10L attended Mamata Banerjee's mega-rally

20 Jan 2019

Politics
Truth v/s hype: Less than 10L attended Mamata Banerjee's mega-rally

While the opposition leaders want people to believe, the mega rally in Kolkata was a success and has laid roots for the end of BJP's rule, data shows otherwise.

BJP's rath-yatra in Bengal gets green signal from Calcutta HC

20 Dec 2018

Politics
BJP's rath-yatra in Bengal gets green signal from Calcutta HC

In a major setback to Trinamool Congress, which governs West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed Bharatiya Janata Party to take out a rath yatra in the state.

WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence

16 Dec 2018

India
WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence

The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.

#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

09 Oct 2018

India
#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal BJP unit would take out three rath yatras covering all the 42 Parliamentary Constituencies of the State.

West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas

24 Sep 2018

India
West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas

An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district today.

West Bengal: Local BJP leader killed by unidentified miscreants

28 Jul 2018

India
West Bengal: Local BJP leader killed by unidentified miscreants

A local BJP leader in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants in Mandir Bazar area.

West Bengal: Woman hangs self, streams act on Facebook Live

12 Jun 2018

India
West Bengal: Woman hangs self, streams act on Facebook Live

A woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself and streamed the entire episode on Facebook Live in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, the police said yesterday.

West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

01 Jun 2018

Politics
West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

The recent murders of 12 people in West Bengal's civic polls is nothing less than the murder of democracy itself.

WB Panchayat polls: 3 killed, several injured following sporadic violence

14 May 2018

Politics
WB Panchayat polls: 3 killed, several injured following sporadic violence

In a shocking turn of events, 3 people were left dead in the ongoing West Bengal Panchayat polls, amidst brutal violence between rival party members.

West Bengal: Six more districts to become ODF by March-end

05 Mar 2018

India
West Bengal: Six more districts to become ODF by March-end

Six more districts in West Bengal are likely to be declared open defecation free (ODF) by the end of March this year, an official said.

Calcutta University rocked by protests after 50% students fail

01 Feb 2018

India
Calcutta University rocked by protests after 50% students fail

Calcutta University has been rocked by students' protest after a sharp dip in pass percentage in the Part I exam.