Articles about West Midnapore

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

19 May 2020

Odisha
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

Odisha
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

Odisha
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.

Mamata Banerjee gets angry over 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans, again

31 May 2019

West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee gets angry over 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans, again

The ferociousness of Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee isn't hidden from anyone. The West Bengal Chief Minister doesn't think twice before reprimanding people.

BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool

12 May 2019

West Bengal
BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool

Bharati Ghosh was once West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's trusted aide. After falling out with Trinamool Chief, the former IPS officer joined BJP and is now contesting polls from Ghatal Lok Sabha seat.

Kolkata: Bomb-blast in Dum Dum Area kills child, injures 10

02 Oct 2018

West Bengal
Kolkata: Bomb-blast in Dum Dum Area kills child, injures 10

A high-intensity bomb blast in Dum Dum's Nagerbazaar area of Kolkata on Tuesday killed one child and injured ten others, reports said.

IIT Kharagpur develops community-supported supply of purified drinking water project

25 Sep 2018

West Bengal
IIT Kharagpur develops community-supported supply of purified drinking water project

IIT Kharagpur has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project at Porapara in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

19 Aug 2018

West Bengal
Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

The Met department today warned of heavy rain in the coastal and other southern districts of West Bengal till Tuesday owing to a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

Trinamool Congress to overhaul party organizations, revamp party structure

07 Jun 2018

West Bengal
Trinamool Congress to overhaul party organizations, revamp party structure

With internal disputes and BJP slowly making its entry into West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress has decided to revamp the organization ahead of next year's Lok Sabha polls.

Outside TMC office, woman forced to do squats holding ears

20 May 2018

West Bengal
Outside TMC office, woman forced to do squats holding ears

A picture of a woman wearing a garland of shoes, and doing squats holding her ears, outside Trinamool Congress office in West Midnapore, Bengal went viral on Saturday.

Rain, lightning and winds kill 200 across India in two-weeks

14 May 2018

India
Rain, lightning and winds kill 200 across India in two-weeks

Around 70 people were killed as rain, lightning and winds lashed various states yesterday, taking the death toll in two weeks to more than 200.

Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

25 Mar 2018

West Bengal
Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the opposition BJP organized rallies and colorful processions to celebrate Ram Navami in the state on Sunday.

Kolkata tops world cities' list for Blue Whale search

30 Aug 2017

West Bengal
Kolkata tops world cities' list for Blue Whale search

In what could be astounding revelations, studies have revealed that among 30 cities of the world, Kolkata tops the list when it comes to online searches for the fatal 'Blue Whale' challenge.

Narada sting case: Third big blow to Mamata Banerjee

20 Mar 2017

West Bengal
Narada sting case: Third big blow to Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called the Calcutta High Court's verdict in the Narada sting-operation case the "most unfortunate" of its kind.

Police-CRPF at loggerheads over Jangalmahal extremist scare

13 Sep 2016

West Bengal
Police-CRPF at loggerheads over Jangalmahal extremist scare

The recovery of a 10-kg landmine from Kushbani Forest in Jhargram has fuelled the renewed threat of a Maoist insurgency in Jangalmahal and adjoining areas.