Subrata Nagchoudhary

Prime Minister Modi's ruling party loses crucial Indian state election

May 02 2021

KOLKATA,India The incumbent chief minister's party in India's West Bengal state has defeated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party in a state election held as the coronavirus pandemic surged to crisis levels.

India's coronavirus pandemic hits fast dwindling tribe in remote islands

Aug 27 2020

KOLKATA, India Four members of a dwindling tribe in India's far off Andaman Islands have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday as the country reported 75,760 new infections, the highest-single-day rise.

Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13 billion in India, may rise in Bangladesh

May 23 2020

KOLKATA/DHAKA A powerful cyclone that tore through India's eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops, state officials said.

Cyclone Amphan leaves thousands homeless in eastern India, Modi offers help

May 22 2020

KOLKATA/DHAKA Several thousand people have been left homeless after the most powerful cyclone in more than a decade hit India and Bangladesh this week, officials said, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the area on Friday and pledged aid. | Video

Cyclone kills 14 in India, Bangladesh leaving trail of destruction

May 20 2020

KOLKATA/DHAKA A powerful cyclone pounded eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and destroying thousands of homes, officials said, leaving authorities struggling to mount relief efforts amid a surging coronavirus outbreak. | Video

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