Subrata Nagchoudhury

Huge swathes of farm land swamped in eastern India after cyclone

May 29 2021

KOLKATA, India More than 96,000 hectares (237,221 acres) of agricultural land has been inundated in parts of an eastern Indian state hit by a powerful storm this week, officials said on Friday, a year after the coastal region was ravaged by a super cyclone. | Video

Cyclone leaves more than 150,000 people homeless in eastern India

May 27 2021

KOLKATA, India More than 150,000 people were left homeless in the aftermath of a cyclone that unleashed storm surges in eastern India and Bangladesh, officials said on Thursday, with heavy rains hampering relief work in some low-lying coastal areas. | Video

At least two people killed as cyclone bears down on India's east coast

May 25 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India A tornado ripped through eastern India on Tuesday, killing at least two people and damaging dozens of homes as a powerful cyclone neared the coast, officials said, while authorities tried to move over a million people to safety from low-lying areas.

India to move over a million people to safety as cyclone approaches

May 25 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India, May 25 Authorities on India's east coast began moving more than a million people to safety on Tuesday as a "severe" Cyclone Yaas neared, days after deadly cyclone hit the west coast.

India starts evacuating parts of east coast ahead of cyclone

May 24 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India Indian authorities began evacuating thousands of people from coastal areas in two states on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on the country's east coast, complicating efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Post-election violence kills six in eastern India

May 05 2021

KOLKATA At least six people have been killed in post-election violence in India's West Bengal state, police officials said on Wednesday, after a regional group beat Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party in a bitterly fought contest.

India's opposition sees hope for the future in Modi's state election defeat

May 03 2021

NEW DELHI Indian opposition parties and political commentators cheered the election victory of a regional leader over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a big battleground state as a sign his populist sway could be checked.

Poll violence kills five in India's battleground state Bengal

Apr 10 2021

KOLKATA At least five people were killed in election-related violence in India's West Bengal state on Saturday, a police official and political leaders said, the deadliest day so far in multi-phase voting there.

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