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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Cpi-m, BJP, Kanti ganguly, Dilip ghosh

When netas in West Bengal turn to cyclone relief

Be it BJP's Dilip Ghosh’s photo-op posturing in removing trees in a relatively unaffected area, or CPI (M)'s Kanti Ganguly standing like a rock beside the storm-ravaged people, netas are not losing the opportunity.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Coronavirus pandemic, West Bengal, Kolkata, Cyclone amphan

I lived through Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata. It has humbled us all

If you were any better off than anybody else at this time, it was only a quirk of fate, and nothing around seemed very safe or the same anymore.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Gulabo sitabo, Climate change, Indian sundarbans delta, Cyclone amphan

How a delta ravaged by Cyclone Amphan awaits a revival

As if Covid-19 was not enough, Amphan has damaged infrastructure, rendered many homeless, and imposed a cost on the West Bengal economy whose indelible impacts will be felt in the long-run.