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Calcutta High Court orders an inquiry into Cyclone Amphan relief corruption

Kolkata/UNI: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the Comptroller and Auditor General of India to investigate into the alleged Cyclone Amphan’s relief corruption incident and submit a report in the next three months.

People of Bengal will make Mamata political refugee in 2021: Amit Shah

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday sounded a poll bugle for West Bengal rebooting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s political activity by relaunching the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act issue to target Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who, according to the saffron leader, will turn into a "political refugee" after the voting in the eastern state next year.

West Bengal: Amit Shah to resume BJP's political activity with virtual rally today

Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the scare of Novel Coronavirus, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will resume Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s political activity in West Bengal by holding a virtual rally on Tuesday, eyeing on the assembly polls due to be held next year.

High-powered central team begins surveying Amphan-hit areas in West Bengal

Kolkata/UNI: A high-powered central team on Friday began surveying the impact and damages, especially in the two contiguous districts of South and North 24 Parganas, caused on the people and property by the super cyclone Amphan, in which at least 98 people were killed and left trails of destruction on May 20, official sources said.

Cyclone Nisarga to cross North Maharashtra, South Gujarat coasts on Jun 3; Met issues red alert

New Delhi/IBNS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that cyclone Nisarga will cross North Maharastra and South Gujarat coasts late in the evening on June 3, said reports.

Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury requests PM Modi to deploy more Army personnel in Amphan-hit Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deploy more Army personnel to manage the post-Cyclone Amphan situation in West Bengal, blaming the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government for the prevalent mismanagement in the state.

BJP-TMC faceoff as Dilip Ghosh en-route to his constituency stopped by police

Kolkata/IBNS: A new faceoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal occurred on Sunday after the saffron party chief Dilip Ghosh, who was on his way to Medinipur Lok Sabha constituency to assess the cyclone Amphan-affected areas, was stopped by police.

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in Bengal as state govt seeks support to restore normalcy

Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian Army on Saturday provided three columns to assist the Kolkata administration while two more columns were sent to North and South 24 Paraganas district to help the authorities in restoring normalcy in the wake of massive destruction inflicted by Cyclone Amphan, said reports.

West Bengal seeks Army support from Centre to manage post-Amphan situation

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal on Saturday sought the support of the Indian Army from the central government to mange the post-Cyclone Amphan situation in the state.

KMC Commissioner Khalil Ahmed removed

Kolkata/UNI: Trinamool Congress-run Kolkata Municipal Corporation's Commissioner Khalil Ahmed has been removed with an immediate effect from his post amid crisis of drinking water and disruption of power in this metropolis following Wednesday's super cyclone Amphan that uprooted scores of trees and lightposts.

Modi announces advance Rs. 1,000 cr for Bengal to recover from Cyclone Amphan, praises Mamata govt

Kolkata/Basirhat/IBNS: To combat the devastating impact of Cyclone Amphan which hit southern parts of West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an advance Rs. 1,000 crore for the state after an administrative meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and some union ministers were also present.

PM Modi to visit Amphan-affected Bengal today, to conduct chopper survey with Mamata

Kolkata/IBNS: Responding to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal to visit West Bengal which has been battered by Cyclone Amphan on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the state on Friday to take stock of the present situation.

Amphan weakens into cyclonic storm over Bangladesh

New Delhi/UNI: Super Cyclone Amphan weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred over Bangladesh.

'No stones will be left unturned in helping the affected by Amphan, nation stands with West Bengal': PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said no stones will be left unturned in helping the people of West Bengal and Odisha ravaged by super cyclone Amphan on Wednesday, which left a trail of destruction as it progressed towards Bangladesh.

Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Mamata Banerjee, assures all sorts of assistance to face AMPHAN

Kolkata/UNI: Union Home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a telephone discussion with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and assured all sorts of assistance in facing the cyclonic storm ‘AMPHAN’ which is likely to cause massive harm to the Gangetic and coastal districts of West Bengal.