Cyclone Yaas

Central team to assess Cyclone Yaas-hit ares in West Bengal

A central team headed by a joint secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will visit West Bengal to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas, days after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee abstained from a cyclone review meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi triggering a controversy.

Jun 06, 2021, 20:29 PM IST

Centre examining Alapan Bandyopadhyay's reply to show-cause notice, action against ex-Bengal chief secretary soon

Bandyopadhyay was to retire on May 31 and had earlier been given three months extension. The central government had on May 28 issued an order to recall Bandyopadhyay, and said the placement of his services with the government has been approved. 

Jun 04, 2021, 16:02 PM IST

Former West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay responds to Centre’s show-cause notice

Former chief secretary of West Bengal Alapan Bandyopdhayay replied to the Centre's show-cause notice served to him for missing the cyclone Yaas review meeting with PM Modi.

Jun 03, 2021, 21:57 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas caused infrastructure damage of Rs 610 crore in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday (June 3, 2021) reviewed the damage caused by cyclone Yaas in the state and the ongoing restoration work in the affected areas.

Jun 03, 2021, 15:06 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee threatened to boycott PM Narendra Modi over Suvendu Adhikari, says Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar claimed that state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had called him ahead of the cyclone review meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and indictated that she would skip it if Opposition leader and former Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari is present there. 

Jun 01, 2021, 17:31 PM IST

Centre issues show-cause notice to former Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay for skipping meeting called by PM Narendra Modi

Mamata Banerjee had said yesterday that Bandyopadhyay has retired from service on May 31 and will not join in Delhi and has been made Chief Advisor. The central government had on Friday last issued an order to recall Bandyopadhyay. The order said that the placement of his services with the government has been approved. 

Jun 01, 2021, 14:56 PM IST

Centre attacking Bengal bureaucrats, trying to attack me, says Mamata Banerjee on recall of Chief Secretary to DoPT

Speaking about the letter CM Banerjee said,"No justice delivered to us. They haven’t stated in the letter why he has been called to Delhi. They have just mentioned one law."

May 31, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

Netherlands lifts ban on passenger flights from India

The Centre also sought time till Thursday to place its decision before the Apex Court on the CBSE class 12 board exams.

May 31, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee insulted PM Narendra Modi by not attending cyclone review meeting, says Suvendu Adhikari

Suvendu Adhikari alleged that CM Mamata Banerjee and the chief secretary have insulted PM Narendra Modi by not attending a meeting chaired by him to discuss the ravages caused by Cyclone Yaas.

May 29, 2021, 19:14 PM IST

'Ready to touch PM's feet.. but I should not be insulted': Mamata Banerjee on meeting row

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government accusing PMO of spreading “fake and one-sided news” in the media.

May 29, 2021, 16:43 PM IST

Govt announces measures to help families who lost earning member due to COVID-19

Goa has extended the curfew till 7 am on June 7 to tackle COVID-19. 

May 29, 2021, 08:21 AM IST

Mamata's conduct is an insult to people of Bengal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams TMC Supremo for skipping cyclone review meet with PM Modi

The BJP leader said that he has never seen 'such a low level of politics'.

May 29, 2021, 07:51 AM IST

Cyclone Yaas: Bihar announces compensation of Rs 4 lakh for kin of deceased

Atleast one person has reportedly died while six others have been injured in Bihar's Begusarai district on Friday after an old house collapsed due to the impact of Cyclone Yaas in Bihar. 

May 28, 2021, 22:26 PM IST

Murder of constitutional ethos: BJP hits out at Mamata for skipping cyclone review meet with PM Narendra Modi

BJP president J P Nadda on Friday accused her of "murder of constitutional ethos and the culture of cooperative federalism".

May 28, 2021, 19:24 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 1000 crore for Odisha, Bengal, Jharkhand

The government has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the seriously injured in the cyclone.

May 28, 2021, 17:32 PM IST

Will manage Cyclone Yaas relief work through own resources: CM Naveen Patnaik

The CM, however, did seek assistance for long-term measures to make the state disaster-resilient.

May 28, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

BSF's goodwill gesture: Bangladeshi nationals, who entered Indian territory during Cyclone Yaas, sent back

Vigilant troops of the Border Outpost Boltala apprehended one Bangladeshi national in the border area of District- North 24 Parganas, West Bengal on crossing the International Border inadvertently.

May 28, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi reaches Odisha to review impact of Cyclone Yaas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct an aerial survey of West Bengal and Odisha to assess the damage caused by cyclone Yaas in the two states.

May 28, 2021, 15:18 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi holds review meet with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

PM Modi will conduct an aerial survey of the Cyclone Yaas affected areas of Odisha and West Bengal during his visit to the states. 

May 28, 2021, 13:05 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh extends COVID-19 restrictions till 6 am of June 7

Possibility of heavy rain will persist as long as a depression - a fallout of cyclone Yaas - exists in the vicinity of the state, Deputy Director of the Regional Met Centre, Sanjib Bandopadhyay, said.

May 28, 2021, 09:40 AM IST