Bengal Floods

CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, seeks permanent solution to 'man-made' Bengal floods

In a four-page letter sent on Tuesday, the chief minister alleged that the floods were "man-made" and caused by "uncontrolled and unplanned" discharge of water from DVC dams in Jharkhand.

published on : 6th October 2021

Urge Centre, neighbouring states to prepare plan to prevent floods: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Reiterating the 'man-made flood' theory, the Bengal CM said she would request the Jharkhand government to prepare a plan in consultation with her state government.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Indian Army deployed in flood-affected areas of West Bengal

The Eastern Command further informed that the Indian army has rescued at least 91 people since yesterday.

published on : 1st October 2021

'Man-made flood': Mamata Banerjee hits out at Centre over Ghatal situation 

After touring the flood-hit areas of Ghatal, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would send a team to New Delhi to pursue the Centre in approving the project.

published on : 10th August 2021

Bengal flood situation improves with decrease in rainfall, water receding

Though water receded in the flood-affected areas, over three lakh displaced people remained at the several rescue centres spread over the seven districts.

published on : 8th August 2021

Bengal flood man-made, caused by excessive release of water: Mamata to Modi

Mamata, in her four-page letter, said 16 persons died in the flood and lakhs of farmers lost their livelihood.

published on : 4th August 2021

MeT department predicts more rainfall in flood-hit West Bengal

Several districts, including South 24 Parganas, Howrah, East Midnapore and Hooghly, are reeling under flood woes.

published on : 4th August 2021

West Bengal floods: PM Modi dials CM Mamata Banerjee, assures her of all help to mitigate situation

The chief minister, who was visiting flood-hit Udaynarayanpur in Howrah district, was learned to have told the prime minister that her administration will send a report to the PMO on the situation.

published on : 4th August 2021

CM Mamata Banerjee likely to conduct aerial survey of flood-hit areas in Bengal

CM Mamata Banerjee has directed her ministers to remain at their respective districts and supervise the relief and rescue works.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Bengal floods: 15 dead, 3 lakh affected; TMC, BJP engage in political slugfest

CM Mamata Banerjee, who keeps a tab on the relief and rescue operations and has sent ministers to the affected areas, is likely to conduct an aerial survey of Howrah and Hooghly districts.

published on : 3rd August 2021

47 more die in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh floods; situation in Assam, West Bengal improves

Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected.

published on : 22nd August 2017

West Bengal floods: Situation improves, people start returning home

Floods in West Bengal have claimed 152 lives so far and the state has suffered a loss of around Rs 14,000 crore.

published on : 22nd August 2017