Hooghly News

Clash in Hooghly over ‘support’ for Pakistan's team after Indo-Pak cricket finals

“It is sad that people are fighting over a sport. It’s our country and we must support India. I have heard that at least ten people from both the groups were injured in the clash. However, police did a good job and things were brought under control,” BJP Hooghly president Bhaskar Bhattacharya said.

En route to meet potato farmers, BJP team faces protest mob

The BJP team was stopped in Haripal area of Hooghly district by a mob protesting against the party.


No fresh order, PF irregularities: Jute mills stand exposed

Incidentally, the company was one of the 55 mills that defaulted in provident fund deposits.

Rs 4,200 for each flood-affected family

The state government will give Rs 4,200 as compensation to the families affected by the floods last week.

Floods: Paddy damaged in 4 dists,5 lakh farmers hit

Reports obtained by Food and Supplies Department have estimated that 80,400 hectares of cropped area have been damaged in the recent floods.

Bengal steps out of a legacy

On September 30,West Bengal is set to witness another transfer of power,in fact of the very seat of power.


Trinamool’s pockets of gloom

Ruling party may be sweeping panchayat elections,but its victory run is interrupted in Singur and Nandigram — the land protest hubs and cradles of poriborton

Peaceful repolling in 21 booths

Repolling at 21 booths in Burdwan,five at Hooghly,and one each at Binpur and Daspur in West Midnapore was peaceful

Boat capsizes,3 missing

A MECHANISED boat capsized in the middle of Hooghly near Chengail in Uluberia on Sunday afternoon.

Camp of cure

Working as a senior official of a telecom service providing company entailed extensive travelling and meeting retailers,dealers and sales teams in the remotest villages of the state,and during one of these travel 44-year-old Dibyendu Haldar saw the poor state of the healthcare facilities in rural areas of Bengal,which made him decide to make his trips more fruitful and for which he started taking like-minded friends along with him to have a look at the penury people lived in.

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Class-3 student allegedly molested by teacher in Hooghly

Hooghly (WB), Feb 26 (ANI): A student of class 3 was allegedly molested by a teacher in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The family of the student created uproar outside the school. They broke a glass of a police van and injured two police officials. However, the situation was controlled by the Bhadreswar police.