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Jagdeep Dhankhar denies signing Howrah bill

December 26, 2021 3:06 am

The bill proposes to exclude some areas of the Bally Municipality from the Howrah Municipal Corporation.

Kolkata municipal election on December 19, HC to decide on simultaneous polls in Howrah

November 25, 2021 12:07 pm

BJP leader Pratap Banerjee had filed a public interest litigation in Calcutta High Court on behalf of the party arguing in favour of holding all the civic polls in a single phase.

TMC leader shot dead in Howrah, 4 held

November 24, 2021 4:30 am

The ruling party blamed the BJP for the killing — a claim rejected by the Opposition party.

Civic elections: ‘Polling first in Howrah, Kolkata due to high vaccination', SEC to EC

November 23, 2021 6:33 am

An SEC official said a decision on the elections in other municipalities would be taken after the two elections.

Civic polls: SEC chief meets DMs of Howrah and South 24 Parganas

November 13, 2021 5:12 am

Sources in the State Election Commission said the ward-based draft voters’ list might be released on November 18.

Biman Bose drops civic poll hint; Left mulling over continuing Congress tie-up

November 08, 2021 6:07 am

Bose told reporters on the sidelines of an event that the Left Front would meet next week to discuss the possibility of extending the alliance for the civic polls.

Rain with gusty winds across Bengal till tomorrow: Met

October 19, 2021 4:26 am

The disaster management department also said that in Sundarbans and two Medinipur districts, there is a chance of flooding.

To curb Covid, cleanliness drives intensify at stations: Eastern Rly

March 08, 2021 2:18 am

Sanitisation of platforms is also carried out to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

113 BJP workers held for violence during march to Mamata's office, arms recovered

October 09, 2020 1:09 pm

Several BJP workers, including state vice-president Raju Banerjee, were injured in the clash. Party workers also set tyres on fire as a mark of protest.

Howrah: Police fire tear gas shells, water cannons in clash with students over job crisis in Bengal

September 13, 2019 3:42 pm

As soon as protesters broke the barricades and began pelting stones, a clash ensued between both parties. Sources said that several protesters were seriously injured, who were taken to the Howrah State General Hospital.


Floods bring further misery for Bengal residents amid pandemic

August 06, 2021 9:02 pm

Mamata Banerjee blamed the DVC for being responsible for the floods in Bengal.

Howrah tea-seller, record-holding swimmer, is fighting to turn the tides

August 03, 2021 6:40 pm

For Howrah-based Mukesh Gupta, spending time in water is an addiction. The self-taught swimmer holds the records for performing maximum non-stop river plunges in India. Mukesh works as a tea seller.


Mentally unstable man climbs over train in Lucknow

February 26, 2016 8:05 am

Lucknow, Feb 26 (ANI): Railway officials had a tough time when a man likely to be mentally unstable climbed over the top of Doon Express. After half-an-hour struggle, the Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel succeeded in bringing the man down. Station Master RK Baghel informed that a high-tension wire running over the train created trouble in the rescue work. Eastern Railway's Doon Express runs between Howrah Junction and Dehradun.