Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



West Bengal: Class X girl’s father beaten up by molesters, dies

January 24, 2023 8:25 pm

Howrah (Rural) superintendent of police Swati Bhangalia said a case has been filed under the POCSO Act and charges of murder have also been invoked.

Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat: Tickets flying off shelf; 'kosha mangsho', fish fillet on menu

December 31, 2022 3:45 pm

The train, the seventh such train so far, has a fare of Rs 1,565 for AC Chair Car (CC) between Howrah and NJP.

Vande Bharat Express inauguration: Irked by ‘Jai Shri Ram’ chants, CM Mamata Banerjee stays away from dais

December 30, 2022 9:16 pm

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the express train virtually, CM Mamata Banerjee sat on a chair beside the dais along with other government officials.

PM Modi virtually flags off Howrah-NJP Vande Bharat Express

December 30, 2022 12:29 pm

The seventh Vande Bharat express started its journey at 11.45 am from platform number 22 of Howrah Station to travel to New Jalpaiguri, the gateway to the northeast.

HC steps in after clashes erupt between BJP & police in Kolkata

September 14, 2022 7:18 am

BJP leaders say treated like criminals; TMC says hooliganism.

Howrah school seeks to revive long-shut schools to offer education to poor kids

August 26, 2022 8:07 pm

“We want to revive all the closed schools in Howrah. We have identified 7-8 such schools. If we get the permission, we will start working in collaboration with the administration. We will ensure that children studying there get a better platform,” said Akhtar.

Couple ‘stabs 4 of their family to death,’ woman held

August 12, 2022 4:20 am

The incident took place in MC Ghosh Lane in the Howrah police station area around 11 pm on Wednesday, police said.

Jharkhand Congress MLAs arrested in Bengal after being detained with Rs 49 lakh in cash

July 31, 2022 6:26 pm

The police said the cash recovered from Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kachhap and Naman Vixel Kongari amounts to Rs 49 lakh. A driver and an associate of the MLAs have also been arrested.

Row over remarks on the Prophet Suvendu stopped from visiting Howrah, says will move court

June 13, 2022 2:06 am

The police said that Adhikari was prevented from travelling to Howrah as a "precautionary measure" since prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC have been clamped in many areas in the district and his visit could cause law and order problems.

Section 144 imposed in Howrah till June 15

June 12, 2022 5:49 am

The move came after a fresh clash broke out between the police and the protesters in Howrah’s Panchla Bazaar on Saturday. The police threw teargas shells to disperse the crowd.


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.