Firhad Hakim
West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

ED notices to Trinamul leaders

The Enforcement Directorate has sent  notices to three Trinamul Congress leaders — Firhad Hakim, Prasun Banerjee and Madan Mitra — asking them to submit the details of their bank acco...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Machine explodes at Malda plant

An explosion ripped through a plastic crushing unit at Sujapur near Malda on Thursday afternoon, killing five workers and a partner of the plant, besides injuring 10 persons. The blast, which accordi...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Mamata looms large in omission

On Bihar poll results day, a political drama of a possible rift in Trinamul played out in Bengal through parallel events in Nandigram held in memory of martyrs of the anti-land acquisition movement. ...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta, Nandigram(Bengal)

Calcutta  /  Published 07.11.20

150 ghats for Chhath

More than 150 ghats in the city will be ready for Chhath Puja rituals on November 20, officials of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) said....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Remove Durgapur mayor, CM tells Firhad

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked municipal affairs and urban development minister Firhad Hakim to remove Durgapur mayor Dilip Agasty from his post for alleged “negligence” ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Three Durga idols in KMDA gallery

The idols of three Durga puja committees in the city, including the one which depicted the goddess as a migrant woman carrying her child, will be kept at a gallery run by a state government agency. T...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Rethink on meter box location: Hakim

The fire brigade and the CESC have to think about old houses with electric meter boxes below staircases and close to exits, Firhad Hakim, the chairperson of the CMC’s board of administrators, sa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Mamata to launch big-ticket Pujas online

The BJP, despite its stellar Lok Sabha results in the state last year, had tried and failed to erode her hegemony in this domain, despite adding the likes of Union home minister Amit Shah and party na...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Group seeks disability survey

A disability rights group has asked the Calcutta Municipal Corporation to create a database of people with disabilities so the authorities would know who would need special care if infected by the cor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Rs 10 cr granted for road repair

He also urged the corporation to take the online route for application of trade licences. “It is a certificate of enlistment. So why not make it online? We have already carried out these reforms...
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