West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

BJP worker dead, party cries murder

A BJP worker was found hanging from a tree near his home in Hooghly’s Goghat on Sunday morning, prompting the party to cry murder and accuse “Trinamul goons”. The party put up a roa...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Covid: 3 hospitals fined

The commission fined ILS, Dum Dum, Rs 1 lakh for assigning a wrong blood group to a newborn. The hospital, where the baby was born, said her blood group was O positive. Later, before a surgery at anot...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

‘Caste bias’ stalls resettlement

Members of five Scheduled Caste families whose homes were either washed away or face threat from the swirling waters of the Hooghly in Nadia couldn’t settle on the land allotted by the local pan...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.20

'Safe' lamp post kills two near Botanics

Two men returning home after a dip in the Hooghly were electrocuted near the botanical garden in Shibpur on Thursday afternoon after they came in contact with a lamp post barely seven hours after a CE...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Mistaken identity ails Covid test reports

A 38-year-old police constable was told on August 10 that he was Covid positive but was addressed by a different name over the phone. A 65-year-old man from Hooghly’s Bhadreswar was called up a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

'Covid' stigma on cardiac patient

A 32-year-old man from Arambagh, in Hooghly, who suffered “severe cardiac failure” on Monday, was allegedly refused admission by a nursing home after a doctor there learnt that the patient...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.07.20

Calcutta Port Trust floats plan for a cargo tunnel

Calcutta Port Trust will undertake a study to examine if it is feasible to construct a tunnel under the river Hooghly to facilitate movement of cargo by avoiding the city traffic. The primary objecti...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Indian Botanic Garden plants mangroves

The Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, is planting 1,000 mangrove saplings along the Hooghly to protect the riverbank lining the 234-year-old garden premises. It is a continuation of last year’s pl...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Trinamul: No link with rape accused

An alleged Trinamul worker from Hooghly’s Singur, Ramesh Kole, was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of raping a woman when she called on him to ask for a tarpaulin for her house damaged durin...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Help for 7 returnees in Hooghly’s Arambagh

A team from Harinkola gram panchayat, headed by its chief and his deputy, on Monday met seven migrant workers who had been spending their quarantine in the veranda of an ICDS centre in Hooghly’s Ara...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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