India  /  Published 26.01.22

Bihar: Job seeker fury erupts on tracks

The railway ministry issued a notice on Tuesday, stating that students indulging in unlawful activities, vandalism, damage and disruption of train services would be liable to be debarred from railway ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

News  /  Published 24.01.22

Parking mafia assault brothers outside Shalimar station

A youth and his brother were injured after a group assaulted them for refusing to pay parking fee outside Shalimar railway station, in Howrah, on Sunday. Meeraj Srivastava told police that he refused...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.21

250 Left activists held for no-poll protest

Calcutta police arrested around 250 Left Front leaders and workers who had gathered in front of the State Election Commission office Wednesday to demand polls to the Howrah Municipal Corporation on Ja...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.21

Howrah polls: CPM moves court

The CPM on Tuesday moved a PIL in Calcutta High Court against the State Election Commission’s decision not to hold polls to the Howrah civic body on January 22. The PIL filed by advocate Sabyas...
By Tapas Ghosh and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.12.21

Green activist complains against open mass pyre in Howrah crematorium

More than 100 unidentified decomposed bodies were burnt in a heap at the Sibpur crematorium in Howrah on Sunday night. They were burnt after being kept in Howrah police morgue for at least three mont...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.21

Civic polls: Howrah’s omission raises brows

The State Election Commission on Monday announced four municipal corporations — Bidhannagar, Asansol, Siliguri and Chandernagore —  will go to polls on January 22. Counting ofvotes wi...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Speaker swipe at Guv

West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee Monday said he cannot fathom the reason behind Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar not giving his assent to a bill for bifurcation of the Howrah Municipal Corporation...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 27.12.21

Daughters come home to find parents dead in Howrah

A couple were found dead inside their flat in Howrah's Chatterjeehat on Sunday afternoon, police said. It was not clear till Sunday night if the man had killed his wife before committing suicide,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Guv says no to Howrah bill

Article 200 of the Constitution empowers a governor to either give or withhold assent to a bill or reserve it for the consideration of the President. The Howrah Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Dhankhar slams Bengal govt

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led government of not providing information he sought on Howrah Municipal Corporation amendment bill sent to him for his assent...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kolkata


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