Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

This month

Eastern India’s first passenger train ran from Howrah to Hooghly in 1854. ...
By Team Graphic

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Three ministers taken off civic helm

Three Bengal ministers were on Tuesday removed from the helm of board of administrators at civic bodies in keeping with the Trinamul Congress’s new policy of “one person, one post”. ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Mamata conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of Udaynarayanpur in Howrah district on her way to Jhargram, an official said at the state secretaria...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Drinking water scarce amid flood

The Bengal public health engineering department is struggling hard to combat severe scarcity of drinking water in three flood-affected districts — West Midnapore, Hooghly and Howrah — as a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Khanakul

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.08.21

Shalimar to ease Howrah's burden

South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to shift the terminals for some of the trains from Howrah to Shalimar station with an additional stoppage being at Santragachi. The move is an attempt to ease t...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.21

Flood-hit areas marooned

Thousands of people in at least 100 villages in the state’s three flood-hit districts —Howrah, Hooghly and West Midnapore — remained inaccessible to the administration as water level...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Khanakul, Ghatal

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.21

Howarh bio-toilet order

The eastern zone bench of national green tribunal (NGT) has passed several directives on Howrah and Sealdah stations regarding maintenance of environmental norms and bio toilets on long-distance train...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.21

Bengal flood: 15 dead, 3 lakh affected

At least 15 people have died, and lakhs of people were rendered homeless or marooned, as the flood situation in six districts of West Bengal aggravated on Tuesday, triggering a slugfest between the ru...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.21

9 migrant workers die in van crash

Nine migrant labourers died and 18 others were critically injured when the pick-up van in which they were travelling rammed into a concrete lamppost near Kultali Simana Bazaar area of Baruipur in Sout...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Joynagar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Austerity drive damper on proposed bridges

The fate of 13 proposed bridges across the state, urgently needed to replace old ones, seems uncertain as the state government’s austerity drive amid the pandemic has put a clamp on new infrastr...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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