Howrah Municipal Corporation
India  /  Published 14.04.20

Howrah home delivery

The Howrah Municipal Corporation has started home delivery of essential items in six Covid-19-sensitive wards to tighten the lockdown.“A number of Covid-19 positive cases were reported from one ward...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Hyacinth blunder leaves Santragachhi Jheel unfit for bird guests

Santragachhi Jheel, one of the last remaining nesting places of wintering waterfowl amid a growing sprawl of concrete, could have its guests dropping out for the second consecutive year after losing m...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Chief Justice seeks clash reports

The chief justice of the high court on Thursday sought reports from the state administration and the judiciary on Wednesday’s clash between lawyers and staff of the Howrah district court and employe...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.19

20 injured as lawyers and civic staff clash in Calcutta

Lawyers and staff of the Howrah district court and employees of the Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) fought a pitched battle for hours on Wednesday over parking of vehicles at the civic headquarters...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.20

Identify guilty cops: Panel

A one-man judicial panel headed by a former Calcutta High Court judge has accused police of “committing civil wrong by causing damage and mental injuries” in its probe into alleged excesses during...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

Howrah seeks private doctors’ help

The Howrah civic body has sought the services of private medical practitioners to tackle the spread of Covid-19.“The Howrah Municipal Corporation is reaching out to all private doctors who can volun...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.19

Green lobby questions PM2.5 findings

Environmentalists have raised questions about an ongoing study ordered by the state pollution control board to measure various pollutants in Calcutta’s air and the board’s claim that roadside eate...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Doctors' strike: Protest apolitical, Krishna chanter told

A BJP lawyer leader who made it to the protest dais at NRS hospital on Saturday ended his speech chanting “Jai Sri Krishna”.One of the agitating doctors then reminded Nirmalendu Kumar Ghosh, the l...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Administrator rule extension

The Bengal Assembly passed two bills on Thursday to enable the state government to run municipalities through an administrator or a board of administrators by one more year. The rules were changed as ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Waste segregation in Howrah

Residents of a small pocket in Howrah city have started separating biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste at home before handing them over to waste collectors every morning.The move is part of a sc...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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