India  /  Published 15.12.19

Protests in Bengal over citizenship law

Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal, which is witnessing protests against the amended Citizenship Act, police said on Sunday....
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Plan to tackle city, Howrah parking woes

The civic bodies of Calcutta and Howrah are trying to find more space to park cars. Both the civic bodies will try to find more parking space and submit a report to the government by December 15. Raji...
By Kinsuk Basu 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 07.03.19

Fetters off thika land, partially

The Mamata Banerjee government has cleared a policy that is expected to facilitate the construction of multi-storey buildings on thika tenancy land.Thika tenancy plots, which originally belonged to za...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Sambit Saha 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


West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Howrah lawyers seek CBI probe into clash

The Howrah Court Bar Association has sought an order from high court directing the CBI to probe the alleged attack on lawyers and damage of court properties by police on April 24.“We seek an order f...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Howrah the 2nd most polluted city

Howrah is the second most polluted city in the country in terms of nitrogen oxide emission, says a report by the Center for Science and Environment.Nitrogen oxide is mainly released by diesel-driven v...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Internet back in Howrah

The Bengal government restored Internet in Howrah district and Canning and Baruipur subdivisions of South 24-Parganas on Thursday evening.The government had banned Internet nearly four days ago in the...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.20

Calcutta a challenge, says Sinha

Bengal chief secretary Rajiva Sinha on Thursday said that Calcutta had emerged as a Covid-19 challenge, accounting for “not less than 80 per cent” of the 58 new cases reported in the state overnig...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

2 more deaths in state

Two Covid-19 patients died in Bengal on Tuesday — one each in Calcutta and Howrah — taking the total coronavirus-related toll in the state to four. One of the victims was a 48-year-old woman from ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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