Howrah

Kolkata streets turn into war zone as violence shrouds BJP's protest march

The protesters also hurled glass bottles at police personnel, and some of them were seen lifting tree logs to chase security forces away. Several people on both sides were reportedly injured.

published on : 13th September 2022

At least 40 people injured in West Bengal bus accident

The injured passengers are undergoing treatment at Uluberia Sub-divisional Hospital.

published on : 8th August 2022

Prophet remarks row: Bengal's violence-hit areas peaceful; political blame game continues

More than 240 people have been arrested and over 42 cases registered in connection with the violence since June 9, the police said.

published on : 14th June 2022

Bengal: BJP MP writes to Amit Shah, demands deployment of central forces in violence-hit Howrah

Saumitra Khan alleged that the state government has "failed" to maintain law and order in the trouble-torn areas and "allowed the violence to spiral for vested political interests".

published on : 11th June 2022

Prophet row: Situation in Bengal's Howrah 'peaceful'; Sec 144 CrPC sustained, internet suspended

Any incident of violence, protest or attempts to block roads or hamper normal life will be dealt with "very strictly".

published on : 11th June 2022

Mamata condemns remarks on Prophet Mohammed; demands arrest of BJP leaders

"I strongly seek that the accused leaders of BJP be arrested immediately so that the unity of the country is not disturbed and people at large do not face mental agony," Mamata tweeted.

published on : 9th June 2022

West Bengal Assembly speaker flays Governor for 'sitting' over bill to bifurcate Howrah civic body

The Howrah Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which proposes to separate Bally Municipality from the jurisdiction of the HMC, was passed by the state assembly last year.

published on : 26th May 2022

14-hour railway line block in Jharsuguda affects train services

Led by Brajrajnagar Citizen Committee and supported by clubs, civil groups, and members of political parties, the protest continued from 6 am till 8 pm.

published on : 6th May 2022

West Bengal polls: BJP candidate's convoy attacked in Howrah

Polling for the Howrah Dakshin constituency will be held on Saturday. BJP has fielded Rantideb Sengupta against TMC's Nandita Chowdhury and CPI(M)'s Sumitra Adhikari.

published on : 9th April 2021