Hooghly district

200 Voter ID cards found in garbage in West Bengal`s Hooghly district

The cards were recovered from inside a polythene sack by the municipal cleaners in Nadia district`s Uttarpara.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Kolkata Port Trust goalkeeper's mutilated body found on railway tracks

Snehashish Dasgupta, a Kolkata Port Trust goalkeeper for the past two years, had gone out with friends on September 29 (Navami) evening.

Oct 02, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Bengal flood toll rises to 46 with 7 more deaths

According to an official at the agriculture department, out of 10,82,285 hectares of paddy seedbeds, 1,79,321 hectares were damaged.

 

Aug 01, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

Car full of fake medicine seized in Bengal, one arrested

Apart from the fake syrup bottles, we have seized multiple jars of liquid syrup and labels of renowned pharmaceutical companies from the car.
 

Jun 06, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Bengal to replace or upgrade 15,000 semi-mechanised ferries

West Bengal on Tuesday sought participation of boat manufacturers from different states in its bid to replace or upgrade nearly 15,000 semi-mechanised ferries plying in the state's waterways.

Jun 06, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

West Bengal: Jetty collapse toll rises to five

With the recovery of two more bodies on Thursday the toll in the jetty collapse in the Hooghly river at Bhadreswar in Hooghly district rose to five.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
Jetty submerges in water in Hooghly river, 3 dead, 65 missing; rescue operation on

Jetty submerges in water in Hooghly river, 3 dead, 65 missing; rescue operation on

At least three people were killed after a jetty submerged in water due to high tide in Bhadreswar of Hooghly district, West Bengal.

Apr 26, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Unpaid for months, veteran Bengal cardiologist jumps before train

A veteran physician committed suicide by jumping in front of a local train allegedly because he was not getting his salary at his Hooghly district hospital.

Mar 23, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to begin Singur land handover to farmers from today

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to begin Singur land handover to farmers from today

The intense peasant movement had resulted in Tata Motors abandoning the Singur project and later bringing out Nano from Sanand in Gujarat.
 

Oct 20, 2016, 06:10 AM IST
Abhishek Banerjee injured in road accident; West Bengal CM Mamata orders CID probe

Abhishek Banerjee injured in road accident; West Bengal CM Mamata orders CID probe

Abhishek Banerjee was being administered oxygen and saline and would be kept under observation for four days.

Oct 19, 2016, 00:21 AM IST

Three policemen injured in mob attack in West Bengal

Three cops were injured when a mob attacked a police jeep on patrol in Mukutpur village in Hooghly district, an officer said on Wednesday.

Jun 03, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to visit West Bengal on June 6

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will pay one-day visit to West Bengal on June 6 in a bid to rejuvenate his party in the state during which he is scheduled to undertake a padayatra and address party workers.

May 28, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Stolen car components seized, 2 held in Bengal

Car components worth Rs 6 lakh, were seized from a closed factory premises Wednesday night at Uttarpara in Hooghly district.

Apr 15, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

Swimmer Bula Choudhury's house burgled

Former national women's swimming champion Bula Choudhury's residence in West Bengal's Hooghly district was burgled on Saturday and many of her valuables, including commemorative plaques and medals, were stolen.

Mar 14, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

West Bengal: 160 fall sick after having 'prasad' in religious fair

About 160 people were hospitalised with symptoms of food poisoning after consuming 'khichdi' as prasad at a religious fair at Arambagh in Hooghly district.

Jan 28, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

West Bengal: 160 fall sick after having 'prasad' in religious fair

About 160 people were hospitalised with symptoms of food poisoning after consuming 'khichdi' as prasad at a religious fair at Arambagh in Hooghly district.

Jan 28, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Bengal mill CEO lynching: Minister puts onus on management

West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Bose Saturday put the onus on the management of a jute mill for the lynching of the mill`s CEO by agitating workers.

Jun 21, 2014, 18:17 PM IST

Saradha group vice president arrested

Days after being granted bail, vice president of Saradha media group Somnath Dutta was on Tuesday arrested in connection with a forgery case related to Saradha chit fund scam, the police said.

Mar 11, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Congress leaders stopped from meeting rape victim in Bengal

Congress leaders were heckled by a mob when they tried to visit the home of a rape victim in Hooghly district and had to return here without meeting the family.

Feb 23, 2014, 23:05 PM IST

Physically challenged woman allegedly gang-raped

A 24-year-old physically challenged woman has been allegedly gang-raped in West Bengal`s Hooghly district.

Feb 13, 2014, 14:30 PM IST