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10 injured in TMC-BJP clash, 7 houses set afire

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 17:11

West Bengal, At least 10 persons were injured and seven houses were set on fire after a clash broke out between workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP at a village here on Monday, police said.

Demand in LS for Indo-Bangla border fencing

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 16:38

Issues ranging from fencing of the Indo-Bangla border to desilting of Hooghly river and spread of fluorosis among people in Telangana were among several issues raised in the Lok Sabha during Zero Hour on Wednesday.

Woman kanwariya killed in Bengal stampede

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 14:12

A 50-year-old woman kanwariya was killed and over a dozen were injured in a stampede Monday in West Bengal`s Hooghly district, police said.

Mamata calls for harmonious relation between managements-TUs

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:13

Taking note of the recent incidents of management-trade union face-off in West Bengal which dampened investor interest, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called for a harmonious relationship between the two entities.

Six jute mills close in a week in West Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 01:16

Suspension of work has been declared in yet another jute mill in West Bengal citing labour unrest, which took their number to six following the lynching of a mill CEO in Hooghly district on June 15.

Bengal mill CEO lynching: Minister puts onus on management

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 18:17

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.

Workers lynch jute mill CEO in Hooghly; Mamata Banerjee blames CPI(M), BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 22:18

The chief executive officer of a jute mill in West Bengal`s Hooghly district was on Sunday beaten to death on factory premises allegedly by mill workers, as an angry Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed BJP and CPI(M) for it.

Mamata signals go ahead with development works

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 22:57

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday directed the district administrations of Birbhum, Burdwan, Hooghly and West Midnapore to resume all development work which were stalled for the Lok Sabha election.

Modi to address Bengal rally Sunday

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:43

BJP leader Narendra Modi will address a rally in Uttarpara of Hooghly district April 27 during his third visit for campaigning in West Bengal.

Saradha group vice president arrested

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 14:29

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.

Congress leaders stopped from meeting rape victim in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 23:05

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.

Gang members who escaped from prison van arrested

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 13:32

Two members of a gang who had escaped from a prison van on way to a court at Chinsura in Hoogly district by spraying chilli powder on accompanying policemen were arrested from here.