Hooghly

Missing Ghatshila girl's body found

Police have recovered the body of the 19-year-old girl, who went missing from her Kalighat accommodation since December 10.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Heavy rainfall, lightning claim 9 lives in West Bengal

Heavy rainfall, lightning claim 9 lives in West Bengal

Bankura recorded the state's highest rainfall since yesterday at 18 cm, while Coochbehar in north Bengal recorded 14 cm rainfall. 

Jun 20, 2017, 19:16 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
'TMC' workers set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire

'TMC' workers set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire

In a shocking incident, alleged Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Wednesday set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire.

Jan 04, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Trinamool MP Abhishek Bannerjee's condition stable after surgery

Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, who underwent a surgery for "orbital floor fracture" caused in a car accident, is in a stable condition now.

Oct 26, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
NIA reveals how Islamic State recruits tried to infiltrate Kanhaiya stir and foment violence

NIA reveals how Islamic State recruits tried to infiltrate Kanhaiya stir and foment violence

The report said that ISIS designs were exposed during the interrogation of its three recruits, Ashiq Ahmad, Mohammad Abdul Ahad and Mohammad Afzal.

May 14, 2016, 18:46 PM IST
West Bengal goes for fifth phase of polling on Saturday

West Bengal goes for fifth phase of polling on Saturday

The polling will be held for 31 constituencies in 24 Parganas Dakshin, 18 in Hooghly and four in Kolkata Dakshin.

Apr 29, 2016, 23:44 PM IST
West Bengal Assembly polls: EC issues notification for 5th phase

West Bengal Assembly polls: EC issues notification for 5th phase

Election Commission today issued notification for the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls.

Apr 04, 2016, 15:51 PM IST
Election Commission seizes Rs 1 crore in poll-bound West Bengal

Election Commission seizes Rs 1 crore in poll-bound West Bengal

The Election Commission on Saturday said Rs 1 crore has been seized across districts of poll-bound West Bengal in the last 18 days.

Mar 20, 2016, 04:14 AM IST
Election Commission removes another top cop ahead of West Bengal polls

Election Commission removes another top cop ahead of West Bengal polls

The Election Commission ordered the removal of Bharati Ghosh, officer on special duty (Left Wing Extremism) from her post in poll bound West Bengal.

Mar 20, 2016, 04:01 AM IST

Bodies of teenaged couple found

Bodies of two teenaged students, who were appearing for their ongoing class 12 examination and were in a relationship, were found hanging by the same rope today.

Feb 21, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Girl molested onboard Doon Express

A girl has been allegedly molested by a person onboard the Doon Express on Wednesday.

Feb 03, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Fire in edible oil factory in Hooghly, no casualty

A big fire broke out in an edible oil factory at Chanditala in Hooghly district today.

Jan 18, 2016, 13:52 PM IST
Kolkata hit and run: BJP accuses Trinamool of conspiring to save culprit

Kolkata hit and run: BJP accuses Trinamool of conspiring to save culprit

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Government of West Bengal for 'conspiring' to save the alleged culprit, who is a TMC MP's son, after he was arrested by Kolkata police in connection with the IAF corporal hit-and-run case.

Jan 17, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
Trinamool has nothing to do with Kolkata hit-and-run case: Derek O'Brien

Trinamool has nothing to do with Kolkata hit-and-run case: Derek O'Brien

72-hours after no arrest was made in Kolkata IAF personnel hit-and-run case, Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien on Saturday said that his party has nothing to do with the case.

Jan 16, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

Principal arrested for harassing girl students during college trip

Principal of a private college in Hooghly, Karnataka was arrested for allegedly harassing girl students during a college trip to Goa.

Sep 08, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

WB: Three more districts to be freed of open defecation

After Nadia becoming the first district in the country to be freed of open defecation, West Bengal would soon have three other districts Hooghly, East Midnapore and North 24 Parganas falling under the same category.

Apr 28, 2015, 01:52 AM IST

Youth kills two members of family, injure two others

Two female members of a family were murdered on Friday and two others were injured in the Uttarpara area of Hooghly district here, the police said.

Apr 17, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

BJP leader's body found near railway tracks in West Bengal

The body of a local BJP leader was found near railway tracks in Hooghly district on Tuesday, with the party claiming that he had been abducted and murdered for "campaigning against the Trinamool Congress".

Apr 14, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

BJP delegation on way to meet potato farmer stopped in Hooghly

A high-level BJP delegation led by party's national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh, which was on its way to meet financially starved potato farmers, was stopped in Haripal area of Hooghly district by Trinamool Congress workers on Sunday.

Mar 29, 2015, 16:00 PM IST