Howrah district

West Bengal: Muslims in Howrah hamlet busy making hair for Maa Durga

The hair will be supplied to clay modeller hubs in the city and in different parts of the state including Kumartuli.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Four killed as taxi overturns in West Bengal

Four persons were killed and two others injured when a taxi overturned after hitting a road divider in Uluberia area of Howrah district today, the police said.

Aug 10, 2015, 02:05 AM IST

Woman killed in rain triggered-house collapse in Howrah

A woman was killed in house collapse at Panchla area of Howrah district on Saturday morning as heavy rains lashed the district and other parts of South Bengal.

Aug 01, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Amit Shah kickstarts BJP's Mahasampark Abiyan in Eastern Zone

BJP national president Amit Shah on Tuesday kicked off the 'Mahasampark Abhiyan' of BJP's Eastern Zone in Howrah district and stressed the need to reach out to the masses and spread the achievements of the one-year-old NDA government at the Centre.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Mamata lauds performance of Howrah district

Keeping her promise of taking state secretariat to the districts, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday held an administrative review meeting here and said holding 89 such meetings in about last four years is a record.

May 18, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

Girl 'gang-raped' in West Bengal, two held

A 15-year old girl was gang-raped, allegedly by five youths at Shyampur in Howrah district, a senior police officer said on Friday.

Feb 20, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

Youth assaulted for protesting women harassment dies in Bengal

A 20-year-old college student, who slipped into coma after being assaulted for protesting the harassment of women during an idol immersion procession in West Bengal`s Howrah district, succumbed to his injuries Monday.

Feb 02, 2015, 18:16 PM IST
Rakesh Biswas wins country's longest swimming competition

Rakesh Biswas wins country's longest swimming competition

Rakesh Biswas came first in the country's longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here Sunday.

Sep 07, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

Police arrest one for assaulting EC employee in West Bengal

Police arrested one person in connection with the assault of a government employee sent on Election Commission`s work.

May 03, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

West Bengal shocker: Mentally-challenged woman raped in ATM

A mentally-challenged woman was allegedly raped by a miscreant in an ATM in West Bengal`s Howrah district, police said.

Mar 13, 2014, 09:40 AM IST

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy dead

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy, who enthralled the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru with her enchanting voice, died at a city hospital following multiple ailments, a family member said Thursday. She was 93.

Feb 07, 2014, 05:52 AM IST

First ever administrative calendar released in Bengal

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Thursday released the first ever administrative calender at the relocated state secretariat at Nabanna.

Jan 02, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Four held for killing new-born baby in Bengal

Four people, including two women, were arrested Sunday for killing a newborn baby girl in West Bengal`s Howrah district, police said.

Sep 08, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

Woman gangraped in Bengal, minor among four arrested

A housewife was allegedly gangraped in West Bengal`s Howrah district. While the victim has been hospitalised, four people, including a minor, have been arrested, police said Thursday.

Aug 15, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

Youth`s body found, police face people`s wrath

The body of a youth, who reportedly had protested against liquor and gambling dens at Dhulagarh of Howrah district, was recovered Tuesday morning.

Apr 16, 2013, 15:42 PM IST

Boat capsizes in West Bengal, 4 missing

Four people were missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga in West Bengal`s Howrah district.

Mar 17, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

WB: One killed in parcel bomb explosion

A woman was killed and her husband injured when a bomb, wrapped in a parcel, exploded in their house at Dakshin Baksara area in Howrah district.

Sep 26, 2012, 18:02 PM IST

Mamata announces plans for developing Howrah distt

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a slew of measures for the
development of Howrah district.

Nov 28, 2011, 21:32 PM IST

Bombs found in a sack

A total of 39 crude bombs were recovered from a sack lying on the side of a road at Domjur in Howrah district.

Jun 11, 2011, 15:30 PM IST

West Bengal: 10 killed in bus-trailer collision

As many as 10 people died and 15 others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck-trailer at Kulgachia in West Bengal`s Howrah district on Sunday night, police said.

Dec 13, 2009, 20:53 PM IST