Howrah: News

23 Jan 2021

West Bengal

Howrah: BJP-TMC clash; several injured, many vehicles vandalized

Several people were injured and many vehicles vandalized as BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters clashed in West Bengal's Howrah district on Saturday.

22 Jan 2021

West Bengal

West Bengal Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet

In yet another setback to CM Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government, the state's Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee has announced his resignation from the position on Friday.

21 May 2020


Cyclone Amphan: 72 dead in Bengal; Rs. 2.5L compensation announced

A day after Cyclone Amphan made landfall at West Bengal's Digha, the super cyclonic storm left the state in ruins.

20 May 2020


4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.

18 May 2020


Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.

06 Dec 2019

West Bengal

Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys

Even as a Hyderabad veterinarian's sensational rape and murder case has placed the issue of women's safety front and center, another shocking rape case has come to the fore.

12 Aug 2019

West Bengal

Can't ensure veg/non-veg delivery preferences: Zomato to protesting riders

In the ongoing tussle between riders and the food-delivery app Zomato, the company on Sunday said it can't factor vegetarian and non-vegetarian preferences into delivery logistics. But, it said it would definitely address concerns of protesting riders.

11 Aug 2019


Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.

27 Oct 2018

West Bengal

Amazing! 12-year-old, who never went to school, qualifies for board-exam

A 12-year-old girl, who never enrolled in school and only studied at her home was allowed by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) to sit for the Madhyamik Examination 2019 as an external candidate.

05 Mar 2018

West Bengal

West Bengal: Six more districts to become ODF by March-end

Six more districts in West Bengal are likely to be declared open defecation free (ODF) by the end of March this year, an official said.

29 Jan 2017

West Bengal

Communal clashes spread after beef thrown in West Bengal temple

Authorities imposed prohibitory orders in Kolkata's Metiabruz area after communal clashes erupted over throwing of beef into a temple in the region.

01 Jan 2017

West Bengal

WB CM Mamata Bannerjee denies rioting at Dhulagarh

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee denied any incident of rioting at Howrah district's Dhulagarh town.

13 Dec 2016

Mamata Banerjee

Letter demands Rs.50 crore from Eastern Railway; threatens CM Banerjee

A letter reached the Eastern Railway headquarter demanding Rs.50 crores.