Ram Navami Celebrations

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Howrah Ram Navami Violence: BJP-TMC In Blame Game, Demands CBI Inquiry

The Ram Navami violence and communal clash started taking a political turn, amid a blame game of the political parties, the Trinamool Congress and the BJP. While Mamata Banerjee blamed BJP goons to start the violence, the BJP leaders said, Mamata Banerjee-led Government gave clean chit to all the stone pelters in the region. Meanwhile, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari filed a plea and demanded a CBI inquiry into the violence.

Sat, 01 Apr 2023 - 09:48 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: West Bengal, Indian Politics, TMC, ram navami violence, Mamata Banerjee, Howrah

Courtesy: Times Now News

Spurious Liquor

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Spurious Liquor Claims Lives Of 7 In West Bengal's Howrah

In West Bengal's Howrah, at least seven people died after consuming spurious liquor in the Ghusuri area, on July 20. While six have been admitted to a hospital for treatment, several others are in a critical condition. A probe is underway, and further details are awaited. Over a week ago, four people died after consuming spurious liquor in West Bengal's Bardhaman district. 

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 05:53 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: West Bengal, Howrah, Bardhaman, spurious liquor, Illegal Alcohol

Courtesy: ANI

Bullet Train

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Varanasi-Howrah Bullet Train Project To Cover 5 Cities In Bihar

Indian Railways has sped up the process to launch the upcoming bullet train project on the Varanasi-Howrah route after the launch of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project. The route would connect five Bihar cities such as Buxar, Arrah, Patna, Bihar Sharif, and Nawada. The train will run on the 760km long high-speed rail corridor. It is likely to run at a speed of 350 km per hour.   

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 06:50 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: bullet train, Varanasi, Howrah, India Railways, Bihar

Courtesy: News 18


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Violence Occurs In Howrah Over Creation Of COVID-19 Crematorium

Locals at Howrah's Bagnan area faced violence, lathi-charge and teargas firing from police over their attempt to resist the creation of a COVID-19 crematorium in the area on May 16. The ruling TMC blamed BJP for instigating the locals, saying that they couldn't turn Bengal into Uttar Pradesh where bodies are thrown into rivers. However, BJP refuted the claims saying it had nothing to do with the matter.

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 06:24 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Kolkata, Howrah, Crematorium, Lathi charge, tear gas, Police, TMC, BJP

Courtesy: The Times of India

Voting machines recovered from Gautam Ghosh's house.

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Bengal: EC Suspends Poll Officer For Keeping EVM At TMC Leader House

The Election Commission has suspended polling officer Tapan Sarkar for allegedly keeping the EVM and VVPAT with him on his visit to TMC leader Gautam Ghosh's residence on April 5. After recovery of the reserve machines, it was revealed that Sarkar visited Ghosh in Howrah's Uluberia and had slept overnight. The EC has warned of strict action against the people involved, and said recovered voting machines will not be used.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 11:39 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: West Bengal, Tapan Sarkar, Gautam Ghosh, evm, VVPAT, Uluberia, Howrah

Courtesy: India Today

Representational Image of Gun Shot

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West Bengals' BJP Worker Kinkar Majhi Shot by a TMC Activist in Kolkata

A 52-year-old BJP worker Kinkar Majhi was shot in WB's Howrah district by a TMC activist Paritosh Majhi and a few others on the night of October 24. Reportedly, Kinkar is stable and is under treatment at a hospital in Kolkata. However, BJP acclaims that the attack is politically motivated. According to the TMC and the state police the attack was a result of land dispute. Police added that the probe is underway.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 04:11 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: BJP, West Bengal, Howrah, TMC

Courtesy: Zee News

Howrah needs proper planning before rainfall starts says Mamata

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Heavy Rains Predicted in Bengal; CM Stresses Precautionary Measures

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on August 24 directed the officials concerned to take precautionary measures to tackle the likelihood of rain-caused flooding. Her remarks came following the India Meteorological Department's forecast of heavy rainfall in the southern districts of West Bengal till August 27. The CM said, "Howrah needs a proper planning before heavy rains start over the next few days."

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 04:09 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, rainfall, Howrah

Courtesy: Zee News