Howrah

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  • Saddened by son's death, 23-year-old mother jumps into Hoogly

    Saddened by son's death, 23-year-old mother jumps into Hoogly

    Saddened by her child's death, a mother allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Hoogly river in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Saturday. "The body of Puja Singh (23) was found on the Hoogly river bank in Howrah......

    October 21, 2017
  • Middle-aged woman's body found stuffed in suitcase

    Middle-aged woman's body found stuffed in suitcase

    The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a suitcase lying by the side of National Highway 6 in West Bengal's Howrah district on Sunday, police said. The body of a middle-aged woman was recovered from the suitcase......

    September 24, 2017
  • West Bengal: Two killed in accident

    West Bengal: Two killed in accident

    A woman and her son were killed when their two wheeler was hit by a truck at Liluah in Howrah district today, police said. Vandana Parekh (41) and Rahul Parekh (18) died on the spot when the truck coming from......

    September 23, 2017
  • Minor girl kidnapped, raped inside moving vehicle in Bengal

    Minor girl kidnapped, raped inside moving vehicle in Bengal

    A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped inside a moving vehicle by two yet unidentified men in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Wednesday. "A 15-year-old girl was pulled inside a taxi by two unidentified men near Hoogly......

    September 20, 2017
  • 14 live bombs recovered from shop in Howrah district

    14 live bombs recovered from shop in Howrah district

    Fourteen live bombs were recovered from a shop in Howrah district, police said on Thursday. A man was injured in an explosion on Wednesday. Bomb squad personnel, during the search in the shop this morning, found the explosives, a police......

    September 14, 2017
  • Tailpiece

    Tailpiece

    A Howrah-bound bus was getting increasingly packed like a tin of sardines as more and more people boarded it en route a rally last week to mourn some martyrs. As regular passengers were wondering when they would breathe easy, the bus emptied suddenly. It......

    July 23, 2017
  • Muslims in Howrah hamlet busy making hair for Maa Durga

    Muslims in Howrah hamlet busy making hair for Maa Durga

    Like every year, the residents of a Muslim-dominated village in Howrah district are working round-the-clock to make hair for Goddess Durga in time for the approaching festival. The 50-60 Muslim families at Parbatipur, a small village 40 km off Howrah......

    July 17, 2017
  • Fire in Howrah plastic factory

    Fire in Howrah plastic factory

    A fire broke out in a plastic factory in West Bengal's Howrah district early on Thursday, a fire department official said. However, no one was injured in the blaze as the factory was immediately evacuated. "A fire broke out in......

    June 29, 2017
  • TMC panchayat member hacked to death, 5 arrested

    TMC panchayat member hacked to death, 5 arrested

    A Trinamool Congress panchayat member of Amta area in Howrah was hacked to death by a group of people midnight last night and police arrested five people in connection with it on Wednesday. The man was on his way home......

    May 24, 2017
  • Trinamool-BJP activists clash in Howrah, RAF deployed

    Trinamool-BJP activists clash in Howrah, RAF deployed

    A clash broke out between activists of the BJP and the ruling Trinamool Congress in front of a police station in West Bengal's Howrah on Saturday, and police had to carry out a baton charge to control the situation, a......

    April 29, 2017
  • Kolkata, Howrah air quality 'non-compliant' for over 5 months

    Kolkata, Howrah air quality 'non-compliant' for over 5 months

    Four year data of air quality in the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah shows that both the cities remain "non-compliant" with respect to particulate pollutants for more than five months in a year, especially during winter time, the West......

    April 28, 2017