Tag: Hooghly

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  • Private vehicles functioning as pool cars to be seized

    Private vehicles functioning as pool cars to be seized

    The state Transport Department and the traffic police officials from the city and districts have chalked out plans to seize private vehicles that will be found operating as pool cars.

    February 20, 2020
  • Speed governors made mandatory from today

    Speed governors made mandatory from today

    The decision comes following a collision between a pool car and a two-wheeler near Kolkata Station today.

    February 18, 2020
  • State govt to recruit guest lecturers; interview on 18 February

    State govt to recruit guest lecturers; interview on 18 February

    “A four-member panel had been formed for the appointment of the guest lecturers. The committee will conduct interview of the prospective candidates. The guest lecturers, who have their documents in proper order, will be eligible for appearing in the interview that would be taken on 18 February. The aspirants must have their documents in proper order. Merit will be the sole criteria in the appointment of the guest lecturers in colleges and universities.”

    February 16, 2020
  • Power bill to shoot up if consumers want bills every month

    Power bill to shoot up if consumers want bills every month

    The state power minister Mr Sovandeb Chatterjee today said in the Assembly that there would be a hike in establishment costs if a system of monthly electricity bills for consumers outside the purview of the CESC's distribution network in the state is introduced, and this would affect them also.

    February 13, 2020
  • Entire state is on a heap of explosives, says Dilip Ghosh at BJP’s Abhinandan Jatra

    Entire state is on a heap of explosives, says Dilip Ghosh at BJP’s Abhinandan Jatra

    He further alleged: “Active Trinamul Congress party workers are involved in manufacturing illegal crackers and explosives. The investigation carried out by the state government is just an eyewash. We demand investigation by central investigative agencies.”

    January 11, 2020
  • Massive blast shakes Naihati, Hooghly towns

    Massive blast shakes Naihati, Hooghly towns

    The owners of the affected buildings took to the road, demanding appropriate compensation. The Chandannagar commissioner of police, Mr Humayun Kabir, assured the agitators that he would take up the matter with the higher authorities of the administration.

    January 10, 2020
  • Train, bus services disrupted in Hooghly

    Train, bus services disrupted in Hooghly

    At the same time, the ruling party district president Mr Dilip Yadav said, forcibly paralysing normal life was not only the way to protest against the anti-people policies of Modi-led BJP government.

    January 9, 2020
  • Mercury to dip further

    Mercury to dip further

    Dense fog and cold wave will prevail from tomorrow in some regions of East and West Midnapore, East and West Burdwan, Hooghly, Purulia, Jhargram, Bankura, Birbhum, Murshidabad, and Nadia.

    December 28, 2019
  • Santa Claus gives out onions as Christmas gift

    Santa Claus gives out onions as Christmas gift

    The local councillor Santosh Singh said the distribution of cakes and onions by Santa Claus signifies that onions have become so costly that it is almost out of reach of common people.

    December 26, 2019
  • Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission celebrate Christmas Eve

    Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission celebrate Christmas Eve

    Every year the Archbishop of Delhi and other dignitaries join the celebration.

    December 24, 2019
  • Trinamul remembers Singur movement martyrs

    Trinamul remembers Singur movement martyrs

    Most of the senior leaders of the ruling party, including Singur MLA Mr Rabindranath Bhattacharya, Haripal MLA Mr Beccharam Manna, Uttarpara MLA Mr Prabir Ghosal, the Hooghly district Trinamul president Mr Dilip Yadav and state minister Mr Tapan Das Gupta, were present on the occasion.

    December 19, 2019
  • Expedite reclaiming of barren Singur land: Farmers

    Expedite reclaiming of barren Singur land: Farmers

    The Gopalnagar mouza however was unaffected by the construction and modification work done by Tata group and the fertility of farmland in Gopalnagar mouza remained unhampered.

    December 18, 2019
  • Unrest over NRC, CAB affects Hooghly bakery industry

    Unrest over NRC, CAB affects Hooghly bakery industry

    The bakery industry in the district is well-known for producing cakes during the Christmas.

    December 17, 2019
  • Rally to protest against PM’s religious politics

    Rally to protest against PM’s religious politics

    The rally was led by Ashit Mazumdar, MLA, Chinsurah. Serampore MP Kalyan Banerjee, who also participated, slammed the Narendra Modiled BJP government for forcibly imposing NRC and CAA on the common people.

    December 16, 2019
  • Cyclone affected farmers to get compensation for loss of crops

    Cyclone affected farmers to get compensation for loss of crops

    Paddy crops cultivated in 1,81,000 hectares and standing paddy on 60,611 hectares of land have been completely lost in the natural disaster.

    December 5, 2019
  • Another dengue death in Hooghly

    Another dengue death in Hooghly

    Dengue is also ravaging several areas under the South Dum Dum municipality.

    November 21, 2019
  • Government issues new form to ease surrender of old ration cards

    Government issues new form to ease surrender of old ration cards

    The new form (Form 10) will be available in the department’s website and camps will be organised to help people to fill up the forms.

    November 5, 2019