Kolkata: West Bengal police prevented a six-member fact-finding team, including former Patna High Court Chief Justice Narasimha Reddy, from visiting Hooghly district, which recently witnessed communal clashes surrounding Ram Navami celebrations, news agency ANI reported.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called the clashes over the Hindu festival Ram Navami in two districts of her state "criminal violence" slamming the prime opposition camp Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Tuesday sent out a strong message promising an action on part of the law enforcement agencies after visiting Rishra in the Hooghly district which witnessed fresh violence last night.
Kolkata/IBNS: A day after a clash over Ram Navami procession, violence broke out at Rishra in West Bengal's Hooghly district late last night, media reports said.
Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday said one of the party MLAs was injured as violence broke out in Hooghly district of West Bengal as the political outfit took out a procession on Ram Navami.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday asserted many industries will be set up in Hooghly district's Singur, where she led a massive land movement that had catapulted her to power in 2011, media reports said.
Bandel/UNI: The West Bengal police have arrested six Bangladeshi nationals from a Hooghly residential complex and seized fake Indian residential documents like, PAN card, Aadhaar card and voter identity cards from them, official sources said on Saturday.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a counter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a public meeting on the same ground, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart addressed a crowd a couple of days ago, on Wednesday.
Hooghly (WB)/UNI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called upon the people to vote for BJP to bring "real poribartan" and assured them the party would not only restore West Bengal's past glorious culture but also pave the way for all round development of the state.
Kolkata/UNI: All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday paid a visit to Furfura Sharif in Hooghly district.
Kolkata/UNI: Mystery shrouded the death of a BJP worker at Goghat in Hooghly district.
Kolkata/IBNS: After a day-long violence between two groups over the fears of coronavirus spread in Telinipara area under Bhadreswar Police Station limits in Hooghly district of West Bengal, local administration on Tuesday imposed CrPC 144 and suspended mobile internet as well as broadband services in Serampore and Chandannagar Sub-Divisions till May 17, officials said.
Kolkata, May 24 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party's new MP from West Bengal's Hooghly seat Locket Chatterjee on Friday dedicated her Lok Sabha polls victory to those party workers who sacrificed their lives for the sake of democracy.
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IBNS): A mild earthquake hit West Bengal with tremors being experienced in Kolkata, Hooghly, Purulia and Midnapore.
Kolkata/Hooghly, Apr 28 (IBNS): With the recovery of eight more bodies on Friday, death count in the Hooghly river jetty collapse has raised to fourteen while at least 10 others are still untraceable, officials said.