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Mamata Banerjee snaps ties with brother Babun Banerjee after revolt from within family over Lok Sabha poll candidature

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she has severed her relation with her brother Babun Banerjee after the latter expressed his displeasure over the party's Howrah candidature for the Lok Sabha elections. 

India's 10 dirtiest cities are from one state, West Bengal: Swachh Survekshan 2023

New Delhi/IBNS: The ten dirtiest cities of India are all located in one state, West Bengal, as per the annual cleanliness survey Swachh Survekshan.

Massive fire breaks out at plastic factory cum godown in Kolkata's neighbouring district Howrah

Kolkata/UNI: A massive fire broke out at a plastic factory cum godown at the industrial Ghusuri in Howrah district, close to this city, early on Tuesday, a day after a blaze damaged a portion of a jute mill in the same thickly populated area, police and fire brigade sources said.

West Bengal: Fire breaks out in warehouse in Howrah

Kolkata/UNI: A massive fire broke out in some warehouses in West Bengal's industrial district of Howrah on Friday morning where about a dozen firefighting vehicles were deployed to combat the inferno, official sources said.

Kolkata Police arrests man with suspected links to Pakistani intelligence operative

Kolkata: A 36-year-old man suspected of working as a spy for Pakistan has been arrested in Kolkata, and several sensitive documents have been recovered from his possession, media reported on Saturday citing police sources.

West Bengal: Police deny permission to Rath Yatra in Sankrail, Calcutta HC slams move

Howrah/IBNS: A local Jagannath temple at Manikpur village in Howrah's Sankrail had sought permission to hold Rath Yatra in the area which was denied by the local police, citing the law and order situation.

Kolkata Metro conducts first-ever underwater trial run

Kolkata/IBNS: In a historic moment, Kolkata Metro Wednesday conducted the first-ever trial run for underwater coaches.

'Those involved in Ram Navami clashes were outsiders': Mamata Banerjee's fresh attack on BJP

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in the state during and after the Ram Navami celebrations.

'Criminal violence': Mamata Banerjee slamming BJP on Ram Navami clashes in Bengal

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).

Bengal Ram Navami clash: TMC, BJP engage in war of words, share video blaming each other

Kolkata/IBNS: The unleashing of violence in Bengal's Howrah during a Ram Navami procession on Thursday has now sparked a war of words and exchange of videos as a part of the blame game routine between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Amit Shah calls Bengal Governor over Howrah's Ram Navami clash; prohibitory orders imposed in area

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Friday evening called Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose and state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sukanta Majumdar to assess the law and order situation in the state after clashes broke out in Howrah over Ram Navami processions. 

Bengal Ram Navami clash: Howrah Police says situation under control, 36 arrested

Kolkata/IBNS: "Thirty-six people have been arrested and the situation is now under control," said Howrah Police a day after clashes broke out between two groups over the Hindu festival Ram Navami in the Howrah district of West Bengal.

Heeraben Modi's death: PM Narendra Modi to join development programmes in Bengal via video conferencing

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was scheduled to visit West Bengal on Friday and now he will join the scheduled programmes via video conferencing despite the demise of her mother, officials said.

West Bengal: Protesters block NH after mom, daughter killed in Howrah

Howrah: Hundreds of people on Saturday blocked the National Highway that links West Bengal with Tamil Nadu after an ambulance mowed down a middle aged woman and her 10-year-old daughter at Uluberia in Howrah district, official sources said.

West Bengal: Six people die after consuming hooch in Howrah

Kolkata: At least six people died in Howrah's industrial Ghusuri area on Wednesday after they allegedly consumed locally made brew last night, police and eyewitnesses said.