UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:14 PM IST
Shukla joined the Trinamool Congress in February 2016 and won the assembly elections the same year from Howrah. He was made the minister of state for sports and youth affairs. Later he was also made the president of the TMC’s Howrah district unit.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:29 PM IST
Not willing to be quoted, at least three TMC leaders admitted that infighting is an issue that plagues the organisation in several districts and addressing it before the assembly polls is urgent.
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:11 PM IST
Shukla is a legislator from Howrah district and served as minister of state for sports and youth affairs.
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 01:26 AM IST
Dharmendra Singh, who was also into real estate business, was riding pillion on a motorcycle when he was shot dead.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Bhiwadi in Rajasthan was the second-worst polluted city followed by Kolkata
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 02:10 PM IST
The Calcutta HC had banned the use of fireworks during Kali Puja, Diwali and Chhath Puja in November this year across the state. The Supreme Court has refused to reverse a ban on sale or use of firecrackers in West Bengal during the festive month of November, saying that preservation of life should be top priority in a country faced with a pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:45 AM IST
Police have arrested one person after a BJP worker who was shot at near his home in Bagnan town on October 24. succumbed at a Kolkata hospital on October 28.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 01:55 PM IST
The BJP’s ‘Nabanna Chalo’ agitation is a protest against the alleged killing of party workers in West Bengal under the Mamata Banerjee-led government.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2020 11:33 PM IST
The state also reported 3,066 new cases of coronavirus infection, taking the tally to 1,16,498, the bulletin issued by the Health Department said.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 06:01 PM IST
The Secretary of Belur Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Suvirananda said in a video message on Saturday that the Math is being closed for visitors for the second time from August 1.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 10:06 AM IST
As Mohua Mukherjee and her son Rohit reached Raghudebpur-Dakbunglow area, locals stopped them, saying they have returned from Delhi and they might be infected with coronavirus.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 08:46 PM IST
West Bengal registered 389 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of such cases to 11,087 in the state, the bulletin said.
Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Two women were killed in Howrah district and Minakhan area of North 24 Parganas district due to uprooting of trees, an official said.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 05:29 PM IST
She lost her father-in-law to Covid-19, the day she herself tested positive. Her brother in-law, who too, had tested positive, is still in hospital. The nursing staff and doctors named the child Armaan, which in Arabic, means hope.
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 04:34 AM IST
The cops were attacked when they went to disperse a huge crowd that had gathered in a market area around 4:30 pm violating lockdown norms at Belilious Road, a containment zone in Howrah district. Howrah district is one of the four red zones of West Bengal.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 07:37 PM IST
On Monday, the West Bengal government had released a list, saying four districts, including capital city Kolkata, have been declared as red zones with a maximum number of coronavirus cases amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 09:42 PM IST
Bengal chief secretary Ravija Sinha made the statement a day after chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that all Covid-19 cases are restricted to seven zones in the state.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur and Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2020 06:20 AM IST
Even as the ministry of railways has cancelled all passenger trains until March 31, Howrah station, which caters to the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah, was deserted before closing down for the next one week amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2019 07:57 AM IST
Every family with ration card was given 1 kg onion at Rs 59. In the local markets, the vegetable is being sold for Rs 130-140 a kg, which is a seven-time increase in four months.
KOLKATA/MIDNAPORE | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:04 PM IST
The construction of the shed was part of an upgradation programme of Shalimar station.
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 10:49 PM IST
On Monday morning, CBI officers visited the state secretariat in Howrah, and delivered letters to the chief secretary and home secretary seeking information on the whereabouts of Kumar.
Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Tafzil Ahmed, who was the councillor of Howrah Municipal Corporation ward 58, purportedly made the comment in an internal meeting of the party on Sunday in the presence of urban development minister Firhad Hakim.
Hindustan times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 05:04 PM IST
Dalmiya, who is the MLA from Bally in Howrah district, was also present at the meeting. She immediately protested and asked him to furnish proof in support of his allegation within a day or face legal action.
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 01:53 AM IST
The personnel who lost his life was identified as Bholanath Das. The injured, Anil Rajbanshi and Rantu Mani, were admitted to a Kolkata hospital in critical condition.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Howrah will vote on May 6, the fifth of the seventh phase of Lok Sabha election. The result will be declared on May 23.
Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 03:17 PM IST
When the Rajdhani Express had its first run in March 1969, its speed and amenities made it a wonder on wheels. Fifty years on, the journey may not be as luxurious, but it’s still a favourite for many
Hindustan Times, Midnapore | By Koushik Dutta, Midnapore
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2019 01:10 PM IST
Watching Kalo Mallick’s popularity in Bagnan, both the Trinamool Congress and the CPI(M) requested him to contest the panchayat elections last year but he politely refused.
Two dead, many injured in stampede at foot overbridge in Howrah’s Santragachhi station, many injured
Hindustan Times | By Avijit Ghosal
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 10:09 PM IST
The incident took place around 8 pm at Santragachi rail station, about 4 km from Howrah.
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 07:54 PM IST
A part of the 50-year-old Majerhat bridge’s central section caved in on Tuesday, killing two people and injuring 19.
Howrah | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 05:38 PM IST
Five people were killed and one other injured when a car carrying them hit an oil tanker on Tuesday morning on National Highway-6 near Deulti in Howrah