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Elections to 107 municipalities of the state and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) are being viewed as a litmus test for the TMC and the BJP, ahead of the 2021 Assembly polls, likely to be held in April-May.(AP (Representative Image))

West Bengal: Govt keen on holding KMC elections in March, says SEC

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 12:53 PM IST
Civic polls were slated to be held in April 2020, but the state government deferred the process owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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KMC NUHM Recruitment 2020.(HT file)
KMC NUHM Recruitment 2020.(HT file)

KMC NUHM Recruitment 2020: Walk-in-interview for 97 medical officer vacancies

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 12:51 PM IST
KMC NUHM Recruitment 2020: Interested and eligible candidates are requested to visit the official website of KMC at kmcgov.in to download the application format and general information
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On Thursday, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers and staff from the health department launched a door-to-door survey to inquire about symptoms of influenza and severe acute respiratory infection. They were all wearing personal protective equipment or PPE.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
On Thursday, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers and staff from the health department launched a door-to-door survey to inquire about symptoms of influenza and severe acute respiratory infection. They were all wearing personal protective equipment or PPE.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

Kolkata slum emerges as a Covid-19 hotspot with six new coronavirus cases

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 08:45 PM IST
The administration ‘sealed’ the slum on Tuesday – putting up barricades at all entry points – besides launching a door-to-door survey on Thursday.
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A map of India with Kolkata mayor’s Republic Day message was allegedly distorted by hackers.(Courtesy:Twitter/@FirhadHakim)
A map of India with Kolkata mayor’s Republic Day message was allegedly distorted by hackers.(Courtesy:Twitter/@FirhadHakim)

BJP jabs TMC for India map sans PoK, Aksai Chin, mayor alleges hacking

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 01:16 AM IST
The Kolkata Municipal Corporation authorities later removed the photo and the mayor’s message after criticism from the Bengal BJP.
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Tingu ji (Amar Singh) is popular among KMC alumnus as the man who brought them candies and tales galore.(HT PHOTO)
Tingu ji (Amar Singh) is popular among KMC alumnus as the man who brought them candies and tales galore.(HT PHOTO)

Help find Kirori Mal College’s Tingu ji: The tale of the lost candy seller

By Henna Rakheja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 03:05 PM IST
The popular candy seller of DU’s North Campus has been missing since October 18, and the students on campus are leaving no stone unturned to find him.
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Former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee joining the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.(ANI PHOTO.)
Former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee joining the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.(ANI PHOTO.)

Sovan Chatterjee’s induction may boost BJP’s chances in Kolkata civic polls

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Chatterjee was one of TMC’s prime organisers in Kolkata and its southern fringes. Having served as mayor twice (between 2010 and 2018), he has his own network of followers among the city’s councillors and also other grassroot-level organisers.
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Encephalitis is a viral infection which causes mild flu-like symptoms such as fever and headache.(Parwaz Khan/HT PHOTO)
Encephalitis is a viral infection which causes mild flu-like symptoms such as fever and headache.(Parwaz Khan/HT PHOTO)

Encephalitis kills 7 more children, toll reaches 50

By Ruchir Kumar and Khwaja Jamal | Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 11:37 PM IST
Of the 50 deaths, 48 have been reported in June, prompting the Centre to dispatch a seven-member team to the state. The team on Thursday held a meeting with SKMCH officials after examining patients, scrutinising treatment protocol and collecting serum samples, doctors said.
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A child, with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, being treated in a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(PTI Photo)
A child, with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, being treated in a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(PTI Photo)

29 children dead in Bihar due to suspected acute encephalitis, central team to visit state

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 09:49 AM IST
More than 29 children have died in Muzaffapur and its adjoining districts like Sitamarhi, Sheohar and Motihari this season.
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The Centre has constituted a team of multi-specialists which will visit Bihar on Wednesday to assist the state after at least 30 children died this month.(PTI)
The Centre has constituted a team of multi-specialists which will visit Bihar on Wednesday to assist the state after at least 30 children died this month.(PTI)

Centre takes stock of Bihar situation

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi/Patna
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 12:17 AM IST
Meanwhile, two more children succumbed to the mosquito-borne disease in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur in the past 24 hours, a senior official said.
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Neeraj Kumar of Ram Sagar Nagar giving skin to skin care to his daughter.(HT Photo)
Neeraj Kumar of Ram Sagar Nagar giving skin to skin care to his daughter.(HT Photo)

Kangaroo ‘father’ care saving newborns in Rae Bareli

By Gaurav Saigal | Hindustan Times, Rae Bareli, Rae Bareli
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 05:13 PM IST
Life-saving gesture: Many fathers in Rae Bareli villages are doing what was once perceived as mothers’ duty. Over 200 men have saved their preterm/low birth weight newborns with this therapy.
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A scuffle broke out between the corporators and employees before mayor Pramila Pandey, in her office.(Representative image/ Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A scuffle broke out between the corporators and employees before mayor Pramila Pandey, in her office.(Representative image/ Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Kanpur: 75 corporators resign in protest

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kanpur, Kanpur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2018 01:44 PM IST
Upset by the inaction of the mayor, 75 corporators, 58 of them from the BJP, submitted their resignations to the mayor (also from the BJP). They said that she was indifferent to the attack on their colleagues last week, by employees of the Kanpur Municipal Corporation.
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Names of the organ and body donors will be written on the memorial at the park, so that visitors will be motivated for cadaver donations, he said, adding that around Rs 4 lakh has been spent on the development of the park.(HT Photo)
Names of the organ and body donors will be written on the memorial at the park, so that visitors will be motivated for cadaver donations, he said, adding that around Rs 4 lakh has been spent on the development of the park.(HT Photo)

Park in Kota spreads awareness on organ donation

By Aabshar H Quazi | Hindustan Times, Kota
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 10:33 PM IST
The ‘Angadaan Dehdaan Park’ set up near Teenbatti Chauraha in Kota.
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West Bengal Congress leaders staged an agitation outside Kolkata Municipal Corporation on May 4 and demanded action against people running the carcass meat racket.(Samir Jana/ HT Photo)
West Bengal Congress leaders staged an agitation outside Kolkata Municipal Corporation on May 4 and demanded action against people running the carcass meat racket.(Samir Jana/ HT Photo)

Carcass meat probe: Sale of frozen meat banned in Kolkata’s govt markets; CID takes over probe

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2018 10:14 PM IST
The criminal investigation department (CID) of Bengal Police on Thursday took over the ongoing investigation started by Budge Budge police station in South 24 Parganas district on April 20.
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