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A Kolkata Police personnel speaks on the loudspeaker at Kankurgachi -- one of the new coronavirus containment zone in Kolkata, West Bengal on Thursday.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Bengal sees highest one-day jump of 1,088 Covid-19 cases, toll at 854

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 12:11 PM IST
Kolkata accounted for 13 of the new fatalities, followed by six in North 24 Parganas, three in Howrah, two each in South 24 Parganas and Darjeeling and one in Dakshin Dinajpur district, according to West Bengal’s health department.
The announcement came hours after many citizens blocked roads, including in Kolkata.(HT photo/ Samir Jana)
The announcement came hours after many citizens blocked roads, including in Kolkata.(HT photo/ Samir Jana)

Power restored, Kolkata limps back to normalcy

Kolkata, West Bengal | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 10:32 AM IST
The state home department said 240 out of the affected 273 substations in Hooghly, North 24 Parganas, Nadia, East Midnapore and South 24 Parganas districts have been restored.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee convened an urgent meeting to discuss the situation in Bhatpara.(ANI)
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee convened an urgent meeting to discuss the situation in Bhatpara.(ANI)

2 killed in clashes in Bengal’s Bhatpara, BJP blames Trinamool

Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 04:11 PM IST
The two groups attacked each other with crude bombs and fire arms. The police had to resort to firing to control the situation.
Clash between BJP workers and police in South Dinajpur on Saturday.(ANI File Photo)
Clash between BJP workers and police in South Dinajpur on Saturday.(ANI File Photo)

3 killed in Bengal’s North 24 Parganas as TMC-BJP clashes continue

Sandeshkhali | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 11:15 AM IST
State BJP General Secretary Sayantan Basu claimed three of its leaders - Pradip Mondal, Tapan Mondal and Sukanta Mondal - were killed and five other functionaries injured in the clash.
One of the three air-conditioned buses decorated with political messages and fitted with hydraulic lifts. These will start from three corners of Bengal and travel through all of 294 Assembly segments.(Photo: Courtesy Bengal BJP)
One of the three air-conditioned buses decorated with political messages and fitted with hydraulic lifts. These will start from three corners of Bengal and travel through all of 294 Assembly segments.(Photo: Courtesy Bengal BJP)

In December-January politics in Bengal will revolve around BJP’s rath yatra

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2018 04:13 PM IST
BJP’s opponents have lined up programmes to counter what has been dubbed as the most spectacular political programme of the saffron camp in Bengal.
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