North 24 Parganas district

District of West Bengal in India

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North 24 Parganas district: District of West Bengal in India
North 24 Parganas or sometimes North Twenty Four Parganas is a district in southern West Bengal, of eastern India. North 24 Parganas extends in the tropical zone from latitude 22° 11′ 6″ north to 23° 15′ 2″ north and from longitude 88º20' east to 89º5' east. It is bordered to Nadia by north, to Bangladesh by north and east, to South 24 Parganas and Kolkata by south and to Kolkata, Howrah and Hoogly by west. Barasat is the district headquarters of North 24 Parganas. North 24 Parganas is West Bengal's most populous district and also the second most populated district in the whole of India. It is the tenth-largest district in the State by area.


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West Bengal containment zones lockdown for 7 days from July 9, police to be strict: Mamata Banerjee

Here is the complete list of containment zones in Kolkata, Howrah and North 24 Parganas which will be placed under complete lockdown from July 9.
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WB lockdown tommorow: Check full list of containment zones

Kolkata city has 33 containment zones. Meanwhile, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal have 155 and 219 zones respectively.
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PM Modi announces interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore to cyclone-hit Bengal

PM Modi announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal on Monday. In a video message after reviewing the situation with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and CM Mamata..
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Covid-19: Central team visits quarantine centre, hospital in Kolkata

A central team on Thursday visited a quarantine centre in Rajarhat area in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and a hospital in the city to take stock of the state's preparedness to combat the..
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CAA stir: BSF reports an increase in outflow of Bangladeshi migrants from India

The Gojadanga area of North 24 Parganas district saw a maximum outflow of Bangladeshi migrants.
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West Bengal limps back to normalcy, internet restored in some areas

​Internet services were restored partially in trouble- torn areas of Murshidabad, Malda and Uttar Dinajpur. Services were also back in Basirhat and Barasat in North 24 Parganas district, and Canning..
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Protests against Citizenship Act stir continue in Bengal, Internet services suspended in 6 districts

Internet services were suspended in Malda, Uttar Dinajpur, Murshidabad, Howrah, North 24 Parganas and parts of South 24 Parganas districts to prevent rumour-mongering and circulation of fake news,..
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Violence erupts in 4 Bengal districts against citizenship law

Violent protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act rocked parts of West Bengal on Saturday, with four districts — Murshidabad, Howrah, Malda and North 24 Parganas — emerging as flashpoints where..
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Mamata Banerjee conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit North 24 Parganas

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of cyclone 'Bulbul'-hit Basirhat area in North 24 Parganas. She was accompanied by senior officials of the state..
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ABVP, TMC student activists clash in Bengal's North 24 Parganas

Heavy police force was rushed to the college campus to control the situation.
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Trinamool leader's house attacked after Cut money allegations

The incident took place in the Kankinara area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.
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West Bengal: 78 bombs seized in Bhatpara, Durgapur; 8 arrested

While 60 bombs were seized from Bhatpara area of North 24 Parganas district, the police recovered 18 bombs from Kandeswar area of Durgapur city in Paschim Bardhaman district of the state.
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BJP central delegation visits Bhatpara; to submit a report to the central leadership

The Bhartiya Janata Party's central delegation comprising three senior leaders - SS Ahluwalia, Satpal Singh and BD Ram visited the tensed Bhatpara area of North 24 Parganas district.
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Bengal: BJP's 3-member delegation meets families of deceased in violence-hit Bhatpara

Massive clashes had erupted in the North 24 Parganas district's Bhatpara area, leaving two dead and several others injured on Thursday.
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16 arrested, situation tense a day after clashes in West Bengal's Bhatpara

A day after clashes erupted between two groups in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the situation remained tense with prohibitory orders in force and huge police deployment in the..
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Bengal post-election violence claims 2 more lives

Two people were killed and six others injured as the troubled Bhatpara area in Bengal's North 24 Parganas district witnessed clashes between TMC and BJP supporters on Thursday. This took the body count..
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Section 144 imposed in West Bengal's Bhatpara after clashes

Authorities on Thursday imposed Section 144 in Bhatpara and Jagatdal areas of North 24 Parganas district, following clashes between two groups that left one dead and three injured.
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West Bengal's Bhatpara on boil; 1 killed, three injured in clashes

One person was shot dead and three others were seriously injured in Bhatpara area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district as clashes broke out between two groups on Thursday. Bombs were hurled and..
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Mukul Roy demands NIA probe into killings during Sandeshkhali clashes

After the clashes in North 24 Parganas district's Sandeshkhali on Saturday night, bodies of three persons were brought to Basirhat Hospital.
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BJP observes 'Black Day', holds protest rallies against violence in West Bengal

BJP took out rallies in several parts of the state, with BJP workers supporting black badges. BJP also calls for a 12-hour shutdown today in North 24 Parganas district's Basirhat subdivision to protest..
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Horror stalks Bengal villages as post-poll violence escalates

Bengal would hope it does not go the way of two villages in North 24 Parganas — Bhangipara and Rajbari — as it witnesses a see-saw battle between Trinamool Congress and BJP in the run-up to the..
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Political violence in Bengal: Centre expresses 'deep concern', issues advisory

Expressing “deep concern” at the continuing political violence in West Bengal, the home ministry issued an advisory to the state government on Sunday seeking all necessary measures to maintain law..
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'Mamata Banerjee indulging in reign of terror', says BJP's Mukul Roy, alleges 4 party workers killed by TMC

The deaths took place on Saturday during a clash between workers of the two parties in the city of North 24 Parganas. Removal of party flags had triggered the fight.
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Trinamool-BJP clash leaves 4 dead in Bengal

At least four persons were reportedly killed in a clash between Trinamool Congress and BJP workers in Sandeshkhali, North 24 Parganas, on Saturday as postpoll violence continued to rock West Bengal..
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TMC workers send 10,000 postcards with 'Vande Mataram, Jai Hind, Jai Bangla' to PM Modi

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West Bengal government appoints administrator for Naihati Municipality

The West Bengal government has appointed an administrator to run the Naihati Municipality in North 24 Parganas District, officials said on Saturday.
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