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Howrah: Metropolitan City / Urban Agglomeration in West Bengal, India
Howrah is a metropolitan city within Howrah district, in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Howrah Sadar subdivision. Howrah is located on the western bank of the Hooghly River. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). Howrah is an important transportation hub of West Bengal and a major gateway for its twin city of Kolkata.


Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

Internet access over mobile phones was suspended in major towns in Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Varanasi, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amid protests over citizenship law, West Bengal stays work on NPR

An order issued by the Home and Hill Affair Department Census Cell to commissioners of Kolkata and Howrah municipal corporations and all district magistrates said that all activities regarding the..
IndiaTimes - Published

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,..
IndiaTimes - Published

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 β€” Murshidabad, Howrah, Malda and North 24 Parganas β€” emerging as flashpoints where..
IndiaTimes - Published

Violent protests over new citizenship law rock West Bengal; Mamata warns of 'strict action'

Protestors reportedly targeted railway properties in Murshidabad, Howrah and Malda districts.
DNA - Published

DRI seizes more than 6kgs of smuggled gold valued at Rs 2.50 crores in two separate incidents

In two separate operations in Siliguri and Howrah, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized more than 6 kilograms of gold valued at Rs 2.5 crore. A total of four people were arrested during..
DNA - Published

Zomato boys deli-worry over beef & pork; West Bengal minister assures action

CRYING FOUL: Food delivery app courts another controversy with its riders in Howrah on an indefinite strike
DNA - Published

Instant talaq activist driven out of home

Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan and her four children were driven out of her rented home in Howrah’s Pilkhana on Wednesday after a 100-strong mob objected to her participation in the Hanuman..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal: Ishrat Jahan threatened, asked to vacate house for attending Hindu religious event wearing Hijab

BJP leader Ishrat Jahan was allegedly threatened by locals and asked to vacate her rented house allegedly for attending a Hindu religious event wearing hijab in Howrah, police said on Thursday. In her..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: Bengal Police disperses BJP supporters who were reciting Hanuman Chalisa in Howrah

On Tuesday, several BJP workers were dispersed while they chanted the Hanuman Chalisa.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Unions protest over shutdown of printing presses, allege Railways of promoting privatisation

The Indian Railways are presently operating printing presses at Byculla on Central Railway, Howrah in Eastern Railway, Shakurbasti (Delhi) in Northern Railway, Royapuram (Chennai) and Secunderabad in..
DNA - Published

Bengal BJP claims its party worker killed in Howrah for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'

Though police confirmed the death of 43-year-old Samatul Doloi, whose body was found in a field at Sarpota village under Amta Police Station limits, officers were tight-lipped about the cause of the..
DNA - Published

Bengal: BJP, RSS men found hanging from trees

On Monday, a BJP worker's body hanging from a tree near a field was discovered by residents of Sarpota village in Howrah's Amta. A day earlier, an RSS veteran too was found hanging from a tree in..
IndiaTimes - Published

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